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.

Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs

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Freight Forwarders. Most recognized and global forwarders belong to an association of freight forwarders called FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations)which is considered to be the global voice of freight logistics. Activity. NVOCC.

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Freight audit firms Trax Technologies and Veraction announce merger

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Combination of freight audit service providers will create single technology platform across all shipping modes, firms say. Strategy

Convoy rolls out real-time freight booking platform

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Dynamic Backup product generates routing guides from real-time quotes, not long-term bids, firm says. Technology

Special Service Freight Full Truckload Freight and LTL Freight Explained

Brighter Logistics

Special Service Freight Trucking Industry Stats America runs on trucking. This is far above any other mode of freight transportation in the country. For … Continue reading "Special Service Freight Full Truckload Freight and LTL Freight Explained". The post Special Service Freight Full Truckload Freight and LTL Freight Explained appeared first on Brighter Logistics Blog. Uncategorized Special Service Freight

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.

DHL Freight Open New Warehouse in Turkey

Logistics Manager

One of Europe’s Leading providers of road freight services, DHL Freight have recently celebrated the grand opening of their new warehouse at the Manisa Organized Industrial Zone in Turkey. The post DHL Freight Open New Warehouse in Turkey appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Freight Claims Do's & Don'ts

PLS Logistics

Having damaged freight can cause anyone to get frustrated. Filing a freight claim can even be more frustrating to someone who is not familiar with the process. There is a lot that goes into the freight claims process and it is important to know that damaged freight isn’t the only type of freight claim you may encounter. freight claims

Pilot Freight Services acquires oversized item delivery specialist Manna Freight Systems

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Move will meet demand for e-commerce home delivery of furniture, appliances, and other heavy goods, firm says. Transportation

DHL Freight renews contract with BMW

Automotive Logistics

BMW has renewed its contract with DHL Freight to handle overland transport services in 17 European countries. DHL Freight moves inbound parts to BMW factories as well as providing spare parts deliveries for the carmaker’s aftermarket. News Home Page BMW DHL Freight CSC

Freight Dimensioning Solution

Material Handling and Logistics

QubeVu has introduced PalletPro 4x4, an automated, high-speed, certified-accurate dimensioning solution for palletized freight

Why Freight Visibility is Important

PLS Logistics

Brokers, 3PL’s and freight haulers are involved in bringing a product to market, and because of this, visibility into freight location and status is essential. freight visibilityAlong the supply chain, goods must be transported to and from suppliers, manufacturers, wholesale distributors, retailers and end users.

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DHL Freight opens warehouse in Manisa

Automotive Logistics

DHL Freight has opened a logistics warehouse at Manisa Industrial Park, near the Turkish city of Izmir, in response to what it said was a growing demand for services in the country. The post DHL Freight opens warehouse in Manisa appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Cass Freight Index report highlights ongoing strength of freight economy

Logistics Management

The most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems continued to point to a very strong freight economy, with both freight shipments and expenditures finished the first half of 2018 in strong fashion

Kerry Logistics Acquires South African Freight Forwarders S.A.S.

Logistics Manager

Hong Kong-headquartered Kerry Logistics has announced the acquisition of well-established freight forwarding and logistics company, Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.). Their experience and local knowledge will strengthen our freight forwarding capabilities in Africa.”

4 Seasons of Freight

PLS Logistics

Freight Volume Demand transportation topics seasonalWinter Olympics, Valentine’s Day. it’s February 2018! Still the beginning of the year, and we are all looking forward to the upcoming months and forecasting what 2018 will bring us in transportation industry. Of course, every year is different. However, bad year or good year – there is always a certain pattern. According to this pattern, we forecast and plan for the whole year. So, what does this pattern look like?

Cargo Chief offers freight booking software for 3PLs

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C4 and Booking Assistant products apply digital search tools and predictive analytics to capacity records. Technology

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Trump infrastructure plan must fully fund freight programs, group says

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CAGTC raises concerns of broad-brush approach leaving freight out in the cold. Transportation

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The Basics of Air Freight

Jayem Logistics

Before jumping in to the fundamentals of air freight, let’s know exactly what it is. At very basic level everyone knows that air freight is transportation of goods and by airplane. The two main reasons why Shippers choose air freight as transportation has two reasons.

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.

Freight projects win about 56 percent of TIGER funding in latest round

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Freight projects' percentage of total pie at highest level since program began. Transportation

Should Logistics Companies Hire Freight Brokers?

Brighter Logistics

Before we even start giving any type of answer to whether or not logistics companies should hire freight brokers, we should explain what a freight broker even does. For someone who is familiar with the subject, the best advice for hiring a freight broker is to check out third-party logistics companies before doing anything else. … Continue reading "Should Logistics Companies Hire Freight Brokers?". The post Should Logistics Companies Hire Freight Brokers?

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Will surging freight rates herald the return of the inflation boogieman?

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General Mills sees quarterly profits compressed by freight-cost melt-up. Analyst sees no long-term repercussions, but short-term fluctuations. Transportation

Uber Freight sends driverless truck on its inaugural trip across Arizona

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Sanders-to-Topock move a first for the company's autonomous-vehicle fleet. Transportation

5 Tips for a Fast and Efficient Freight Claim Experience

PLS Logistics

However, this does not mean that understanding the process of freight claims isn’t imperative to running an efficient business. Here are 5 tips to make sure that your freight claim experience is as fast and efficient as possible: Claims carrier BOL Transporation transportation topics liability freight damage Truck Drivers Truckers ltl shipping freight claims

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.

UPS adds time-definite deliveries to international express freight service

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Noon, 2 p.m. set as commitment times for service. Transportation

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?

Freight broker GlobalTranz sold to private equity firm Jordan Co.

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Firm purchased from investor consortium. Transportation

Trucking by the Numbers 2018: Trucking and freight snapshot

Fleet Owner

By using data on tonnage and other freight trends across various industry segments, motor car­riers and shippers can more effectively plan for the scarcity of trucks and adjust their operations to remain competitive

Spot market remains ‘hot’ with more freight than capacity

Fleet Owner

During its most recent State of Freight webinar, FTR analysts cite both internal and external factors that will impact freight rates and capacity going forward

The Growing Need For Expedited Freight

Blue Grace Logistics

Think about the way things used to be on the parcel side,” Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, said. The Growing Need for Expedited Freight. freight industry. Our expedited freight services are second to none. Our expedited freight services are second to none.

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?

Ducker, head of FedEx Freight, to retire Aug. 15

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Executive spent 43 years with company. Transportation

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.

Kerry Logistics Acquires South African Freight Forwarders S.A.S.

Airfreight Logistics

Hong Kong-headquartered Kerry Logistics has announced the acquisition of well-established freight forwarding and logistics company, Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.). Their experience and local knowledge will strengthen our freight forwarding capabilities in Africa.”

Smarter Approaches to Freight Matching

Talking Logistics

What are the challenges with the traditional freight matching process? Smarter and More Efficient Freight Matching. While there are many startups that are trying to disintermediate the brokerage industry, Gollapalli believes that the best path forward is to make brokers and the freight matching process smarter and more efficient. These real-time visibility solutions, however, are now evolving to enable more efficient freight matching. “We

You Will Need Expedited Freight After The ELD Mandate Begins

Blue Grace Logistics

Why is this exemption important for your freight? Unlike most other freight that moves with routine regularity, expedited freight has a nature of its own. The whole idea behind expedited freight is that it should be picked up and moved off quickly.

Freight Brokers Make Shipping Product Easy

Brighter Logistics

Freight brokers are intermediaries, persons or companies that serve in a liaison position between shippers and carriers. Brokers assign freight to carriers, oversee the entire shipment, ensure that the asset reach their destination, and then accommodate the carrier. All that is … Continue reading "Freight Brokers Make Shipping Product Easy". The post Freight Brokers Make Shipping Product Easy appeared first on Brighter Logistics Blog.

Inbound Freight Optimization

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced SupplierMAX, a comprehensive inbound program designed to help increase the efficiency of inbound freight operations