What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

GlobalTranz

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.

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.

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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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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.

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.

Food & Beverage Industry Study 2015

Mazars Ledger

Mazars USA LLP is pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Food & Beverage Industry Study. The survey… The post Food & Beverage Industry Study 2015 appeared first on Insights Center - Mazars - United States.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

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.

An Overview of the Freight Brokering Business in 2015

GlobalTranz

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

GlobalTranz

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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The State of Transportation Management Systems in 2015

GlobalTranz

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.

What Freight Brokers Need to Know for their 2015 Bond Renewal

GlobalTranz

Twitter The post What Freight Brokers Need to Know for their 2015 Bond Renewal appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. It’s that time of year again, when it’s time to talk about freight broker bond renewal. Two years ago it would’ve been a rare occurrence for most freight brokers’ deadlines to align at the same time. However, many of you will remember the controversial MAP-21 law passed in 2013.

2015 New Jersey Food & Beverage Forum

Mazars Ledger

2015 NEW JERSEY FOOD & BEVERAGE FORUM Food & Beverage | Consumer Products | Manufacturing & Distribution Howard Dorman| Partner | Mazars USA LLP… The post 2015 New Jersey Food & Beverage Forum appeared first on Insights Center - Mazars - United States.

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10 Issues Keeping Manufacturers and Distributors Up At Night for 2015

GlobalTranz

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.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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.

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

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

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!

Konecranes to feature adaptable forklift trucks at The Precast Show 2015

GlobalTranz

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

GlobalTranz

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?

Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015

AIMMS

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.

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.

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

Nine Killer Digital Tools for Logistics Professionals

Freightos

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. Steve Jobs. As supply chains expands, they become harder and harder to control. As ships evolve from barges to Maersk EEEs, digital tools for logistics professionals evolve too.

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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.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. Intro Email Newsletters News Sites Social Media Influencers Blogs Unexpected Places. If you’re like me, staying up to date on supply chain news is critical. But for every online “aha” I wade through dozens of yawns. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. This was the result.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation? Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. And we found that freight innovation is hot. Really hot.

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

GlobalTranz

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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Sourcing Products and the Benefits of First Sale Customs Valuation

Mazars Ledger

Articles Articles 2015 M&D Watch September 2015 Manufacturing and Distribution Newsletters The Ledger 2015 September/October Year 2015 first sale customs valuation Ira Cooperman M&D M&D Watch MAGIC trade-show MandD Watch Manufacturing & Distribution manufacturing and distribution newsletter newsletters sourcing products well-structured supply chain

4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

Industrial IoT and big data are converging to enable demand-driven 'smart supply chains.' The advancements in 3D printing and 'Additive Manufacturing,' coupled with supply chain efficiencies, could make distributed manufacturing a reality, ushering in the era of smart manufacturing. The Continual Coverage and Now Reality of Smart Manufacturing with 3D Printing. I remember reading an MIT paper on manufacturing technology trends a couple of years ago.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Literally. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. All those books would weigh 49,000 kilograms – half the cargo mass of a Boeing 747-200F. Stacked, those books would be as tall as 10.7 Empire State Buildings. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Keep reading to see them.

Lean Manufacturing: Is it Really Worth It? 16 Big Benefits Say, “Yes.”

GlobalTranz

Customer expectations of reliable quality and rapid delivery forces today’s manufacturers to either shorten cycle times or lose business. Customers simply switch suppliers when others are more capable of delivering within their preferred timeframes. Lean systems have provided a formidable operating strategy for leaders determined to achieve and maintain optimal operational systems and customer satisfaction levels. There are multiple good models for lean manufacturing operations.

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9 Steps to Establish the Lean Supply Chain: A System of Interconnected & Interdependent Partners

GlobalTranz

Order accuracy from 61% to 66%; Inventory is reduced by 5 percent; Order fill rate from 60% to 66% (Capgemini Consulting: 2015 3PL Study). Top management knows that lean can add value , but many still haven’t moved past the initial education stage into full-scale lean supply chain implementation. One reason may be that they haven’t made the paradigm shift as to how to implement lean.