4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

Cerasis

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Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process? Read more Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative.

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The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

Trending Transportation Updates: November 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of November 2020!

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider.

Transportation Management 2021 Outlook

NFI

Transportation Management 2021 Outlook Featuring Jeff Kanterman, RVP of Transportation Management at NFI What do you think will be in store for transportation management in 2021? Transportation

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

Cerasis

Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. That is where multimodal metrics that leverage transportation data can make all the difference.

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. Of course, you always want to start with trusted transportation on.read More. The post Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility

CHAINalytics

Freight transportation is constantly defined by the ups and downs of the market. As a result of recent market swings … The post Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility appeared first on Chainalytics.

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, like inventory, is necessary activity within logistics. Fast, efficient transportation explains a great deal about why cities develop where they do. Transportation Management Cost Consideration.

4 Tips For Excellent Transportation Budgeting

PLS Logistics

Blog shipping costs supply chain visibility transportation rates2020 has proven it’s impossible to be prepared for everything. But even though the global market has been frequently interrupted in recent months, there’s still plenty within your control when it comes to your organization’s shipping strategy, and it’s important to take advantage of the things that will save you money. How to Build a […].

Improving the Transportation Solve: Jointly Optimizing across Inventory and Transportation

Logistics Viewpoints

They can buy and implement a transportation management system (TMS). Or they can outsource transportation planning and execution to a 3PL that provides managed transportation services (MTS). Food & Beverage Industry Inventory Management Logistics Outsourcing Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Management Systems inventory Mananged Transportation optimization TMS

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. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility

CHAINalytics

Freight transportation is constantly defined by the ups and downs of the market. As a result of recent market swings … The post Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility appeared first on Chainalytics.

Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-haul transportation industry has been tested daily. The post Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Supply Chain Visibility Transportation Transportation Management Systems COVID-19 digital freight network supply chain visibility transportation managementThe biggest issue? Fluctuations in supply and demand.

Preparing Supply Chain Networks for Vaccine Transportation

PLS Logistics

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed supply chain networks and the way businesses operate. Now, almost every company that has a supply chain is leaning into a more flexible and agile business model.

How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

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. More than a strictly outsourced model, a hybrid of managed services and technology can adjust to fit unique supply chain needs, provide visibility to a company’s transportation data and network benchmarks, and supply the expert talent a company needs.

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.

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Our vision at TRAMES, is to reduce global trade barriers through digitalizing international freight and transportation. a) Across the various actors in any single transport chain. Suppliers render transportation services, and typically commit service levels in the process.

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.

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. Thought leadership and a custom approach to international transportation logistics can help companies overcome these challenges. Solution: Global Transportation Optimization. Solution: Global Transportation RFQ Analysis.

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.

Transportation of Goods in a Changed World

Kuebix

The post Transportation of Goods in a Changed World appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Covid-19 TMS Truck Drivers Community Load Match kuebix tms Transportation Management SystemsThe Covid-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of both small and large businesses for the foreseeable future. Supply chains throughout the country are adapting to changes in demand and new rules and regulations. Manufacturers, suppliers and truck drivers are adjusting to changes posed by Covid-19 every day.

Why is Transportation Management Important?

Kuebix

Before transportation management systems (TMSs) came into the picture, nearly all logistics processes were done on paper. Transportation management technology changed all of that. The post Why is Transportation Management Important? Blog Cloud Digital Supply Chain Technology TMS Visibility Integration kuebix tms Supply Chain technology Transportation Management

A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation and coronavirus have been getting a lot of attention lately. FourKites founder and CEO Matt Elenjickal shares his thoughts on transportation and coronavirus. The post A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership Logistics Trends Supply Chain Visibility Transportation Management Systems coronavirus supply chain visibility TMS Transportation

September Transportation News Recap

PLS Logistics

Here is a quick summary of some of the most talked about transportation, supply chain and logistics topics from September 2015: Diesel Prices Fluctuating. Transportation Supply Chain NewsThe US average retail diesel price dropped 4.7 cents a gallon in early September - this was the 14 th straight week of declines. The diesel average has shed.40 cents since Memorial Day. The week of September 14 th , after a week of price increases, the price of diesel fuel fell by 1.7 cents again.

The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

River Logic

While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries. supply chain risk transportation management transportation management systemEven these services struggled to deliver.

Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity

CHAINalytics

Increasing supply chain efficiency benefits more than the bottom line Logistics … The post Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Transportation dedicated fleet analysis mode analysis transportation mode analysis Transportation Modeling transportation network modeling transportation network optimization Transportation Optimization

Lean on 3PLs for Intermodal Freight Transport for Bulk Products

Bulk Connection

For importers and domestic shippers, intermodal freight transport is a key component of the modern supply chain. Bulk Transportation Dry Bulk Transport Liquid Bulk Transport

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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

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. Among the most discussed catalysts for the next approaching transportation capacity crunch, we have to look at collaboratio n between all the players in the myriad of logistics layers. 4 Drivers of the Looming Transportation Capacity Crisis of 2017. Capacity Crunch Transportation transportation capacity