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? Freight Broker Info freight broker 2015

How Shipping Software Innovation Led a Technology Company Into Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

We couldn’t make existing shipping software work for our business, at least at a cost we could afford. You may require a spot quote for freight outside your current shipping class or lane. Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels?

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TMS in the SMB Market: The Evolution Toward Software-as-a-Self-Service

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015 was that 3PLs and software vendors would focus more on acquiring small and midsized business (SMB) clients this year. In the meantime, what are your thoughts on TMS in the SMB market and the evolution toward Software-as-a-Self-Service?

The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We first featured the most popular manufacturing blog posts followed by the top Supply Chain blog posts, then logistics, transportation, business, 3PL, and then finally we round out our series today featuring the most popular blog posts focused on freight and freight management.

Shippers: Don't Believe These 4 Myths about TMS Software

PLS Logistics

A software as a service (SaaS) transportation management system (TMS) solution doesn’t add value, is expensive, and doesn’t present ROI for years. The SaaS model of TMS software requires little to no IT or monetary investment, unlike traditional software.

5 Key Benefits of Implementing a Dock Scheduling Software

C3 Solutions

Failure to properly maintain and proactively manage the yard, warehouse managers, the dock, and transportation will result in higher freight spend. Shippers need to understand the value of implementing dock scheduling software and how it can contribute to increased efficiency.

[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management

Cerasis

How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management? Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group, a research firm in Boston. A more efficient inbound freight program can minimize delays, save money and even reduce confusion.

Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. State-of-the-art transportation management systems (TMS) certainly help with planning and execution, but advanced freight audit and payment processes are also vital toward obtaining complete process management results.

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Nine Questions to Ask When Buying Freight Forwarding Software

BluJay Solutions

The freight forwarding business is rife with challenges, from narrow profit margins to staying abreast of the latest regulatory and statutory requirements. So the right freight forwarding software can make all the difference – if you know what to look for.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. WebCargoNet’s focus has been more on the carrier-forwarder relationship and has also placed more focus on air freight.

Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

At the recent McLeod Software User Conference , however, I delivered a keynote address to over 1,000 attendees, and most of them were carriers and transportation service providers.

Save Money by Optimizing Your ERP System with a Shipment Management Software

My Office Apps

Save Money by Optimizing Your ERP System with a Shipment Management Software. Who can optimize less than load (LTL) freight? The software acts as an intermediary between your company and these carriers. blog software erp system supply chain management shipment cost-effective

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player.

Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation

Talking Logistics

Companies across all industries are dealing with rising transportation costs and a key question many CEOs, CFOs, and supply chain executives are asking is, “What can we do to better manage and control our freight spend in today’s market?” Rising Freight Spend . Michael provided a number of great suggestions, along with related KPIs, for how companies can start to analyze their freight spend.

From the First Message to the Last Mile, BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Improve Complex Logistics and Global Trade Operations

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK and Holland, MI – April 30, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, has released version 20.1 of its transportation, distribution, and compliance software applications. across BluJay’s supply chain execution applications include: Streamlined freight management and improved customer experience.

What is Web Based Inventory Management Software?

EMERGE App

You run a lean business model with minimal overheads and using web-based inventory management software plays a big part in this. The days of shrink-wrapped software are well and truly over. Business Software Today. What to Expect from Web-Based Inventory Management Software.

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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BluJay Solutions Acquires Australian Customs and Forwarding Technology Provider Expedient Software

BluJay Solutions

MELBOURNE, Australia – 2 March 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a global provider of supply chain applications, networks, and data solutions, today announced it has acquired Expedient Software. Expedient is a leading provider of customs and forwarding software for the logistics market in Australia and New Zealand. We are delighted to welcome Expedient Software’s team and customer base to BluJay.”. Expedient Software has been in operation for 30 years.

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

Although the worst consequences have not yet materialized, here are some potential problems shippers might expect as this debacle continues and ways that transportation management software can help. <> Supply Chain Interruptions Across All Modes – While most reports reveal minimal impact to over the road freight movements in the US, slowdowns (and potential stoppages) at ports of entry as well as in air and rail systems rankle the regular transportation plans for OTR movements.

Freight Brokers Continue to Show Their Value

Logistics Trends and Insights

Definitely benefiting from a healthy economic climate; however, it was their freight brokerage divisions that really shined. In fact, freight brokerage in general continue to shine bright thanks to capacity constraints within the trucking industry. freight brokerage firm, C.H.

Full Truckload Technology: The Various Technology Involved in Full Truckload Freight Shipping Management

Cerasis

In full truckload freight management, technology will make or break plans for keeping freight spend in check. Demand for record-breaking speed of delivery and free shipping are only making the case for greater use of technology in full truckload freight shipping management, and shippers need to understand why. Amazon continues to push its own fleet forward, and the Big Box giants are willing to pay premium prices to get freight to market. Recordkeeping Software.

Is Software the Key Differentiator for Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders?

BluJay Solutions

Having worked in the near to saturation industry of Customs Brokerage and Freight Forwarders; I have always found it difficult to make my company stand out form other 3PL service providers. So what is it that differentiates one Customs Broker / Freight Forwarder from another?

Why Do 3PL Companies Need Route Optimization Software?

Abivin

Meanwhile, Route Optimization Software is proven to boost operational efficiency by solving vehicle routing & scheduling problems which thousands of 3PL companies are struggling with. Have you wondered what exactly can route optimization software do to make it attractive to 3PL companies?

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Is Powerloop Good for the Freight Business with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Andrew Kelley is a global technology executive focused on logistics and supply chain software. 1:15] How’d you get into the freight business? 3:07] Tell us about Powerloop and its implications on the freight business. Uber launched Uber Freight a few years ago.

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

Most LSPs and Freight Forwarders Planning New Logistics Software – But Fast Payback Expected

BluJay Solutions

Supply chain management software is used by 62% of LSPs surveyed, who cited freight forwarding, TMS and WMS software as their most important operational management tools.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

This article will present five software that every transporter and 3PL company should employ to stay competitive, cost-effective and ensure on-time delivery. Second is start-to-end tracking: the software follows inventory from the initial order to the final delivery.

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Freight Forwarders’ Ongoing Quest to Increase Revenue & Profit

BluJay Solutions

Despite economic recovery, these continue to be challenging times for freight forwarders. Very few organizations experience more complexity in their business than a global freight forwarder. Download our eBook – A Freight Forwarder’s Guide to Increasing Revenue & Profit.

5 best software every logistics manager needs

Abivin

With their versatile automation process, smart tracking and many other helpful features, the 5 logistics software below is just what you need in this digitally globalized supply chain planet. Revolutionize your organization’s fleet delivery management with smart route optimization software!

Choosing Software: Cheeseburger or Chicken Soup?

BluJay Solutions

Choosing forwarding software, similarly, is a choice between a Cheeseburger and Chicken Soup. The software will do the rest. Locked Job File is the third concept that is a MUST for any forwarding software. The post Choosing Software: Cheeseburger or Chicken Soup?

JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders

BluJay Solutions

And with Japan being the world’s third-largest importer, the new ‘JP24’ rule will impact on a significant percentage of freight forwarders. The post JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

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BluJay Partners with Raven Logistics to Deliver Single TMS Access for Rail, Truck, and Ocean Freight

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 18, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces a partnership with Raven Logistics , a railroad logistics management company specializing in strategic transportation planning, advanced railroad SaaS, and operational excellence over the last 25 years. The post BluJay Partners with Raven Logistics to Deliver Single TMS Access for Rail, Truck, and Ocean Freight appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

CFO Beating You Up Over Rising Freight Costs? Hit Back with a TMS

Talking Logistics

Freight spend is up 15% year over year and it is eating into the bottom line! Supply chain management leaders, especially in transportation, are under heavy fire from CFOs for the dramatic increases in freight spend that are eroding the profitability of shippers in every industry.

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”. Carriers are already offering technology for shippers via applications & software.

Tips for Optimizing Your Air Freight Shipments

20Cube Logistics

Air freight is the fastest method currently available to get your goods to their destination. This makes it necessary for companies to optimize their air freight shipments or risk logistics costs. As such, you should consider using air shipping software to help you out.

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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

EU Directive Simplifies Inter-Region Customs Processes for Ocean Freight

BluJay Solutions

This is in direct contrast to the stated aims of the EU and other major trading nations, of improving environmental performance by enhancing the attractiveness of sea (in particular short sea) and air freight to reduce the reliance on the congested road network and avoid over-reliance on air freight.