A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

On June 23, 2015, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) released the “State of Logistics Report,” which happens to be in its 26 th year. For members of the CSCMP , the cost of the report is free, but it stands out at $295.00

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Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

Cerasis

percent gross domestic product (GDP), reports the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Shipping rates will continue to soar, and demand for more capacity will push the stretched industry to its breaking point, says Michael Angell of Freight Waves.

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11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

These giants have deep pockets, capable of offering low-cost, if not free, parcel shipping. However, that does not mean all shippers must face the challenges to ship parcel at their expense. If shippers charge to ship parcel, customers will simply go to Amazon.

Navigate Shipping Landscape with Proactive Analytics

Talking Logistics

While we live in an age where same-day delivery and free shipping have become customer expectations, we also live in an age where dimensional weighting and quarterly accessorial increases have become a reality from the carrier. We have all run retrospective reports based on paid invoice data.

Manufacturing and Covid-19: 11 Major Reports Summarised

Unleashed

In this executive summary we provide excerpts from 11 major reports and articles, plus links for further information. Australia & New Zealand reports. Read the report. Read the report. Read the report. Global reports. Read the report.

How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable.

Shipping Less-Than-Truckload Freight in E-Commerce: Shipping Online Is More Than Just Parcel Shipments

Cerasis

Those that seek to succeed in shipping online need to know a few things about why less-than-truckload may be the solution, how customers’ expectations are increasing, and what benefits less-than-truckload offers. Apply Standard Shipping and Handling Costs to Freight Quotes.

E-Commerce Shipping Strategy Challenges to Consider for Perfect Implementation

Cerasis

The path to perfect implementation of a new e-commerce shipping strategy is not always clear, and it comes with several challenges that can undermine the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of e-commerce. International trade and customs issues reports Toby Gooley of DC Velocity.

Tips & Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipping in Each Over-the-Road Shipping Mode

Cerasis

When it comes to over-the-road (OTR) shipping, e-commerce becomes even more difficult, requiring advanced knowledge of various carriers, rates, HOS regulations, the ELD mandate and more. So, implementing the best practices for e-commerce shipping must go beyond the simplistic views of standard OTR transportation. In the world of e-commerce , it is not enough to focus solely on small package or LTL shipping. Maximize shipping lane use by reducing deadhead.

Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019

Transplace

Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019. Our quarterly industry report is your resource for the latest information on the entire transportation landscape. The post Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019 appeared first on.

Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019

Transplace

Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019. Our quarterly industry report is your resource for the latest information on the entire transportation landscape. The post Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019 appeared first on.

How a TMS Optimizes Multimodal Shipping

MercuryGate

One shipping strategy, relying on multiple modes throughout the journey with a specific carrier, is multimodal shipping. Unfortunately, multimodal shipping remains an often-underfunded aspect of supply chain management.

Decarbonization of shipping in 2050: More needs to be done, and quicker, says report

EFT

Shipping decarbonization is "off course", said DNV GL's Øyvind Endresen, one of the report's authors, and there needs to be more effort to achieve the IMO's climate goals. Furthermore, it is a fuel that LPG operated ships could transition to, even though there are few in service today.

Big Ships, Big Problems?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCVs) take the idea of economies of scale to new levels in the container shipping business. But these mammoth ships also bring some large-scale challenges.

Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting

Transplace

Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting . To help meet the increasing demands from retailers put on today’s CPG shippers, Transplace has created The Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report.

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

Our business development & leadership teams have been all over the world, attending major blockchain conferences and hosting a suite of events specific to shipping and logistics. The post The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No.

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Multichannel Fulfillment & Shipping: Considerations for Wholesale Distributors & OEMs in the Transition From Single Channel Shipping

Cerasis

E-commerce has presented wholesale distributors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a crown opportunity for growth, but it comes at the cost of transitioning from single-channel shipping. Over the last year, average e-commerce sales have increased more than 15 percent, revealing the increasing demand for multichannel fulfillment and shipping. Adapting supply chain systems to succeed in multichannel fulfillment and shipping, also requires additional setup time.

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

Our business development & leadership teams have been all over the world, attending major blockchain conferences and hosting a suite of events specific to shipping and logistics. The post The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No.

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Retail Shipping Perfection is a Costly Reality

Zipline Logistics

Reports estimate that 24 percent of Amazon’s online revenue comes from this issue alone.”. What Does that Mean for Your Retail Shipping Efforts? There are many moving parts in retail shipping. What Does the Demand for Perfection in Retail Shipping Equate to?

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. The Shipping Capacity Crunch Is Back After an Active Storm Season. Congdon, reports DC Velocity.

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017

Cerasis

It is no longer bound by the traditional constraints of the economy, and Amazon is gearing up to begin expanding to be the best of the global freight shipping providers. As a result, your company needs to think about these freight shipping trends and how you can prepare to respond to them as soon as possible. 8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017. Freight Shipping Providers Will Focus on ELD Implementation.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. In a fairly ominous report sent out this week, Morgan Stanely stated that “Global recession in 2020 is now our base case.”. What Happens to Shipping.

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Not long ago, people would take a Saturday afternoon to visit a furniture showroom, sit on several couches, fill out an order form, write a check, and wait six to twelve weeks for the sofa to be shipped to the store. Market Research.com reports that online furniture stores are becoming the fastest-growing channel at a compound annual growth rate of 16.6%. Two-day shipping standards for packages is impacting consumer expectations of large format deliveries.

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

We will turn over each stone and consider how innovative technology will shape the future of shipping and logistics. So, let us reflect on the peak shipping season trends we saw at the close of 2018 and how those trends will affect the industry now and throughout 2019.

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Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

The prices of fuel continued to drop, and growth in the logistics industry slowed to a painstaking crawl of less than So, let’s take a closer look at what findings were released within the 2016 State of Logistics (SOL) report and how they impact current and future logistics processes.

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5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Recent reports by Cass Freight Index and American Trucking Associations (ATA) show mixed perspectives with year over year growth struggling against the backdrop of a record 2018. Market changes prompt new freight shipping strategies.

Report Points to Increase of Shippers Outsourcing Transportation Management Due to These 4 Core Benefits

Cerasis

According to a recent report from Evan Armstrong of Armstrong & Associates, the 3pl industry is expected to see even more growth in the coming years than it saw from 2010-2013. And while the way you ship and the prices you pay will have a big influence on it, there are other elements involved as well that all need to be looked at. Because all of the activity happens in this transportation management platform, several reports and custom analysis can be created.

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

Cerasis

Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics. Shippers should work with multiple carriers and tap into the value of both LTL and intermodal shipping too.

Why Mastering E-Commerce Shipping Strategies Will Help Retailers Avoid the “Retail Apocalypse”

Cerasis

To achieve lasting success, shippers need to understand how e-commerce shipping strategies are quintessential steps in this process. The simple truth behind the retail apocalypse is that it is not coming today or tomorrow, but it could happen within the next decade for retailers and shippers that do not reevaluate their use of e-commerce and develop robust e-commerce shipping strategies. An Effective E-Commerce Shipping Strategy Mitigates Losses From the “Retail Apocalypse.”

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Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Full features of the multi-parcel carrier shipping solution: Choose from multiple parcel carriers by price and transit time. Robust reporting and analytics.

The Dispatch Report | March 2019, Issue No. 11

Shipchain

So far, we have been overwhelmed with the amount of interest in what we’ve built, and we are so ready to watch it transform the world of shipping and logistics as we know it. We were quickly met with a request for a second, so we are currently working on building and shipping the second box.

Differences Between LTL Shipping and TL Shipping

PLS Logistics

Deciding the best mode to ship your freight can be complicated. The 2016 logistics report exposed challenges in over-the-road (OTR) transportation; truckload carriers have extra capacity, most shippers have surplus inventory and consumer spending is low. LTL Shipping Truckload

Stopping Shipping Shenanigans – The Value of Good Reporting in Your TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

The problem seems to be that most shippers don’t know what they don’t know as evidenced by the paltry 11% of shippers who say they achieve visibility via their TMS solution in a recent American Shipper report. If strategic supply chain transformation simply cannot occur without solid reporting in the TMS, why do so many shippers still fail to take advantage of reporting in their TMS? How well does your TMS drive process improvement and efficiency in transportation logistics?

Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks, Drones and Ships

Freightos

Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks and Ships. LogTech venture capital investments have been growing rapidly these past years, as recently reported by CB Insights. to ship a 5 lb package the full distance from Shenzhen to Los Angeles. billion on shipping in Q3 2016.

A Look at Some of the Biggest Trends in Shipping and Logistics

Shipchain

Trends in shipping and logistics like the rising popularity of e-commerce and blockchain technology are already changing the fabric of the industry as we know it. Read on for a more in-depth look at some of the biggest trends in shipping and logistics taking place this year. .

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