FreightWaves SONAR releases Capacity Trend Indices

FreightWaves SONAR

FreightWaves SONAR is releasing new indices – Capacity Trend Market Scores and Capacity Trend Market Direction – to help shippers, carriers and brokers prioritize specific routes daily. The higher values represent more favorable trends. Request a SONAR Demo.

5 shipping trends for 2021 for carriers to know

FreightWaves SONAR

With the havoc 2020 caused, can shipping trends get any worse? Preparation becomes the name of the game in shipping trends, and being ahead becomes the new normal. Request a FreightWaves SONAR demo by clicking the button below. Request a SONAR Demo.

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The for-hire trucking trends for 2021

FreightWaves SONAR

However, carriers across the board need to recognize the trucking trends coming out of the for-hire trucking industry as they will inevitably carry over into larger carrier networks as well. . Capacity concerns will remain a leader in for-hire trucking trends. Request a SONAR Demo.

SONAR Indices & Insights: Use the RESL Index to measure retail sales trends to help predict shifts in the freight markets

FreightWaves SONAR

This week, learn how freight market participants are predicting shifts in the freight market that may occur with changes in retail sales trends using the SONAR index, Retail Sales with the ticker name of RESL. The RESL index is a monthly measurement of retail sales trends provided by the U.S.

How LTL shipping rates work and how to track trends developing in long-term pricing agreements

FreightWaves SONAR

Many LTL industry trends, including capacity limitations, increasing accessorials, surcharge rates, changes in market trends and buying patterns, are almost certain to continue through 2021 and for some time to come. How to track trends developing in long-term pricing agreements.

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Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Judging by the speed with which the industry embraces new technological trends, there will undoubtedly be some obstacles to overcome before it becomes prevalent. If you think you might benefit from adding it to your supply chain, get in touch with us for a demo of our Track and Trace software.

[Infographic] The 10 trucking trends among carriers for 2021

FreightWaves SONAR

And the trucking trends will reflect both the hope for a return of normalcy and the reality of some new, permanent shifts in the industry. Thus, a predictive freight rating tool will be critical to making the best decisions and lead all other trucking trends. Request a SONAR Demo.

[WHITE PAPER] SONAR highlight reel: Shippers have already experienced the worst

FreightWaves SONAR

This “SONAR highlight reel,” which we plan to publish every other week, is intended to concisely hit data highlights and trends in truckload, intermodal and maritime. The end of the second quarter is typically a strong period for truckload freight and this year is no exception.

[PODCAST] Enterprise Parcel Shipping Best Practices

GlobalTranz

Parcel Shipping Resources The Ultimate Guide to 2019 Parcel Shipping Trends Download White Paper Shipment Optimization: The Challenges, Benefits, and Technology Solutions Listen to Podcast Parcel Management Compare pricing for all parcel shipping options including UPS, FedEx, USPS and more. Get Demo of our TMS.read More. Listen to “[PODCAST] Enterprise Parcel Shipping Best Practices” on Spreaker.

[WHITE PAPER] SONAR highlight reel: Intermodal congestion worsens

FreightWaves SONAR

This “SONAR highlight reel,” which we plan to publish every other week, is intended to concisely hit data highlights and trends in truckload, intermodal and maritime. Request a SONAR Demo. Request a SONAR SCI Demo.

[WHITE PAPER] How to empower your network with routing guide compliance

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And as reported by Supply Chain 24/7 , “Leveraging technology, shippers are able to see regional trends and specific lane cost information, as well as driver preferences, while carriers have access to details like loading/unloading times and lane history data.” Request a SONAR Demo.

Paper and packaging companies face rising input and freight costs

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Packaging inflation is clearly part of a larger inflationary trend that has created headaches for shippers also facing higher costs for raw materials, labor, contract manufacturing and freight. Request a SONAR Demo. Request a SONAR SCI Demo.

Insider Series Provides Insights on Trends, Technologies and Strategies

Logistics Business Magazine

The series includes a mix of live content formats to keep viewers engaged, from webinars to panel discussions, all focused on industry trends, technological advancements or workflow strategies, and includes a Q&A session to facilitate additional tailored discussions during live streams.

[WHITE PAPER] Shippers pay more for packaging while paper and packaging companies face rising input and freight costs

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Packaging inflation is clearly part of a larger inflationary trend that has created headaches for shippers also facing higher costs for raw materials, labor, contract manufacturing and freight. Request a SONAR Demo. Request a SONAR SCI Demo.

[WHITE PAPER] SONAR highlight reel: Ocean rates to the moon

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Truckload rates: Using data predict and prepare spot vs. contract bids and RFPs

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Tracking market trends within truckload rates relies heavily on data and analysis. Data helps highlight key problem areas that need to be addressed and offer insight into what trends need to be taken advantage of within the market. Request a SONAR Demo. Request a SONAR SCI Demo.

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LTL Freight: How has tight capacity, truckload rates and parcel modes impacted LTL?

FreightWaves SONAR

To survive trends like these and to cut costs as much as possible without cutting quality or losing capacity, changes must occur. Embracing modern digitalization trends, automated processes, intelligent machines, and data-based planning can keep shippers ahead of the market.

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[WHITE PAPER] Housing affordability issues put brakes on flatbed demand

FreightWaves SONAR

Meanwhile, the lack of available lots, expensive building materials and labor availability issues have slowed recent construction trends. Request a SONAR Demo. Request a SONAR SCI Demo.

LTL Freight Rates: Using data to improve annual contract negotiations

FreightWaves SONAR

The ramifications can yield long-term effects and without the ability to track data trends over time, contract procurement becomes extremely challenging and almost impossible to predict. Learn more by requesting a FreightWaves SONAR and SONAR SCI Lane Acuity demo today.

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The four factors that impact freight trucking revenue and profitability

FreightWaves SONAR

Market activity describes the nationwide and granular trends affecting available capacity, timeliness of transit and on-time, in-full deliveries. Of course, it helps to know how the trends are shaping up over days, weeks and even months. Request a SONAR Demo.

Why accurate predictive freight rates are only possible with holistic and real-time data

FreightWaves SONAR

And as reported by Supply Chain 24/7 , “Leveraging technology, shippers are able to see regional trends and specific lane cost information, as well as driver preferences, while carriers have access to details like loading/unloading times and lane history data.” Request a SONAR Demo.

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[WHITE PAPER] SONAR SCI: use for daily load planning

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But, as we have seen, especially over the past two years, market conditions change quickly with trends in local freight markets that diverge sharply from historical norms. Request a SONAR Demo. Request a SONAR SCI Demo.

[WHITE PAPER] How carriers utilize data and analytics to increase revenue and profits

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Those who find themselves unable to keep up with modern trends often fall by the wayside, making the use of these innovative technologies even more crucial. Request a SONAR Demo. The competitive market demands that companies constantly push for utilization of innovative technology.

Manufacturing Supply Chain Constraints and How to Overcome Them

FreightWaves SONAR

Seeing that trend indicates increased manufacturing or distribution activity, typical for the flurry of activity that accompanies spring. The best manufacturing supply chain teams can adapt and respond to changes in the market and use these trends to grow and improve their services.

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Trade agreements and logistics data: why proactive planning always wins

FreightWaves SONAR

For instance, using the trends and seasonality within the Outbound Tender Rejection Index, shown above , logistics coordinators can create responses to RFPs based on like a higher all-in rate. Recognize how other modes, along with current shipping trends, affect OTR transportation.

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[WHITE PAPER] Carrier asset utilization and allocation best practices to reduce operating costs

FreightWaves SONAR

Prioritizing moves based on inbound and outbound data trends. Request a SONAR Demo. The freight transportation industry has always been slow to adopt new advances in tools, software and automation. Not a lot has changed when it comes to fleet asset utilization within the supply chain.

Transportation cost analysis: Going beyond benchmarking for improved carrier pricing

FreightWaves SONAR

True transportation cost analysis goes well beyond benchmarking to analyze, monitor and forecast trends that can be used to the shipper’s advantage. A trend that continues among shippers nationwide is better monitoring and utilization of analysis within the supply chain.

Enterprise Freight Management: 7 Last-Minute Thoughts to Boost Efficiency

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Recognize market volatility trends and their impact on replenishment lead time Another beneficial action to boost efficiency with freight management comes from the recognition of market volatility trends. Request a SONAR SCI Lane Acuity demo by clicking the button below to get started.

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

It’s the reason why more than 300 people attended this year’s Shipper Symposium: to learn about the trends shaping the industry and to discuss how to rewrite the rules for success moving forward. Adrian Gonzalez and Dan Dershem Talking Tech Trends. Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management AI autonomous trucks blockchain Dan Dershem digital freight Ken Hughes machine learning TPG Capital Transplace Shipper Symposium

Near-real-time data-driven route optimization best practices

FreightWaves SONAR

Trends come and go, needs wax and wane, and the one thing that stays the same is the reality that everything changes. Find out more about how your organization can gain those lane-level insights by requesting a demo of FreightWaves SONAR SCI Lane Acuity today. Request your demos below.

Logistics Events: Top 12 Virtual Events to Attend

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Staying up to date with the latest trends , technology and innovations is important within any industry, but it is particularly true of the logistics and shipping industry. Customer Experience Trends, Challenges & Innovations| SEPT. Request a SONAR Demo.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here’s their demo video: While this solution is not for high-volume, highly-automated warehouse operations, it demonstrates nonetheless the future of enterprise software user interfaces, where keyboards and clicks will ultimately be replaced with voice commands and finger swipes. The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The focus of our session is “Today’s New Normal” — a discussion about emerging trends and technologies in the industry, everything from e-commerce to blockchain, and what it means for supply chain and logistics professionals. Speaking of emerging trends, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: ‘Hey Alexa, where’s my delivery?’ You can watch a demo of Coleman in this YouTube video.

[WHITE PAPER] The 2021 freight market outlook forecast

FreightWaves SONAR

In addition, e-commerce’s already strong secular trend accelerated through the period as the nation stayed home while still purchasing goods for delivery, enhancing the outlook for final-mile delivery. Request a SONAR Demo.

[WHITE PAPER] Data in the fast lane – managing automotive logistics amid component shortages

FreightWaves SONAR

Pages 2-4) For example, SONAR data show that the freight market for inbound Detroit loads is highly volatile based on auto production trends – inbound Detroit loads should be less expensive when OEMs are sourcing a lot of components as assembly volumes ramp up. Request a SONAR Demo.