[PODCAST] Why Supply Chain Executives are Paying More Attention to Transportation Management

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. Podcast Supply Chain TMS Transportation Management

How to Build a Business Case for Cloud-based Supply Chain Execution

BluJay Solutions

In the past, investing in a supply chain execution (SCE) system meant a commitment to an enterprise installation, extensive integration and ongoing IT maintenance. Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.

Extending Supply Chain Capabilities

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions extends supply chain capabilities for customers with latest release of Global Trade Network platform. The software release expands capabilities for multi-modal transport, multi-country compliance, and supply chain workflow, mobility, visibility and reporting.

Request for Partnership | Planning for future success

BluJay Solutions

This demonstrates that customers have a voice in the product roadmap throughout the journey, from strategy to execution. As pressures increase to cope with challenges both new and old, supply chain technology can help combine multiple processes into a single workflow to streamline operations.

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.

Can the Cloud Solve Your Freight Forwarding Challenges?

BluJay Solutions

In a business as dynamic and complex as freight forwarding, technology is crucial to maintaining efficient, flexible operations. The right solution can also help freight forwarders accelerate integration of new and existing supply chain partners and carriers.

New Research Finds Customer Experience as Key Driver to Supply Chain Innovation

BluJay Solutions

BluJay and Adelante SCM team up on new research, revealing customer experience as key driver for modern supply chain logistics innovation. Other topics discussed within the report include supply chain barriers, industry investment priorities, and the most sought-after technologies.

Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 2)?

BluJay Solutions

Our last blog post considered the impact of recent extreme weather on the global supply chain. At the most basic level, collaboration between supply chain partners is key.

How to Save 20% on Freight Invoice Processing Costs This Year

BluJay Solutions

Freight processing is often a source of hidden costs – and most shippers have no good mechanism in place to identify and address the inaccuracies that lead to these costs. If you’re going to consider this approach, freight audit and payment is a good place to start.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Will APIs Replace Freight EDI? The Transportation Industry Moves Technology Forward

Cerasis

With data playing an ever increasing role in supply chain, Eye for Transport teamed up with project44 to explore EDI – a technology that has been a core part of how carriers, shippers and 3PLs transmit and share data since 1970. Why does Freight EDI still exist?

BluJay Named to Food Logistics’ 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – December 31, 2018 – Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named BluJay Solutions to its 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list. BluJay Solutions is a top provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first collaborative Global Trade Network.

Supply Chain Visibility Series: Collaborate for Greater Transparency

BluJay Solutions

In the previous post in our Supply Chain Visibility series, we looked at how end-to-end visibility across the supply chain, encompassing suppliers, logistics partners and the end customer is the only way to ensure you have the complete picture. . With a complex, global supply chain, it is highly unlikely that you house all shipment data and the complete real-time picture of your logistics supply chain within your own organization. .

How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

In a recent article in Industrial Distribution I drew some parallels between the logistics realm and Star Wars – and explained how supply chain managers are the true Jedi of the supply chain galaxy. Increase Visibility across the Supply Chain.

Questions to Ask When Evaluating TMS Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Consider the integration of value added capabilities including yard management, cargo, freight, storage, break bulk, cross docking and other capabilities into a TMS. Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.

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Why Supply Chain Businesses Risk Getting Left Behind With Outdated Technology

BluJay Solutions

After a near freeze on spending during the global financial crisis, businesses are increasingly looking to invest in their supply chain systems going into 2015, and with good reason. So how can supply chain businesses get the visibility they need, and fast?

Record Semiconductor Sales Welcome News as Supply Chain Gears Up for Increased Volumes

BluJay Solutions

A surge in semiconductor sales is welcome news indeed for freight forwarders in particular, who have struggled with overcapacity in air and ocean freight in particular and weakened rates.

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Synchro-Modality. The Future or a Flex too far for the Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

While most of the supply chain is still getting to grips with meaningful collaboration with its trading partners, the next phase of future development is already being excitedly discussed by experts and academics alike. Where tariffs exist for road freight in certain countries (e.g.

Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Positive growth in air freight volumes reported recently by IATA (4.5% So what is the net effect on the global supply chain? Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments.

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A Baker’s Dozen of Killer Blog Posts

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes our deep roster of logistics experts delved into the nitty gritty of our innovative products and solutions, but most of the time we chose to step back and look at bigger issues in the supply chain universe. No Crystal Ball Required: The Future of Freight Forwarding.

Supply Chain Risk Blog Series#4: Ensuring Continuity During a Disruption

BluJay Solutions

In the last post in our blog series on Supply Chain Risk, we focused the role of regulatory requirements and legislation in supply chain risk planning. Now our attentions turn to continuity - more specifically ensuring supply chains remain in motion when factors outside of your control impact on the multimodal transportation process, creating potential delays. So what is the best way to ensure supply chain continuity during a disruption?

Plenty to be Thankful for in the Supply Chain Universe

BluJay Solutions

Let’s face it: the supply chain world often gives off a glass-half-empty vibe. They lament poor performance, failure to execute or gaps in their strategy and spend a lot of time obsessing over how to make things better.

Free Shipping Just Got More Expensive – Retailers and Consumers to Spend More to Counter Carrier Cost Hikes

BluJay Solutions

Dimensional weight – DIM weight – charging has always applied to air freight where space is at a real premium, and to large items, but has previously not been used for smaller parcels and packages and so has generally not affected online retailers much.

Compliance Domain Expertise Critical to Keeping Global Supply Chain Moving

BluJay Solutions

Experienced supply chain professionals can usually speak authoritatively on issues surrounding transportation and warehousing, yet frequently fall silent on the mysterious world of compliance.

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Harnessing Big Data to Drive Supply Chain Improvements

BluJay Solutions

Big Data is big news, and there are few sectors that generate such huge volumes of transactional data as the global supply chain. But can - and should - logistics services providers (LSPs) and freight forwarders get in on the big data trend?

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

Countdown to ACE: Supply Chain Benefits of ACE

BluJay Solutions

In the first of the Kewill Countdown to ACE blog series, we looked at what ACE will mean for customs brokers and the supply chain as a whole. Having established that the move to ACE is fundamental and far-reaching and will require wholesale changes to the processes used by many Customs brokers today, we now focus on the benefits of ACE to the supply chain industry. . The post Countdown to ACE: Supply Chain Benefits of ACE appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

Gartner believes it will “impact the information available to supply chain leaders and how the supply chain operates, depending on industry.” . Of course IoT is already in widespread use within the supply chain, for example through the use of telematics in road forwarding to drive efficiency in route management and vehicle handling. Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments.

Volumes go up but Supply Chain to Stumble at Last Mile at Peak?

BluJay Solutions

Good news for the freight forwarding industry as air freight volumes are finally on the way up, with industry analyst Transport Intelligence predicting demand for new products from the likes of Apple and Samsung will continue to drive demand higher still.

Radio Silence on Supply Chain Security

BluJay Solutions

Following on from the recent horse-meat scandal in Europe and ongoing concerns around preventing counterfeit goods (with electric components and luxury goods a particular threat) from entering the supply chain, there is renewed focus on shoring up the integrity of the supply chain.

Is It Time to Bring Your TMS Back to the Future?

BluJay Solutions

That’s why I scratch my head when I hear of logistics and supply chain professionals who are still using legacy transportation management systems (TMS). Supply Chains – Then and Now. Remember the 1980s?

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No Crystal Ball Required: The Future of Freight Forwarding

BluJay Solutions

Recently Kewill worked with Transport Intelligence to examine the state of the global freight forwarding industry. The resulting report, “ The Future of Logistics – What Does the Future Hold for Freight Forwarders?

Amazon Gets Serious About China with Supply Chain Investment

BluJay Solutions

it currently lacks the developed road, rail and air freight networks that drove carriers there to establish their businesses, meaning there isn’t always even a single option for delivering a parcel to a customer.

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Cloud-Based IT – Delivering on the Promise of Supply Chain Convergence

BluJay Solutions

It’s been decades since the term ‘Supply Chain Management’ was coined to define the coming together of internal and external supply chain players, as well as the planning and execution teams within supply chain businesses.

Missing Information. What are the Repercussions?

BluJay Solutions

This problem not only happens in traveling scenarios, but also in the cargo supply chain. Imagine, it is Christmas time and a retailer’s supply chain department has no clue on when clothing of new fashion line is going to reach their stores?

CO2 Emissions Reporting Moves Back Up the Supply Chain Agenda

BluJay Solutions

Green’ considerations took a back seat during the global financial crisis, as businesses throughout the supply chain battled for survival. Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments.