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

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

Their testing spans across many industries including aerospace, automotive, surface transportation, construction, energy, and sports. I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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?

Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-haul transportation industry has been tested daily. Fluctuations in supply and demand. The post Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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.

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.

Freight Transportation & the Coronavirus: Forecasting the Near-Term Effects with MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

The post Freight Transportation & the Coronavirus: Forecasting the Near-Term Effects with MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics.

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

Cerasis

In order to avoid incidents of mismatch between supply and demand, establish more efficient manufacturing and lower costs, it is necessary to establish an environment of consistent supply chain visibility. Everything from sourcing raw materials, manufacturing, to the sales channels which feed supply for a finished product are essential factors. One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management.

The Role of Transportation in Supply Chain Design: A conversation with Chainalytics’ Steve Ellet [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

Episode 17 of the Freightvine podcast explores the benefits of supply chain network modeling when unforeseen scenarios like COVID-19 happen. And why it’s important to get transportation costs right in these models.

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.

Sustainable Freight Transportation – Finding a Balance with MIT’s Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

This week’s Freightvine podcast episode examines the challenges facing freight transportation in the effort to reduce its environmental impact. What is sustainability, particularly when it comes to supply chain management?

[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

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

With visibility as the key driver for an effective supply chain improvement strategy, businesses today must rely on building collaborative relationships in their extended supply chains to gain visibility from end-to-end.

Supply Chain Coronavirus Fears: The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market

Cerasis

Truckers and shippers have real fears over the effects and long-term impact of the supply chain coronavirus disruption. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to change basic supply chain functions. The post Supply Chain Coronavirus Fears: The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain Supply Chain Coronavirus

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. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

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.

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

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.

[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

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.

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

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.

Video 146

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible. Consider diverse scenarios in the production chain before making decisions.

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.

Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know”

CHAINalytics

For twenty years, Supply and Demand Chain Executive has … The post Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know” appeared first on Chainalytics.

[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

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

Data 177

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

However, mobile technology is not new to the transportation world. For mobile technology and transport, the theoretical tipping point is in our rearview mirror. Mobile Technology in Transportation Management Impacts all Points Along the Supply Chain.

Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity

CHAINalytics

Fewer loads, better driver utilization, mode shifting, and minimizing miles through better routing not only reduce your freight costs, these measures also result in less fossil fuel consumption, fewer emissions, and reduced environmental impact.

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.

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.

Lean 177

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.

Why is Transportation Management Important?

Kuebix

Before transportation management systems (TMSs) came into the picture, nearly all logistics processes were done on paper. Shippers spent countless hours calling and emailing internal and external partners just to ship their freight. The post Why is Transportation Management Important?

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.

Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity

Kuebix

As the crisis from the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the complex workings of the United States’ supply chain have been thrust into the general public’s view.