How to Become a Freight Forwarder


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.

How to stop tail spend

Fleet Owner

The more suppliers you have with small dollar spend amounts, the longer your tail spend

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How To Use Digital Marketing in Logistics


The internet is burgeoning with information on the power of B2B digital marketing, but most logistics companies are neglecting to invest in their digital presence.

How to ace the roadside inspection

Fleet Owner

Law enforcement and industry officials said there are steps fleets and drivers can take to ensure a smooth inspection

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make?

How to Select a 3PL with Joe Lynch and Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

Pros: Since they own their assets, these 3PLs are able to use their own equipment to service customers. Cons: Asset based companies typically have a limited service area compared to non-asset based companies that broker shipments through partner carriers.

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How to reduce forced regen hassles

Fleet Owner

Failure to perform a forced regen when notified by your vehicle’s indicator system can cause severe engine damage

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ELD options: How to pick the best ELD provider

Fleet Owner

Vik Sridhar, GeoTab's solutions engineering manager explains how to pick the best ELD provider for your fleet

How to win over underhanded drivers

Fleet Owner

Safety system manipulators are clever, but there are ways to stymie their shenanigans

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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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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges

Carter Logistics

How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges. How to Address These Issues. TMS utilizes data reports to review past financial performances and progress, as well as budgets for new programs and projections for the coming years. Blog Topics.

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How to choose the right outsource provider

Fleet Owner

When researching an outside company to take over maintenance, or to provide dedicated contract carriage services, there are many concrete factors to look for

How to ship freight to Canada.


Learn how to seamlessly ship freight to Canada. Plus see how your shipment gets across the border and to its destination step-by-step.

How to reduce forced regen hassles

Fleet Owner

A forced regen occurs when soot builds up inside the diesel particulate filter (DPF) to the point that the vehicle is no longer operable. If you haven’t experienced this issue yet, consider yourself lucky

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible?

Trucking Alliance Advises Congress How to Improve Driver Safety

Material Handling and Logistics

There were more than 415,000 large truck accidents in 2017 that killed 4,761 people, including more than 600 truck drivers

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How to Avoid Missed Inbound Freight Pickups


Unfortunately, inbound logistics takes a backseat to outbound logistics, but since most companies operate as resellers More. The post How to Avoid Missed Inbound Freight Pickups appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How to Make the Right Choice of ERP Implementation Partner


The ones who make ERP, typically rely on “distribution” firms to sell and support the end consumer. These firms range from Tier 1 or mainstream consulting organizations that supply multiple ERP products to niche, agile organizations that support a single ERP, thus […].

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


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.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter Bias is a problem we. to make. traits common to them).

How to Solve the Last Mile Problem

Material Handling and Logistics

By improving performance in increasing automation, managing data and building flexibility into their networks, e-commerce companies will be able to better manage inventory and increase the efficiency of their last-mile delivery networks

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How to stop being ‘ghosted’ by driver applicants

Fleet Owner

CDL recruiters looking for a proactive solution should start at the source: the recruiting process itself

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How to Extract More Value Out of ELDs

Fleet Owner

Now that the first ELD Mandate deadline has passed, fleets are looking for ways to extract additional value from their devices.

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How to keep pace with trucking's changing technology

Fleet Owner

The most successful fleets will be those that embrace IT

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Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse: How to Know Which Is Right for You


The days of handling all needs in a warehouse are both inefficient and fail to meet customers’ basic expectation for omnichannel service. The post Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse: How to Know Which Is Right for You appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How to Maximize WMS to Increase E-Commerce ROI


A key issue that comes to the forefront of any discussion on handling e-commerce demand will always involve warehouse management system (WMS) or other supply chain system upgrades.

How to Become a Carrier of the Year

Talking Logistics

But while there’s plenty of discussion about what it means to be a “shipper of choice,” what does it mean to be a “carrier of choice?” The post How to Become a Carrier of the Year appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. After the challenging transportation environment in 2018, it’s clear that shippers and carriers are dependent on each other for success.

How to properly prepare goods for LTL shipping.


Read more to learn how to prepare your goods for shipping LTL packaging is a critical component for shipping LTL freight.

How to Unleash Blockchain into Your Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Blockchain-based applications provide transparency and visibility throughout the entire supply chain

How to Build a Beneficial Shipping Strategy

GoShip Blog

In today’s society, people expect to get whatever they want, whenever they need it at the price they want. Shippers can benefit from creating a focused shipping strategy to reduce freight costs and increase profitability and efficiency.

[Video] How to Become a Carrier of the Year

Talking Logistics

Robinson, discusses what it takes to become a Carrier of the Year. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] How to Become a Carrier of the Year appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Bruce Johnson, VP Capacity Development NA Truckload at C.H.

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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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Diesel gelling and how to stop it this winter

Fleet Owner

But your operation doesn’t have to hinge on the mercy of weather. Here’s what you need to know to put cold weather diesel problems on ice Diesel engines can be temperamental in the winter. Fleet owners get an unwelcome reminder of this every year.

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How to Reduce Fraud in Logistics


So many resources are wasted on trying to negate the issues, and although numerous risk analytics systems have been developed to try to improve the situation, nothing has proven foolproof. Blockchain technology may be the closest thing we have to a solution, and therefore, it has the potential to drastically change the industry as we know it. It could be financial abuse, theft, or illicit transactions such as bribery, just to name a few.

How to keep high-mileage fleet vehicles on the road

Fleet Owner

Although many OEMs still allow the continued use of CJ-4, experts recommend heavy-duty fleet owners switch to the enhanced CK-4 category to protect their diesel engines

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