What are Freight Management Services?

Supply Chain Game Changer

What’s the Difference Between Freight Management and Logistics Management? Freight Management services article and permission to publish here provided by Saheer Gurjot. Why is freight management important? Types of Transport Companies Used in Freight Management Services.

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?

Freightos

Special thanks to Lars Jensen, CEO at Sea Intelligence Consulting and Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos Group for their input and insights for this report. . Is ocean freight pricing broken? The post Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?

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Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. These “Bring Manufacturing Back” initiatives have many moving parts and require careful planning and execution and very skillful project management. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program. Transferring a manufacturing line from one location back to the U.S.

National Food Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Improved Logistics Execution and Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 24, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces that National Food Group has deployed BluJay’s Transportation Management platform for improved execution and customer service. National Food Group (NFG) has been partnering with foodservice professionals since 1990 to provide delicious, on-trend menu items, as well as reliable staples every kitchen needs. About National Food Group.

[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management

Cerasis

How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management? Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group, a research firm in Boston. Download the Inbound Freight Management E-Book: Fill out the Form Below.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., And, according to a Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study, 54% of companies with above one billion in revenues are now considering reshoring. Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. Transportation and freight costs are reduced.

Lean Manufacturing: Is it Really Worth It? 16 Big Benefits Say, “Yes.”

Cerasis

Customer expectations of reliable quality and rapid delivery forces today’s manufacturers to either shorten cycle times or lose business. There are multiple good models for lean manufacturing operations. Who Needs Lean Manufacturing? A company in need of lean manufacturing practices tends to be easy to identify, typically displaying multiple of the following symptoms of operational deficiency: Inventory amasses in buffer stocks. Manufacturing lean manufacturing

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Brewers Supply Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management to Deliver Best-in-class Service for Customers

BluJay Solutions

22, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces that Brewers Supply Group, Inc., has selected BluJay’s Transportation Management technology and Managed Transportation Services to manage freight for its multiple divisions across North America. BSG estimates savings of about $3 million following implementation, along with efficiency gains due to freight consolidation and dock scheduling in the warehouse.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Seizing control of freight and transportation spend can improve operating income by five to 10 percent, and boost stock prices by 10 to 20 percent, according to an Accenture study, From a Shipper’s Market to a Carrier’s Market. Freight Invoicing Reports.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Top Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2014. Like last year, reshoring and the idea of a US Manufacturing comeback, or revivial, or rennaisaince (whatever you want to call it) was of huge interest to our readers of the Cerasis blog. Is Manufacturing Really a Good Career Choice?

4 Best Ways Manufacturers Can Perfect Their Supply Chain

USC Consulting Group

Leading the way — and defying the odds — are manufacturers. Yet with COVID-19 and product shortages still a reality, some manufacturers are wondering what they can do to improve their supply chain resiliency to prepare for present and future disruption. In a separate poll conducted by the ISM, purchasing managers at some of the largest manufacturing companies expressed ongoing unease about future shocks to their supply chain while they scramble to remedy current shortages.

A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I was hired as an accountant for an on-demand air charter operator that moved executives and high priority freight. We were primarily in the expedite business, targeting manufacturers of all sizes who were running just-in-time inventory systems that made an intermediary component in someone else’s just-in-time system. 04:25] There’s an approach to freight savings that you use at Customodal, and I was hoping you could describe that to the audience.

Is Powerloop Good for the Freight Business with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Overall, he has executed $30B of combined M&A and investments mostly with UBS Investment Bank’s Technology, Media & Telecom group. 1:15] How’d you get into the freight business? 3:07] Tell us about Powerloop and its implications on the freight business. Uber launched Uber Freight a few years ago. Now, Powerloop is the latest offering from Uber Freight. People say that the ELD mandate is the reason that the cost of freight has been surging.

The Future of the Trucking Industry: What it Means for Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

For starters, trucking is essentially the lifeblood of manufacturing logistics. In fact, about 71% of American freight is moved via truck , equating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue on an annual basis. Due to the national truck driver shortage, freight prices have jumped considerably in recent years. How Trucking Impacts Food Manufacturing Supply Chains. Rising freight costs within the food industry due to truck driver shortages are nothing new.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Regional Freight Volume Update ? . Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states.

A Big Win – Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers

Cerasis

Hiring veterans is the focus of the Get Skills to Work coalition, a collaboration sponsored by General Electric that combines manufacturers, educational institutions, and veterans advocates to prepare our soldiers for manufacturing careers. By helping veterans qualify and get hired for new manufacturing careers, we can close the skills gap and enhance America’s advanced manufacturing sector.” Manufacturing manufacturing careers

The Whole Truth About Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

Cerasis

3D printing or additive manufacturing has been around for decades. After reading many articles from industry insiders, we’ve collected some key takeaways on the current and future trends for this manufacturing technique. Where Additive Manufacturing Really Shines. Prototyping – Although additive manufacturing has been used in this capacity for a long time, today there is a more robust platform to produce prototypes in various materials and with greater precision.

IT Dominates Manufacturing Trends in 2015

BluJay Solutions

When it comes to the manufacturing space, many of the predictions for 2015 are dominated by technology – what else? IT plays a critical role in supply chain management and the productivity of manufacturers, so it’s no surprise that experts say manufacturing will see strides around tech , Cloud, and data efficiency in the coming year. Group, which operates Manufacturing.net , Industrial Distribution , Manufacturing Business Technology and other manufacturing publications.

How Have Robotics & Automation Changed the Manufacturing Employment Landscape?

Cerasis

a provider of integrated material handling and storage systems for industrial operations, is the first post in which we will have a few blog posts on robotics, jobs, and how millennials figure into the future of manufacturing. Robotics & Automation in the Manufacturing Employment Landscape. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), manufacturing employment has changed very little in recent months. But what does this mean for manufacturing employment?

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.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

Gregory (Greg) Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010. Greg Lehmkuhl’s team-building experience and management skills have been instrumental in returning operating stability and profitability to Con-way Freight,” said Stotlar. “He These strengths will serve him well as he assumes the leadership reins at Con-way Freight.”. Con-way Inc.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Since 2011, the federal government focused on changing this paradigm and made American manufacturing a priority. Under the guidance of the Department of Commerce/NIST , they developed an infrastructure with dedicated funding to rebuild our manufacturing sector. government is following suit by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country. National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, The Infrastructure of Manufacturing Innovation Hubs.

Why Should Manufacturers Get Social With Their Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Network

In recent years manufacturers have globalised their operations due to the need to reduce costs and to explore business opportunities in new markets. Establishing a new manufacturing plant in a remote location has its problems, the most important of which is guaranteeing a reliable supply of parts from key suppliers and more importantly maintaining regular communications with them.

Flyjac Selects BluJay’s Freight and Transportation Management Solution to Enhance Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Headquartered in Chennai in Southern India and founded in 1990, Flyjac Logistics is one of the leading integrated logistics solutions providers in India, specializing in freight forwarding, warehousing and transportation management. In 2010, Flyjac Logistics was acquired by Hitachi Transport System Group, Japan. The post Flyjac Selects BluJay’s Freight and Transportation Management Solution to Enhance Customer Experience appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

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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? With these questions, we started to reach out and connect with people, companies and organizations working on solutions for cleaning and greening freight transportation. Perhaps the most exciting and meaningful contributor to Green Freight that we see emerging in the industry is the Deutsche Post DHL Group. Green Freight

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line? The United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) data report is compiled monthly by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Who is Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)? If you attended or exhibited at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (aka IMTS – gotta love all these acronyms!), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wenzel Group of Germany.

10 Issues Keeping Manufacturers and Distributors Up At Night for 2015

Cerasis

As we get settled into this new year, we thought we’d share observations from conversations we’ve had with manufacturers and distributors recently. In fact, in order to combat these ever pressing issues and competition, we recently shared our insights on trends for 2015 facing manufacturers and distributors on the Cisco-Eagle Blog. Rather than Count Sheep, Manufacturers and Distributors Should Face these Issues. Manufacturers are also doing more to influence end-customers.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Houston is home to a number critical industries, including energy exploration, oil and gas refineries, and related manufacturing of petrochemicals and plastic resins, among others. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

Made In USA Sweepstakes: Logistics Company & Documentary Filmmaker Join Forces to Spread Manufacturing Awareness

Cerasis

in a blog post ahead of his visit to Made in USA manufacturer, UCAN Zippers USA. Since Cerasis supports manufacturing in general, and due to the fact our company was "Made in the USA" and that we service companies who ship freight in North America, we were drawn to this documentary and more importantly to the resurgence of American Manufacturing and “Made In USA.”. What is Manufacturing Day 2015? Manufacturing made in usa

Freight Forwarding Outlook for the U.S. Market May Not Be Rosy in 2020

Logistics Trends and Insights

manufacturing activity does not bode well for the logistics market. A reading below 50 indicates the manufacturing sector is contracting. As manufacturing activity falters, the impact on trade tensions with China and other countries can be seen in U.S. A number of freight forwarders have enjoyed positive revenues from the U.S. Other than its Other North America group, revenue from all other regions has declined. The latest U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

A New Market Seeks to Draw Freight Bets (WSJ – sub. are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.” The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud: A Manufacturing-Centric Supply Chain Operating Network. In essence, Volkswagen is building its own manufacturing-centric Supply Chain Operating Network powered by Amazon.

Big Hero 6 and Minecraft Teaching STEM & Creating Future Makers & Manufacturing Interest

Cerasis

Superhero Cool from Big Hero 6 by Jill Worth of the Rodon Group. Combine kids who are spending their youth making things in Minecraft, additive manufacturing, big data, and the internet of things, wowsa, does manufacturing have a bright future. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Big Hero 6 and Minecraft Teaching STEM & Creating Future Makers & Manufacturing Interest appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Manufacturing STEM

20 Manufacturers Describe ERP Software Benefits in their Own Words

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today we are featuring this guest post from Find Accounting Software as it covers a subject we are also interested in, Manufacturing Technology which makes businesses more efficient. To better understand how your organization can benefit, we’ve collected comments from 20 manufacturers detailing the results they were able to achieve via their investments in ERP software. Earlier identification of product manufacturing issues.

This Week in Logistics News (March 7-11, 2016)

Talking Logistics

JDA Announces New Seamless Integration and Rapid Decision-Making Capabilities for Manufacturers Running SAP HANA. January 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index Report February 2016. The duration of the leases will be five to seven years, lessor Air Transport Services Group Inc said. I’m a supply chain analyst by day and a cha-cha dance instructor by night — at least I was this week.

The Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The ultimate goal is to ensure the uninterrupted availability of quality vaccines from manufacturer to service-delivery levels, so that opportunities to vaccinate are not missed because vaccines are unavailable.” Then you have to manufacture, transport and distribute it.