Tapping Into Private Fleet Backhaul Capacity

Talking Logistics

In today’s challenging transportation environment, the more avenues shippers have to find and secure capacity, the better. While there is currently considerable investment and effort to add capacity to the market, there’s also a lot of wasted capacity such as empty private fleet backhauls. Anyone involved with the trucking industry, whether as a shipper, broker or carrier, knows that finding capacity is a key issue. Underutilization of capacity.

LTL Capacity Best Practices in Times of Tight Freight Capacity

Cerasis

The capacity crunch has been a core concern of shippers for several years, but as 2018 draws closer to the holiday shopping season, it will become a bigger problem. LTL capacity has routinely been used as a source of added capacity when full truckload becomes unavailable.

Using data-driven products to tackle carrier capacity fluctuations

Transporeon

Carrier capacity fluctuations: What’s being done to help shippers? Imagine you could see which carriers have empty capacity close by on your day of loading. Shippers will have to wait at least until next year for this new, highly effective method of tackling the carrier capacity crisis.

Reduced trucking capacity – the shortage of drivers and its impact

Transporeon

Shippers are feeling the effects of scarce carrier capacity. The driver shortage is affecting available trucking capacity. With luck, the shipper may find and contract with another carrier that has available space despite the driver shortage and scarce capacity. What can be done to deliver on time to customers despite the driver shortage and bottlenecks in trucking capacity? Scarce available trucking capacity leads to higher shipping costs.

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Find Freight Capacity & Reduce Freight Costs with Automated, AI, & Blockchain Driven TMS.

7 Bold Steps to Ensure Freight Capacity

Kane is Able

Freight capacity has historically been viewed as a commodity. The onus has been on the trucking company to position itself as the customer’s “carrier of choice.”. But if you haven’t noticed, that’s changing. The combination of a growing U.S.

Capacity Crunch Strategies: How Does a 3PL Aid a Shipper in a Shipping Capacity Crunch?

Cerasis

A shipping capacity crunch is a necessary evil. Unfortunately, a shipping capacity crunch tends to occur during already stressed periods, like winter, after tropical storms and during peak shopping seasons. As capacity tightens, rates skyrocket, and shippers are left to pay the piper.

Grimsby to treble automotive capacity

Automotive Logistics

The planned expansion at Grimsby follows Kia Motors’announcement in March that it will create capacity for 8,000 more cars at its UK import and distribution centre in Stallingborough, North Lincolnshire.The company has secured 16.8

Capacity Crunch Factors: What Causes a Capacity Crunch?

Cerasis

Unbelievably, the capacity crunch is back the shipping headlines. Cassidy of the Journal of commerce (JOC) noted shippers were expecting a forthcoming slight capacity pinch, but that was before hurricane season arrived. Now, the shipping and transportation industry faces unprecedented capacity problems, and the upcoming ELD implementation deadline will exacerbate the issue. Capacity Crunch Factors Include Increased Deadhead. Fewer Drivers Reduce Available Capacity.

What Transportation Modes Are Most Affected by Capacity Crunches?

Cerasis

Current and future capacity crunches are often analyzed for impact in the U.S., All modes of transit feel the effects of capacity crunches, but those that suffer the biggest effects tend to involve ground-transit, including less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload (FT) and parcel shipping.

Bucking the Trend in Transportation – Simultaneously Cap Rate Growth and Beat Capacity Constraints

Talking Logistics

These days, truckload capacity is in exceptionally high demand, driving rates to ecstatic heights. Many are leveraging technology to time their offers of capacity to optimize profitability. The Solution for Capping Rate Growth and Beating Capacity Constraints.

Tight Capacity Ahead

Blue Grace Logistics

According to the latest earning reports from FTL carriers, shippers haven’t secured peak season capacity on notice. As it stands, there is no indication of freight demand slowing or contractual truck capacity lightening up any time soon. It’s a good time to be a carrier.

Modeling brewing capacity to drive cost savings at HEINEKEN

AIMMS

This means we help the team answer questions about global production footprint design, such as “where should we build our breweries,” “where should we invest in capacity,” “how much capacity should we build on which location,” “what kind of equipment should we invest in” and “when should we invest.”.

Collaborate with Carriers to Face the Truck Capacity Crunch

Kane is Able

As the truck capacity pinch grows tighter and tighter, you may have found yourself in a role reversal with your carriers. Freight transport is now largely a seller’s market and, as a shipper, you may find yourself vying to be a “shipper of choice” among carriers with limited capacity. But, the current climate is no walk in the park for carriers either.

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

From the last half of 2017 through today and beyond, a slew of market forces, some predictable and some unexpected, have combined to create a very real truck capacity shortage in the United States. For shippers and supply chain managers, adjusting their supply chain to the ebbs and flows of the economy has always been standard practice; however, navigating today’s capacity crunch may require more intervention than usual. Learn other benefits of 3PL’s capacity support.

Navigating the Transportation Capacity Crunch

Logistics Viewpoints

Shippers know all too well that the strain on truck capacity and supply chain resources continues to have an impact, and the overall capacity issue will remain for the long-haul. The post Navigating the Transportation Capacity Crunch appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Just this week, forecasters warned that the 2018 hurricane season could be more active than usual, unfortunately as busy as the stormy 2017 season that brought unprecedented damage to many areas.

How Shippers Can Navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

Last year Cerasis covered the capacity crunch in great detail, culminating in a helpful and educational e-book titled “ The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, and How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch.” As an update, in this post, we’ll address a more updated way that shippers can navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch many shippers are currently facing. How Are You Braving the 2018 Capacity Crunch Storm?

Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. Freight Capacity Crisis: How Did We Get Here So Quickly?

Backhaul Capacity Match

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced FleetMAX, a program designed to fill the empty backhauls of private fleets and offer truckload capacity to the marketplace

Capacity Planning and Auto Allocation! Increase Logistics Management Efficiency Now!

Loginext

Under-utilized capacity carries a clear cost which adds to the cost-per-unit carried by the resource. It isn’t feasible to run under-utilized resources to fulfill the ever-increasing demand created due to expectations of on-demand, same, or next day deliveries.

Winning the Ongoing Competition for Carrier Capacity

Talking Logistics

How is capacity assurance a competition? What actions should shippers take to maximize their availability to capacity? What is the role of a 3PL in helping shippers meet their objectives and win this capacity competition? How is capacity assurance a competition?

What’s Led to Tight Freight Capacity in 2018?

CH Robinson Logistics

It’s no secret that freight capacity is tight in 2018. A shortage of drivers is still making the largest impact on capacity. With such tight freight capacity, there needs to be a higher level of focus placed on load efficiency.

What’s led to the tight freight capacity in 2018?

CH Robinson Logistics

It’s no secret that freight capacity is tight in 2018. A shortage of drivers is still making the largest impact on capacity. With such tight freight capacity, there needs to be a higher level of focus placed on load efficiency.

[e-Book] The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, and How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

We introduce our latest educational e-book ( we have several more here ): The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, and How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch. The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. You can download this e-book & learn the following information: The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch.

Looking Back at Previous Capacity Crunches & How Shippers Responded

Cerasis

Some of the tightest of the previous capacity crunches have occurred within the last two decades. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, capacity hit a breaking point. Increased Freight Rates Can Tone Down Capacity Crunches. Capacity Crunch

Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient

Talking Logistics

Real-time Capacity Matching: The Second Wave of Demand and Value. Another session that generated a lot of interest was the one led by Dan Cicerchi, VP at Descartes MacroPoint (a Talking Logistics sponsor), on Real-time Capacity Matching. The second wave of demand, which is starting to gain momentum now, is being driven by a different question: Where and when will capacity be available a few days from now?

Skinning the tight-capacity cat

DC Velocity

It's getting rough on the roads for truck shippers. But is a rate hosing foreordained? Transportation

2018 Outlook of the Capacity Crunch: Buckle Up…

Cerasis

The end of 2017 shaping up to present one of the strictest capacity crunch for 2018, explains Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. percent of all tracking availability and capacity, but that has since tightened. 2018 May See the Worst Outlook of the Capacity Crunch in History.

6,600-lb Capacity Pallet Truck

Material Handling and Logistics

TVH has introduced the TSP6630, a pallet truck with a maximum capacity of 6,600 lbs

How to Procure Full Truckloads in Tight Capacity

Cerasis

These rates will have natural implications for smaller shippers seeking to lower overall transportation and freight spend, and paired with a “blurred lines between peak shipping and shopping seasons,” shippers will experience increasing trouble when trying to procure full truckload capacity. The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, & How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch. Capacity Crunch Full Truckload

Forwarders and airlines eye tougher capacity negotiations for 2019

The LoadStar

Forwarders and airlines are looking to start negotiations for services next year, and are figuring out how much capacity to book. The post Forwarders and airlines eye tougher capacity negotiations for 2019 appeared first on The Loadstar.

Transportation Capacity Matching

Material Handling and Logistics

Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching provides freight brokers with greater visibility to the transportation capacity available within their network of carriers and cooperating brokers

Capacity Issue Affecting Transportation in Supply Chain Management

Carter Logistics

Capacity Issue Affecting Transportation in Supply Chain Management. Logistics capacity shortage has been a global phenomenon for years, and it is affecting everyone in the supply chain including retailers, distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers. Blog Topics.

Learn what factors shape freight shipping capacity.

Freightquote

Freight shipping capacity changes for many reasons. Learn the top five factors that cause shifts

10 Steps to Surviving & Thriving in a Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The capacity crunch is starting to take hold of the shipping industry. However, this capacity crunch is likely to exceed even the worst capacity crunches in history, says Karen Sage of Talking Logistics With Adrian Gonzalez. Yet, shippers can turn their fears into opportunities; they can continue thriving in a capacity crunch by following these steps. Know the Causes Is the Starting Point to Thriving in a Capacity Crunch. Capacity Crunch