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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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]

[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.

Is Inventory Optimization a Key to Omnichannel Survival?

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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”.

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?” Rising Freight Spend . The Impact of Omnichannel. I asked Michael about the impact omnichannel fulfillment is having on transportation strategies. “A

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.

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.

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!

7 Inbound Freight Consolidation Best Practices to Reduce Costs & Improve

Cerasis

Inbound freight consolidation is an effective way to gain control over inbound freight and reduce costs. Inbound freight management is exceedingly complex, and this complexity is only increasing as the number of retailers interested in engaging in omnichannel retail increases. While many practices can help shippers and vendors improve inbound freight management, the use of.read More. Inbound Freight

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.

[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

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

Cerasis

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

Shipchain

Payment Management Forms Another Key Freight-Use for Blockchain-Based Systems. Scheduling Through Blockchain Increases Freight Planning and Accuracy in Recordkeeping. Increased visibility of freight scheduling through blockchain is one of the ways blockchain may impact and benefit logistics, especially as it relates to wasted capacity. Freight shipped sooner for shippers and carriers. Lower freight rates charged by carriers.

Top Megatrends to Adopt by 2025

PLS Logistics

Freight Management Omni-Channel Ecommerce Megatrends Trends Omnichannel Supply Chain VisibilityToday, business operates in a digital world – one that changes at a rate seemingly impossible to keep up with.

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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[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.

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What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Up to 84 percent of global freight spend on trucking costs, including fuel, labor, technology and asset tracking, amounting to more than $800 in the industry. Retail #ECommerce #SupplyChain #Logistics #SCM #Freight #Omnichannel. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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

EFT

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. . Transportation management system (TMS) technology is playing a key role.

The Growing Expectations of Last Mile Delivery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Another Uber offering, Uber Freight, is still chugging along, but has faced similar problems that other logistics startups like Shyp have. SCM #SupplyChain #Distribution #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Retail. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Omni-channel vs Multi-channel: How many E-Commerce Fulfillment Solutions do you have?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Omnichannel” is certainly the prevalent phrase in the E-Commerce arena. The expectation in an Omnichannel world is that a customer can order what they want, when they want, on whatever device they want, and have it delivered how they want. Omnichannel Fulfillment Solutions.

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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).

What is the Best E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Service for You? Amazon FBA or 3PL?

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Amazon #Freight #Logistics #Business #Leadership #ECommerce #Omnichannel. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Amazon Business ECommerce Freight Leadership Logistics SCM supplychain

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3PL Fulfillment Prices! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Third, 3PL fulfillment companies are also giving away less of their negotiated small parcel freight discounts. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Omnichannel Supply Chain Management Fulfillment Logistics Warehouse ManagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Same Day vs Next Day Delivery … What’s the Difference? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #supplychainmanagement #logistics #freight #transportation #distribution #ecommerce. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Distribution ECommerce Freight Logistics SCM supplychain supplychainmanagement Transportation

Amazon by the Numbers! Time to find your place in an Amazon World! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Amazon B2C ECommerce Retail supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address. Guest blog content provided by Jeff Ashcroft. Check out How to Sell on Amazon! The Complete Guide!

The Christmas Retail Checklist – Get Your Store Prepared! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

retail #christmas #logistics #ecommerce #omnichannel. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain christmas ECommerce Logistics RetailSubscribe Here! Email Address. Article created by, and permission to publish here provided by, Chris Landry at [link].

The Benefits of Providing Tracking Information to Your Customers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

logistics #freight #transportation #supplychainmanagement #technologyadoption #customersatisfaction #gpstracking #customerexperience. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Jake Smith at [link].

Turn your Brick And Mortar Stores into E-Commerce Distribution Hubs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Competition is intense in the fast growing Omnichannel E-Commerce world. Inventory Visibility and Omnichannel Availability. With the advent of Omnichannel customers want access to all of your inventory equally. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

EazyStock on The Freight Project Podcast by Cerasis

EazyStock

EazyStock recently appeared on The Freight Project Podcast hosted by Marketing Manager Adam Robinson at Cerasis to address the most pressing challenges that inventory managers face. The post EazyStock on The Freight Project Podcast by Cerasis appeared first on EazyStock.

What’s the Difference Between Fulfillment and Replenishment?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Freight and Logistics Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Management Distribution Fulfillment Logistics supplychain supplychainmanagement warehousingSubscribe Here! Email Address. From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes!

Cutting out the Middle Man: Presenting “Shipping With Amazon”!

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Amazon #Freight #Logistics #FedEx #UPS #Business #Leadership. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Amazon Business FedEx Freight Leadership Logistics SCM supplychain UPSSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Blockchain within the supply chain provides the ability for compliance/legal/customs documents to be digitally signed or notarized at different stages of transport — all located on a central blockchain (stakeholders may include transportation providers, governments, customs, brokers, freights, importers, ocean carriers, ports, etc.) Blockchain Omnichannel Supply Chain Transportation Management