Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

WorldShipping.org cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. While trucks have a smaller carbon footprint/kg/km than air freight, the enormous volume of truck freight explains why reducing the carbon footprint is a priority goal.

How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable.

Multi Carrier Shipping: 8 Ways to Avoid the Shortsightedness Of Chasing The Least Cost Carrier

Cerasis

When you are looking to choose a carrier when it is time to ship your freight, it might seem obvious to go with the carrier that provides you with the lowest “sticker price.” You have to think about several factors beyond just the freight rate.

How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. Packaging and product damage during shipping is extremely common. Many shipping companies will stack pallets on top of one another to maximize their load, so you need to know this important piece of logistical information as well. . When you ship a product , your goal is simple: make sure it gets there in good condition. Freigh

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. We lose valuable transit days with shipments when carriers aren’t moving freight. UPS Freight®.

Top 4 Challenges You Need to Master for International Shipping

Talking Logistics

Of course, international shipping is a complex service with countless moving parts, including regulations, security, capacity and legal considerations – all which can lead to a reliable and cost-effective shipment when tended to properly.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

COP21, the Paris Climate change conference taking place this week got us thinking what the carbon cost was for shipping the TV. A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 and Green Freight Europe. Freight Insight

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. We lose valuable transit days with shipments when carriers aren’t moving freight. UPS Freight®.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

The Role of Final or Last Mile in E-Commerce to Effectively Deliver Freight to Your Customer

Cerasis

As explained by Strategy-Business.com , challenges in last-mile in e-commerce include: Infrastructure for supply chains was designed for long-distance, intercity shipping. Enhanced use of sustainable practices, building brand value along the way. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Last Mile

Sustainable Logistics: Making the Last Mile Eco-Friendly!

Supply Chain Game Changer

E-Commerce/Last Mile Delivery: Stop Shipping Air and Empty Boxes! Sustainable logistics solutions like recycling and reusing delivery packaging are affordable ways for online businesses to make same-day deliveries eco-friendly and satisfy their customer base. Subscribe Here!

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Identify factors that impact your freight shipping costs.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. It is easy to understand why strategy is often set aside to meet immediate needs of getting product shipped out the door. Large and mid-size shippers typically have procurement personnel but may lack coordination across shipping locations. Disaggregate freight spend data.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. Better last mile shipping. Persistent growth in ecommerce, door delivery and expectations for “free” shipping have many in the industry talking up the potential for drones to change the industry. VC ❤️ Freight Startups.

9 Steps to Create a Seamless Customer Shipping Experience!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This has created a demand for same-day and express shipping to deliver goods as fast as they are ordered. What it takes to achieve a seamless customer shipping experience overall can be a bit more complicated. Steps to a Seamless Customer Shipping Experience. Subscribe Here!

9 General but Important Tips and Guidelines for Better & Sustainable Freight Management

Cerasis

Are you looking forward to becoming a master of logistics, handling freight management with increased efficiency? Freight Management will be a far easier task when you know how it all fits in the grand scheme of things. There are plenty of mobile apps capable of helping you with freight management in the long run, becoming an invaluable tool to help with your business analysis. This upfront collaboration yields great long term and sustainable bottom line savings.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

Freightera

“Freightera is a B2B website focused on finding the best deals for shipping, compiling different companies’ quotes in a manner similar to flight and hotel comparison sites.” Freight Shipping Solution Green Freight Technology & Innovation

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

Cerasis

WorldShipping.org cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest. There’s an alarming paradox in the world of consumer packaged goods sustainability.

How Green Shipping Can Enhance Your Business’s Sustainability Quotient

Freightera

This rise in demand and supply of goods also calls for an added focus towards sustainable shipping practices to ensure the environment doesn’t get affected by it all. Why We Need Sustainable Shipping? How Can I Make My Shipping Practices More Sustainable?

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

This effort reinforces our belief that we can simultaneously grow our business in a way that supports our commitment to becoming a more sustainable company,” Swihart stated. Since 2009, when ScottsMiracle-Gro began implementing its new distribution model, the Company has reduced the number of miles traveled to ship products to home center customers by approximately one-third. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry. Phil knows his (freight) stuff. In his PhD thesis he developed a product to secure ocean freight rates with financial derivatives. Declining Freight Rates.

The Future of Sustainable Freight Hauling – Freightera featured in ‘Digital Supply Chain’

Freightera

Mediaplanet interviewed Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt about our green freight mission, what we are working on and what we see coming. Learn more from “The Future of Sustainable Freight Hauling” featuring Freightera. As more forward-looking businesses realize the importance of sustainability for their brands and their bottom line, they start to expand their progressive agendas to include their supply chains. Whenever you can, choose sustainability.

Cloud-Based TMS Helps Develop Sustainable Relationships in Transportation Logistics

Supply Chain Collaborator

The June issue of American Shipper magazine published an article by Cook on developing sustainable relationships which this blogger found to be compelling because most of the advice his piece provides can be realized via the use of good, cloud-based TMS software.

Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready | Transportfolio. Tight truckload capacity usually means more intermodal shipping. Intermodal shipping will be a large growth driver for their businesses over the next 10-15 years. Intermodal shipping visibility.

Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. Purolator received the prestigious award at Logistics Quarterly’s Sustainability Study and Awards Symposium held in Toronto on July 14.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Sustainability : Will the climate change agreement reached at the COP21 meeting in Paris this past weekend change supply chains in 2016? Countries and companies that have already embraced sustainability will continue to lead the way, while everyone else will wait for binding laws and regulations to emerge before taking meaningful action. So, the ball is in the court of those industries and their governing bodies to come up with their own sustainability goals and plans.

The Better Goal: More Fuel Efficient Trucks or Using Fewer Trucks?

Talking Logistics

The other big opportunity, which despite all the talk over the years remains on the table, is reducing the number of trucks required to ship products by eliminating empty miles and backhauls, developing smarter packaging, optimizing trailer loading, collaborative shipping, and other approaches. Why aren’t more shippers engaged in collaborative shipping? Packaging Regulations Sustainability Transportation Management C.H. Last Friday, the U.S.

Guest Article – The Shipping Rush Boosts Profits Among Freight Brokers

Logistics Trends and Insights

Working an intermediary in the freight brokerage business can be a lucrative career over time, so long as the right opportunities are maximized and challenges at kept at bay. For the last three months of 2017, revenues skyrocketed in the freight industry for brokers both large and small.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017. Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks. The Business Case for Freight Visibility. Achieving Sustainable Transportation Savings: Practical Advice for C-Level Executives.

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[e-Book] 8 Big Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping

Cerasis

Download the 8 Big Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping e-Book! If you are a shipper who regularly ships via the over-the-road mode of Less Than Truckload , also known as LTL, you understand there are a lot of moving parts to have efficient LTL Shipping. of sales for a shipper, and with the myriad of factors involved in LTL shipping, shippers often forget about the core factors and fundamentals of LTL shipping. .

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Some mornings I would ride my rocket ship, evading asteroids and alien cruisers along the way, and I would barely make it to school on time (I mean, the space station), with just enough fuel to make a safe landing. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc.

The “Silk Rail”: China Invests in Efficient Freight

Elementum

In the past, China has happily relied on trucks and ships to transport freight; however, the burgeoning amount of freight being moved across the country has risen dramatically in recent years. And while shipping would be even cheaper, ocean transport is slow and unreliable.

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4 KPIs to Measure the Success of Your New Sustainability Strategy

AFFLINK

Whether you're trying to keep up with customer expectations or align with new industry standards, implementing a sustainability program is an absolute must. Could alternative sustainable products be implemented? Reducing greenhouse gasses is an important way to commit to sustainability.