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.

Breaking down freight shipping basics.

Freightquote

Freight shipping can seem complex on the surface but Freightquote by C.H. Learn more about the basics of freight shipping Robinson has broken it down.

A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I was hired as an accountant for an on-demand air charter operator that moved executives and high priority freight. 04:25] There’s an approach to freight savings that you use at Customodal, and I was hoping you could describe that to the audience. [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:42]

Freight forwarder consolidation continues

Logistics Management

Are rumors of yet more consolidation in the Freight Forwarding sector finally dying down? Not by a longshot, says Nick Bailey, head of research for the London-based consultancy Transport Intelligence

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.

Improving freight management

Fleet Owner

Gauge and improve your company’s freight management performance with these tips and tricks

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[PODCAST] Tips for Effective Freight Invoice Auditing

Cerasis

Listen to “Tips for Effective Freight Invoice Auditing” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Tips for Effective Freight Invoice Auditing appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Freight Accounting Podcast Freight Invoice Auditing

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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Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s been over a week now since the news broke about Amazon and their freight brokerage business. Relay, which launched in 2017, is for truck drivers to receive additional freight information, like shipment and route tracking, as well as expedited check-in procedures at the warehouse.

Freight class: Everything you need to know.

Freightquote

In the freight shipping industry, freight classes are critical to the sustainability of nearly all aspects of our daily lives. Let’s walk through what a freight class is and what determines freight class density

Cass Freight Index Report points to ongoing freight declines

Logistics Management

June shipments, at 1.181, decreased 5.3% annually, marking the seventh consecutive month of shipments declines

Freight Claims and TMS: How Does a Transportation Management System Streamline Freight Claims?

Cerasis

Freight claims processes derive from a mountain of risks to cargo. Today, transportation and logistics companies face considerable uncertainty when moving freight. Driver speed, carelessness, outside influences, and everyday activities put freight at risk.

Inbound Freight Reporting: 16 Ways to Use Freight Data to Evaluate Spend by Supplier

Cerasis

When shippers grow too comfortable with inbound freight management activities, mistakes occur, and failure to recognize the signs of poor visibility in inbound freight management will result in higher costs. Data Inbound Freight inbound freight reporting

5 characteristics of reliable freight shipping services.

Freightquote

Reliable freight shipping services are hard to come by. We’re sharing the top 5 characteristics of freight shippers you can rely on. Learn more

New Technologies to Manage Freight Shipments

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digitalization in the freight industry has been a slow but unavoidable process. There are now fully automated port terminals, autonomous ships, freight benchmarking services, proposals of a floating warehouse, drones being used for cargo deliveries, and software developed […].

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?

[Video] Amazon Brokerage and Uber Freight: Why 3PLs and Brokers Need to Innovate

Talking Logistics

JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms, discusses the impact Amazon Brokerage and Uber Freight are having on the third-party logistics (3PL) industry.

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[PODCAST] A Primer on Effective Freight Claims Management

Cerasis

Listen to “A Primer on Effective Freight Claims Management” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] A Primer on Effective Freight Claims Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Claims Podcast effective freight claims management

Is Freight Digitalization Still An Existential Threat?

Freightos

In their latest Global Freight Forwarding report , Ti assessed whether digital platforms, digital forwarders, and freight marketplaces were existential threats to traditional forwarders. Freight Marketplaces: Threat Or Opportunity? SOURCE: Ti GLOBAL FREIGHT FORWARDING 2019. “We

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]

Filing freight claims: Guidelines to make sure you are prepared.

Freightquote

The freight claims process can be both stressful and challenging for shippers. Robinson offers tips for how to file a freight claim Freightquote by C.H.

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Uber Freight sets up shop in Germany

Logistics Management

Late last month, Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, announced it has expanded into Germany

Drayage services in intermodal freight shipping.

Freightquote

Drayage services are specialty carriers with appropriate licensing, bonding and agreements necessary to fill the gaps in intermodal freight

Air freight forwarders’ react to 2019 market issues

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Freightwaves article looks at first quarter 2019 earnings of a few air freight forwarders. air freight Freight Forwarding Air Cargo airfreight freight forwarders

[PODCAST] The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves

Cerasis

Listen to “The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO FreightWaves” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

10 most common freight shipping questions.

Freightquote

Get answers to common freight shipping questions regarding truckload and less than truckload shipping options. Learn more

Truckload van freight volume falls 3%, rates slip lower

Fleet Owner

Spot truckload freight volume increased 1.2% 11, with the availability of spot reefer and flatbed freight making up for a decline in van loads, said DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest network of load boarduring the week ending Aug.

Freight Forwarders Say Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

The sector says technological innovation will have a positive impact on their business

How to Avoid Missed Inbound Freight Pickups

Cerasis

Missed inbound freight pickups have a disastrous impact on the profitability of your business. While shippers often focus on outbound logistics, shippers must not overlook the importance of inbound logistics in reducing costs and achieving full freight visibility.

Article 2: Trucking Freight Futures 101

Logistics Management

California freight volumes offset weakness elsewhere

Fleet Owner

After a 16% drop the previous week, spot truckload freight volume fell another 8% during the week ending July 28, said DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest network of load boards.

Freight Forwarders Says Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

The sector says technological innovation will have a positive impact on their business

Damaged Freight: Are you covered?

Freightquote

Freight insurance helps to ease the burden of accidents and natural occurrences that can impact goods. Let’s take a closer look at who is covered, when to take responsibility and more

Time Definite Freight & Positive ROI

Blue Grace Logistics

In our March webinar, titled Time Definite Freight and Positive ROI , Brian Blalock, Senior Manager Sourcing Strategy, and Eric Chambers, Vice President, Field Performance at BlueGrace Logistics, discuss the delivery method that is redefining the logistics landscape.

Are You Shipping Freight or Parcel?

Freight Center

How do you know if you are shipping freight or parcel? You’re shipping freight. The post Are You Shipping Freight or Parcel? Blog Freight Preparation Freight Shipping Parcel ShippingIt’s not uncommon for shippers to mistakenly believe they should ship one way when really, it would be more efficient to ship another. How to determine your best option. Ask yourself three simple questions: Is your shipment over 150 pounds?