Assessing Freight Sustainability

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. WorldShipping.org cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics.

Sustainable Logistics: Making the Last Mile Eco-Friendly!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Sustainable logistics solutions like recycling and reusing delivery packaging are affordable ways for online businesses to make same-day deliveries eco-friendly and satisfy their customer base. Sustainable Logistics: Recycled and Reusable Packaging. Subscribe Here!

Responsible Sourcing! Making Sustainability Happen for Real!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The Green Supply Chain: True Sustainability or Just One Big Marketing Stunt? Sustainability. Sit down 100 people and ask them, “What comes to mind you hear the word sustainability?” Ask those same 100 people, “How would you most likely put sustainability into action?”.

5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The key to sustaining healthy 3PL relationships is very much dependent on the person that is given the role to manage the relationship with the 3PL service provider. logistics #distribution #3PL #freightmanagement. The post 5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships!

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Freight Bill Post Audit Vs. Freight Bill Pre Audit: Benefits, The Difference, and Why They’re Both Important

Cerasis

Auditing is one of the least favorite tasks of people in the logistics and transportation industry, even among those who specialize in performing it! Freight Audit Benefits. Based on the research of inboundlogistics.com, freight costs can make up 10% of an organization’s expenditure.

The Role of Final or Last Mile in E-Commerce to Effectively Deliver Freight to Your Customer

Cerasis

Simply not delivering a package on time will dramatically increase the rate of returns, and poor last mile in e-commerce delivery can contribute to increasing logistics costs. Schultz of Logistics Management. Enhanced use of sustainable practices, building brand value along the way.

Utilizing Best-Practices to Create the Holy Trinity of Freight Accounting

Cerasis

While the State of Logistics 2014 report is slowly giving way to what will be the State of Logistics 2015 report, we couldn’t help start thinking about what will happen. What’s the Difference Between Freight Payment Processing and Freight Auditing? Freight Audit.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. Sustainability : Will the climate change agreement reached at the COP21 meeting in Paris this past weekend change supply chains in 2016? So, the ball is in the court of those industries and their governing bodies to come up with their own sustainability goals and plans.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back here on Earth, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Nikola One Hydrogen-Electric Truck Revealed. Truckers applaud move to revert to pre-2013 Hours of Service regulations (Logistics Management). billion in Logistics in Mexico (Reuters).

This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

Talking Logistics

— As I’m on the road, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, without commentary: U.S. Trillion Logistics Sector With Latest Contracts (BlockchainNews). Uber Freight expands business to shippers (Fox Business).

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Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? If you prefer to find the news yourself, head over to our free roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics and supply chain news sources.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe. Freight Insight

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. And we continue to receive great feedback from supply chain and logistics professionals like you, so thank you for your comments.

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The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. Technology allows shippers to work smarter, faster and with fewer human resources, and new technologies, such as drones and augmented reality, are continuing the process, reports Victoria Kickham of Logistics Brief.

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7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. Smaller companies have lean shipping departments and are often focused on moving product with little time and energy remaining to negotiate contracts and analyze freight spend. Disaggregate freight spend data. When analyzing freight spend, the devil is in the details.

Top Logistics Websites

The Logistics of Logistics

100 Top Logistics Websites. The fine folks over at Logisticsdegree.net have created a great list of the 100 top logistics websites. For the complete list of the 100 top logistics websites, check out 100 Elite Resources for Logistics. Blogs in Logistics. Blogs in Logistics is a social networking site especially for the logistics industry. More Info : Blogs in Logistics. SOLE – The International Society of Logistics. Inbound Logistics.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 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.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. There are countless number of logistics service providers who offer many different types of broad and niche services.

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. And with daily headlines on new Ubers for X, new tech acquisitions, and the continuing crawl of technology into our everyday life, we’re focussing on five emerging tech trends that have the potential to reshape logistics.

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. Identify factors that impact your freight shipping costs.

Urban logistics. Urban myth, or sustainable supply chain strategy?

BluJay Solutions

Urban logistics is a hot topic right now, but is it simply a concept that’s trending or a realistic new supply chain strategy? Yet urban logistics is unlikely to become a reality in meaningful volumes without incentives in the form of co-operation. The post Urban logistics.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is an infographic from our friends from the great white north, Canada, and fellow Greek named logistics service provider, Morai Logistics. Sustainability. Logistics Slow Growth. Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014.

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. While trucks have a smaller carbon footprint/kg/km than air freight, the enormous volume of truck freight explains why reducing the carbon footprint is a priority goal. .

Healthcare Logistics

LeanCor

Healthcare Logistics: A Network Design Case Study. 23 million dollars in total healthcare logistics cost savings; how would that make you feel? Constructing a total cost model and performing a Greenfield analysis to identify optimal distribution center locations and transportation network allowed the LeanCor engineers to identify $23M total healthcare logistics cost savings for a healthcare product distributor. By: Leeanna Thomas – Manager Business Development. $23

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Logistics

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Why Reverse Logistics Systems and Transportation Management Should Be Considered Together

Cerasis

Needs for efficient reverse logistics systems continue to increase as e-commerce claims greater market share, and as so many traditionally functioning businesses grow and inevitably incur increasing volume of returns. Need For Reverse Logistics Breeds Opportunity.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop partners with backer DP World to launch logistics startup (TechCrunch). Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets (WSJ – sub.

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 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.

10 Incredible Logistics Infographics And Videos

Freightos

Logistics makes the world go around. We’ve rounded up our 10 favorite supply chain and logistics infographics and videos that paint a picture of the global supply chain. Since 1956, the shipping container has changed global freight operations. 10: 8 Crazy Freight Facts.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 13-17, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Cass Freight Index Report – March 2015. The post This Week in Logistics News (April 13-17, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

9 General but Important Tips and Guidelines for Better & Sustainable Freight Management

Cerasis

Are you looking forward to becoming a master of logistics, handling freight management with increased efficiency? Freight Management will be a far easier task when you know how it all fits in the grand scheme of things. There are plenty of mobile apps capable of helping you with freight management in the long run, becoming an invaluable tool to help with your business analysis. This upfront collaboration yields great long term and sustainable bottom line savings.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry. Phil knows his (freight) stuff. In his PhD thesis he developed a product to secure ocean freight rates with financial derivatives. Declining Freight Rates.

Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments

Freightos

Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments. In the five years since Freightos launched, logistics and technology have increasingly converged. The venture capital industry is a key player in driving freight digitalization. with enhanced sustainability.

The Logistics Sector Leans in to 2050 Climate Goals

Supply Chain @ MIT

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Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Talking Logistics

After launching in 2014 and raising a total of $63 million, this “Uber for Shipping” venture (as investors and the press liked to call Shyp) never found a sustainable business model. Uber is still moving forward with UberFreight , despite the recent departure of its lead executive Ron Lior , but after more than a year since launching, it hasn’t upended the freight brokerage industry yet. The fact is that old habits die hard in logistics. Defining Success in Logistics.

Top Logistics Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our top articles from each of our main 5 categories today by covering the top 10 logistics articles that were the most viewed in 2015. We write to five main categories on the Cerasis blog: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Here are the top 10 logistics articles from the Cerasis blog with the 10th most read to the most read published in 2015. Logistics