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.

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.

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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!

Four Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Inventory Planning and Sustainability

ToolsGroup

Slash wasteful expediting costs and miles: When you better anticipate customer demand, you reduce the need to expedite with LTL and air freight, along with costly in-network transfers from warehouse to warehouse.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 19th, 2019

Transplace

There are many impactful blockchain business use cases for industries such as real estate, legal, government and financial services. However, smaller trucking firms may be vulnerable as the freight market softens. Transportation TIP List: Week of May 19 th , 2019.

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.

Coronavirus reminds us to review supply chain continuity plans

NC State SCRC

Major ocean freight shippers are expecting delays in the movement of goods in and out of China since a large number of ocean freight carriers have stopped operations across the country due to the new airborne disease (coronavirus).

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.

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.

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.

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

Over a decade ago, Anthony Downs, a real estate finance expert, wrote, “Rising traffic congestion is an inescapable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world, from Los Angeles to Tokyo, from Cairo to Sao Paolo. ”[5] Unfortunately he notes, “There’s a pervading view that ‘freight’ and ‘active transportation’ can’t go hand in hand. … Freight and active transportation interests can have mutual policy goals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.”.

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.

Freightera Wins 2020 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Technology Companies in British Columbia

Freightera

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 15, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Freightera , a leading online freight marketplace offering instant freight quotes and streamlining shipping operations for manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors in Canada and the U.S.,

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.

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.

Optimizing Inventory Management for Online Retail

RELEX Solutions

After real estate, labor, and all manner of other costs, keeping inventory in your own warehouses isn’t cheap.

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.

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: ?

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

Apple works with suppliers in each populated continent on earth, with its iPhone supply chain stretching across 43 countries, and even with this level of sophistication smartphones are exponentially more powerful but, in real terms, cheaper than ever before.

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.

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.

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.