How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. While the government shut down most directly affects the thousands of employees not receiving paychecks, others are beginning to feel the effects too.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Unlike past government shutdowns, the December 2018 edition is a partial shutdown that will have little immediately impact on the daily lives of supply chain professionals. Overall, supply chain professionals will notice little disruption if the government shutdown lasts less than 2 weeks.

Blockchain and Information Governance! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blockchain technology could enhance information governance in numerous ways. As you are reading this article, there are already several startups launching blockchain-based information governance solutions. The post Blockchain and Information Governance! Subscribe Here!

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Unlike past government shutdowns, the December 2018 edition is a partial shutdown that will have little immediate impact on the daily lives of supply chain professionals. Overall, supply chain professionals will notice little disruption if the government shutdown lasts less than 2 weeks.

Freight Classification Errors, Re-Weighs, & Other Common Freight Adjustments Are Eating Your Bottom Line’s Lunch

Cerasis

Shippers are often challenged when dealing with the freight classification system from the National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC) book, the code numbers assigned to all products that determine the correct freight class for shipments. A Brief on Freight Classification.

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown. Most congressional watchers are predicting that the federal government will shut down for at least a short period of time before the end of the year. Can we draw any lessons from the 2013 government shutdown?

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. But there are certain wide-ranging supply chain issues in need of attention that may not be on governments’ radar.

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

Cerasis

We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. 5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2016.So 9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management.

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017

Cerasis

The freight industry of today is evolving rapidly. It is no longer bound by the traditional constraints of the economy, and Amazon is gearing up to begin expanding to be the best of the global freight shipping providers. As a result, your company needs to think about these freight shipping trends and how you can prepare to respond to them as soon as possible. 8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017. Hours of Service Will Become Core to Freight Operations.

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018

Cerasis

Although this sounds great for most industries, it represents a major problem for the freight trucking industry. Freight Forwarding Will Undergo Digital Transformation. Freight forwarders will have great opportunities in 2018 to take advantage of the increased demand on shippers.

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What’s the Difference Between Freight Management and Logistics Management?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In business it is not uncommon to hear the words “Logistics Management” and “Freight Management” thrown around interchangeably. What is Freight Management? But what activities are thus considered to be a part of Freight Management? Subscribe Here!

Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. Freight Capacity Crisis: How Did We Get Here So Quickly?

6 Benefits of Transportation Consolidation Programs & How They Reduce Freight Spend

Cerasis

For manufacturers and shippers, freight spend represents one of the largest costs to the respective company. However, freight rates are continuing to increase , yet the end users continue to demand lower shipping rates. How Do Transportation Consolidation Programs Reduce Freight Spend?

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

How Will New Government Policies Impact the Transportation Industry?

Cerasis

However, the new administration’s actions to date have not yet brought the relief that so many have wished for but the transportation industry is looking forward to any new government policies that may impact the industry for the better. Both President Obama and President Trump believed that public-private partnerships between government entities and private companies should be used to pay for projects that need to be addressed.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

What’s the Difference Between a Freight Forwarder and a Customs Broker?

Supply Chain Game Changer

For many import and export businesses, there are basically two entities involved in moving your shipment from Point A to Point B, which are freight forwarders and customs brokers. Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels? Subscribe Here! Email Address.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

How does the government shutdown affect trucking?

DAT Solutions

The government shutdown started December 22, and it's already the longest in U.S. Some government services are suspended, and others are just slower than usual. Does the shutdown affect over-the-road freight transportation? Freight is still flowing.

Keep Your Truckload Freight Moving

Talking Logistics

From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking the increasing government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions that drive growth and improve efficiency. The post Keep Your Truckload Freight Moving appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Episode: Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 12:00 ET.

Trending Ways to Win at Freight Claims Management Practices

Cerasis

The right set of freight claims management practices can mean the difference between saving money and unnecessary expenses. Shippers should understand the top trending best practices to succeed in freight claims management to stay competitive throughout 2019. Freight Claims Trends

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This Week in Logistics News (October 7-11, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Freight Shipments Rose 0.4% Federal Government Shutdown Starts to Crimp Trade ( Wall Street Journal ). UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Service To Mexico. government shutdown is having an impact on global trade.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members.

How Freight Forwarders Can Lower Their Bonding Costs

Cerasis

As October 1 approaches, some freight forwarders may need to renew their freight forwarder bond. With the deadline approaching, freight forwarders may be asking themselves what they can do to reduce the rate at which they obtain their BMC-84 freight broker bond ?

[Webinar] The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management

Cerasis

announces that their “Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management” Webinar is now open for registrations by shippers of all sizes. Cerasis will present educational material covering all things freight claims on June 6 th , 2017 at 10 AM CST. One unsung area where properly applied knowledge yields power is comprehensive freight claims management. In this 60 to 75 minute freight claims webinar, attendees will come away learning the following information: . Cerasis Inc.,

What Transportation Professionals Should Know in the Event of a Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What Transportation Professionals Should Know in the Event of a Government Shutdown | Transportfolio. Can we draw any lessons from the 2013 government shutdown? If the federal government shutdown starts on April 29, 2017, then the first missed update would be Monday, May 1, 2017.

Concealed Freight Damage: NMFTA Changes Reporting Window Effective April 18, 2015

Cerasis

As the world becomes hyperconnected , the demand for rapid response for concealed freight damage, general freight damage or missing items from shipments has changed. What Causes Concealed Freight Damage or Loss During Transport? Full Concealed Freight Damage Legalese Below.

Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23

Freightera

When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Perhaps the most exciting and meaningful contributor to Green Freight that we see emerging in the industry is the Deutsche Post DHL Group.

US Spending Cuts to Create Issues for Freight Forwarders Through Cargo Processing Delays

BluJay Solutions

As the US Federal Government begins to implement a Sequestration program of mandatory spending cuts to address its budget deficit, effective March 1, the Department of Homeland Security is warning of potential delays to the processing of inbound air and sea freight shipments.

Who's Looking Out For the Interests of Freight Brokers?

DAT Solutions

There are many trade associations and organizations that represent carriers, but what about about freight brokers and 3PLs? TIA members also include freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers, and warehousing.

Freight Claim Laws: The Various Laws You Need To Know

Cerasis

Freight claim loss is almost a taboo subject in modern shipping. No one wants to touch it, but it’s important to know which freight claim laws govern certain modes of transportations , allowing everyone to understand when and if a claim is appropriate. Let’s look at some of these freight claim laws and what they mean for freight transportation liability. Freight Claim Laws: The Various Laws You Need To Know. Freight Claims

Capacity Crisis: Four Mistakes Shippers Make Regarding Density-Based Freight

Cerasis

The freight & transportation landscape is reaching critical mass. Capacity is a very real problem impacting companies in all verticals, especially those who ship density-based freight that present further challenges. Not Properly Dimming Your Density-Based Freight. It’s no secret that the growth in the economy coupled with shortage of drivers and the ELD mandate has led to a serious capacity crisis in Less than Truckload and Full Truckload freight.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China has channeled nearly $1 trillion of government money into the project, says the WEF, and is encouraging other governments, as well as private organizations, to invest in the project. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China has channeled nearly $1 trillion of government money into the project, says the WEF, and is encouraging other governments, as well as private organizations, to invest in the project. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

A Carmack Amendment Refresher: Understanding How It Applies to Freight Loss Claims

Cerasis

In 1935, Congress passed legislation to help prevent carriers from being subject to unqualified cases of fraud and freight loss claims. When Is a Carrier Not Responsible For Freight Damage? Carriers have one path to avoiding freight loss liability under the terms of the Carmack Amendment. If the carrier can provide proof that it was not negligent and that one of five exceptions caused damage, it can avoid being responsible for freight damage.

The “Silk Rail”: China Invests in Efficient Freight

Elementum

In the past, China has happily relied on trucks and ships to transport freight; however, the burgeoning amount of freight being moved across the country has risen dramatically in recent years. Freight rail’s boost in efficiency presents a light at the end of the tunnel

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