The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. Freight freight shipping

Is Your Freight Spilling Millions Across the Interstate?

Supply Chain Collaborator

A Brinks armored truck traveling down Interstate 70 outside Indianapolis this week had its rear doors open sending more than $600,000 in twenty-dollar bills exploding across all 8 lanes of rush hour traffic. Although not as dramatic a spectacle, many shippers are wasting similar sums of cash across the nation’s freeways each year by operating with weak and inefficient controls over transportation logistics. The post Is Your Freight Spilling Millions Across the Interstate?

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How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

Charley is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor in the logistics and transportation space who has successfully launched and grown multiple companies. FitzMark is a leading Indianapolis-based transportation and logistics provider.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

July 2015 North American Freight Numbers. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. Here are some details from the press release: Same Day TMS offers the same features that any shipper would expect from a transportation solution. These include freight rating, carrier selection, load tendering and visibility as well as match pay.

March Freight Moves Out on a High Note

DAT Solutions

That song is from "Carousel" and I started humming it under my breath as I sat down to write about last week's freight market. Looks like we won't have to wait until June for freight and rates to be "bustin' out all over" though, because rates are already heading in that direction. Also, if you have an available flatbed, you're gonna be very, very popular with freight brokers. Looks like ELDs are having a renewed impact, on top of growing demand for freight transportation.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., Freight rates are on the rise, and there are signs that the shortage are unlikely to abate. It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint

EFT

Global freight audit and payment provider opens office near Liverpool, UK to better serve clients in all areas of the world. Ellesmere Port, England and Indianapolis, U.S.; enVista has long provided industry-leading transportation spend management solutions to its North American-based clients with global shipping operations. enVista has some of the deepest freight invoice audit and payment expertise in the industry. www.envistacorp.com/transportation.

Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

In any season, DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

In any season, DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

Chad 70

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Denmark’s DSV eyes more big acquisitions in fragmented freight market (Reuters). Meanwhile, according to a Reuters report, “Denmark’s DSV, which became the world’s fifth largest freight transportation company by buying up competitors, is considering more large acquisitions to expand in a fragmented market despite weak growth in global trade.” Finally, yet another study was published analyzing different mechanisms to fund highway transportation projects.