How to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

Cerasis does work with many freight forwarders who import into the US and need trucks to move from the port inland. We hope this post is helpful for those looking to become a freight forwarder but also for shippers wanting to know how it works. . How to get started.

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Become a Freight Broker: Your Ultimate Guide

Cerasis

It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now. You can read our step-by-step guide below or jump straight to the infographic. What you need to know before you become a freight broker.

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How to Reduce Your Chassis Rental Fee

West Coast and California Logistics

When considering all the costs involved in getting your containerized goods from port to market, it’s easy to think of all the “big” things that drive up your spend. In this article, we’ll examine key ways to reduce this fee and improve the profitability of your operation.

3PL & Tax Money Matters: How to Double Your Business by Not Overlooking This 3rd Way

Cerasis

Just last week, I was invited to speak at the National Conference of one of the leading transportation associations. In one session, we focused on how to legally cut your income tax bill by thousands, and also how to get the best settlement from the IRS if you owe them a, uh, boat-load of money! (It’s It’s funny – no matter what group I’m speaking to, one of the hot topics is always “What do I do if I get audited?”. Tough crowd”, I thought to myself.

How to Buy Your First Autonomous Robot

Logistics Viewpoints

Take a calculated approach to robotics procurement and you’ll stand the best chance of successfully aligning it with your company’s mission, values, and future plans. Merril Douglas paints a picture of a time in the near future when robots and humans will work side-by-side to help companies gain speed, increase accuracy, cut costs, and handle the grunt work. “We’re The post How to Buy Your First Autonomous Robot appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How to cash in on ELDs

Supply Chain and Logistics

I saw this thanks to . It makes the point that use of a good ELD in trucks forces everyone– the firm, the trucker, support staff, and customers to focus on hitting the marks for serving the truck supply chain. This … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking computing technology transportation trucking

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How to Avoid Unwanted Shipping Costs

GoShip Blog

It is easy to make mistakes whenever you are organizing a shipment, especially if you are new to the shipping industry. Here are 3 easy ways for companies to avoid unwanted shipping costs: Be Accurate with Pick Up and Delivery Locations.

How to make the most of BOPIS

DC Velocity

Locker vendor offers tips for boosting "buy online, pick up in store" sales. Strategy

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Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck

Logistics Matter

It is a sight to behold. You just have to be bring the parts […]. The post Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

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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. Mislabelled freight is also prone to damage.

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How to Prepare the Next Generation of Manufacturers

Cerasis

The manufacturing industry has always been a hotbed for innovation and advancement — but it relies heavily on the workers who have the skills and training to fill those jobs. How can we help to prepare the industry for the next generation of manufacturers?

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WMS and eCommerce: How to Use Supply Chain Technology to a Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

eCommerce is growing faster than ever, and everyone is working to find the latest and greatest way to overcome their competitors. The application of supply chain technology is essential to maintaining a competitive advantage in the height of eCommerce growth.

Tips on How to Avoid Cargo Theft

PLS Logistics

With the Labor Day holiday weekend coming up, we want to make sure that you are aware of cargo theft during this time period and are prepared so that it does not happen to you.

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How to Optimize Your Factory Layout for Industry 4.0

Cerasis

That is because digitization, or the current movement to connect and bring all equipment into modern times, absolutely influences design. Everything from lighting and air quality to efficient design and wayfinding solutions can impact workflow.

How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage. If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. In this article, we have highlighted the most common, but often overlooked elements to consider. How you pack your products in the box is key to product damage control. .

How to Safely Transport Aquatic Animals

Airfreight Logistics

Moving up in complexity, other verticals such as shipping perishables require even more dedicated resources and expertise to ship this cargo correctly. Even more so, ensuring an end-to-end unbroken cool chain is a tough challenge that requires coordination throughout the supply chain.

How to create smart garbage?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Internet of things is the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. We all know parking sensors applied on cars, that technology is not new anymore, became cheap and is applied to almost every new car.

Top Causes for Delivery Delays and How to Use Data to Avoid Chargebacks

Blue Grace Logistics

The must-arrive-by-date (MABD) was introduced to the logistics world back in early 2016 when Walmart set a new bar for suppliers. Employees that are not motivated to keep operations running quickly and smoothly can be the make-or-break for getting your cargo to retailers’ shelves on time.

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How to Conquer Cross-Border Shipping Challenges

Logistics Management

Cross-border truckload and intermodal shipping has increased greatly over the past decade and shows no signs of slowing

How to Run Cables Into An Industrial Computer Enclosure

Cerasis

However, a common question asked by end-users, is ‘how do we power electronics inside a sealed enclosure?’. Instead, most enclosure systems are fitted with cable entry glands that will maintain a seal, while providing a clean, safe entry point for cabling to reach computer equipment.

[WHITE PAPER] Multichannel Fulfillment and Shipping: How to Streamline Your E-Commerce Logistics Implementation Process

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond” white paper! Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the right. According to the U.S.

How to Pass a Roadside ELD Inspection Without Violations

Loginext

Now if your trucks are stopped for a roadside inspection, how do you prepare to get through that without any violations? Here’s what you need to know to be violation free.

How to Be a Successful Freight Broker

Cerasis

We want to make sure we not only provide information just for shippers, who are our customers and potential customers, but that also those interested in getting into the business have good info too.

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Five Common Customs Pitfalls — and How to Avoid Them

Talking Logistics

A thorough description of goods is essential in order to determine proper customs classification. This can then be attributed to a customs tariff number. It is sensible for the supplier to include the importer’s item number in its invoice.

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How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

Instead of trying to start from scratch, shippers need to know a few things about the challenges of integrating traditional with e-commerce shipping , why integration is key to success and the best practices necessary to avoid additional issues. Up to 1.3

How to Reduce Warehouse Labor Costs With Smarter Order Picking

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In fact, it can comprise as much as 50% of the picking process – and up to half of your warehousing labor cost. Without the right system-aided picking process, you’re paying order pickers to walk, not to pick. The word “travel” is usually associated with positive things.

How to Procure Full Truckloads in Tight Capacity

Cerasis

The use of full truckload shipping is rising in popularity, resulting from its lower cost as compared to less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping. These rates will have natural implications for smaller shippers seeking to lower overall transportation and freight spend, and paired with a “blurred lines between peak shipping and shopping seasons,” shippers will experience increasing trouble when trying to procure full truckload capacity. Staying attentive to the market.

How to Improve Manufacturing Floor Data Collection

Cerasis

To log, track and trace everything’, your vision of a better manufacturing floor. Here’s how you can improve manufacturing floor data collection, long-term. However, are you starting to outgrow your manufacturing floor data collection system ?

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight. That can make it difficult to meet your delivery times unless you take proactive steps now to minimize the risk in your supply chain. Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway.

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How to introduce GPS tracking to employees

Fleet Owner

The top 5 questions from fleet owners

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Hurricane Season

PLS Logistics

The intense hurricane season in 2017 was historical not only because of the massive scale and great number of storms, but also how destructive each storm was to the communities. Today we will cover how you can prepare your supply chain for the dreaded hurricane season ahead.

How to Safely Transport Aquatic Animals

Airfreight Logistics

Moving up in complexity, other verticals such as shipping perishables require even more dedicated resources and expertise to ship this cargo correctly. Even more so, ensuring an end-to-end unbroken cool chain is a tough challenge that requires coordination throughout the supply chain.

How to Really Stop Sexual Harassment

Material Handling and Logistics

A straightforward and realistic approach for employers to eradicate the problem

How to manage Reverse Supply Chain better

Jayem Logistics

This flow of returned goods is from consumer to retailer, retailer to distributor and distributor to a manufacturer is also known as the R everse S upply C hain. It has separate 9 group companies to execute operations individually.

How to Leverage Digital Technology in the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

"The digital technologies hitting the marketplace today promise to make the changes in supply chain practice over the next five to 10 years dwarf that which we have seen in the last 10,” says Ted Stank, of UT’s Haslam College of Business.

Picking area: How to design

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Best routes : think about the movements that will be carried out by each operator and try to eliminate the passages without added value. In addition to losing efficiency, the chances of a worker suffering a fall, blow or shock are increasing.

How To Label Your Freight Correctly, The First Time

Blue Grace Logistics

While it sounds like a no-brainer, a lot of cargo damage happens due to incorrect labeling of the packages that are being transported. Labeling is an integral part of cargo packaging and is an essential aspect to ensure that your goods reach the correct destination at the required time.

How to Elevate Women in the Workplace

Material Handling and Logistics

Research finds the glass ceiling persists because both employers and female employees miss opportunities for change

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

For most individuals, surprises can be wonderful—but, as a shipper, you try to avoid them at all costs. Because in supply chains, surprises tend to mean wasted time and added expense. Your best bet to avoid unexpected trouble?

How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

Cerasis

However, since both concepts have been saddled with a lot of hype, manufacturers have tended to shy away from pursuing these goals. To satisfy this most basic principle of lean, some manufacturers will have to change the way they measure success.

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