Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Unfortunately, few shippers make inbound freight a priority, and even fewer consider it a strategic supply chain initiative.

Carter Express Recognized as Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers

Carter Logistics

Carter Express Recognized as Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers. Carter Express was recognized as one of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers of 2018. The post Carter Express Recognized as Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers appeared first on Carter Logistics.

[WEBINAR] Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers


Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers *still need link*. Some of the topics we’ll be covering in the webinar include: What is inbound and why does it matter to manufacturers? The importance of leadership to adopting an inbound mindset. Building an inbound strategy.

[PODCAST] How Industrial Companies Can Pivot to Inbound Organizations & Increase Customer Experience


On today’s episode we welcome Todd Hockenberry, Founder and CEO of Top Line Results, an inbound marketing agency. Todd is also author of the new book Inbound Organization: How to Build and Strengthen Your Company’s Future Using Inbound Principles, You may purchase the book by clicking the button to the right below the podcast player. Listen to “How Industrial Companies Can Pivot to Inbound Organizations & Increase Customer Experience” on Spreaker.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts).

[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management


How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management? Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs. If you’re looking to save costs on shipping, take a look at inbound shipping. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group, a research firm in Boston.

Transforming inbound flows

Automotive Logistics

plant in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo state, to establish a new truck assembly line and transform its supporting inbound logistics structure. The plant has a lot of inbound material coming in from Brazil and overseas.

Inbound Logistics Discusses Cost


As if on queue, after I wrote my article about recasting your discussion from "cost" control to "revenue" generation, Inbound Logistics published an article titled: " Keeping an Eye on Cost Management". The article discussed the 80/20 rule where 80% of a network's cost is baked in to the network design and 20% is about execution. I agree. But, again, I must say the article totally misses the point of Customer Centric Supply Chains. You do not design your network to cut costs!

Reducing Costs in Shipping with a Focus on Inbound Logistics Strategy


Shippers often forget about the possible savings through an effective inbound logistics strategy. In addition, managing vendors and inbound logistics can feel like a lot of work for little gain, yet the possible savings by implementing an inbound logistics program can add up through these key ways. Reducing Costs in Shipping with a Focus on Inbound Logistics Strategy. This is the obvious benefit of having the power to control inbound logistics.

Inbound Parcel Freight: What Are the Top Considerations for a Shipper?


Managing inbound parcel freight has increased in complexity with the global rise of e-commerce. Amazon has mastered inbound parcel freight management as part of its third-party marketplace, and small and mid-sized shippers are struggling to keep up. While part of the larger scheme for global economic growth, inbound parcel freight has become a top priority for shippers. What’s Causing Problems With Inbound Parcel Freight Management?

Inbound supply chains subject to growing disruption

Automotive Logistics

The post Inbound supply chains subject to growing disruption appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Interruptions to the smooth flow of parts to assembly plants are becoming more commonplace, according to research from global insurance broker JLT Specialty.

Using Logistics Technology to Execute a Winning Inbound Freight Strategy & Have Compliant Vendors


Most shippers have existing vendor compliance programs in place within their vendor inbound logistics guide. Meanwhile, the importance of vendor compliance has grown more than ever as supply chains expand, explains Lisa Terry of Inbound Logistics, and companies look to trim the fat and optimize workflows to gain a competitive advantage. Fortunately, today’s logistics technology has the power to execute a winning inbound freight strategy and maintain compliance in the following ways.

Penske Logistics Repeats as Top 10 Third-Party Logistics Provider by Inbound Logistics Magazine

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics has once again placed inside the top 10 of the Inbound Logistics magazine yearly Top 100 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) Providers listing with an eighth place ranking. We are honored to earn a repeat placement on the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Providers list,” stated Marc Althen, Penske Logistics president. “A Penske Logistics continues to offer solutions to help companies meet these challenges, and more,” explained Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics.

Top 5 Roadblocks to Effective Inbound Logistics Management


With the added pressure to lower costs to end-users, your customers, it’s no surprise that the need for increased scrutiny and cost reductions among inbound logistics partners, your vendors, has gone rogue. Some cite a lack of visibility or lack of control for reasons to not manage inbound logistics, and while proponents of “increased visibility” argue more information begets more effective inbound logistics strategy, its meaning gets lost in the murky waters of the internet.

Gefco signs up for new inbound and outbound services

Automotive Logistics

Components supplier Plastic Omnium has signed a contract with Gefco for the management of inbound plastic components through the logistics provider’s Halewood facility in the UK and onto its plant in Warrington.

[WHITE PAPER] The Guide to Proactive Inbound, Outbound, and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management


In partnership with Pierbridge , whose Transtream technology powers the parcel solution within the Cerasis Rater TMS, we are please to announce the publication of a new white paper titled “The Guide to Proactive Inbound Outbound and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management.” Shippers must not overlook the value of proactive enterprise parcel management, regardless of whether it is inbound freight from vendors, outbound freight to resellers and consumers, or returns from any party.

Focus on Customers and Grow Your Business By Becoming an Inbound Organization


The fundamental idea behind being an Inbound Organization is straightforward: everyone in the company must consider how their role influences the customer journey to enhance the customer’s experience. What Inbound Organizations Do. An Inbound Organization understands and thinks about creating a customer experience that covers the entire customer journey from prospect to lead to first purchase through each subsequent interaction. Everyone wants to grow their business right?

Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs – Inbound Logistics

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The post Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs – Inbound Logistics appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. April 29, 2018 | Merrill Douglas.

Ten Steps to Managing Inbound Freight: A Coordinated Dance between Shippers and Suppliers

Material Handling and Logistics

There is a profound difference between inbound and outbound logistics—inbound deals with the delivery of raw materials or goods coming into a business while outbound logistics refers to goods going out. Consolidate inbound shipments to full truckload whenever possible.

Inbound Industrial Marketing: Why Manufacturers, Distributors, & B2Bs Should Leverage Content Marketing to Keep Customers


It is the mindset that buyer behavior has not changed and that digital disruption isn’t impacting your inbound industrial marketing the way it is all of the other markets because: No one would trust search to help make these decisions about our products. The information online is all self-serving inbound industrial marketing stuff and no one trusts it. Change Your Inbound Industrial Marketing, Sales, and Service.

7 Easy Steps to Create an Inbound Vendor Routing Guide


An inbound vendor routing guide is comparable the beating heart of your operation. It manages inbound freight, not unlike the incoming blood supply from the lungs, and pumps it out to the remainder of your supply chain. Creating an effective inbound vendor routing guide is not without its share of challenges. Follow these steps, as outlined by Inbound Logistics , to create a working, evolving guide that puts the power of control and visibility in your hands.

The Top 6 Reasons to Have a Good Inbound Logistics Program


Most transportation costs in a company arise from inbound logistics cost. If other words, the costs associated with transportation of items from vendors make up the biggest portion of will transportation costs, reports Amy Roach Partridge of Inbound Logistics. Part of the problem lies in misconceptions around inbound logistics, including manual, data-intense processes and added stress. Your Inbound Logistics Program: What's Next?

Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics

Automotive Logistics

The post Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Kerry Logistics has secured a four-year extension to its contract with the tyre-making division of tier supplier Continental. The third-party logistics provider’s division in Germany will handle international ocean freight export of tyres and provide logistics services for Continental’s procurement of raw materials to production sites worldwide, mainly from Asia.

Bombardier Awards Three-Year Inbound Logistics Deal

Logistics Business Magazine

Bombardier Transportation has awarded DHL Supply Chain a new three-year contract to manage its inbound to manufacturing logistics services. The post Bombardier Awards Three-Year Inbound Logistics Deal appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Virginia expands capacity with four inbound truck gates

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Virginia expands capacity with four inbound truck gates. Click here to look at our new privacy policy.

Bombardier chooses DHL for inbound at Derby – Logistics Manager

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Bombardier Transport has awarded DHL Supply Chain a three year contract to manage inbound logistics to its train manufacturing site at Derby. The post Bombardier chooses DHL for inbound at Derby – Logistics Manager appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

Penske Logistics Honored as Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics Magazine

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics has earned repeat entry onto the Inbound Logistics magazine 2018 Top 100 Trucker list. Nearly 300 carriers submitted information for consideration. “It It is great to once again earn placement on the Top 100 Trucker list,” stated Tom Scollard, vice president of dedicated contract carriage. The listing reinforces our place as a market leader.”. Magazine editors build the ranking to match shippers with the transportation providers that best meet their needs.

Put Your Automotive Logistics On The Fast Track To Success

Insight Into Action

In such a process-driven culture, inbound supply chain disruptions of component parts can have huge financial consequences for OEMs and suppliers alike. Crossdocking Warehousing and Distribution 3PL Vendor Managed Inventory Automotive Logistics Inbound Supply Chain

[PODCAST] Tips for Shippers to Reduce Missed Pickups & In-Transit Freight Problems


The Cerasis Freight Desk takes care of all of shipper customers’ inbound and outbound routing services. Why it’s vital that shippers have a system in place or processes to effectively manage inbound freight. The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management. Freight Inbound Freight Podcast Transportation ManagementHello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

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Twinning talent with technology

Automotive Logistics

On the evening before the conference began, 14 awards covering every aspect of inbound, outbound and aftermarket logistics were handed out to carmakers, suppliers and logistics providers who were judged to have shown excellence and innovation.

Automotive sequencing: getting the balance right

Insight Into Action

3PL Automotive Logistics Inbound Supply Chain sequencing automotive sequencing JIT just in time just in sequence OEM Electronic Data Interchange automotive industryWhen people ask me to explain the concept of sequencing in automotive logistics, I remind them of that famous quote by comedy genius Eric Morecambe who said: “I am playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.” I then explain that sequencing is the exact opposite.

Vote for Penske Logistics as Top 3PL

Move Ahead

Inbound Logistics magazine is once again accepting votes for their annual 2018 Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Logistics 3PL 3PL Excellence Awards Inbound Logistics Penske Penske Logistics supply chain top 3PL

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Opel tasks Gefco with further cost reduction

Automotive Logistics

Gefco’s 4PL Solutions division provides services for Opel/Vauxhall across Europe and Turkey, including the management of 220 separate logistics providers (140 for inbound and 80 for outbound).

Škoda deploys autonomous robots at Kvasiny

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Warehousing autonomous vehicles Inbound parts cobots lineside technology Skoda Auto

Digital lineside technology key to BMW’s 8 Series model

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story IT BMW Digitalisation inbound logistics Lineside logistics assembly technology virtual reality wearables

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