Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

Market Review: Past, Present and Future. The past, present and future market forces causing today’s extreme truck capacity shortage include: Strong Economy. economy in 2017 and so far in 2018, manufacturers have been producing more goods than usual and requiring more freight to be shipped. Present. Modal changes help free up on-the-road truck capacity after your freight has been transitioned to the rail.

[WEBINAR] Download the Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping Webinar Recording & Presentation

Cerasis

Below you can fill out the form which will grant you access to download the "Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping" presentation, to include a transcript and a live recording playback. Download the Efficient LTL Shipping Webinar Webinar Replay, Transcript, and Presentation by Filling out the Form Below. When have you chosen to go with a lower priced LTL carrier only to find out every time they have your freight it gets damaged? LTL Freight Shipping Rates.

The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

Cerasis

Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. As a shipper, you must understand how changes to the freight broker world might affect your rates and understand the transparency of the freight broker you use to see how it impacts them. Autonomous Technology and Freight Brokers.

What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

Cerasis

As a freight broker , you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. What does this mean for freight?

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Growing Challenges Shippers, carriers, terminal operators, freight forwarders and 3PLs spend millions of dollars and. is sound thinking, as the digitization of business continues to present new ways to capture data. ocean carriers, freight forwarders, 3PLs, terminal operators.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

No one wants to get their Christmas presents delivered the day after Christmas. SCM #SupplyChain #Amazon #Freight #Logistics #FedEx #UPS #Business #Leadership. The post Cutting out the Middle Man: Presenting “Shipping With Amazon”! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Top Freight Articles of 2015

Cerasis

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. We have published now over 650 articles, and so you should almost find anything related to manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, transportation, and freight. . Top Freight Articles of 2015. However, this is expected as freight is much more tactical than say a broad look at manufacturing or even transportation management.

Is The Freight Routing Guide Obsolete?

Convey

Routing guides present a significant operational challenge for dropship vendors who manage dozens if […]. The post Is The Freight Routing Guide Obsolete? appeared first on Convey. Compliance Retail 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.

Looking for Freight Broker Tips? Join These 5 Online Communities.

Cerasis

Launching your business in the freight broker and logistics fields can be an exciting journey. One of the best ways to get the knowledge you need to excel is to turn for freight broker tips in online groups. Unlike official courses where you get the basics about the trade, online groups provide first-hand freight broker resources. Let’s look at five of the top online communities for freight brokers. #1. Freight Broker Tips and Resources (LinkedIn).

Cerasis Co-Hosts “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” Webinar for U.S. Department of Transportation

Cerasis

The webinar was titled “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” and was held on January 21, 2015 as part of the DOT/FHA’s monthly webinar series titled, “Talking Freight”. Cerasis then presented after Ms.

Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa

CHAINalytics

The post Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation coupa Freight Procurement freight sourcing sourcing optimization Transportation Procurement transportation sourcing Truckload procurement

No Crystal Ball Required: The Future of Freight Forwarding

BluJay Solutions

Recently Kewill worked with Transport Intelligence to examine the state of the global freight forwarding industry. The resulting report, “ The Future of Logistics – What Does the Future Hold for Freight Forwarders?

How to Be a Successful Freight Broker

Cerasis

Editor's Note : Cerasis is a freight broker by the nature that all third party logistics companies who manage freight on behalf of shippers, which include freight payment, are a freight broker. There is plenty of opportunity in the freight world at the moment.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

[Webinar] The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management

Cerasis

announces that their “Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management” Webinar is now open for registrations by shippers of all sizes. Cerasis will present educational material covering all things freight claims on June 6 th , 2017 at 10 AM CST. One unsung area where properly applied knowledge yields power is comprehensive freight claims management. In this 60 to 75 minute freight claims webinar, attendees will come away learning the following information: .

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

After a turbulent few years, news of global air freight volumes is hotly anticipated and feared in equal measure. In reality, the most recent figures announced by IATA in October 2013 prove there is continued growth in air freight, but that significant regional variances are in play (e.g.

[Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Interview with Shelli Austin, president of InTek Freight and Logistics, Inc, conducted at MercuryGate Velocity 2019 User Conference. Shelli shares highlights from her presentation at the conference titled, “How to Be Creative with Capacity as a 3PL.”.

Enabling Labor, Freight, and Cash-to-Cash Savings with Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Cindi Hane, VP of Product Management at Elemica , will discuss the steps companies can take to make those connections, and present some use cases showing how SCONs can drive measurable savings in labor, freight, and the cash-to-cash cycle. The post Enabling Labor, Freight, and Cash-to-Cash Savings with Supply Chain Operating Networks appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Episode: Thursday, August 7 at 12:00 ET.

Overcoming Ocean Freight Procurement Hurdles in 2019

CHAINalytics

Many organizations are consistently missing the mark with their transportation spend due to contract rate increases and fluctuating spot rates on ocean freight lanes.

The State of the Freight Broker Industry: Hundreds Leaving Soon?

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Bryant Surety Bonds where they discuss the current, potentially fragile state of the freight broker industry. Is the Freight Broker Industry in Decline? Why are more freight brokers leaving now than during other months?

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

The next step is to present the proposal to national legislatures. Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail.

Cash Flow Strategies for Freight Brokers

DAT Solutions

What does that mean for freight brokers? Factoring - While there are dozens of factoring options for carriers, there are relatively few for freight brokers. In our experience, freight broker factoring is “feast or famine.”

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management

Cerasis

However, if you know what critical freight management KPIs or key performance indicators to track, you can know exactly how to change processes to decrease costs, which will result in savings for the end user. Federal Power Over Freight Management KPIs.

3 Critical Requirements in a Digital Freight Matching Solution

Descartes

Next-generation digital freight matching solutions address issues currently challenging LSPs and carriers by empowering them to fix the broken process of finding capacity.

Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23

Freightera

When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Perhaps the most exciting and meaningful contributor to Green Freight that we see emerging in the industry is the Deutsche Post DHL Group.

E-Commerce Disrupts Freight Seasons, Boosts Spot Market Volume

DAT Solutions

At the second annual DAT User Conference, Montague presented a summary of his research on "Retail and E-tail, and You" to more than 165 of the company’s customers. In recent years, however, as e-commerce volume has doubled, holiday freight continues to move throughout the fourth quarter.

4 Sneaky Accounting Errors That Can Drive Up Your Freight Broker Bond Cost

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from Lance Surety Bond , a provider of freight broker bonds, among many others. Cerasis holds a $250,000 freight broker bond, and all 3PLs who handle transportation management must have a freight broker bond in order to do business.

Why Amazon Prime Day Is More Important than Ever for Small Businesses

Freightos

However, 2019 presents a new challenge for the hundreds of thousands of small and mid-sized US importers, Amazon-fulfilled or not, with the 25% tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. We’ve heard again and again from users of our freight marketplace that tariff changes have eradicated product lines, effectively crushing businesses that they’ve spent years building on Amazon.com and elsewhere.

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Capacity Crisis: Four Mistakes Shippers Make Regarding Density-Based Freight

Cerasis

The freight & transportation landscape is reaching critical mass. Capacity is a very real problem impacting companies in all verticals, especially those who ship density-based freight that present further challenges. Not Properly Dimming Your Density-Based Freight. It’s no secret that the growth in the economy coupled with shortage of drivers and the ELD mandate has led to a serious capacity crisis in Less than Truckload and Full Truckload freight.

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Become a Freight Broker: Your Ultimate Guide

Cerasis

It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now. What you need to know before you become a freight broker. Essentially, freight brokers keep the economy running. What does a freight broker do?

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What Freight Brokers Need to Know About the New National Carrier Hiring Standard

Cerasis

Freight professionals can expect a new national carrier hiring standard in the coming months. This may lead to fewer problematic situations for intermediaries, including fewer occasions that can lead to claims on freight brokers’ surety bonds. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource. For freight brokers , it would be certainly beneficial to have a nationally applicable way to handle issues such as liability after accidents.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

We’re currently working with shippers and the carrier community to pinpoint opportunities presented by these newly reopened—and historically thriving—trade routes. It’s also important to have access to local expertise when evaluating ways to shift freight to the new Silk Road.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

We’re currently working with shippers and the carrier community to pinpoint opportunities presented by these newly reopened—and historically thriving—trade routes. It’s also important to have access to local expertise when evaluating ways to shift freight to the new Silk Road.

What Will Become of the Automated Freight Industry In The Next Ten Years?

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from our friends at Barrington Freight where they give us a glimpse as to what the next 10 years will look like for automation in the freight industry. And the freight industry is no exception to that rule. As freight and logistics solutions are getting smarter, it begs the question as to what will become of the automated freight industry in the next ten years. Automated Freight Ports. Freight Drones.

How to Mitigate Risk of Full Truckload Shipping: Freight/Cargo Insurance!

Cerasis

Believe it or not, product in the care of a driver does not necessarily place all liability for freight in the hands of the carrier. Under federal transportation law, and the Carmack Amendments, carriers traditionally held liability for freight until delivery, with four specific exclusions, but individual contracts may make liability unclear. This includes purchasing freight or cargo insurance. Integrate cargo insurance in freight management technology.

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