What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

Cerasis

2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. One month in, here are our predictions for freight brokers in 2015: Manufacturing Comes Home. After some high-profile accidents in the past year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for ways to minimize fatalities, and keep roads safer, in 2015. However, that’s exactly what’s in the forecast for 2015.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? In 2015, safe practices are taking center stage as Congress considers the FMCSA’s recent strategy proposal for improving road safety. FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17.

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An Overview of the Freight Brokering Business in 2015

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Editor's Note: This is a blog post about the state of the freight brokering business in 2015. As we approach the end of the year, it’s a good time to turn back and see how the industry did in 2015. 2015, an impressive growth rate for just one year. And there are no signs of slowing down– as of September 2015, the number had already grown to 15,909. Was 2015 a good year for you?

5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2015…So Far

Cerasis

So with all of that said, the most popular freight blog posts written in 2015 and that have received the most views so far echo what we saw with the previous blog posts: trends and changes in the industry we all must be aware of in order to maximize our shipping practices. Concealed Freight Damage: NMFTA Changes Reporting Window Effective April 18, 2015. Shippers using LTL freight options will want to prepare their 2015 budgets with DIM pricing in mind.

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

3 “Here’s how long it really takes to get a job,” October 22, 2015. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7. Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts hire smarter The evolving role of the modern recruiter 12.

The State of Transportation Management Systems in 2015

Cerasis

In 2015, the state of transportation management systems is good, with the industry slated to see tremendous growth in the coming few years. Another important reason that more companies are adopting Transportation Management Systems in 2015 is that they can dramatically increase the efficiency of a business. The ability to make shipping less expensive, and more efficient, is driving many businesses to invest in Transportation Management Systems in 2015.

6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond

Cerasis

Fortunately, selecting a 3PL for 2015 and beyond can be broken down into six specific questions. This is your personal guide for 2015, but it easily applies to all of the forthcoming negotiations between businesses and 3rd Party Logistics Companies in the future. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

10 Issues Keeping Manufacturers and Distributors Up At Night for 2015

Cerasis

We believe they are worthy of discussion in 2015 as they are more pressing than ever as competition continues to heat up with current incumbents and the growing competition from start ups. In fact, in order to combat these ever pressing issues and competition, we recently shared our insights on trends for 2015 facing manufacturers and distributors on the Cisco-Eagle Blog.

Concealed Freight Damage: NMFTA Changes Reporting Window Effective April 18, 2015

Cerasis

On April 18, 2015, the National Motor Freight Traffic Assocation® has amended the NMFC rules regarding the required time frames for reporting concealed freight damage. NMFTA 2015 ITEM 300135-A-Continued (g) Reasonable evidence includes, but is not limited to: 1. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Concealed Freight Damage: NMFTA Changes Reporting Window Effective April 18, 2015 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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. . We will then conclude the 5 main categories by featuring the top 10 freight articles of 2015. Then on the last day of 2015, we will feature the top 50 most read blogs of ALL time from the 653 Cerasis blogs as a special treat!

Freight Rates News October 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News that rates for freight and logistics trends – October 2015. The post Freight Rates News October 2015 appeared first on Freightos. Since we live and breath freight, we constantly come across information that’s critical for our customers – logistic providers, shippers and carriers. And as freight innovators ourselves, we love seeing more innovation. So we’ve decided to share.

The 4 Key Processes Enabled by a Transport Management System (TMS) in 2015

Cerasis

Thus, the state of the transport management system is superb, and there is a great deal of things to be optimistic about in 2015. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The 4 Key Processes Enabled by a Transport Management System (TMS) in 2015 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Trending Transportation News: December 2015

PLS Logistics

Here’s a recap of transportation news stories throughout the month: Regulations News Rates

The Ultimate 2015 Cargo Quiz – Blog

Freightos

The post The Ultimate 2015 Cargo Quiz – Blog appeared first on Freightos. sea freight export data made fun! Like, every 15th container leaving U.S. is garbage going to China!! A hint before you start – strange answers are usually correct. Industry insiders: We’re talking HS categories, eg [17] = Sugar. Get Started! Your Score: Your Ranking: × Download the free export report! First Name. Last Name. Business Email *. FREE REPORT DOWNLOAD Love freight data?

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5 Third Party Logistics Trends in 2015

PLS Logistics

New technologies and new demands made 2015 a year of change for 3PLs. Here’s an overview of the top trends we saw from 3PLs in 2015: Implementing New Services. In 2015, 3PLs helped shippers prepare for the demands of an omni-channel supply chain. Challenges like the driver shortage and demanding consumer expectations require shippers to provide superior service. 3PLs have adapted to the new normal so that shippers can overcome these challenges.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate. The post Freight Rate News November 2015 appeared first on Freightos. Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Thought you’d never ask. That’s exactly what Freightos has been doing. We’ve split the trends into the sections on the right.

Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015

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Gartner (@Gartner_inc) May 13, 2015. This month, I had the pleasure of attending Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix. The theme of the event was “ The Art of Supply Chain: Creative Solutions for the Next Generation.” Its agenda included over 60 sessions covering the full spectrum of supply chain—from strategy and planning to distribution and logistics.

Konecranes to feature adaptable forklift trucks at The Precast Show 2015

Cerasis

March 3, 2015 (Springfield, OH) – Stop by to speak with a Konecranes expert at booth #1342. Konecranes will present its line of Light Range Forklift Trucks for handling precast concrete products at The Precast Show 2015 held March 5–7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Konecranes to feature adaptable forklift trucks at The Precast Show 2015 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015. CVSA is holding an event to kick off the 28th annual International Roadcheck on June 2, 2015, near the Washington-Idaho state border at 10:00 am. The special emphasis for International Roadcheck 2015 is cargo securement. Point of Emphasis for 2015. Why Should I Prepare for Roadcheck 2015?

Easter 2015: Is Your Supply Chain Ready?

3PL Insights

Easter 2015: Is Your Supply Chain Ready? Its... The post Easter 2015: Is Your Supply Chain Ready? by Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems For most people, Easter is not just a holiday, it is a reminder that warm weather and sunlight exists. appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics. 3PL Matt Magpantay Supply Chain

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

DECEMBER 2015. The post Freight Rates News December 2015 appeared first on Freightos. Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. We summarize key monthly trends in six sections. Prefer to find news yourself? Check out our roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics/supply chain sources. SHORT TERM: HEALTHY START TO PEAK RETAIL SALES SEASON. The big retail sales season started better than expected, in the U.S. at least.

A Look Back at 2015 and Preparing for Disruption in the Trucking Industry

PLS Logistics

A Brief Look Back at 2015. After a year of tough weather conditions and tight capacity in 2014, 2015 was a great year for trucking companies. By July 2015, truck tonnage rose to its second highest reading on record and trucking employment reached a nine-year high. The transportation industry, specifically the trucking sector, is at a crossroads. Threatening conditions loom at a time when several technologies are positioned to disrupt traditional operational processes.

2015 Logistics Best Practices

Apparel Logistics

Here are a few of the best practices in sight for the coming year in logistics

2015 Logistics Best Practices

Apparel Logistics

Here are a few of the best practices in sight for the coming year in logistics

Top Freight Articles of 2015

Cerasis

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. As a recap, and for easy to access link, we have showcased the following: Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015. Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. Top Freight Articles of 2015. The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015.

The 2015 Holiday Shipping Fiasco

3PL Insights

2015 Holiday Shipping Fiasco by Matt Magpantay, Marketing Associate, Evans Distribution Systems Christmas is a week away, and it has the entire world itching in anticipation. Every year, the holiday spirit engulfs the... The post The 2015 Holiday Shipping Fiasco appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

CLX Logistics and Kewill to Sponsor LogiChem Europe 2015

CLX Logistics

CLX Logistics LLC, a leader in global logistics services, and technology partner Kewill, a leader in multimodal transportation management systems, announced its sponsorship for the 2015 LogiChem European Chemical Supply Chain and Logistics event held on April 21 – April 23, 2015 in Antwerp, Belgium. For more information on LogiChem 2015, please visit to www.logichem.wbresearch.com.

Made In USA Sweepstakes: Logistics Company & Documentary Filmmaker Join Forces to Spread Manufacturing Awareness

Cerasis

What is Manufacturing Day 2015? Manufacturing Day 2015 is an opportunity for manufacturers to highlight their work and their workers and to energize a future pipeline of skilled workers. A couple of weeks ago we interviewed Josh Miller , who is the Creator/Producer of the Documentary Film " Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey " with the tagline and aspiration of "We'll restore The American Dream together!",

Strong Freight Forecast Expected Thru 2026, What It Means for Shippers & 5 Things to Get Prepared

Cerasis

On July 27, 2015, the American Trucking Association s released the U.S. trillion as of 9:00 PM CST on July 30, 2015. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026. This report, available for purchase here , poised some significant implications for the shipping, and by direct correlation, the logistics industry. With this information in-tow, shippers need to start planning for how to deal with the projected increase.

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7 Freight Costs Considerations That Will Have Shippers Rethinking In-House Transportation Management

Cerasis

Businesses sometimes are under the misimpression that 3PL services are only feasible for big companies ( this report reinforces shippers of all size are now targeting to hire 3PLs for transportation management in 2015 and beyond ). Freight costs are eminently controllable, however, efficiently managing this major budget item requires expertise.

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

And on the subject of sustainability, SCDigest.com covered Walmart’s 2015 Sustainability report : Walmart, the world’s largest corporation, is fresh out with its 2015 sustainability report, the eighth such document it has produced. The 2015 document is quite remarkable, with Walmart more aggressively than ever redefining its corporate mission from delivering quality products at everyday low prices to making the world itself a better place, in almost missionary terms.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

Rethink Robotics introduced Sawyer in 2015 and pioneered the “friendly” robot game with the introduction of Baxter in 2012, which will make the integration of human workers and robots seamless. At the ICRA 2015 conference , an international forum for robotics researchers, Amazon hosted the “Amazon Picking Challenge,” where robots from 27 entrants from around the world tried to autonomously grab items from a shelf and place them in a tub.

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. percent in demand within the first quarter of 2015. For members of the CSCMP , the cost of the report is free, but it stands out at $295.00 for everyone else.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

Cerasis

Enjoy the list for Q1 2015: 4 Companies Looking to Buck the Transportation Technology Status Quo. Back in 2005 Walmart vowed to double their fleet efficiency by the end of 2015. Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. However, several innovative companies are challenging this norm.

How Have Robotics & Automation Changed the Manufacturing Employment Landscape?

Cerasis

As noted in a World Economic Forum article on the top emerging technologies in 2015, “Robots are ideal for tasks that are too dangerous for humans to undertake, and can work 24 hours a day at a lower cost than human workers.”. Editor’s Note: This guest blog from Cisco-Eagle, Cisco-Eagle, Inc. ,