How to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

Cerasis is not a freight forwarder, but technically a freight broker/transportation intermediary who specializes in North American Transportation Mangement primarily for less than truckload shipping, truckload, and small package. So, how does the registration process work?

How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Last year many shippers were caught flat-footed by rising transportation costs and capacity constraints. It’s safe to say that in 2019 shippers will likely be more vigilant and more proactive in looking for opportunities to better manage and control their transportation costs. How can shippers realize them? Transportation spend at the C-level. Mitigating additional costs was the focus, as well as idea velocity — how do we save money now!

Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck

Logistics Matter

Last week I came across a video of 3 trucks, each transporting a 54 meter long blades up a mountain in China. 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 Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

If there is one lesson many companies learned the hard way last year, it’s that you have to be prepared for whatever twists and turns might emerge in the transportation market. How do you begin that preparation? How do you know if you’re on the right path? The post How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? 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.

[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.

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 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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[Video] How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Matt Anderson, Director, Logistics-as-a-Service at BluJay Solutions , discusses how to mitigate additional costs in transportation. Matt Anderson, Director, Logistics-as-a-Service at BluJay Solutions, discusses how to mitigate additional costs in transportation.

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How to Avoid Missed Inbound Freight Pickups

Cerasis

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

How to Become a Carrier of the Year

Talking Logistics

After the challenging transportation environment in 2018, it’s clear that shippers and carriers are dependent on each other for success. 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. Episode Highlights Transportation Management C.H.

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?”. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

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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[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. Robinson Carrier of the Year transportation management

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

Cerasis

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

Cerasis

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 Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System [Video]

Talking Logistics

Geoff Milsom, Senior Director at enVista , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Can you elaborate on why a successful transportation management system (TMS) implementation actually begins before a TMS is even selected? How long should it take?

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How To Maximize the Value of Your Managed Transportation Services Partnership

Logistics Viewpoints

Managed Transportation Services (MTS) are being increasingly embraced by shippers, and with good reason: studies have shown that shippers can reduce costs, create visibility and drive efficiencies when they partner with an MTS solutions provider. The post How To Maximize the Value of Your Managed Transportation Services Partnership appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation managed transportation services

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Farm-to-Table: How to Safely Transport Food so it Stays Fresh

Freight Center

billion tons of food is wasted every year globally, which equates to $1 trillion wasted US dollars. How you safely transport your perishable, temperature controlled items is vital so that it stays fresh. Ensuring its quality when it arrives to the customer is top priority. According to a 2015 study published on foodtank.com , 2-20% of all fruits and vegetables end up wasted during the shipping process – that’s a staggering statistic.

How to Safely Transport Aquatic Animals

Airfreight Logistics

The handling and transportation of general cargo is a routine process for most forwarders and airlines. Moving up in complexity, other verticals such as shipping perishables require even more dedicated resources and expertise to ship this cargo correctly.

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?

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Select the Right Pallet Rack for your Warehouse

Cerasis

As this continues to occur, the daily demands of the workforce inside the warehouse increase as well. As these numbers begin to rise, you will need a method of efficiency to properly house your.read More. Warehouse management is an industry that is growing every year.

How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System

Talking Logistics

The cost saving and service improvement benefits of a transportation management system (TMS) are well documented. 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.

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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.

How to design an efficient picking?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

What does it mean picking about “operator-to- product” or “product-to-operator”? As we have been seeing in class, designing a picking is essential to ensure that the products arrive in time. Tips to optimize picking.

[Infographic] How to Win Customers with Click and Collect

Cerasis

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?

How to Safely Transport Aquatic Animals

Airfreight Logistics

The handling and transportation of general cargo is a routine process for most forwarders and airlines. Moving up in complexity, other verticals such as shipping perishables require even more dedicated resources and expertise to ship this cargo correctly.

How to Weigh Your Livestock Efficiently

Quality Scales Unlimited

5 Important Things to Consider Before Weighing Cattle. You can determine which scale system to use based on how you prefer to weigh an individual or group of animals. Put the scales on a firm surface to optimize accuracy and safety.

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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21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization

Cerasis

The post 21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How to Improve Your Transportation Operations

247 Customs Broker

It’s rare that a shipper or third-party logistics (3PL) provider has the luxury to sit back and roll out the perfect transportation operations, systems strategies or improvement programs. Conducting an audit on your transportation costs. Compliance to U.S.

Urban Logistics: How to Master the Megacity Challenge

Sabinext

I want to dedicate my first article of the year to take a closer look at the specific consequences of urbanization and how they can be approached. And who are the major players that need to master urbanization logistics issues? The challenge of being too big to fail.

How to Improve Your Transportation Operations

Logistics Management

In this white paper, you will learn about six steps that allow shippers and 3PLs to improve transportation operations and increase supply chain value in the most ideal way possible. Supply Chain White Papers, Envista White Paper, Transportation white paper

How to Manage a Family/Work Life Balance

Women in Trucking

Ask Angela: What do you recommend to a woman who is a mother and wants to work in the transportation industry? How did you manage family and job when starting out? There never seems to be enough time in the day. I tried to always learn while I was working.

Takkyubin: How to speed up the flow of people

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

When you have a very saturated warehouse, with a very high number of movements, all you have to do is find a way to speed up these movements. This service is popularly known as Takkyubin and consists of sending suitcases from one point to another in Japan.