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.

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


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.

How to Optimize Harvest Management

Quality Scales Unlimited

Many improvements have been made over the years to make weighing processes more accurate and efficient. In this article, we will expand on two ways you can apply these advancements to harvest management. Doing this allows you to streamline processes for harvest management.

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.

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 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 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.

How to Ship Large Items Across Country

GoShip Blog

Many items can be classified as larger than parcel and can be a pain to transport. Whether you want to ship furniture , appliances , machinery, or the large volume of goods, its likely that your shipment won’t fit into a standard parcel. How big is a large shipment?

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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[Infographic] How to Win Customers with Click and Collect


Life seems to get busier and busier and I’m always looking for the low hanging fruit that can save a little bit of time and increase efficiency in some way. So how can retailers create a click and collect service that works?

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?

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

How to Unleash Blockchain into Your Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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 Get the Most ROI from Supply Chain Logistics

Carter Logistics

How to Get the Most ROI from Supply Chain Logistics. When moving freight, you need to be sure that the capital you are investing in isn’t being spent needlessly and that you get exactly what you pay for. This is especially important when it comes to supply chain efficiency.

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

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 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.

How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management


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 Fill Out A Winning Fulfillment Center Bracket

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

According to many reports, 70 million people filled one out this year, including some of us who have already had our hopes dashed by early tournament upsets. How would you go about choosing your final contenders, and what criteria would you use? It’s March Madness, and for most of us that means one thing: Brackets. Imagine if there were a similar process for narrowing down your company’s network of warehouse and fulfillment centers.

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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 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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How to Minimize Costs with Enterprise Labeling

Logistics Management

The right labeling solution will allow companies to stand up to their everyday challenges and add value

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 Prepare the Next Generation of Manufacturers


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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How To Improve Your Customers Experience Through Shipping

GoShip Blog

A recent study by American Express stated that 60% of customers would pay more money to get a better experience shopping. Customer experience is a crucial part of a company’s strategy and becomes a crucial measurement of success to help increase revenue.

How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System [Video]

Talking Logistics

How long should it take? What questions should companies ask themselves to make sure the implementation goes as smoothly as possible? Are there any other leading practices or recommendations you would offer to companies to maximize their probability for success in implementing a TMS?

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Our most commonly shipped goods and how to move them


If you’re shipping furniture, auto parts, machines, food, home improvement wares or electronics, we here at Freightquote have a few tips on how to do so. Here are our most commonly shipped goods and how to move them

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping


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 save time on freight shipping.


When it comes to freight, time is of the essence. Learn the steps that can be taken to reduce the amount of time it takes to ship freight at Freightquote

How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System

Talking Logistics

What are the key ingredients to a successful TMS implementation? Those are some of the questions I posed to Geoff Milsom, Senior Director at enVista , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. This is usually a three to six month process and may be part of a larger corporate strategy or transformation process that it has to plug into. Understanding those issues is critical to implementation success.”. What’s the best way to do that?

How To Prepare Your RV For Shipping

Trans Global Auto Logistics

How To Prepare Your RV For Shipping. Your RV allows you to bring all the comforts with you anywhere there’s a road. Fortunately, you don’t have to remain limited to where you can drive. It is possible to utilize RV shipping services to have your camper or mobile home shipped internationally. If you’re going to take advantage of these services, however, it’s important to know how to ship an RV overseas or anywhere.

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.

LTL shipping: How to save when sharing the ride.


Find out how to save when sharing the ride When you have less than a full trailer of freight, LTL shipping is likely the best option.

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.