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.

The Complete Logistics Picture: The Role of Parcel in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Managing parcels for outbound shipping represents only a portion of a shipper’s overall logistics strategy. Freight spend must include parcel in reverse logistics spend, and major carriers are turning their attention to the value stream of proactive parcel management in reverse logistics. In fact, the top carriers actively invested in parcel in reverse logistics to offer more options to shippers, such as the $1.4

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

And it is when that shipment does not arrive in its best condition that shippers experience the reverse logistics process. Reverse logistics is the invariable result of unintended consequences, which are typically referred to as “over, short and damaged” (OS&D).

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Configured a highly structured and efficient reverse logistics program to supplement demand inventory and reduce sourcing costs. Check out Reverse Logistics and the Power of Your 3PL! Subscribe Here!

Reverse Logistics and the Power of Your 3PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blog post originally published by Expak Logistics on [link] Permission to publish here provided by Morgan Dixon. For many companies, reverse logistics has become an integral part of their business plan, offering them the ability to maximize the efficiency of their operations.

[WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Here at Cerasis, we think it’s important that our clients and customers understand that transportation reverse logistics (or reverse logistics in general for that matter) is much more than just a flashy buzzword. What is Reverse Logistics?

[WEBINAR] The Big Benefits of Using Technology to Effectively Manage Transportation Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Cerasis, an expert technology solutions and transportation management service provider invites you to a 60 minute Webinar titled " The Big Benefits of Using Technology to Effectively Manage Transportation Reverse Logistics " to air live on September 30th, 2015 at 2 PM CST. Mastering Transportation Reverse Logistics Starts with Education, Then a Strategy of How RevLog Fits with Traditional, and Technology to Execute. What is Reverse Logistics?

Reverse Supply Chains: Best Practices for Better Asset Recovery

Cerasis

Recovering your assets is a difficult task no matter what your occupation with reverse supply chains in the marketplace. Effective Reverse Supply Chains. Pulling data from KPI helps your reverse supply chain system run fast and effectively when embarking on the disposition process.

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Supply Chain involves planning, execution, physical flows of goods, the flow of information, processes, financial management, sourcing, logistics, procurement, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, repair and recycling, business management and much, much more. Subscribe Here!

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

Cerasis

Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics. For shippers, this means finding a way to handle changes in inventory and replenishment, as well as managing outbound freight and reverse logistics.

What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? What is the difference between Logistics and Distribution? Without consulting a dictionary both Logistics and Distribution suggest imagery involving the movement of goods. Logistics.

Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

The Supply Chain arranges for the appropriate logistics, and negotiates terms and conditions with Suppliers, audits Suppliers, and deals with quality strategies and issues. From the outbound perspective the Supply Chain also arranges logistics and delivery. Subscribe Here!

Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS

Cerasis

Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. When shopping for a Freight Rating Software System with TMS, look for key points that will add value and provide additional benefits for shippers.

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Welcome To The Supply Chain Game Changer™ Blog

Supply Chain Game Changer

On top of that we want to share anything and everything related to Leadership, Change Management, Technology, Procurement, Purchasing, Distribution, Logistics, and more. SupplyChain #SCM #Logistics #Procurement #Leadership #Change #ECommerce #Business #Transformation #Freight.

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

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What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? supplychainmanagement #scm #supplychain #procurement #logistics #distribution #purchasing #technology. Subscribe Here! Email Address. What Exactly Is Procurement? And What is Purchasing? What is Supply Chain Management?

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Our 2018 Top 10 List (Part 2)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What Exactly is Reverse Logistics? What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Reverse Logistics is another phrase that is not necessarily understood by all. What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution? Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What’s the Difference Between Fulfillment and Replenishment?

Supply Chain Game Changer

If there is any problem with these goods, for instance due to quality issues, the customer may return those goods, In this case they often want replacement items in which case you are now replenishing supply with additional goods and working with the entire Reverse Logistics process.

Our 2019 Top 10 List!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Here at Supply Chain Game Changer our fundamental mission has been to share experiences and expertise in the areas of Supply Chain, Logistics, Distribution, Procurement, Business, Human Resources and more. supplychainmanagement #procurement #purchasing #logistics #distribution #technology.

Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

You can outsource your Manufacturing, Distribution, Procurement, Logistics, Accounts Payable, Transportation Management, Systems and more. We had phenomenal, global capabilities in Logistics and Procurement. Subscribe Here! Email Address. The 3 Pillars of Digital Procurement!

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Now consider that this same data entry occurs between all suppliers, customers and logistics carriers. It will include any of your logistics carriers and all of your customers. supplychainmanagement #supplychain #scm #futurism #procurement #logistics #technologytrends.

The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Freight Market Intelligence.

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

Shipchain

While there is much truth to the hype, it is important to stay practical and understand the logistics applications of blockchain and what they mean for you and your organization. Logistics Applications of Blockchain Maintain Data for All Parties. Logistics applications of blockchain all derive from maintaining an incorruptible data resource. Payment Management Forms Another Key Freight-Use for Blockchain-Based Systems. Freight shipped sooner for shippers and carriers.

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The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Freight Market Intelligence.

50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. 8 Most Common Reasons Why You May Receive a Freight Claim Declination Letter. Layers of Logistics Explained.

What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the process of unloading the freight, the dock workers notice that one pallet shifted during transportation and appears nearly ready to fall over. Ability to flexibly adapt logistics capabilities to unique exceptions. This in turn creates more attractive freight for carriers.

This Week in Logistics News (February 12-16, 2018)

Talking Logistics

So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 Freight Brokers See Profits Surge on Shipping Rush (WSJ – sub. DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Truckload Rates Soar in January.

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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.

How to Prepare Transportation for Holiday Returns

PLS Logistics

Establishing an effective reverse logistics process allows retailers to minimize processing costs and increase the recovery value of returned goods. Freight Inventory Customer Experience Omni-Channel

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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Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

We will delve into what will set third-party logistics providers apart in the coming year, and what to expect as e-commerce continues to merge with brick-and-mortar retail. We will turn over each stone and consider how innovative technology will shape the future of shipping and logistics.

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The 5 Most Popular Logistics Blog Posts for 2015….So Far

Cerasis

We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transportation, and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. 5 Most Popular Blog Posts from the Logistics Category. Other Top Logistics Blog Posts. Logistics

The Disintermediation of the Supply Chain!

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Actionable Ways to Plan for LTL Peak Season 2018

Cerasis

This is even more likely thanks to tight capacity , fewer drivers on the road and even refusals to ship freight from full truckload carriers. Shippers need to understand what’s contributing to a higher-than-usual LTL peak season and how to prepare for it to keep freight spend in check.

Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

Cerasis

Shipping rates will continue to soar, and demand for more capacity will push the stretched industry to its breaking point, says Michael Angell of Freight Waves. Consumers and shippers both want lower freight rates. Transportation is the largest sector of the economy, making up 8.9

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Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce LogisticsE-commerce is in the middle of a boom.

The Effect of Consumer Delivery Demands on Shippers and How Retail Compliance Programs Can Help

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Increasingly, they’re turning their sights to transportation and logistics—traditionally viewed as line item expenses, not core competencies—as a strategy to attract and keep customers in this new landscape.

5 Third Party Logistics Trends in 2015

PLS Logistics

3PLs work with shippers to implement improved reverse logistics strategies, find capacity and provide fulfillment solutions. 3PLs enable companies to handle the increase in freight volume with guaranteed capacity, avoiding the worsening driver shortage. New technologies and new demands made 2015 a year of change for 3PLs. Challenges like the driver shortage and demanding consumer expectations require shippers to provide superior service.