Assessing Freight Sustainability

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

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.

5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The key to sustaining healthy 3PL relationships is very much dependent on the person that is given the role to manage the relationship with the 3PL service provider. The post 5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Freight Bill Post Audit Vs. Freight Bill Pre Audit: Benefits, The Difference, and Why They’re Both Important

Cerasis

Freight payment and audit services have evolved considerably beyond their one-time scope of correcting errors and recouping spending for already-paid freight bills, particularly in the United States. Freight Audit Benefits. of the freight invoices. Freight Bill Post Audit.

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.

Sustainable Logistics: Making the Last Mile Eco-Friendly!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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. This article is the first in a series on creating sustainable logistics for last-mile delivery.

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

Enhanced use of sustainable practices, building brand value along the way. Success in last mile in e-commerce also goes back to the use of sustainable practices throughout the entire supply chain. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Last Mile

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. Smaller companies have lean shipping departments and are often focused on moving product with little time and energy remaining to negotiate contracts and analyze freight spend. Disaggregate freight spend data. When analyzing freight spend, the devil is in the details.

The Future of the Freight Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

The Future of the Freight Supply Chain. With the extensive possibilities in AI, the future supply chain holds the promise of being completely autonomous and self-sustaining.

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

Utilizing Best-Practices to Create the Holy Trinity of Freight Accounting

Cerasis

That's why it's vital for shippers to keep freight accounting best practices top of mind during this period of a slow-growing economy. What’s the Difference Between Freight Payment Processing and Freight Auditing? How Will Freight Invoice Consolidation Impact the Industry?

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.

Supply Chain Strategies For Improving Freight Capacity in a Tightened Market

CHAINalytics

While growing demand due to sustained economic growth is mostly to blame for the current state of the market, it is also important to point … The post Supply Chain Strategies For Improving Freight Capacity in a Tightened Market appeared first on Chainalytics.

[Video] The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network

Talking Logistics

The post [Video] The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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. VC ❤️ Freight Startups. In a decade’s time, freight will likely still be moved in containers and boxes on airplanes and ships. Moving data better means moving freight better. A whopping $13.92

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.

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.

Revenue Management for Rail Freight Profitability

Talking Logistics

The current outlook for the rail freight industry is, at best, mixed. Where rail freight once was the price-competitive transport mode of choice, low fuel prices and increased availability of trucks in the spot market have resulted in low freight rates that are expected to remain low¹.

Gap Widens Between Contract and Spot Market Freight Rates

DAT Solutions

Spot market freight was stuck in neutral for most of the third quarter , with some pockets of seasonal activity. Recognizing that 2014 was extraordinary in many ways, the past month looks anemic even when compared to the more typical freight movement of September 2013. Freight Rates

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. Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

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.

Cluster-Based Freight Corridors Could Drive Sustainable Logistics in Europe

Supply Chain @ MIT

A hyper-connected network of logistics clusters could play a key role in achieving the European Union’s goal of creating a sustainable, more efficient freight transportation system.

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.

Ryder Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Supply Chain Network

a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it has published a Corporate Sustainability Report highlighting Ryder’s progress towards improving the communities and environments where the Company does business. “As a leading provider of transportation and logistics solutions, our stakeholders expect us to be stewards of real-world efficiency and sustainability,” stated Ryder Chairman and CEO Greg Swienton.

Urban logistics. Urban myth, or sustainable supply chain strategy?

BluJay Solutions

Clearly there are competitive concerns for LSPs here, who will be worried in equal measure about losing business or margin, or missing out on gaining business through co-operating in a more sustainable urban logistics model. Urban myth, or sustainable supply chain strategy?

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

Freightera

The firm’s press release noted that “Clean50 is one of the most important awards for corporate contribution to environmental sustainability in Canada.”. The post Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts appeared first on Freightera Blog.

How TMS Plays a Role in Marrying Sustainability with Food Safety

Supply Chain Collaborator

Concerns about food safety and, perhaps more critically, sustainable food production are behind the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) currently being implemented in the United States. How do supply chain technologies help achieve both safety and sustainability in our food supply?

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Uber Freight expands business to shippers (Fox Business). Guest Voices: Straw Man Solutions for Sustainable Supply Chains (WSJ – sub. As you read this, my wife and I will be on the road, driving our oldest daughter H to begin her freshman year in college.

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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.

On the Track to Profitability: The Power of Pricing Analytics in Rail Freight

Talking Logistics

The current outlook for the rail freight industry is, at best, mixed. Where rail freight once was the price-competitive transport mode of choice, low fuel prices and increased availability of trucks in the spot market have resulted in low freight rates that are expected to remain low.

The Logistics Sector Leans in to 2050 Climate Goals

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Sustainability Transportation climate change emissions disclosure in freight transportation Global Climate Action Summitate MIT Center Transportation & Logistics MIT Sustainable Supply Chains science-based transportation emissions targets

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The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network

Talking Logistics

And what’s the role of technology in enabling a better way to build a sustainable and reliable capacity network? Prasad points out that despite the perception, the largest carriers only carry a small percentage of the total freight shipments. The post The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.