Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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[PODCAST] Increasing Parcel Volumes Requiring Shippers to Implement Technology for Parcel Freight Optimization Yielding Reduced Costs

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute.

Omnichannel is another Word for Complexity

Enterra Insights

Omnichannel retail operations are well on their way to becoming the norm. Michael Jones ( @mdjonesy ), a business consultant, explains, “Consumers don’t shop ‘omnichannel.’ ”[1] Successful companies make omnichannel operations seamless and easy for consumers; but, behind the scenes complexity rules. Tom Redd, a marketing expert, observes, “Omnichannel is a marvelous thing, and all cogs in the retail mechanism play a part.”[2]

Is Inventory Optimization a Key to Omnichannel Survival?

ToolsGroup

He says that the majority of omnichannel retailers use a hybrid strategy—filling online orders from both stores and distribution centers. For multi-channel retailers, it’s getting increasingly difficult to survive in “the Amazon jungle”.

Top 5 Practical Freight & Logistics Applications of Blockchain-Based Systems

Shipchain

While there is much truth to the hype, it is important to stay practical and understand the logistics applications of blockchain and what they mean for you and your organization. Logistics Applications of Blockchain Maintain Data for All Parties. Logistics applications of blockchain all derive from maintaining an incorruptible data resource. Payment Management Forms Another Key Freight-Use for Blockchain-Based Systems. Freight shipped sooner for shippers and carriers.

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What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out 6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends! Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. Last Mile Logistics Gets Faster Fulfillment. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

2018 Supply Chain Trends: Omnichannel, Customer Experience, & Regulations to Shape the Industry

Cerasis

Omnichannel Supply Chains Will Become Standard. Omnichannel is perhaps the biggest of the 2018 supply chain trends. 2018 will see more supply chains pursue omnichannel strategies , eliminating inconsistencies and disparate systems and creating a cohesive, shopping experience for consumers. Better returns management and reverse logistics are essential to keep pace with the growing demand for e-commerce.

How Omnichannel Retailing Buys into TMS Technology

TMC

In response to changing consumer buying preferences, retailers have implemented multichannel or omnichannel supply chains. The multichannel, or omnichannel, experience probably isn’t new to you as a buyer. Market Trends TMS Technology Transportation Management Omnichannel Supply Chain

What You Need to Know About Full Truckload Freight Allocation

Cerasis

Poor visibility in freight allocation is a leading reason shippers experience difficulty in managing freight, and this problem is evidence of a disconnect between the person managing freight and company stakeholders. Goodwill notes shipment data granularity and analysis are linked with better freight allocation , which means making use of the full spectrum of available shipping options, including full truckloads. Yesteryear, freight allocation was simpler.

6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide , automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more. Shippers need to understand the trends throughout the industry affecting inbound freight management and how to plan accordingly. Congress Will Affect Successful Inbound Freight Management. Subscribe Here!

Tips for Retailers (And All Shippers) to Overcome the Amazon Effect

Cerasis

Whether you are a retailer, carrier, cloud services provider, or eCommerce merchant, Amazon not only effected the landscape of e-tail but the landscape of shipping and logistics as a whole. Freight Logistics Omnichannel Small Package amazon effect

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. req’d) Walmart taking over operations at Inland distribution centers [operated by Schneider Logistics] (The Press-Enterprise). Stating the Obvious: Amazon Competes in Transportation and Logistics Services.

TMS-Enabled Omnichannel Supply Chains Gearing Up for the Peak Season Challenge

TMC

TMS-Enabled Omnichannel Supply Chains Gearing Up for the Peak Season Challenge.Connect. Omnichannel supply chain models must manage freight flows to meet these demands—which is why TMS technology has become an indispensable component of omnichannel operations.

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches freight capacity management program in the light of rapidly increasing trade volumes. August 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Lowenthal calls for innovative approach for freight infrastructure funding (Logistics Management).

DIM Weight Pricing Explained!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This has changed the way freight companies calculate shipping charges. Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) figures show a large jump in the volume of freight shipped between 2012 and 2015. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

3 Key Trends in E-Commerce Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. This article explains why understanding and following the key trends in logistics e-commerce are crucial for organizations that want to save their place in the supply chain and get better results with less effort. .

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Announces Enhancements to Driver Pay Package at Con-way Freight. Menlo Logistics Announces Launch of New Brand and Website. North American Freight Numbers July 2014. Note: Descartes, enVista, Kewill, and Manhattan Associates are Talking Logistics sponsors.

The Digital Transformation in Logistics: Technologies, Barriers and Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The path to increased operational efficiency and customer satisfaction lies in the digitalization of logistics workflows. Emerging Technologies in Logistics & Their Potential Impact. trillion on logistics and supply chain within the next five years. Subscribe Here!

Online Taxes and Omnichannel: How New Tax Rulings Will Affect E-Commerce Sales

Veridian Solutions

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Online Taxes and Omnichannel Supply Chains Have a Direct Bearing on E-Commerce Sales As explained by USA Today, the recent ruling will allow states to begin collecting sales tax for online purchases. Essentially, this is about creating a management style that involves creating and collecting online taxes and omnichannel shopping experiences. eCommerce OmniChannel Supply Chain

Online Taxes and Omnichannel: How New Tax Rulings Will Affect E-Commerce Sales

Veridian Solutions

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Online Taxes and Omnichannel Supply Chains Have a Direct Bearing on E-Commerce Sales As explained by USA Today, the recent ruling will allow states to begin collecting sales tax for online purchases. Essentially, this is about creating a management style that involves creating and collecting online taxes and omnichannel shopping experiences. eCommerce OmniChannel Supply Chain

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

Instead of focusing on charging more to ship parcel, shippers should redevelop their processes to streamline shipping and reduce delays, as well as freight spend. Certain events, like trade shows and fairs, may have specific labeling guidelines and requirements for all incoming freight.

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Last Mile & White Glove Logistics

Cerasis

It can be hard to wrap your mind around how encompassing last mile Logistics can be. In this e-book, "The Ulitmate Guide To Last Mile & White Glove Logistics", these top lessons that shippers need to know about last-mile logistics in the modern era. Shippers’ Last Mile Logistics Strategies Must Evolve to Meet Renewed Demands. The Complexity of Last Mile Logistics Continues to Disrupt Existing Supply Chains. E-Commerce Logistics Will Continue to Evolve.

Logistics Automation and Blockchain: What’s the Potential?

Cerasis

Up to 64% of supply chain leaders consider Big Data Analytics the best way to overcome supply chain challenges, asserts Antonia Renner of ComputerWorld, but new technologies, such as logistics automation and blockchain, may hold much more opportunity than meets the eye. Logistics automation and blockchain have potential applicability to payment processing, freight location monitoring, order fulfillment, and more. Automation Blockchain Logistics

Last Mile eCommerce: Why eCommerce Logistics Now Requires Expertise in Last Mile & White Glove Logistics Services

Cerasis

While automation is poised to revolutionize eCommerce Logistics and last mile delivery, last mile eCommerce will benefit from increased use of white glove logistics services. White Glove Logistics Service Overcome Last Mile eCommerce Challenges.

[WHITE PAPER] How Blockchain will Aid Retailers & Shippers in Achieving Omnichannel Supply Chain Goals

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Blockchain will Aid Retailers in Achieving Omnichannel Supply Chain Goals” white paper! This is a must read for shippers & retailers alike to learn how blockchain can aid in achieving omnichannel supply chain goals! Blockchain Omnichannel Supply Chain White Papers

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

Cerasis

In today’s blog post we continue our look at the logistics technology trends that will shape 2018. In this post, will go to how shippers and logistics providers will lean on 6 more trends to make gains in the months to come. Logistics Service Providers Will Increase Mobile App Adoption.

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The Top 10 Logistics Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

Today is day three of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , Freight. The Top 10 Logistics Blog Posts from 2017. Last Mile Logistics

The Growing Expectations of Last Mile Delivery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics? In logistics, last mile delivery is defined as being the movement of goods from a transportation hub to the final delivery destination. SCM #SupplyChain #Distribution #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Retail. Subscribe Here!

[WHITE PAPER] How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Surface Mode Shippers Can Get Ready to Compete in E-Commerce Logistics” white paper!

[PODCAST] The Current State of Warehouse Management Systems & Their Role in Creating a More Effective Supply Chain

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Jason Rosing, co-founder of Veridian the leading professional services provider of supply chain solutions & services. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. Logistics & Supply Chain Resources to Download.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 12-16, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Mobilizes For California Fires. TECSYS Acquires OrderDynamics to Expand Omnichannel Distribution Capabilities for E-Commerce Companies.

Shipping Tech Integration Trends for 2019

Cerasis

This will allow shippers to reduce freight spend, gain control over logistics, and offer better customer service. Freight Full Truckload Last Mile Manufacturing Omnichannel TechnologyShipping tech integration is the future.

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3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers

Cerasis

Although 3PL Logistics Companies or 3PLs were around before the recession, companies realized the short-term savings of outsourcing logistics, transportation, and freight management to 3PLs quickly, and the age of the rise of the logistics provider was born.

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Too Much Focus on E-Commerce Shipping Practices? The Important Reminder That Logistics Fundamentals Still Matter

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders need to understand why logistics fundamentals will continue to shape e-commerce shipping strategy. In other words, filling more orders is great, but it still requires significant use of logistics resources. How can a company offer the best deal without taking advantage of the lowest logistics costs? What Are the Best E-Commerce Shipping Practices in Using Traditional Logistics? Leverage freight consolidation programs. E-Commerce Logistics

These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement

Cerasis

With the rise of e-commerce, the value of logistics has grown. Logistics professionals can no longer simply go about standard operations, and the days of peaks and lulls have ended. To answer that question, let us turn our attention to some of the key top logistics trends we’ll see over the next 12 months, in part as a response to the growing customer experience movement. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Logistics Trends

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