What Are Omnichannel Reverse Logistics? | Talking Freight VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] In this episode, we will be discussing omnichannel reverse logistics and what it actually is. So, Let’s Talk – Omnichannel Reverse Logistics In the omnichannel world, keeping track of the various forms of logistics is complicated at best.

Why Shippers Are Mastering E-Commerce to Go Omnichannel | TALKING FREIGHT Video

Cerasis

[link] In this episode, we start a new series around the world of omnichannel. To start things off, we are going to talk about why shippers are mastering ecommerce to go omnichannel. So, lets talk – ecommerce and omnichannel. E-Commerce Logistics Omnichannel Videos

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Omnichannel Retail Requires Close Collaboration with Logistics Providers

Enterra Insights

The next time you feel the need to toast someone, raise your glass to all the supply chain professionals involved in omnichannel retail operations. Omnichannel logistics challenges. From a consumer perspective, omnichannel retail is about enjoying a seamless shopping experience across channels and selecting a delivery method that meets personal timing and location preferences. Reverse Logistics. … Omnichannel is not just a logistics decision.

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. Shippers need to consider how the freight data trends will affect dropshipping, omnichannel shipping, reporting capabilities, and much more. As omnichannel shopping becomes the standard for consumers, the use of freight data will excel.

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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!” On today’s Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Bob Malley, CEO of Pierbridge , a company offering enterprise shipping technology aiding logistics entities & shippers in managing parcel shipping more effectively to meet the challenges of omnichannel shipping. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.”

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. That’s never going to compete with Amazon—not only its existing footprint, but in light of its new investments in logistics that include localized fulfillment sites, global trade services, and even sea and air cargo transport—like its May 5 announcement of plans to double its fleet of leased Boeing 767 freight jets for package deliveries.

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.

The Road to Freight Management Hell!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels? Freight Management Hell article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at cerasis.com. The road to freight management Hell is laden with poor freight visibility and outdated systems. Failures within freight data visibility contribute to compounding consequences throughout downstream supply chain operations, and the problem only grows worse from there.

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.

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. The role of TMS solutions in helping retailers make the transition to omnichannel logistics is explored in the TMC white paper Improve Multichannel Supply Chain Management with TMS Technology.

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. .

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. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 E-commerce is the driving force behind the sudden uptick in last mile logistics, and as explained by Logistics Management, e-commerce is expected to grow to $2.4

Logistics in the Golden Age of E-Commerce!

Supply Chain Game Changer

For the last two decades, the field of e-commerce fulfillment (logistics) has been going through the golden age because of the equally growing market of e-commerce providers (online sellers). However, other logistics companies improved their fulfillment game in 2018. If you’re a logistics company owner, you must know how to evolve and adapt to the current trends in the market. The post Logistics in the Golden Age of E-Commerce! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

[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.

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). The omnichannel retail chess pieces keep moving, and Amazon made a strategic move this week. Finally, the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 0.6 August 2014 freight shipments were up 3.8

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

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. The Growth of Parcel Shipping on the Rise Thanks to the Amazon Effect Overall, parcel shipping is growing at a robust 10-percent clip as all other freight modes are basically flat, growing at a very modest 1 percent. Freight Logistics Omnichannel Small Package amazon effect

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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

Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation

Talking Logistics

Companies across all industries are dealing with rising transportation costs and a key question many CEOs, CFOs, and supply chain executives are asking is, “What can we do to better manage and control our freight spend in today’s market?” To get an expert’s response to that question, I interviewed Michael Falls, Senior Manager of Operations at enVista , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Rising Freight Spend . The Impact of Omnichannel.

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. The 2016 holiday shopping season is expected to deliver increased sales volumes—and new challenges for retailers as they continue to develop omnichannel supply chain models in response to changing consumer buying patterns. 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 (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. Moving on to omnichannel fulfillment, Manhattan Associates introduced Available to Commerce™ , which gives retailers “the power to offer specific units of inventory available for sale in the most appropriate channel (online, store, same-day delivery, etc.)

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

[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

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. The answer is by providing white glove services as part of last mile eCommerce, and shippers need to know a few things about why last mile eCommerce logistics now require white glove services too. White Glove Logistics Service Overcome Last Mile eCommerce Challenges.

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. This may include working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) to secure the best rates, especially if you are already locked into an existing carrier contract. Things go wrong, but freight or cargo insurance , often reserved for less-than-truckload and full truckload shipments, is available for parcels as well.

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 our first post on this subject, we addressed the 5 automated logistics technologies that will serve as the foundation of the transformation to the digital logistics & supply chain landscape. 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.

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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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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

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to a recent survey conducted by Forbes Insights , 65% of logistics, supply chain and transportation executives acknowledge the necessity to revamp existing models and add flexibility to business operations in order to ensure omnichannel delivery, reduce costs and meet the ever-shifting consumer demand. The path to increased operational efficiency and customer satisfaction lies in the digitalization of logistics workflows. Route & freight cost optimization.

[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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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. Client Needs of 3PL Logistics Companies. Consequently, 3PL Logistics Companies must expand their services. 3PL Logistics Companies Expand Services. 3PL Logistics 3PL Logistics Companies

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[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! This is a must read for shippers who are looking to move more modes of freight, including LTL, Parcel, Full Truckload, and Last mile in the e-commerce channel. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management White Papers Surface Mode Shippers

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. The real-time freight visibility space was particularly hot this year, with two major acquisitions completed in recent months ( Descartes acquired MacroPoint and Trimble acquired 10-4 Systems ).

How Will Peak Season Logistics Management Evolve During Disruption?

Turvo

The pressure to better manage and evolve peak season logistics before the holidays has never been higher in this era of uncertainty. Meanwhile, uncertainty remains the name of the game in peak season logistics planning. Logistics

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!