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All About TMS: What is it and Why is it Important?

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. All About TMS: What is it and Why is it Important? TMS stands for Transportation Management System: a system to control and audit the transportation movements in a supply chain, as well as the resource planning of an organization.

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Chemical Logistics: The More Dangerous the Goods, the Safer the Shipment Process

Logistics Manager

Many of the products that are shipped around the world everyday have the designation of ‘Dangerous Goods’ (DG) and must be properly managed and handled. The more dangerous the goods, the more peace of mind that is required.

Logistics in California: Stay Compliant with State Regulations

West Coast and California Logistics

If you’re looking to establish a logistics hub on the West Coast, California makes practical sense. Its ports and transportation infrastructure, as well as its economic and population advantages, make the state one of the world’s foremost logistics centers.

A Better Way to Sell Logistics Services with Matt Collins

The Logistics of Logistics

download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:31] 00:31] Introduce yourself and your company. General Manager of SunAnt Interactive out of Milwaukee, WI. • MBA from the Thunderbird American School of International Management.

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Why Collaboration Multiplies Your Marketing Initiatives

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

This is the fourth in a series of blogs focused on getting the most from your marketing fulfillment program. The content is drawn from an Iron Mountain-sponsored Mighty Guide titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment. Marketing Fulfillment fulfillment operations

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Blockchain Standard Approved to Create Supply Chain Efficiency

Material Handling and Logistics

The new structure provides cohesion since different companies have different perspectives on what tracking and visibility entails

Parcel vs. LTL shipping: Understanding the key differences.

Freightquote

Parcel shipping and LTL shipping are fairly similar and it can be difficult to understand which option is best for your needs. Take a closer look at the key differences between the two to help you decide

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Robots in Logistics: What Will Humans Do?

Talking Logistics

According to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), a record number of robots were shipped to companies last year , with more non-automotive companies installing robots than ever before.

As the U.S. economy goes, so goes trucking

Fleet Owner

With such a large Class 8 order backlog across the industry, OEMs such as Mack expect 2019 to be another big year for truck production

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

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.

What does FOB mean in the freight industry?

Freightquote

In shipping, FOB stands for “free on board” or “freight on board.” It indicates when the liability and ownership of goods is transferred from a seller to a buyer

This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

On Wednesday morning I flew down to Miami for a client meeting. It wasn’t until I boarded the airplane and placed my bag under the seat in front of me that I noticed this: Yes, I flew on a Boeing 737-MAX 8 on Wednesday, and a few hours after I landed, the U.S.

How to keep pace with trucking's changing technology

Fleet Owner

The most successful fleets will be those that embrace IT

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Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization

Cerasis

Picture the typical retail warehouse of 15 years ago: Workers rode around on forktrucks and pallet jacks, picking and putting away product by the pallet load, loading trailers for single stores, or several at a time.

Answering the 10 most common ELD mandate questions.

Freightquote

The ELD Mandate was released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2017. Here are the 10 most common questions about the mandate

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2019 Supply Chain Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

As I wrote about a few weeks ago, I spent the first week of February in Orlando attending ARC Advisory Group’s Industry Forum. The event had a heavy focus on how digitizing factories, cities, and infrastructure will benefit technology end users and suppliers alike.

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Not disruption but a transportation fix — and how it's changing trucking

Fleet Owner

The U.S. of Energy talks how and why the business of trucking is changing, its role in helping transportation evolve, and why the time is now to adapt to what's coming

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

E-Commerce Parcel Global Trends

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing at an annual rate of 10 percent, and if growth accelerates, the logistics industry could suffer a dramatic collapse of service and capability.

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. How can shippers tap into this source more efficiently? What are the main challenges and how do you overcome them?

Six Steps to a More Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Consumers are more conscientious about their purchases than ever before. They expect organizations to meet a certain set of ethical standards, and supply chains aren’t exempt from scrutiny

Forbes names trucking’s richest couple

Fleet Owner

With holdings estimated at over $7 billion, the founders of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores lead the trucking industry in personal wealth

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.

Is Amazon In-Sourcing or Creating a New Service? You Already Know

Cerasis

Amazon didn’t get to where it is today (hit a market cap of $1 trillion in Sept. 2018) by resting on its laurels. At the time I wrote this, Amazon’s market cap is $777.8 billion. We can all rest assured that Amazon is looking to get back up to $1 trillion and stay there. Amazon.read More. The post Is Amazon In-Sourcing or Creating a New Service? You Already Know appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics amazon in-sourcing

Inside delivery: What it is and isn't.

Freightquote

Inside delivery is a good choice if a loading dock is not available at the delivery site. Read this post to learn what it is and isn’t and when to use it

The Top 10 Freight Airports in the US

Now, That's Logistics

What are the top 10 airports in the US doing to win your air cargo business? . It would be easy to assume that the busiest cargo airports in the US would correspond to those located the nation’s largest cities or, perhaps, next to its busiest ports.

Government mix-up, shutdown, led to hemp hauling driver’s arrest

Fleet Owner

While hemp is now legal, there is still a risk for drivers hauling the product across 'non-friendly states '

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.