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Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

Cerasis

The application of analytics offers opportunities to increase supply chain value, and in today’s world, few applications of analytics carry the weight placed on reverse logistics analytics. Data Reverse Logistics reverse logistics analytics

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How to Use Augmented Reality in Logistics

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Mary Byrd who speaks to the ways companies can use augmented reality in logistics. The measure of success of every logistics business is its ability to provide timely and proper delivery services that can translate into a positive customer experience. Therefore to attain success, logistics market players need to.read More. Logistics Augmented Reality in Logistics

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How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management

Cerasis

Lost labels and mislabelled freight result in delays, loss of customer confidence and damage to your business reputation. To combat the problem here’s a way to improve freight labeling for transport and logistics management. Goods in’ depots are unlikely to receive mislabelled freight, while incorrect shipping details could result in cargo ending up at the wrong delivery address. Mislabelled freight is also prone to damage. Freight Logistics

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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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How to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

Cerasis is not a freight forwarder, but technically a freight broker/transportation intermediary who specializes in North American Transportation Mangement primarily for less than truckload shipping, truckload, and small package. Cerasis does work with many freight forwarders who import into the US and need trucks to move from the port inland. We hope this post is helpful for those looking to become a freight forwarder but also for shippers wanting to know how it works. .

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How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

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How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

Cerasis

Managing reverse logistics presents new challenges in the post COVID-19 world. Instead of simply managing returns and isolating defects, supply chain executives must now consider how returned products could lead to higher safety risks. And the need for efficient returns continues to grow in tandem. The post How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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[Video] How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms, discuses how transportation technology can help companies minimize disruptions Podcast version (click to play): Past Episode Past Episode - 3Gtms 3Gtms transportation technology

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How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Last year many shippers were caught flat-footed by rising transportation costs and capacity constraints. It’s safe to say that in 2019 shippers will likely be more vigilant and more proactive in looking for opportunities to better manage and control their transportation costs. How can shippers realize them? That was the focus of my discussion with Matt Anderson, Director, Logistics-as-a-Service at BluJay Solutions , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

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[Video] Current Trends in the Transportation Market and How to Respond

Talking Logistics

Tim Dalton, Director of Professional Services at BluJay Solutions, shares insights and advice on how to successfully navigate the transportation market.

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How to Optimize Reverse Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Optimize Reverse Logistics article and permission to publish here provided by Raanan Cohen at bringg.com. If you think reverse logistics isn’t relevant to your business, think again.

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How To Choose Transportation Mode In Logistics

Abivin

Transportation is an integral part of Logistics. A company cannot function well without being able to ship products across the supply chain. It also allows companies to cross geographic lines between where products are produced and where they are consumed. In logistics, transportation can be defined as a function of planning, scheduling and controlling activities related to mode, vendor, and movement of inventory into and out of an organization.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Logistic Challenges: Helpful Lessons from Complex Manufacturing

Arkieva

Today we will discuss a few of the logistics challenges from the perspective of an industry expert with lots of time in the trenches. With all due respect to public health and government experts, their experience cannot match those with substantial time and proven success in these industries.

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Green Logistics – How To Make Your Transports (Environmentally) Efficient

All Things Supply Chain

Nevertheless, we often find it difficult to actually implement simple routines that benefit our environment in everyday… General Logistics logistics logistics optimization sustainabilityIt is a well-known fact that environmental protection starts on an individual level.

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Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. This technology is set to change the dynamics of how goods are shipped over long distances. For instance, the technology will make transportation much more efficient and speedy.

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3PL & Tax Money Matters: How to Double Your Business by Not Overlooking This 3rd Way

Cerasis

Just last week, I was invited to speak at the National Conference of one of the leading transportation associations. In one session, we focused on how to legally cut your income tax bill by thousands, and also how to get the best settlement from the IRS if you owe them a, uh, boat-load of money! (It’s It’s funny – no matter what group I’m speaking to, one of the hot topics is always “What do I do if I get audited?”. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

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[WHITE PAPER] How to Realize the Substantial Benefits of Final Mile Logistics

Cerasis

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How to Realize the Substantial Benefits of Final Mile Logistics” white paper! This is a must read for those in looking to maximize.read More. Final Mile Logistics White Papers Benefits of Final Mile Logistics

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[e-Book] How To Shift From Tactical To Strategic Logistics and Transportation Management To Create A Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

We release our second e-book today by focusing on strategic logistics and transportation management creates a competitive business advantage for shippers. You can download our first e-Book, "The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries" here. Transportation management is no longer a tactical approach to simply moving freight and doing it at the lowest possible cost.

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How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

Everyone has experienced this scenario: a great event is planned in advance, a timeline is set with a predetermined flow of the party, from when guests arrive to the food and music, all the way to their departure at the end of the evening. The same goes for many planned and well-organized supply chain processes – they carry with them the threat of unplanned and unintended events, especially when moving product from the point of origin to its final destination.

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How to Avoid Missed Inbound Freight Pickups

Cerasis

While shippers often focus on outbound logistics, shippers must not overlook the importance of inbound logistics in reducing costs and achieving full freight visibility. Unfortunately, inbound logistics takes a backseat to outbound logistics, but since most companies operate as resellers of.read More. The post How to Avoid Missed Inbound Freight Pickups appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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How to excel in last mile delivery

DELMIA Quintiq

Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs. Retailers are currently charging customers only 80 percent of the overall delivery costs, which happens to be the most expensive part of the retail supply chain. Supply Chain Dive reports that the last leg of a journey can account for up to 28 percent of a product’s total transportation costs.

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How to Prepare Transportation for Holiday Returns

PLS Logistics

The holiday season is upon us, and retailers must be prepared to avoid seasonal challenges. Return rates have amplified as the percentage of internet sales continues to develop. The shift to e-commerce sales, especially during the holidays, prompts impulse buying and a greater chance of the customer’s later regret, which results in higher return rates. Only 20% of shoppers like to have a carrier pick up a package from their home.

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

If there is one lesson many companies learned the hard way last year, it’s that you have to be prepared for whatever twists and turns might emerge in the transportation market. How do you begin that preparation? How do you know if you’re on the right path? The post How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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The Complexity of Wind Turbine Transportation Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

As the size and complexity of wind turbines grow, so do the manufacturing process requirements and component transportation costs. These new blades approach the limit of existing ground transportation infrastructure in terms of managing their delivery from the factory to the installation site.

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Freight Strategy: How to Recognize the Limits of Your Current Approach

Cerasis

According to Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics, reports Forbes magazine, regardless of the shift, “one of the reasons for tightened capacity is the ongoing driver shortage. The post Freight Strategy: How to Recognize the Limits of Your Current Approach appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Transportation Management Freight Strategy

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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. It’s in your best interests to reduce these costs where possible without compromising the value of the.read More. The post 9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

Cerasis

Meanwhile, above-average truckload demand, notes Inbound Logistics, will push available truckload servicers to the tipping points. The post Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Keeping the workforce happy has always been a critical concern for business owners and supply chain leaders.

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The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Leadership and Strategy Logistics Network Business Platforms Supply Chain Management Transportation direct-to-consumer

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How to Prepare Your Fleet for Harsh Winter Roads

DELMIA Quintiq

If you live in an area that regularly receives ice and snow, what should you be doing to prepare your fleet for the winter months? Anywhere it snows, cities will lay salt or other de-icing chemicals on the roads to melt the snow and prevent the surface from freezing. These chemicals make it safer for drivers, allowing vehicle tires to gain traction on the road. Rust is caused when the electrons in iron bond to oxygen molecules — a process called oxidation.

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How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

Shippers and Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) are constantly evolving – more rapidly than ever due to increasing activity in mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs, changing client and consumer demands, converging business models, and decreasing IT costs. These influences are changing shipper and LSP transportation requirements in real time, which creates a need for designing the right solution to address those challenges.

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage. If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. In this article, we have highlighted the most common, but often overlooked elements to consider. Warehousing eats up about 25% and transportation 60%. Trucking Logistics.

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4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them

Cerasis

Jones discusses 4 last-minute issues that can arise during the delivery process and how to handle them. Ecommerce behemoth Amazon’s ever shorter delivery times have created lofty expectations among customers of supply chain and logistics businesses. The post 4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Delivery Process

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5 Best Practices in Chemical Logistics and How to Implement Them

Logistics Viewpoints

For chemical manufacturers, knowing what you don’t know about your transportation process can be your greatest asset. But many logistics customers are reluctant to admit their shortcomings. Chemical Industry Guest Commentary Logistics Service Providers Transportation Chemical logistics service provider One of the biggest weaknesses we see in new clients is a lack of control over the shipping process, the data and the decision points.

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How to Prepare Your Fleet for Harsh Winter Roads

DELMIA Quintiq

If you live in an area that regularly receives ice and snow, what should you be doing to prepare your fleet for the winter months? Anywhere it snows, cities will lay salt or other de-icing chemicals on the roads to melt the snow and prevent the surface from freezing. These chemicals make it safer for drivers, allowing vehicle tires to gain traction on the road. Rust is caused when the electrons in iron bond to oxygen molecules — a process called oxidation.

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Trends Driving Strategic Freight Management and How to Be Prepared

Cerasis

Shippers have grown accustomed to the changing demands of the industry. Today’s consumers expect faster, free shipping, and they are unwilling to listen to any reason why a shipment was delayed. Combined with the uncertainty in the market and tight capacity, as reported by John Schulz of Logistics Management, shippers are struggling to keep pace.read More.

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