Electric Semi Truck Progress and Ohio Clean Transportation Forum

Zipline Logistics

Zipline Logistics had the honor of attending the very first Clean Transportation Forum hosted earlier this month by UpGrade Ohio. The post Electric Semi Truck Progress and Ohio Clean Transportation Forum appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

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Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption. Even though most have little-to-no IT support or technology, they dominate a mode of transportation that can’t be ignored.

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A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. But there’s a truth about global transportation that applies to all companies, regardless of how they became global: transportation happens locally. As Mike explained: Most companies are trying to get a global view of transportation, but the reality is that transportation happens locally.

From Transactional to Transformational: Successfully Adding Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

As part of a natural evolution of their existing offerings, many carriers and brokers are looking to managed transportation services (MTS) to provide greater value for their customers and growth for their organization. Shippers buying MTS don’t just buy transportation – they buy simplicity.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted.

Still Managing Exceptions Manually? How a TMS Can Help

Talking Logistics

In the good old days, your transportation management system (TMS) could manage nearly all of your transportation workflows. The heart of this exception management is extended visibility into your transportation execution.

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Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio have become prominent exporters of natural gas, alongside historically productive states such as Texas, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. Featured Strategy Transportation energy bottlebecks energy supply and demand gas pipeline system MIT supply chain master's

Dig Deep: What to Know About TMS Hosting, Data Models and Integration

Talking Logistics

If you’ve ever purchased a transportation management system (TMS) for your organization – or any enterprise software – you know that the term “software as a service” (SaaS) gets thrown around a lot.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

It didn’t take long for the recently rebranded BluJay Solutions to make its first acquisition: Blackbay , “a leading provider of mobility-enabled solutions for the transport and logistics industry.” My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen?

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20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

Cerasis

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. Made In Ohio – A terrific local blog with a focus on Ohio industrial concerns, this site is ideal for seeing how changes in the industry affect the common worker. ( @MADEinOHIOus ).

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to technology news, Cloud Logistics announced new enhancements to its transportation management system (TMS), including: Advanced third party logistics (3PL) capabilities to support complex hierarchical relationships and shipping rules.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the article: Amazon already is operating a fleet of 10 Boeing 767 freighters, flying daily out of its air hub in Wilmington, Ohio. I celebrated my 46th birthday this week, and commemorated the 8 year anniversary of my father’s passing, by going to the beach.

Trends—November 2013

Inbound Logistics

Regulatory compliance is top supply chain challenge for healthcare executives; Ohio’s transportation funding plan pays dividends with bridge repair program; GM saves $40 million a year by co-locating stamping and assembly facilities; Collaboration is the key to sustained procurement savings; U.S.

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The Value of a Good Super User for Your TMS

Talking Logistics

One common attribute of a good super user is a really keen understanding of transportation as it relates to their company. There is a skill and an art form that a good super brings to the process of transportation execution.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Equipment shortages at certain inland ramps are at a critical situation with Ohio container ramps as some of the worst impacted. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

For related commentary, see Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode. In the warehouse automation realm, Swisslog announced that it has acquired FORTE Industries, a warehouse automation system integrator based in Mason, Ohio.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. Transportation and freight costs are reduced.

Trends—November 2013

Inbound Logistics

Regulatory compliance is top supply chain challenge for healthcare executives; Ohio’s transportation funding plan pays dividends with bridge repair program; GM saves $40 million a year by co-locating stamping and assembly facilities; Collaboration is the key to sustained procurement savings; U.S.

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

A transportation management system (TMS) can help shippers weigh the pros and cons of each option. For example, a higher cost could be part of a strategy to win market share and align product transportation with that mission. Global TMS Technology Global Transportation Panama Canal

Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies

Freightera

Goal : Freightera was tasked to move 8 heavy, oversize refinery units from Houston, Texas to Toledo, Ohio, USA (over 1250 miles) and 10 flat-bed loads. Project 2 – Oversize Equipment Transport. Project 1 – Heavy Equipment Hauling.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act & F.A.S.T and US Infrastructure Facts

Cerasis

As a transportation management 3PL, the United States Infrastructure and the evolution of and investment of our infrastructure is of great importance to us and our carrier partners. What is the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act? Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sen.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Ohio. Ohio. #19.

Top 25 LTL Carriers 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Roadrunner Transportation – The acquisition of Expedited Freight Systems back in August 2012 must have paid off because in 2013 they saw an increase of 9.4% Central Transport – Thanks to their acquisition of Vitran Express they had by far the largest increase of 28.4%

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Supply Chain Professional Do’s and Don’ts during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

From the woman director controlling over a half a billion dollars worth of global spend in the fast moving consumer goods industry in the ‘big city,” to the little guy ordering replenishment stock for a small chain of regional tire repair shops in Piqua, Ohio. Subscribe Here!

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Columbus , Ohio has recently been a desirable market for carriers. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . Ohio . Ohio Governor Mike DeWine extended the state’s stay-at-home order through the end of May.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine extended the state’s stay-at-home order through the end of May. Vendors should expect commerce to resume at pre-pandemic norms in Ohio.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . Ohio? ? . Ohio Governor Mike DeWine extended the state’s stay-at-home order through the end of May.?However, expect commerce to resume at pre-pandemic norms in Ohio.?? .

How Do We Know National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is Working? Because China is Copying It.

Cerasis

While it may be too early to assess National Network for Manufacturing Innovation’s successes (despite a number of clear early proof points, including the success of the America Makes pilot institute in Youngstown, Ohio), the mere fact that China is copying it is an indication that the institutes are effective. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

By consolidating the shipment of bagged fertilizer and growing media goods into regional on-site warehouses, the Company has been able to: • Maximize truckload space, reducing overall delivered mileage and transportation costs. 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.

Understanding the Need for Supply Chain Visibility in Industry 4.0

Bristlecone

Here’s a scenario: You, the Chief Supply Chain Officer, just received a call from your flagship store in Ohio saying they are running short of inventory. From logistics to transportation, to milestones reached during transit, you would be in the loop – through and through.

Technology Helping Truckers & City Planners Reduce Traffic

Cerasis

The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018. The benefits extend beyond daily commuters and will certainly make life easier for road crews and infrastructure workers — not to mention trucking companies and others who transport time-sensitive goods or for whom arrival time is of particularly vital importance. Twitter The post Technology Helping Truckers & City Planners Reduce Traffic appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Ohio, Fedex (FDX) has an extensive line of services, including on-board courier and temperature control services. One thing Fedex is known for is having transported two pandas as part of a global conservation program ( Fedex ). In 2012, its air transportation business sector revenue (including passenger revenue) was 116,327 hundred million won, and 1.54 Top Five Air Cargo Carriers.

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The Coming Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In effect, relevant data from the IoT needs to be made actionable in solutions such as transportation management systems. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally created by Michael Gaughan and published at [link] Permission to publish here provided by Michael Gaughan.

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