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?

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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[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 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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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.

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.

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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[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 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 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 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.

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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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 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 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 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. Warehousing eats up about 25% and transportation 60%.

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.

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 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. transportation already exceeds $1 trillion annually.

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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 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? Robinson logistics transportation trucking truckloa

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

Cerasis

Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics. As a result, carriers will have less capacity and availability to handle unexpected surges in demand.

How to Diversify Your Truckload Carriers & Why You Need to

CH Robinson Logistics

When you’re picking carriers to move your freight, there may seem like an overwhelming number of options. A wide variety of economic, social, political, and environmental factors can influence how you experience available capacity. The bottom line to truckload capacity.

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.

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 Reduce Transportation Cost in Logistics

Logistics Portal

How to Reduce Transportation Cost in Logistics Increase Control of your Logistics Spend Most global shippers have systems to keep track of their freight contract rates but few have visibility of

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.

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 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.

[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.

Floor Scales – Why, Where and How to Choose Them

Quality Scales Unlimited

They offer a high capacity and larger weighing platforms as compared to other scale varieties. They are versatile and can be combined with cages and supports in order to weigh a large variety of objects that may include manufacturing parts, containers or even animals.

How to Get the Benefit of GDPR for Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Yet much of what it obliges enterprises to do can be leveraged for their advantage. Now could be a good time to assess the upside. The goal of the GDPR is to give people greater control over their personal data. Access to information. The right to be forgotten (erasure).

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How to Integrate with Industrial Internet of Things Technologies

Cerasis

As advances in technology make it more cost-effective to deploy IIoT, industries will need to acquire a strategic approach to integrating new sensor data with pre-existing data environments. Now, more than ever, industries are seeking simple integrations with controls, automation, and data analytics visualization software to harness the power of the Industrial Internet of Things and realize attractive operational and competitive benefits for their business.