Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime.

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4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Cerasis focuses on North American transportation management. Further, we focus on over the road transportation management to include the modes: LTL, Full Truckload, and Small Package. Nationally and internationally, whether the shipper transports the cargo in plastic storage boxes by truck, crates by train, or cases by ship, the keys to success in proper air freight packaging lie in doing the job rapidly, efficiently and safely.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. In many different industries, it can be difficult to secure the kind of operational data you need to make a real impact on your spending. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Looking to Transportation Data to Help Lower Transportation Costs.

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

Cerasis

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. In these most read 10 transportation management or transportation articles this year we saw, as with the other categories, a large portion focus on technology, such as transportation management systems.

The Changing Face of Supply Chain Security

Logistics Bureau

Security has been an issue since supply chains began. Today’s complex networks of storage and intermodal transport face these challenges too. These and other factors have meant a rethink of supply chain security. Basics of Supply Chain Security. Security is part of a bigger whole. They can affect manufacturing, warehousing and transport. Security to defend these areas against deliberate hostility may have several dimensions. Security awareness.

6 Applications and Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management

Cerasis

Let’s talk about Blockchain technology in transportation management. Blockchain technology in transportation management improves effectiveness because of the technology’s capability and chronological elements. The security of blockchain procedures can reduce data entry errors and protect against data corruption , leaks, and breaches. And the chronological elements help with security, logging every time and place an asset changes.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Essentially, blockchain is a shared database that enables different users can append new data, authenticate user’s new data with strong cryptography, and provides incentives for other strangers to manage and secure updates. Christopher Tang.

Transportation Cost Drains

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation expense can cost 5%-10% of gross revenue and will be going up if not managed effectively.” Transportation cost drains drive up costs. Many companies are experiencing dramatic increases in transportation expense that have turned into cash and quality drains for their organization. Savvy financial managers know transportation cost can cost 5%-10% of gross revenue and will be going up if not managed effectively.

C-TPAT: An Update to Supply Chain Security and Trade Compliance

Transplace

C-TPAT: An Update to Supply Chain Security and Trade Compliance. By: Linda Bravo, Corporate Customs Broker, Transplace and Sergio Flores, Safety and Security Coordinator, Transplace. In today’s ever-chaining business environment, organizations are faced with ongoing security challenges. border security, [1] while helping businesses to create impactful security practices throughout their entire supply chain.

Loadsmart and One Network Help Shippers Secure Reliable Transportation at the Lowest Cost

The Network Effect

Loadsmart and One Network Partner to Create a Seamless and Automated Freight Brokering Experience New York, July 23, 2019 — The post Loadsmart and One Network Help Shippers Secure Reliable Transportation at the Lowest Cost appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Transportation freight logistics transportation management

Crossroads 2016: New Ideas on Securing Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Innovation Resilience Transportation Crossroads 2016 conference FDA food poisoning solutions food security food supply chains MIT CTL supply chain risk managementThe global food industry is caught in a dilemma that many supply chain practitioners can relate to: how to improve the transparency of their supply chains at a time when risk mitigation resources are often inadequate.

Blockchain & Transportation Management: How Will the Ledger Technology Impact Shippers?

Cerasis

The promise of an incorruptible ledger for use in transportation management will reduce inefficiencies and create opportunities in supply chains. With the potential blockchain growing with the interest of software giants, more supply chains are turning to blockchain & transportation management with open arms. This results in higher costs of implementation and delays in effective transportation management using new technologies. Blockchain Transportation Management

Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

The recent cyber attacks and security breaches at Target and Home Depot drew executives’ attention to the vulnerability of their companies to this type of crime. In this case, that means challenging the prevailing method for supply chain security in response to the cyber security threat. High-profile breaches such as the ones cited above have spotlighted cyber security, but awareness of the actual risks involved is still relatively limited.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Essentially, blockchain is a shared database that enables different users can append new data, authenticate user’s new data with strong cryptography, and provides incentives for other strangers to manage and secure updates. This incident really calls the security of public blockchains into question. Besides the potential of saving billions of dollars, the private blockchain solution can improve workflow and better visibility and security. Christopher Tang.

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

There are 11 transportation service offerings. The article listed 11 different types of transportation services and I decided to write an overview of those 11 transportation service offerings described in the article. Transportation Service Offering 1 – Small Package. Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane. Air transport ais a vital part of international commerce.

E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

Transportation managers are spending upward of 80 percent of working hours just looking for available shipping capacity, reports Talking Logistics , reflecting a portion of companies that have not leveraged the power of a TMS. E-Commerce Logistics Technology TMS Transportation

How to Secure the Best Carrier Rates for Your Freight

Cerasis

The post How to Secure the Best Carrier Rates for Your Freight appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. It’s that time of year again. Shippers are bracing for the onslaught of holiday peak shopping and shipping season. As carrier rates increase in response to stronger-than-average demand on e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retailers, carrier freight rates will set new records.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

You’ll find some of those quick-career-launching jobs below, along with an overview of the qualifications that will help you secure them. Transportation Planner: A job in transportation planning will see you working closely with logistics managers and, if you work for a logistics provider, with warehouse staff and truck drivers. You will learn much about transport legislation and compliance —and about customer service too.

Fighting for Enhanced Supply Chain Security

Global Trade Management

By Stefan Reidy Cargo theft has been around for centuries; unfortunately, though the crime has evolved together with transportation methods. BSI has recently published the latest Global Supply Chain Security and Business Continuity Risk Index , that highlights the current supply chain security and business continuity threats faced by organizations worldwide. Arviem has the solution to keep the cargo visible by remotely tracking, monitoring and securing valuable shipments.

Five Main Stakeholders Involved In Transportation Decision

Abivin

There are five main stakeholders involved in the transportation decisions: the shipper, the receiver, carriers and agents, the government and the consumer. To understand the complexity of the transportation environment, it is helpful to be aware of the role and perspective for each party 1.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro. While this remains valid, the new treats such as terrorist activities demand more comprehensive supply chain security beyond the four walls perspective. This article will explain to you how to implement the end-to-end supply chain security program. Review of Security Program. 2) FAST Program : Free and Secure Trade is also a program initiated by U.S. Supply Chain Security. NAVIGATE. Basics.

Greater Supply Chain Savings Thanks to Transportation Management

Cerasis

Therefore, more companies have partnered with third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) to achieve greater supply chain savings and presence in such markets through enhanced transportation management systems ( TMSs ). To maintain your role in the global market, you need to understand how 3PLs contribute to an improve transportation networks. Greater Supply Chain Savings Thanks to Transportation Management. Why Do Supply Chains Need Transportation Management?

A Secure Supply Chain – Reducing Cargo Theft Risk

Supply Chain Link

The Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) reported a five-year high in cargo incidents in 2015 with a large percentage of growth in freight thefts year over year 1. The average value per cargo theft incident, occurrences when merchandise is stolen while being stored or transported, was about $187,490 in 2015 2. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Warehousing

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. Think about it as another type of API/EDI – as a different way to communicate securely between partners. That way, information can be shared but remain secure.

Stronger Together: The Americold Operating System

Americold

Food Safety Warehouse Safety Transportation Environment Energy Internet of Things Visibility in Supply Chain Frozen produce Automation IoT Sustainablity Continuous improvement cold storage Temperature-controlled infrastructure food security food supply chain temperature-controlled supply chain AOSConsistency. It’s a familiar key deliverable for food producers and food retailers that builds a strong foundation for brand loyalty.

5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

The Vital Role Played by Transport in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Game Changer

Indeed, economic growth and competitiveness cannot be achieved without efficient transportation, since it enables logistics to bring its advantages into full play. Various Modes Of Transport Working Together. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

FMCG CEE Logistics; Transport, Trucks and Yorkie Bars

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Tachographs have been around for ages but they are now largely superseded by satellite navigation that can track transport and shipments in real time ensuring drivers obey the rules of the road and avoid taking possibly amorous diversions they would rather keep quiet! Load security and integrity can be monitored by a whole host of sensors keeping close watch on temperature, humidity, security seals and how often the doors have been opened and where and when.

How to Ensure Cargo Security

PLS Logistics

If you are lucky enough to avoid cargo theft issues in your transportation activities, you should still be prepared to face it. Cargo theft is one of the 5 main causes of freight claims, as research shows. According to FreightWatch International (FWI), the risk of cargo theft will increase this year, compared to 2014. Cargo theft prevention and recovery network, CargoNet, reported that almost 90 million dollars in cargo was stolen last year. Shippers Shipping Claims

Transportation TIP List: Week of January 13th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of January 13th, 2019. Our TIP List this week covers some of the ways that organizations can achieve transportation success throughout the new year – including insight into innovations such as TMS technology, blockchain and IoT. Trucking executives were sometimes accused of “crying wolf” when it came to driver shortages to secure rate increases — until 2018. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of January 13th, 2019 appeared first on.

4 Challenges in Global Transportation Management

3rdwave

There are 4 fundamental areas where global transportation is challenged. Three of these challenges are variants on traditional transportation challenges and the last is relatively new but growing in importance. Transportation Cost Management. However, where transportation management traditionally focused on the basics of moving “boxes” or “packages”, today it is much more strategic. Transportation information is foundational to managing any global supply chain.

Manufacturing and Cyber Security: A 5 Step Process to Create Internal and Customers’ Peace of Mind

Cerasis

Editor's Note: As we see the transition to digital manufacturing and the use of the cloud and other web-based systems, manufacturing and cyber security continue to collide. Further, as a provider of a web-based transportation management system, Cerasis has our own documentation on how we protect our customer shippers. Cyber security is rapidly becoming a dominant concern for manufacturers and consumers. When Did Manufacturing and Cyber Security Come Into Focus?

Transportation Planners: Their Role as a Catalyst to Automation in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

There are additional advances in automation that push the supply chain toward greater use and deployment of technology and transportation planners are the key. Increased use of ELDs will require transportation planners and supply chain entities work together to ensure compliance and bring information gathered together into one system. Accuracy and security in billing is among key priorities due to increasing demand for lower product and logistics costs.