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The state of freight shipping in 2019.

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Learn more about the freight shipping trends expected to impact the industry through 2019

Is Automation the Answer to Last-Mile Delivery Pains?

Bringg

Automating your delivery operations chain is critical if you want to meet the new status quo for customer experience while maintaining profitability. Here’s why. Recently, we wrote about the ways in which rising customer demands are redefining last mile delivery across multiple industries.

The long way home

Automotive Logistics

For inbound automotive supply chains, returnable packaging just makes sense. No carmaker wants to spend money on wood, paper and cardboard again and again, only to have to fork out straight away for costly waste disposal.

The Key to Leadership is Consistency

The Lean Thinker

In this video clip, author and speaker Simon Sinek articulately explains why the things that matter most aren’t measurable, nor can they be created over the short term. Watch the video, then I’d like to extend his thought process into continuous improvement.

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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.

Searching for FBA Alternatives: Why More Amazon Sellers Are Taking a Hard Look at Seller Fulfilled Prime

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Any way you look at it, Amazon’s fulfillment arm, Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA), has an enormous warehousing footprint. It currently operates about 128 fulfillment centers in the U.S.

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Limping to war

Logistics in War

Preparedness and its paradoxes. By David Beaumont. Over time we lost strategic agility. Our units became hollow. Our ability to operate away from the Australian support base degraded dangerously. Our capacity to generate, sustain and rotate forces eroded.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing.

Extending Supply-Chain Innovation to the Small Farmer

Supply Chain Brain

State-of-the-art technology for managing global supply chains is beginning to percolate down to the individuals who need it most: small farmers in developing economies

The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. 2019 is shaping up to be a year in which warehouses and distribution centers continue the development and implementation of technology-based processes.

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.

5 Reasons Being a Trucker Should Earn More Respect

Kuebix

Being a truck driver is an underappreciated profession. There are nasty stereotypes and the general public often show a lack of respect to truckers when they’re on the road.

2019 is the Year for Blockchain in Supply Chain Management, but Will it Have Legs?

Logistics Viewpoints

Starting in September 2019, Walmart will require suppliers of fresh, leafy greens to implement real-time, traceability of products back to the farm by participating in the Food Trust Consortium. The Food Trust consortium, run by IBM, is focused on using Blockchain for Supply Chain technologies. The post 2019 is the Year for Blockchain in Supply Chain Management, but Will it Have Legs? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Track and Trace blockchain IBM Walmart

The Top Three Priorities for Manufacturing Companies in 2019

Supply Chain Brain

Manufacturing companies are hoping to continue their revenue growth in 2019 by focusing on three key areas

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Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Freight management is crucial for companies around the globe. Effective freight management reduces delays for consumers, helps companies offer Amazonesque shipping benefits and much more. Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Let a 3PL’s West Coast Distribution Center Help You During the Driver Shortage

West Coast and California Logistics

The three states that border the Pacific Ocean are home to 48 million people, with the states just slightly inland adding millions more to the population of the “Western U.S.” With such a sizable chunk of the U.S.

Retailers Need E-Commerce Partnerships to Secure International Commerce

Material Handling and Logistics

Successful leaders will require flexibility, digital champions and a willingness to test digital-first ways of growing retail sales globally.

The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

The digitization of freight is one topic that has generated a lot of industry buzz and animated discussion over the past couple of years, but also a lot of confusion and questions. What exactly is freight digitization? Is it a disruptive force in the industry or a transformational one? And what actions should companies take to leverage the opportunities inherent in the digitization revolution?

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

It is that time of year again when we at Cerasis take a global view of what trends to expect in supply chain management throughout the remainder of the year.

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.

Global Trade Compliance Software Gets Its Day!

Logistics Viewpoints

Today is the day of global trade compliance software. It's not every day that trade compliance is top of mind. ARC Advisory Group’s Global Trade Compliance Systems (GTC) market research shows that the breadth of high-profile tariff changes has catapulted trade compliance ot the top of supply chain concerns and consideration. The post Global Trade Compliance Software Gets Its Day! appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How to Ship Large Items Across Country

GoShip Blog

Many items can be classified as larger than parcel and can be a pain to transport. Whether you want to ship furniture , appliances , machinery, or the large volume of goods, its likely that your shipment won’t fit into a standard parcel.

Big Data And Your Carrier Profile

LandLink

Our industry is solidly in the realm of "Big Data". Big data is like any other data except there are massive amounts of it available from which your transportation providers estimate your overall value as a customer.

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[PODCAST] Shipment Optimization: The Challenges, Benefits, and Technology Solutions

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

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

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network. You'll leave knowing what data you can start collecting today to answer these questions.

Sustainability in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the past several years, companies have been incorporating sustainability in the supply chain, thanks in part to younger consumers who place a higher premium on environmentally-friendly practices. In fact, according to a Nielsen study, 81 percent of global consumers feel strongly that it’s a company’s duty to help improve the environment, making “going green” a must for many organizations.

Boise Paper Presents Kane Is Able with 3PL of the Year Award for Operational Excellence in Logistics

Kane is Able

KANE has received Boise Paper’s 2018 3PL of the Year Award for best overall distribution center performance. The award recognizes operational excellence in logistics throughout Boise Paper’s physical distribution system. KANE News and Awards

Digital Supply Chains: From Adoption to Digital Transformation

Morai Logistics

Experts say that supply chains must move from adoption to digital transformation if they want to improve efficiencies, operations and take their businesses to scale. For the North American transportation supply chain and logistics industry, last year saw a widespread adoption of digital technologies. Predictive analytics proved beneficial to providing end-to-end visibility of supply chains, and ensuring efficiency with on-demand deliveries.

What Is Driving Interest for a Warehouse Management System in the Cloud?

Cerasis

Interest for a Warehouse Management System in the cloud has risen as companies attempt to stay competitive with Big Box Retailers and Amazon, but those are not the only factors driving investment in cloud-based WMS.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!