What is Multimodal Shipping?

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Multimodal shipping represents how companies can find new value within their supply chains and augment efficiency without dramatically increasing landed costs. The post What is Multimodal Shipping? Freight multimodal shipping

Challenges in Multimodal Shipping Management

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And more companies are turning to multimodal shipping management as an alternative to sticking with a single-mode. The post Challenges in Multimodal Shipping Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight multimodal shipping management

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The Biggest Container Ships in 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Since the recent blockade in the Suez Canal, it has put large container ships into the spotlight. While the stuck cargo ship “Ever Given” is one of the biggest ships… General container ship container ships shipping supply chain

Time to start prepping for Christmas shipping capacity crunch

The Supply Chain Journal

And as retailers struggle to catch up, imports could be capped in the months ahead by a trans-Pacific shipping network that has reached its limit. import volumes in the future, when ships from various export destinations arrive at American ports.

Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. Are you ready?

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Whether it’s really cold or hotter than the hinges, temperature-controlled shipping plays a vital role in the supply chain. Let’s go over some tips on how to pack and ship for temperature-controlled shipping. Freight Shipping & Logistics LTL Shipping Freight Preparation

Wolves and ships

Supply Chain Movement

Instead, for me the start-ups and scale-ups are more like ships and yachts that have to withstand the gigantic waves of the economy, just like the large container ships and oil tankers do as they sail the seas. The post Wolves and ships appeared first on Supply Chain Movement.

Is Your Shipping Strategy Costing You Customers?

Freight Center

Nowadays, it’s difficult to tell if your shipping strategy is working for you or against you. With consumer behaviors changing rapidly, it’s more important than ever to continually revise your shipping strategy. Is your shipping strategy costing you customers?

‘The best quarter ever’ for container shipping giant Maersk

The Supply Chain Journal

We had a total of 50 ships sitting around the Suez Canal, waiting for it to open up. When the ships are sitting for a week in the Red Sea, then obviously, they’re missing somewhere else. As the saying goes: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.”.

The Cold Chain and COVID Vaccine Shipping

Freight Center

It’s been the talk of the town lately, and that includes in the freight shipping community. The cold chain has been heavily impacted by the shipping of the COVID vaccine because of its temperature-sensitive shipping requirements.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping

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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from a guest author, Michael Gorman, who shares five different ways of going green with carbon-neutral shipping. The post 5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Shipping During Hurricane Season

Freight Center

As we know, when it comes to keeping your small business shipping smoothly, it’s important to have a plan, including a disaster recovery plan. Here are some tips for shipping during hurricane season to help you protect your shipments and make sure your customers’ needs are met.

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

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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?

Who Ships the Most Pumpkins?

Freight Center

Shipping pumpkins isn’t like shipping other seasonal produce out there and can be difficult and costly if not done properly. Boost your pumpkin supply chain today with this crash course and discover who ships the most pumpkins!

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible?

5 Steps to Start Planning Your Peak Season Shipping Strategy | Fast Freight Five VIDEO

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The post 5 Steps to Start Planning Your Peak Season Shipping Strategy | Fast Freight Five VIDEO appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Peak Season Videos Peak Season Shipping Strategy

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Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA

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The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has contributed to what might be described as the biggest supply chain shipping disruption of the century. The post Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Logistics Supply Chain Shipping Disruption

Drop Shipping Teddy Bears!

Supply Chain Game Changer

All goods would be shipped from anywhere around the world into a single Distribution Centre. From that single Distribution Centre we would in turn ship the goods back out to consumers across the country as they were ordered on-line. This is drop shipping in action.

How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless

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When most people think of shipping containers, they think of exactly what’s in the name: shipping. Formally known as an integral part of virtually any product moving across a supply chain, shipping containers keep products safe from external forces like weather and theft. However, recent advancements have been made to use shipping containers to solve […]. The post How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless appeared first on Kuebix.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

What is LTL Shipping?

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Learn about: Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping Advantages of LTL Factors determining shipping rates. Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a system of transporting a smaller shipment than a typical truck filled with one order. Get better shipping rates.

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

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Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. The post 10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper | Talking Freight VIDEO

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[link] Lets Talk – Omnichannel and Multimodal Shipping Trends The global supply chain is sick. The post Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper | Talking Freight VIDEO appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Pharma Shipping Best Practices in the Time of COVID

Intelligent Audit

Pharma shipping leaders have been leading the way to improve the distribution rates for the COVID-19 vaccines. The best practices for shipping have always utilized current technology and innovation. Improve Pharma Shipping in Your Network With the Right Data Analytics Provider.

How to Plan for Shipping Success in 2021

Freight Center

But, even with the unpredictability variable always at play, there are ways you can prepare for a better shipping year ahead. Freight Shipping & Logistics Business Shipping2020 has been a year none of us will ever forget.

US greenlights fuel transport by foreign ships

The Supply Chain Journal

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has waived the Jones Act to allow a foreign shipping company to move domestic fuel supplies to help shore up fuel supplies on the U.S. ships is always controversial, however, even in emergency situations that affect U.S. flag shipping U.S.

Small Business Shipping During the Holidays with a 3PL

Freight Center

Not only do you need the right shipping solutions, but you need them at the best rates and on a deadline. Shipping freight without expert guidance makes accomplishing all of this pretty challenging. So how can you meet all these needs and ship easier?

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[PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion

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Listen to “The Application of Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Blockchain Freight Podcast Blockchain in Shipping

Cybersecurity and Freight Shipping: Keeping Your Supply Chain Secure

Freight Center

Keeping your supply chain secure when it comes to cybersecurity and freight shipping is becoming a top priority for logistics managers everywhere as our industry moves more into the digital age of freight. Technology Shipping TipsIt seems like we are hearing almost daily in the news about more and more mass scale cyberattacks and hacks.

Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Winter freight shipping always tests the strength of the logistics industry and e-commerce. Below is a quick list of the top winter freight shipping tips to help guide you and keep your supply chain hot during the trickiest time for shipping. And you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know the effects a snowstorm has on highways and freight shipping. If you need to get your shipment somewhere at a specific time, consider expedited shipping options.

LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software

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The post LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The topic of supply chain risk management has taken on a new persona as the global supply chain endures the COVID-19 crisis.

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

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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. Rather than giving up, shippers need to consider what Amazon and the big box giants have done right and apply these concepts as part of a robust parcel shipping strategy. If shippers charge to ship parcel, customers will simply go to Amazon. Negotiate Shipping Rates Like a Pro.

What is Drop Shipping? How does Drop Shipping work?

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If you’re that kind of person, then drop shipping is the thing for you. What is Drop Shipping? Drop shipping is a business method where you (store owner/ retailer) ship products directly from manufacturers or wholesalers to the customer. How does Drop Shipping work?

Automotive Shipping: Semiconductors Causing Capacity Issues & What to Do About It

Intelligent Audit

Several significant disruptions have significantly impacted the automotive shipping industry in recent years. Facing current capacity issues and addressing their impact on the supply chain is a critical first step for automotive shipping recovery and growth. .

Evolving the Supply Chain for Anywhere-to-Everywhere Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

An increasing number of businesses that never had to worry much about shipping are finding themselves competing with experienced and emerging retailers. Just look at how major pharmacies and healthcare providers are rolling out ship-to-home medical supply services. Traditionally, manufacturers only had to worry about shipping products to […]. Guest Commentary Omni-channel logistics Transportation omni-channel logistics parcel shipping shipping