Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

Cerasis

The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

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Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

Cerasis

Supply chains across the globe need a better mousetrap to keep freight spend under control and efficiently manage freight. The post Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation. tons of freight in 2015, accounting for 70.1% of domestic freight tonnage.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years and achieving timely and accurate supply chain visibility has always been — and continues to be — a top priority for companies across all industries. The Maturing of the Supply Chain.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

Cerasis

The novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, poured over global supply chains and brought untold disruption. Supply chains of all sizes continuously work around the clock.read More. Freight White Papers Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts. Let’s learn and apply it to supply chain management.

Uber, Amazon, and COVID-19: Shaping the Future of Freight Brokerage

Talking Logistics

COVID-19 is disrupting many aspects of supply chain management. Will COVID-19, for example, lead to an acceleration in digital freight adoption? Last week, Uber Freight announced “a new milestone in [its] vision to.

Top Supply Chain, Logistics, & Freight Videos of 2019 So Far

Cerasis

Today we continue our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the top supply chain, logistics, & freight videos of 2019 so far as featured on the Cerasis YouTube Channel. The top supply chain, logistics, & freight videos of 2019 were measured by views of.read More.

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[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs

Cerasis

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. Case Study Freight Technology Podcast Freight Tech Innovation

How Does Supply Chain Management Work?

PLS Logistics

Supply chain management is a set of activities that includes supply, production, and distribution of a company’s goods. Blog 3pl logistics freight transportation supply chain supply chain management supply chain visibility

TMS and Digital Freight: The Experts Speak

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to TMS and digital freight, there is a lot of interest. As the supply chain world continues down its digital transformation path, digital brokers can play an integral role in easing capacity constraints, opening up new lanes, and providing a benchmarking tool for shippers.

7 Tips to Collect Your Freight Brokerage, Manufacturing, & Supply Chain Accounts Receivables

Cerasis

Freight brokers , manufacturers, and those in the supply chain know as well as anyone that problems with accounts receivable can lead to anything from simple annoyance to a serious business-killing disaster.

BluJay Solutions, Uber Freight: empowering supply chains

BluJay Solutions

Supply Chain Digital covers BluJay’s partnership with Uber Freight , empowering businesses to create resilient global supply chains through cutting-edge freight technology. Read the full story at Supply Chain Digital.

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

Cerasis

The application of freight data holds immense potential. Logistics data is valuable to shippers, freight forwarders, logistics brokers, supply chain partners, third-party logistics providers, customers, and everyone else in the supply chain. Data Freight

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Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain. Freight Transportation Management Trends Transportation Management Trends for 2020

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. Before planners make decisions that will have an impact across the value chain, they need to consider a number of possibilities such as having multiple exchange ratios of specific components when managing container returns.

9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Laura Jelen with negotiations.com who discusses some useful tips on how companies can negotiate freight rates a bit better. Shipping costs are a significant part of the supply chain expense.

Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers

Cerasis

There was a time when freight invoice auditing was just an opportunity. However, carrier actions and the rapid growth of the supply chain through e-commerce and omnichannel fulfillment created a problem where invoices began to succumb to error and inconsistency.

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Freight Economy 2020: Are We Headed for a Recession in Freight or a Boom?

Cerasis

Shippers around the globe continue to express concerns for the state of the freight economy 2020 industry. The reality is simple; organizations that can roll with the changes and adapt supply chain processes will evolve and experience productive years.

Top 10 Most Popular Supply Chain Blog Posts of the First Half of 2019

Cerasis

Today we kick off our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the most popular supply chain blog posts published on the Cerasis blog in 2019. Freight Logistics Supply Chain Transportation Management supply chain articles

Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

The new CEO embarked on several cost reduction initiatives in conjunction with a number of changes (some may argue too fast and too soon) on how the company operates its freight-trains. These are the “knowable unknowns” that can hurt your supply chain performance.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

The factories are closed in these regions and elsewhere around the world because of a combination of restrictions aimed at containing the virus, drops in vehicle demand, and issues with component supply.

Effective Freight Management 2020: What Do Shipper’s Need to Compete?

Cerasis

Effective freight management 2020 initiatives will help supply chains stay relevant and competitive with Amazon and the big box retailers. As the world watches the coronavirus’ epidemic spread, the time for rethinking existing freight management 2020 strategies has arrived.

Nucleus Digital Supply Chain Hub Advances Contactless Supply Chain Efforts

Supply Chain Collaborator

An “earthquake in supply and demand” is how the Wall Street Journal’s Logistics Report characterizes the effects of COVID-19 on supply chain management. The post Nucleus Digital Supply Chain Hub Advances Contactless Supply Chain Efforts appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

Ultimate COVID-19 Supply Chain Resource Roundup

Freightos

As COVID-19 spreads and nations across the globe take measures to contain it, the impacts to the supply chain have been dramatic, fast-changing, and many. Finally, you can always get free access to our Freightos Baltic Index daily freight index here. UPS Supply Chain Solutions.

The Road to Freight Management Hell: Why Poor Freight Data Visibility and Outdated Systems Hold Shippers in Purgatory

Cerasis

The road to freight management Hell is laden with poor freight visibility and outdated systems. Failures within freight data visibility contribute to compounding consequences throughout downstream supply chain operations, and the problem only grows worse from there.

Target Reverse Logistics: Start With the Top Challenges in the Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

Establishing clear channels for the routing of reverse logistics represents a significant challenge in the modern supply-chain. Organizations that successfully target reverse logistics challenges can streamline the returns management process and lower total freight spend.

Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

Cerasis

Freight pricing continues to change across the globe. According to Darren Dodson of Material Handling & Logistics, the state of e-commerce will drive the majority of freight rate changes as more than 8.6 The post Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

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The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! In light of the current situation we thought it was time to learn more about the Toilet Paper Supply Chain. Supply. Supply and Demand in Balance.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Of course, we live in a high technology powered supply chain world, but often, as we noted in our 5 Upfront LTL Tips post, if you don’t remember the basics and best practices, no technology is going to fix those issues, but only make them more apparent. Trusting your Supply Chain.

What Are the Most Important 2020 Freight Metrics to Know?

Cerasis

In early 2020, the market forecast for freight looked bright. Then, coronavirus happened to spread, and now, it will impact global supply chains. The post What Are the Most Important 2020 Freight Metrics to Know? Data Freight 2020 freight metrics

Best Practices for Inbound Freight Management

PLS Logistics

Every company works to analyze its supply chain costs and eliminate unnecessary costs and processes. Regardless of how complex your supply chain is, every part of it matters, however, not every part of the supply chain is assessed equally.

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

ToolsGroup

With the introduction of digital supply chains, the industry is moving into an era arguably on par with the industrial revolution. To deliver business transformation, the gap between company goals and digital supply chain strategy needs to close.

Transportation Trends: The Rise of Digital Freight Matching

PINC

As shippers continue to face challenges like the truck driver shortage, capacity crunches, and rising freight costs, digital freight matching helps to fill the gap between the nation’s independent carriers and the companies that rely on them.

[PODCAST] The Digitization of Freight: Where are We?

Cerasis

Listen to “The Digitization of Freight: Where are We?” The post [PODCAST] The Digitization of Freight: Where are We? Freight Podcast Digitization of Freight” on Spreaker.