Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

Cerasis

The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern. Logistics Supply Chain Transportation

The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

The $4,000 Transportation Question. Which brings me to the title of this post, the $4,000 transportation question. My transportation team was asked to ship a large number of bulky visual displays via air freight so that they could be shipped to stores that were already finding ways to display product without those specific items. Julio Bolger is the Transportation Manager for a mid-sized retailer responsible for all product moving internationally and domestically.

What Are the KPIs of a Transportation Management System

Cerasis

The post What Are the KPIs of a Transportation Management System appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Key performance indicators (KPIs) refer to the targeted goals that rely on metrics to provide a snapshot of the health of your operation.

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. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed?

Talking Logistics

New Department of Transportation regulations for driver hours-of-service have impacted driver productivity, requiring more drivers to make up for the decrease. The post Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed? Current Capacity Outlook.

Transformative Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

It can be a difficult choice to make; supply chains are not one-size-fits-all, and your transportation technology solutions shouldn’t be, either. It could be the “just right” fit a company is looking for, especially when considering large-scale changes to a transportation model.

What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

The post What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is expected to accelerate the deployment of 5G networks in the U.S.

TMS Data: What Should a Transportation Management System Track?

Cerasis

The post TMS Data: What Should a Transportation Management System Track? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Implementing a TMS opens the door to new insights and advanced reporting capabilities.

Transportation Management

LeanCor

The Laws of Lean Transportation Management. There are all these things in life that we think “Oh, I cannot live without that,” and if it wasn’t for transportation management we most likely would not have anything we want or need on time. Transportation Management Cost Consideration.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up.

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. The post How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Darren Miesner PDCA Transplace transportation management

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.

10 Steps to Integrate a Transportation Management System to Other Supply Chain Systems

Cerasis

The post 10 Steps to Integrate a Transportation Management System to Other Supply Chain Systems appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. TMS Integrate a Transportation Management System

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4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience

Talking Logistics

Robinson discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: One of the 4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience is Portfolio Strategy. The second pillar is Transportation Strategies. How does a TMS enable a successful transportation experience?

9 Steps to Onboarding a Transportation Management System

Cerasis

Deciding to implement a Transportation Management System (TMS) will significantly augment your team’s ability to respond to changes within the supply chain, secure additional trucking capacity, and overcome everyday challenges.

Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

Cerasis

Expected Transportation Capacity Issues. The concern and dialog about the transportation capacity issues for our country have bridged the past two decades and beyond. 4 Drivers of the Looming Transportation Capacity Crisis of 2017.

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Kuebix

The term ‘Transportation Management System’ or TMS has become more common in the supply chain industry as companies turn to technology to stay competitive in a changing marketplace. The post What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)? Blog Technology TMS kuebix kuebix tms technology transportation management system

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.

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.

SCLA – Transportation Innovation, Customer Experience and Growth

Descartes

My participation was in the transportation area, and I have summarized the event to help share the insights I took from the event A couple of weeks ago SCLA (Supply Chain Leaders in Action) held its annual conference in Fort Meyers, Florida.

What Is a Transportation Management System & 6 Ways a TMS Optimizes Shippers?

Cerasis

The post What Is a Transportation Management System & 6 Ways a TMS Optimizes Shippers? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. TMS What is a Transportation Management SystemSupply chain management is a complex, ever-changing process. The actions of yesterday do not necessarily reflect the best practices of tomorrow.

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

Transportation Management Challenges in E-Commerce Although e-commerce represents an excellent opportunity for shippers, it results in the creation of additional challenges in managing freight spend and moving products. Benchmark existing freight spend and use of transportation modes.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Department of Transportation and future rulemaking. Department of Transportation (U.S. He monitors regulatory and legislative issues impacting the transportation and produce industries for C.H.

[Video] How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

Darren Miesner, VP of Operations at Transplace, discusses how companies can prepare their supply chain for transportation capacity challenges. Darren Miesner, VP of Operations at Transplace, discusses how companies can prepare their supply chain for transportation capacity challenges.

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

Cerasis

One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management. We call this the transportation supply chain. What is the Transportation Supply Chain? Transportation refers to the movement of product from one location to another as it makes its way from the beginning of a supply chain to the customer’s handle. Any supply chain’s success is closely linked to the appropriate use of transportation.

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management

Cerasis

The percentage increase describes consumer applications, but the idea of connected vehicles should garner interest from other sectors such as shipping, logistics, and transportation. As applied to transportation management, that automated decision-making ability is critical.

How Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry

Kuebix

The post How Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry appeared first on Kuebix. Amazon Effect Blog Drones e-Commerce Amazon Artificial Intelligence Customer Expectations Prime Air Supply Chain transportationWhat’s the Big Hype About Amazon?

The Transportation Management System Barbell

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for this year was that the transportation management system (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped ( mirroring what is happening in the third-party logistics industry ). “We’re

Transportation Trends: The Rise of Digital Freight Matching

PINC YMS

technology transportation innovation digital supply chain digital freight matching

A Portfolio Management Approach to Transportation Optimization

Talking Logistics

A more effective practice is to take a “portfolio management” approach to transportation analysis and optimization, which provides deeper insights into what’s really happening in your transportation network and unlocks greater opportunities for cost savings and continuous improvement.

Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. Transportation Procurement: Things to Keep in Mind. With the opportunity we are currently seeing in the marketplace, there is opportunity to save money on transportation.

Transportation Logistics

LeanCor

6 Solutions for Your International Transportation Logistics Challenges. Other challenges in international transportation logistics can include supply chain velocity, variability, visibility, and complexities in documentation and diverse requirements.

[WHITE PAPER] Why Blockchain is Set to Transform Transportation Management

Cerasis

Blockchain set to Transform Transportation Management & Trucking Blockchain’s use in logistics and transportation management is an exciting area of study. In the age of software-as-a-service and cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS).

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.