Air, Land, or Sea: Which Freight Option Is Right for Me?

Ship Monk

It's freight time! Out of air, land, and sea freight, which freight option is best for your business? Click here for a short and sweet breakdown

Global Logistics Report - Sept 2021

Nick Mauro

The Global Freight Market continues to be strained. To say that Global freight has had its challenges, may very well be the understatement of the century

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Rethinking the Freight RFP Process

The Logistics of Logistics

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process. Once a year, shippers and carriers begin the arduous freight RFP process, when shippers send out request for pricing (or proposal) for contract rates to their list of trucking companies. It is why many companies are rethinking the freight RFP process.

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike is a leading expert in logistics technology solutions with over 30 years of managing, designing, and implementing freight transport systems. Key Takeaways: Freight Tech Trends.

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

What is Freight Consolidation?

Trinity Logistics

When applicable, freight consolidation is an option that can save on your shipping. We’re here to help you better understand what freight consolidation is and what it can offer your logistics. WHAT IS FREIGHT CONSOLIDATION? Freight consolidation can save you headaches.

October Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics, through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. . Realizing that this may sound like a broken record, freight volumes are still elevated.

Cargoloop, the Hyperloop for Freight

Logistics Matter

Innovation Podcast Transportation Freight Hyperloop LogisticsThe Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Rik Roeske and Edwin Wenink of Hardt Hyperloop.

July Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Freight volumes continue to follow their normal patterns, albeit at elevated rates. Even with the traditional dip for the July 4 th holiday, freight volumes remain 25 percent higher YoY ( FIGURE 1.1 ) and 50 percent higher than what they were just a few years ago.

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic

The Logistics of Logistics

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic. Maggie Petrovic and Joe Lynch discuss the freight RFP process is broken – let’s fix it. Maggie is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Emerge , a company that is Reinventing Freight Procurement.

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.

What Is Freight Class?

GoShip Blog

Not all LTL freight is created equal. Different commodities are categorized according to freight class, and this will affect your shipping rates. To properly calculate LTL shipping costs, all cargo is categorized into 18 freight classes. What is LTL Freight Class? .

Fascinating Freight Facts

Freight Center

For an industry that keeps the world moving, you don’t often hear about the fascinating aspects of freight and logistics. Most people hear “freight” and think "snooze"—but not us! At FreightCenter, we see freight as fun and want you to think the same.

The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss the increasing freight tech table stakes. Nick is a tenured veteran of full truckload freight brokerage who has firsthand knowledge of technology’s power in the freight industry.

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese. Miles Varghese and Joe Lynch review and discuss freight forwarding basics. Miles Varghese is the co-founder and CEO of Cargologik , an all-in-one transportation logistics collaboration software developed for freight forwarders.

New Podcast Episode: Cargoloop, the Hyperloop for Freight

Logistics Matter

The post New Podcast Episode: Cargoloop, the Hyperloop for Freight appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Rik Roeske and Edwin Wenink of Hardt Hyperloop.

The Freight Marketplace with Brent Hutto

The Logistics of Logistics

The Freight Marketplace with Brent Hutto. Joe Lynch and Brent Hutto discuss the freight marketplace and its importance, dynamics, and huge impact on the U.S. Truckstop.com is a leader in transportation technology and freight matching solutions.

13 Ways to Reduce Parcel Freight Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Looking for new ways to reduce parcel freight costs? If you’re not already using the following strategies, then you are missing out on the best ways to whittle down the 75% of overhead that your firm funnels into outbound parcel costs every year. Check our our eBook on parcel cost reduction.

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The Habits of Successful Freight Agents

Trinity Logistics

From our seats, we’ve noticed that our most successful freight agents have developed certain habits that propel them to success. So, what ARE the habits of successful freight agents? Being a good listener is a vital habit for an independent freight agent’s success.

Maersk looks set to cut out freight forwarders to attract larger BCOs

Supply Chain and Logistics

and with Tradelens, Maersk can … Continue reading → Logistics Strategy Supply Chains Shipping intermodal ocean shipping container shipping freight forwarders technologyWell, who would have guessed! Once Maersk built out its systems for booking shipments, it’s natural they would be cutting out forwarders. It’s what forwarders have been saying was going to happen for a while.

What Will Tomorrow’s Freight Broker Do with Ben Buchanan

The Logistics of Logistics

What Will Tomorrow’s Freight Broker Do with Ben Buchanan. Ben Buchanan and Joe Lynch talk about what tomorrow’s freight broker will do. Key Takeaways: What Will Tomorrow’s Freight Broker Do. Learn More About What Will Tomorrow’s Freight Broker Do.

April Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up-to-date with the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics. Freight volume in the U.S. This combination will continue to keep spot rates elevated as we head into an anticipated strong Spring season for freight.

How Freight Insurance Works

Freight Center

LTL Shipping Freight Insurance Freight Preparation

Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers with Lisa Bruno

The Logistics of Logistics

Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers with Lisa Bruno. Lisa Bruno and Joe Lynch talk about the worst case scenarios for freight brokers. Key Takeaways: Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers. In general, freight brokerages and 3PLs tend to be reactive rather than proactive.

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks. Key Takeaways: Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks). Learn More About Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks).

Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto. Michael Leto and Joe Lynch talk about building a freight juggernaut again. Michael is the CEO of Emerge , a digital freight marketplace that was built specifically for carriers and shippers.

Freight’s collision course

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to OceanAudit CEO and founder Steve Ferreira about the state of ocean freight and when containergeddon will finally end.

Hot Freight Opinions: Reaction to Uber Freight acquiring Transplace

The Supply Chain Journal

On Thursday, Uber Freight announced the acquisition of Transplace for $2.25 We asked FreightWaves experts to provide us their Hot Freight Opinions (HFOs) on the deal: Craig Fuller, founder and CEO. Uber Freight’s growth strategy has transitioned from build to buy with this acquisition.

Teamsters fight TForce Freight truck slowdowns

The Supply Chain Journal

The Teamsters union is fighting a move by TFI International’s TForce Freight to cut the maximum speed of trucks from 68 to 65 mph. It emerged as an early flashpoint between TFI ( NYSE:TFII ) and the Teamsters after the Canadian company assumed ownership of UPS Freight on April 30.

OECD says shipping freight rates are driving G20 inflation

Supply Chain and Logistics

In case we didn’t notice it, shipping freight rate increases are the source of significant inflation throughout the 20 most developed countries. If you are complaining about inflation, point here. The firms involved are passing the price rises on to … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping delays port management supply chains

Texas freight forwarder files bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Trucking, logistics and airfreight companies are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after a Texas freight forwarder filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this week. Layoffs and Bankruptcies Logistics News Trucking Atlantic World Wide Shipping Chapter 11 freight forwarder

The State of Canada’s Air Freight Market in 2021

Now, That's Logistics

High demand for cargo capacity, rising freight rates, and pandemic-related restrictions all continue to create challenges for companies that rely on air freight in Canada. Rates on incoming air freight from Asia-Pacific are volatile right now,” Straube said.

Does Your Freight Agent Program Keep You Competitive?

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics takes pride in being a leading name among independent freight agents. We have many benefits to offer through our freight agent program, but the one we’d like to talk about today is education. WHY CONTINUED EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT IN A FREIGHT AGENT PROGRAM.

Parade Customer Stories: Keller Freight Solutions

Parade

Its freight brokerage arm, Keller Freight Solutions, saw approximately 14,000 loads carried on-time and without incident for its customers in 2020. We have pretty ambitious growth goals over the next five, ten years,” said Brent McDade, President of Keller Freight Solutions.

Faster, Better Freight Quotes with Dawn Salvucci-Favier

The Logistics of Logistics

Faster, Better Freight Quotes with Dawn Salvucci-Favier. Dawn Salvucci-Favier and Joe Lynch discuss creating faster, better freight quotes. develops dynamic pricing which enables transportation and logistics companies to deliver faster, better freight quotes.