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!

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?

[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.

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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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 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 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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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.

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 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 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 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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Factory Relocation – A How to & Touch on Benefits of Relocating

Cerasis

In this infographic we will speak to the benefits and offer up crucial steps to factory relocation. Reasons & Benefits of Factory Relocation If your business is growing, it can be a great problem to have. How you.read More. The post [INFOGRAPHIC] Factory Relocation – A How to & Touch on Benefits of Relocating appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

Dropshipping: how to destroy the meaning of “Stock”

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The stock is over, or, at least, this is what Dropshipping pretends to do in next times. What is exactly Dropshipping and how it works? It sounds quite weird, but this business model or logistic strategy is contributing to set up new businesses.

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How to Combat the Uncertainty and Risks in Today’s Global Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

How are leading companies navigating these risks and uncertainties? In a recent episode of Talking Logistics , Razat Gaurav, CEO of LLamasoft, shared some of the insights from this study and provided recommendations on actions companies should take to prepare effectively for whatever happens in the weeks and months ahead. Before we discussed some of the key findings and recommendations from the study, I asked Razat what drove them to conduct this particular study at this time.

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

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 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%.

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 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 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. transportation already exceeds $1 trillion annually.

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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.

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 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 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.

The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is part of a new series we’re launching called “Practitioner Perspectives” — commentaries written by supply chain and logistics practitioners from manufacturing and retail companies who want to share their insights and advice on industry trends and topics. At my company, if the item we sell isn’t in front of a customer when they want to purchase it, then we don’t make money. The $4,000 Transportation Question.

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

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 Build an Effective Logistics Communication Process  

Blue Grace Logistics

An effective communication process ensures that information flows seamlessly between departments and amongst the various teams on time and in a form which will allow them to achieve individual, departmental, and organizational goals and objectives.