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. Adoption rates for new services and cloud-based technologies are climbing, and the global transportation management system (TMS) is expanding. The post Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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).

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4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

Cerasis

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

What Is an Automated Freight Settlement?

Cerasis

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.

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.

Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management

Cerasis

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

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.

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

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? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics Transportation Supply Chain E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020

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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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.

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

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. Blog Feature Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Supply Chain Intelligence Transportation Coronavirus COVID-19 Crisis Management FMIC FMIC Pulse freight transportation risk management Risk Mitigation Transportation Intelligence

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

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.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

Chainalytics Wins Award for Delivering Sustainability-Minded Freight Procurement Strategy

CHAINalytics

The award recognizes the company’s innovative transportation procurement work for one of the world’s leading coffee manufacturers and retailers.

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. In April, freight volumes increased from 100,000 loads per weekday to 150,000 loads at its peak, loads remained consistently above 130,000 each day early in the month. The post Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. The biggest issue? Fluctuations in supply and demand.

6 Benefits of Transportation Consolidation Programs & How They Reduce Freight Spend

Cerasis

For manufacturers and shippers, freight spend represents one of the largest costs to the respective company. To combat freight spend, supply chain entities have devoted huge investments and deployed developmental teams to find ways to improve efficiency, manage all parts of the manufacturing and shipping process, and eliminate all sources of delays. However, freight rates are continuing to increase , yet the end users continue to demand lower shipping rates.

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. The Freight Rate Roller Coaster. In the two years or so before 2020, capacity growth had been outstripping the rate at which demand was rising, keeping air freight rates down.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

Cerasis

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! The novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, poured over global supply chains and brought untold disruption. The age of maintaining efficiency in place of responsiveness is now over.

[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. Freight & Logistics Technology Resources 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains.read More.

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 TMSMore and more TMS suppliers are integrating digital marketplaces into their core TMS offering.

Freight Mode Optimization

Supply Chain Game Changer

What’s the Difference Between Freight Management and Logistics Management? Freight mode optimization article and permission to publish here provided by Adam Robinson at FreightWaves.com. LEADING MISCONCEPTIONS AND CHALLENGES OF FREIGHT OPTIMIZATION. Subscribe Here!

The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend)

Talking Logistics

Back in the dotcom days, more than 15 years ago, numerous startups launched transportation marketplaces in a bid to revolutionize the way shippers and carriers worked together. These marketplaces (aka “exchanges”) didn’t work for many reasons, but the prime one was that these startups didn’t really understand the transportation market. But transportation is not a commodity. Will history repeat itself or will transportation marketplaces transform the industry as we know it?

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. The post Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Freight

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Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers

Cerasis

There was a time when freight invoice auditing was just an opportunity. The post Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Freight Accounting Trends Freight Invoice Auditing TrendsIt was an option for companies with the biggest revenues and shipping volumes.

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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 post Freight Economy 2020: Are We Headed for a Recession in Freight or a Boom? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Trends Freight Economy 2020Experts disagree on whether we are heading for a recession or a boom.

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. The post The Road to Freight Management Hell: Why Poor Freight Data Visibility and Outdated Systems Hold Shippers in Purgatory 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. Sustainability can … The post Sustainable Freight Transportation – Finding a Balance with MIT’s Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics. Joining host Chris Caplice to discuss their work on the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative are his MIT colleagues Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene.

Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping

Cerasis

The post Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Uncategorized freight data sharing

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Cerasis Co-Hosts “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” Webinar for U.S. Department of Transportation

Cerasis

The Department of Transportation (DOT) turned to Cerasis, a 3PL with expertise in transportation management by way of technology through their transportation management system (TMS) and managed transportation services, due to their extensive experience in working with shippers and carriers in the rapidly growing sector of freight shipments derived from sales generated through the e-commerce channel.

What are Freight Management Services?

Supply Chain Game Changer

What’s the Difference Between Freight Management and Logistics Management? Freight Management services article and permission to publish here provided by Saheer Gurjot. Why is freight management important? Types of Transport Companies Used in Freight Management Services.

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. The post Effective Freight Management 2020: What Do Shipper’s Need to Compete? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Trends Freight Management 2020

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. The post 9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Logistics Negotiate Freight Rates