Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

GlobalTranz

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

4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

GlobalTranz

The post 4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Transportation Multimodal transportation

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Today’s Freight Transportation Market: Answers to 9 Common Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

Robinson experts provided in-depth analysis of current supply and demand trends, our updated forecast, and the impact of global import volumes on North American freight transportation. Is the shortfall in drivers going to advance the push to self-driving, long-haul freight operations?

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS).

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.

 Best Practices to Improve OTR Transportation

GlobalTranz

Managing OTR transportation through disruption is a complex process. We’re sharing seven best practices to improve OTR transportation management, enabling shippers to stay competitive in the face of disruption. Across OTR Transportation Modes. OTR transportation optimization?is

Transportation as a Service: The Value of Cloud-Based Transportation Management + 3PL Partnerships

GlobalTranz

Cloud-based transportation management offers a variety of benefits for businesses that operate in the global supply chain. But there are times when it becomes necessary to outsource the entire process thoroughly, which many refer to as transportation as a service.

Why Strategic Partnerships Enable OTR Freight Management

GlobalTranz

OTR freight represents a long-standing aspect of supply chain operations and transportation management. M odern transportation networks and supply chains continuously adapt to market volatility and transitions. Carrier Vetting for OTR Freight .

Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS).

What Is an Automated Freight Settlement?

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, there remain opportunities to recapture freight spend within the freight settlement process that automated freight settlement could solve. According to Inbound Logistics, the costs of failure to consider automation in logistics and freight settlement is.read More.

5 Transportation Management Optimization Practices

GlobalTranz

The world of logistics and managed transportation is continuously evolving. Transportation professionals are tasked with reducing costs while increasing customer satisfaction levels. Transportation Management Optimization #1: Shipment Pooling.

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. technology transportation innovation digital supply chain digital freight matching

Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers

The Logistics of Logistics

Original article: Warner’s Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers. In light of the global environment in the past year and a half, we listed the top transportation & logistics influencers. The road hasn’t been easy for the transportation and logistics industries.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance

GlobalTranz

Creating a data-driven supply chain tracking important transportation metrics helps shippers respond and adapt as quickly as possible to known and unknown events. Why Monitor Transportation Metrics. Which Transportation Metrics Should Shippers Track to Manage Transportation.

Spot freight shipping: What is market rate and how can you achieve it?

CH Robinson Logistics

As the transportation market continues to be undersupplied, many freight shippers are delving deeper into their route guides and going to the spot market to gain tender acceptance. Shipper Transportation Market Featured freight market Freight transportation spot freight

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

GlobalTranz

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. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

A New Approach to Contract Freight: How Shippers Can Refocus Their Transportation Strategy in 2021

Talking Logistics

In 2020, we saw the transportation industry’s resilience first-hand, as all parties of the supply chain navigated a challenging freight landscape to get goods to market. Read more A New Approach to Contract Freight: How Shippers Can Refocus Their Transportation Strategy in 2021.

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. tons of freight in 2015, accounting for 70.1% of domestic freight tonnage. Miscellanea freight supply chain management Freight transportation

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

Geodis acquires broker Velocity Freight Transport

The Supply Chain Journal

French logistics company Geodis said Tuesday that it has acquired freight broker Velocity Freight Transport Inc. Gross revenue is the amount of revenue a broker generates before deducting the cost of transportation.

2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Let’s take a look then, at each sector in turn, starting with air freight. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020.

Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management

GlobalTranz

One of which is converting to automated freight management. The post Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Automation Freight automated freight management

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

GlobalTranz

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?

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.

When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past. Indicator 2: Freight Spend Seems to Be Spiraling Out of Control. Blog Transportation Management

Lean on 3PLs for Intermodal Freight Transport for Bulk Products

Bulk Connection

For importers and domestic shippers, intermodal freight transport is a key component of the modern supply chain. Bulk Transportation Dry Bulk Transport Liquid Bulk Transport

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TMS and Digital Freight: The Experts Speak

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to TMS and digital freight, there is a lot of interest. The post TMS and Digital Freight: The Experts Speak appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation Transportation Management Systems digital brokerage Digital Freight Matching TMS

Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility

CHAINalytics

Freight transportation is constantly defined by the ups and downs of the market. The pandemic has underscored this reality, and many are wondering if it is time to exit the rollercoaster ride and find a more efficient way to manage freight costs and capacity on an ongoing basis.

Freight Procurement in a Pandemic: Preparing for the Bid

CHAINalytics

If your company has decided to tender its freight to secure new contract rates for 2021, you’ve got your work cut out for you. This is especially true when it comes to figuring out the lanes and volumes to include in the bid.

In a Turbulent Freight Shipping Market, our Experts Answer your 7 Top Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

webinar of 2021, my colleagues and I provided analysis on today’s leading freight shipping topics, including the potential impact of the U.S. We answered questions live, but there were many great freight shipping questions submitted that we didn’t have time to address.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

GlobalTranz

The post [WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight White Papers Freight Management Amid UncertaintyFill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox!

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

GlobalTranz

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. Freight Logistics Negotiate Freight Rates

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

GlobalTranz

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

The Challenge of Freight Container Utilisation and Why it Matters

Logistics Bureau

Shipping air inside expensive freight containers has never been a cost-effective approach to transportation. 3) The manufacturing, ordering, and transportation processes for your goods.

GEODIS Announces Acquisition of Velocity Transport, Expanding Freight Brokerage Capacity

Supply Chain Brain

GEODIS, a global supply chain operator, has agreed to acquire all of the assets of Velocity Freight Transport, Inc., freight brokerage company based in Plano, Texas

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