Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

In 2019, digital freight isn’t a vision; it’s a reality. There are now literally dozens of platforms, from enterprise forwarders to top five ocean carriers, air freight carriers to online marketplaces , that prove this. So where will freight be in 2019?

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). The S&P 500 works because it taps into real, live data , with a representative sample selected by a committee of analysts along with the right methodology. A New Freight Index.

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

In many ways these regional hub stores are very similar to regional fulfillment centers in function however operating using much more expensive real estate with typically much more difficult access and egress for delivery and pick up vehicles.

This Freight Calculator Brought To You By Transparency

Freightos

This Freight Calculator Brought To You By Transparency. We’ve launched the world’s first door-to-door international freight estimator , powered by live global market rates. Freight and (In)Efficient Markets. Today, core freight services are a commodity.

[PODCAST] Shippers Who Excel at Recruiting Talent Improve Innovation, Culture, & Service

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Teresa Obinger, the Cerasis Human Resources Manager. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. We hope you enjoy this episode of The Freight project podcast!

DIM Weight Pricing Explained!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This has changed the way freight companies calculate shipping charges. Shippers like UPS and FedEx have a limited amount of real estate. Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) figures show a large jump in the volume of freight shipped between 2012 and 2015.

This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

industrial real estate declined by 10 basis points (bps) in the second quarter, marking the measure’s 32nd consecutive quarterly decline, as demand for warehouses, distribution centers and other industrial property continues to outpace supply.”. My voice is a little sore this morning.

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication

Cerasis

Prior to joining Spendrix, Ben worked in the real estate development industry. Twitter LinkedIn The post 3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

6 Key Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2017

Logistics Bureau

However, the real tipping point in the warehouse robotics trend will arrive when technology vendors master the art of true robotic picking, where robots are able to pick orders from conventional racking.

Freight Density Is King in the LTL Kingdom

Quantified Freight

No longer does an LTL pricing analyst look over a bid request and utter the words “meh…I see a lot of class 50 on here…that’s probably like 45 PCF freight. Density = cube = real estate in a pup. Everything. It’s everything.

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

If your carrier fails to secure cargo, or neglects their fleet, their number of breakdowns, violations, and freight damage claims will soar; directly impacting your business. Prior to joining Spendrix, Ben worked in the real estate development industry.

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe

EFT

Evolving logistics real estate models reflect the need for ever more efficient distribution supply chains. By 2017, with increased emphasis on operational efficiency, the proximity of various forms of freight transport had reached seventh place.

This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Introduces SupplierMAX to Optimize Inbound Freight. The acquisition also includes proprietary order management and visibility technology, which features real-time tracking and a customer service portal for rapid response and resolution. It’s 32 degrees this morning.

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Freight Density Is to LTL Pricing as the King is to His Kingdom

Quantified Freight

No longer does an LTL pricing analyst look over a bid request and utter the words “meh…I see a lot of class 50 on here…that’s probably like 45 PCF freight. Density = cube = real estate in a pup. Everything. It’s everything.

Understanding E-Commerce Fulfillment: Definition, Process, Resources!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This real-time data is critical for maintaining Goldilocks stock levels. There’s an old saying that only three things matter in real estate: location, location, location. Look for services that give you your own dashboard, so you can track your order fulfillment in real time.

Doing Business in China

QAD

Key services include transportation, wholesale and retail trade, hotels, catering and food service, financial services and real estate. China moved 19.806 billion ton-km of freight by air in 2015.

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Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

production area, where governments have offered attractive incentives, real estate costs are low, and communities are anxious to bring in new businesses. Twitter LinkedIn The post Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Excess Inventory? No Problem. You Have Trailers In the Yard.­­

Talking Logistics

The rise in e-commerce has caused a dramatic surge in the demand for industrial real estate,” The Real Deal reports. Up to 53-feet long and ranging in width from 8-8-1/2 feet (and 12-1/2 to 13-1/2 feet in height), these roomy vessels give companies a portable and reusable way to store their freight pretty much anywhere that it’s allowed.

A Whole New World: Is Digitalization the Answer?

BluJay Solutions

Yet, some of the world’s largest companies today do just that; Uber does not own taxis, Airbnb does not own real estate and Facebook does not create content. However, the only real yardstick is the one you create.

The Future of Logistics—20 Trends to Follow in 2017

FLEXE

In 2016, we saw this with Unilever’s partnership with technology startup Convoy—an on-demand freight business. Examples include everything from enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and factory communications to freight forwarders and forecasting and inventory management software.

Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)

Elementum

Successful companies continuously abandon traditional methods that lack flexibility, replacing them with systems that enable real-time action. Information services, real estate, retail, fashion, and law, are just some of the industries banking on blockchain. Walmart’s Frank Yiannas, vice president of food safety, refers to this technology as the equivalent of FedEx tracking for food: “You’re capturing real-time data at every point, on every single food product.”.

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

FreightWaves is the leading Freight Intel provider, offering current digital intelligence and context to the freight community on a central platform. [03:50] There are very low real estate taxes. People call it the Bloomberg of freight.

Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)

Elementum

Successful companies continuously abandon traditional methods that lack flexibility, replacing them with systems that enable real-time action. Information services, real estate, retail, fashion, and law, are just some of the industries banking on blockchain. Walmart’s Frank Yiannas, vice president of food safety, refers to this technology as the equivalent of FedEx tracking for food: “You’re capturing real-time data at every point, on every single food product.”.

4 Possible Supplier & Carrier Risk Areas to Check During Pickups & Deliveries

Cerasis

As a freight broker and transportation management company, Cerasis uses many system checks that we’ve put in place to spot carrier risk for our shippers. One of the first things to inspect during pickups and deliveries is the equipment used to transport your freight.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more. Last-mile distribution demand is transforming urban real estate in various ways, including: ?

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

In many ways these regional hub stores are very similar to regional fulfillment centers in function however operating using much more expensive real estate with typically much more difficult access and egress for delivery and pick up vehicles. Every week I’m interacting with more and more e-commerce professionals whose day to day job is coming up with the best methods of delivering Omni-Commerce solutions for their customers.

The Final Mile Race is Well Underway

Quantified Freight

While delivering packages and small pieces of freight to non-commercial and even residential locations is not a new phenomenon; the sheer rate at which business to consumer shipping volume is growing at is what makes this a pivotal point in the industry.

Strong demand and tight supply define industrial property sector in markets around the world

EFT

Mexico Industrial assets represent 857 msf, or approximately 40% of the commercial real estate inventory in Mexico. In recent years, continued volatility in the financial markets and complex macroeconomic conditions have provided new opportunities for Mexico's industrial real estate market, resulting in growing supply dynamics. Demand for industrial property across the globe continues to show remarkable strength in most markets.

[INFOGRAPHICS] How Manufacturing Data Will Transform The American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

Prior to joining Spendrix, Ben worked in the real estate development industry. Twitter LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHICS] How Manufacturing Data Will Transform The American Manufacturing Industry appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Supply Chain Marketplaces for Managing Your Spring Sales Peak

FLEXE

That balance can be a real challenge when dealing with a brief seasonal window. According to a 2015 Industrial Real Estate Report from Cushman & Wakefield, warehouse space has undergone 19 consecutive quarters of declining vacancies. Industrial Real Estate Markets.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

Cerasis

Prior to joining Spendrix, Ben worked in the real estate development industry. Twitter LinkedIn The post 4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

What’s Ahead in the Logistics Arena?

Enterra Insights

The rise of e-commerce has also resulted making warehouse construction one of the hottest areas of real estate and those new warehouses are being filled with robots. 15] Nick Lavars, “ Cargospeed: How 1000 km/h Hyperloop technology could supercharge freight delivery ,” New Atlas , 29 April 2018. [16] Supply chains have been around since humankind first began trading goods millennia ago.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

The high levels of inventories held at the retail and wholesale levels are restraining the freight markets. . ATA reports a mixed freight market with soft volume with oil fracking/production and manufacturing putting a drag on the market. . Retail Sales . .

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Homeward Bound: Reshoring's Shaky Momentum

Elementum

Increased traffic in shipping, rail, and road will likely mean more congestion and delays in coming years, at least until countries can innovate and mitigate congestion (see our articles on shipping congestion and China’s freight rail ). Commercial real estate analysts CBRE Group stated that “ Both slumping sales and increased production costs in China, along with the growing complexity and risk of an Asia-to-U.S. Making Waves.

Doing Business in Japan

QAD

In addition to wholesale and retail trade, real estate, insurance, banking, telecommunications, advertising, data processing, publishing, tourism, leisure activities and entertainment industries are strong.

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Panama Canal Expansion

3PL Insights

First, according to the predictions of a number of consultants and industrial real estate experts and developers, Asia will shift its focus from ports on the west coast to those on the east and gulf. Freight Management Logistics

Supply Chain Marketplaces for Managing Your Spring Sales Peak

FLEXE

That balance can be a real challenge when dealing with a brief seasonal window. According to a 2015 Industrial Real Estate Report from Cushman & Wakefield, warehouse space has undergone 19 consecutive quarters of declining vacancies. <p>Spring is just around the corner.