Is Powerloop Good for the Freight Business with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

1:15] How’d you get into the freight business? 3:07] Tell us about Powerloop and its implications on the freight business. Uber launched Uber Freight a few years ago. Now, Powerloop is the latest offering from Uber Freight. download the audio file. [0:43]

Is Freight Going Underground?

Logistics Matter

Boring Freight Elon Musk is a man of many innovative ideas. The post Is Freight Going Underground? Blog Freight Innovation Logistics Transportation TunnelMost of them are consumer oriented, but all have great logistics potential.

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? Defining the digitization of freight. Given the confusion and questions surrounding the digitization of freight, I began our discussion by asking Brian for his definition. Is Blockchain part of freight digitization?

Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

Will freight brokerage pricing evolve toward a discounted, transparent fee model like stock brokerage pricing? Could the Discount Pricing Model Work in Freight Brokerage? Average Load Price and Freight Brokerage Margin. Yet, all my carrier friends want direct shipper freight.

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts). Find Freight Capacity & Reduce Freight Costs with Automated, AI, & Blockchain Driven TMS.

The Top 9 Freight Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. and top episodes from “ The Freight Project Podcast.”

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Intermodal vs. Multimodal Freight

PLS Logistics

Freight intermodal multimodalIt is important to know the difference between intermodal shipping and multimodal shipping to make sure that you are using the best shipping method for your shipment. Many people often confuse intermodal and multimodal shipping.

Talk About Freight: An Interview With TenderTool’s Pieter Kinds

Logistics Matter

Sponsored Content – Recently I had the chance to sit down with Pieter Kinds, CEO of the TenderTool, a cloud-based freight tendering start-up. We spoke about how he intends to change and improve the way companies manage tendering freight. In the logistics industry it is a given that freight is being […]. The post Talk About Freight: An Interview With TenderTool’s Pieter Kinds appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

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. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource.

Uber Freight launches Lane Explorer

DC Velocity

Machine-learning tool lets shippers view real-time, market-based rates on freight lanes up to two weeks in advance, company says. Transportation

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Palletizing LTL Freight: Everything You Need to Know

GoShip Blog

Providing safe and secure packaging is essential for smooth freight transportation. The most common way of packing LTL freight is palletizing. Some carriers require mandatory palletizing, so knowing the basics will help you avoid confusions while shipping LTL freight.

Peak Season of Freight

GoShip Blog

In the shipping industry, the fall is a time where shipments start to pick up as freight enters into its peak season. From the end of summer all the way to October is known to be the peak season of freight as businesses participate in sales and consumers begin to plan for the holiday season.

The state of freight shipping in 2019.

Freightquote

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

What is Freight Insurance and Why Do I Need It?

GoShip Blog

If you have ever shipped goods, you must have heard about cases of freight loss or damage due to many different circumstances. Freight insurance is the additional protection that covers your cargo in case of loss or damage. In which case should I get freight insurance?

Uber Freight May Be On Life Support

LandLink

Uber freight has yet to turn a profit. Meanwhile, Uber's head of freight trucking, Lior Ron, who was also working on autonomous-vehicle technology, is leaving the company. Uber freight is facing the same challenges as established freight brokers; driver availability.

Freight expectations

Automotive Logistics

Ask a range of logistics managers what their main pain points are, and you will soon hear a common theme – wasting time waiting for freight agents to get back to them. The post Freight expectations appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

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The Future of Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

How should shippers and carriers approach freight procurement in the weeks and months ahead? How are advancements in transportation management systems (TMS) and other technologies helping shippers and carriers procure freight more intelligently and efficiently?

The Current State of LTL Freight in 2018

Cerasis

Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight is in the midst of a boom. The state of LTL freight offers a grand opportunity to overcome the significant obstacles created through economic growth, e-commerce, and global markets. Expected increases in LTL freight costs.

How Will ELD Adoption Affect Freight Brokers?

Cerasis

The opinions about ELD adoption in the freight community are heavily divided. Besides carriers, ELD adoption will also affect freight brokers in a number of ways. The number of licensed and bonded freight brokers may thus increase as well. Freight Broker Info

Freight Brokers Continue to Show Their Value

Logistics Trends and Insights

Definitely benefiting from a healthy economic climate; however, it was their freight brokerage divisions that really shined. In fact, freight brokerage in general continue to shine bright thanks to capacity constraints within the trucking industry. freight brokerage firm, C.H.

An Introduction to Freight Insurance

GoShip Blog

Shipping freight can sometimes be a bit stressful, so we’ve put together a guide to make sure you can sit back and relax throughout the process. What is freight insurance? Types of Freight Insurance. There are a variety of coverages available for your freight.

Teamsters and UPS Freight Union Members Move to Strike, UPS Freight to Shut Down in the Interim

Cerasis

UPS Freight, has started to empty its network of freight and is refusing inbound shipments with delivery dates after November 8, 2018, reports William B. What Happened With UPS Freight and the Teamsters Union? What’s Happening With UPS Freight Between Now and November 7?

How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management

Cerasis

Lost labels and mislabelled freight result in delays, loss of customer confidence and damage to your business reputation. To combat the problem here’s a way to improve freight labeling for transport and logistics management. Lost labels and mislabelled freight are irritating.

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Incoterms: A Basic Guide to Freight Forwarders

LoGo

Understand the meaning of Incoterms and see the most used ones among freight forwarders. O post Incoterms: A Basic Guide to Freight Forwarders apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Logistics

14-Strategies-to-reduce-freight-costs

Kane is Able

Shippers often work under the assumption that the way they ship freight (and the associated costs) are pretty much fixed and can’t change. At Kane Is Able, we’ve identified a ton of ways to reduce freight costs, with changes you can begin implementing today. Freight TransportationBut just because “it’s always been done this way” doesn’t mean you shouldn’t challenge the status quo.

Smarter Approaches to Freight Matching

Talking Logistics

Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is the ability to match freight with available capacity more challenging than ever?

Optimizing Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation [Video]

Talking Logistics

Besides renegotiating contracts, what else can shippers do to continuously optimize their freight spend? When it comes to the added complexity involved with omni-channel fulfillment, are there opportunities here to better control and manage freight spend?

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Freight Tip: Should You Accept Damaged Freight?

Cerasis

Unfortunately, you will have times when you encounter a damaged freight delivery, and you will be faced with the choice to sign for or refuse the damaged freight. Rather than simply turning the driver away, you need to know a few things about accepting or refusing damaged freight. Accept the Damaged Freight! Do you know what happens if you accept damaged freight? Don’t Carriers Automatically File Damaged Freight Claims? Freight

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Amazon’s Freight (Train) Is Coming

Cerasis

The post Amazon’s Freight (Train) Is Coming appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Editor’s Note: This article is from Steve Bettwy , Vice President – Quality and Business Continuity, Operational Excellence, and Continuous Improvement at Direct Supply. I hope we can agree that Amazon will disrupt an industry if it wants to.

Freight class calculator: Best tools for logistics companies

LoGo

Fortunately, whether you need a freight class calculator, a management system or any other kind of logistics support, there are many tools and applications to help you execute these tasks. O post Freight class calculator: Best tools for logistics companies apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo.

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Grow your freight department without hiring anyone.

Freightquote

You don’t have to hire additional personnel to successfully ship freight. Find out how working with Freightquote makes this a reality.

Freight Management Logistics for Lean Capacity Times

Kane is Able

In light of the current freight capacity crunch, the freight management logistics operations of many companies have devolved into scrambling to find trucks for pending loads. Supply Chain Challenges Freight Transportation Truck DriversWhile that may be a very real and necessary approach at the moment, “scrambling” is not a great long-term strategy. Shippers need to change the way they work with carriers in this seller’s market.

How to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

Cerasis is not a freight forwarder, but technically a freight broker/transportation intermediary who specializes in North American Transportation Mangement primarily for less than truckload shipping, truckload, and small package. Thinking about entering the freight movers field?

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Unfortunately, few shippers make inbound freight a priority, and even fewer consider it a strategic supply chain initiative.

[WHITE PAPER] A Retrospect and Forward-Thinking Overview of Freight Logistics Trends in 2019

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “A Retrospect and Forward-Thinking Overview of Freight Logistics Trends in 2019” white paper! What will I Learn When I Download & Read this Freight Logistics Trends White Paper?