The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

Recently, we’ve had some trouble meeting our absurd growth. The $4,000 Transportation Question. Which brings me to the title of this post, the $4,000 transportation question. My transportation team was asked to ship a large number of bulky visual displays via air freight so that they could be shipped to stores that were already finding ways to display product without those specific items. Transportation Management transportation

Meet the Team Mondays: Marlies Krueger, Administration Manager

Radius Logistics

Looking for our team to handle your shipping and transportation needs? The post Meet the Team Mondays: Marlies Krueger, Administration Manager appeared first on Radius Logistics.

Where competition, modernisation and capability meet

Logistics in War

Strategic competitors adjust force posture and preparedness, deciding whether to position forces proximate to potential adversaries, or invest in strategic transportation to improve expeditionary mobility. We are, without a doubt, in a period where technology can meet our ambitions. By David Beaumont. Thankyou, once again, for supporting Logistics In War.

Meet the Team Mondays: Dan Crampton, Account Executive

Radius Logistics

Looking for our team to handle your shipping and transportation needs? The post Meet the Team Mondays: Dan Crampton, Account Executive appeared first on Radius Logistics. My personal motto is: I’ve worked in the industry for 15 years.

The Digital Supply Chain Meets The Digital WMS

LandLink

Transportation could be planned for full pallets and truckloads, distribution centers could process work at a predictable pace to meet brick and mortar replenishment needs, and DC facility automation was less intensive and less prone to bottlenecks.

Latest EnerSys Battery to Meet Commercial Vehicle Demands

Logistics Business Magazine

Optimized to meet the high load demands of the modern automotive vehicle sector, the batteries offer a solution to fleet owners and operators who are facing a sharp rise in battery-related vehicle breakdowns. Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage

Meeting the Needs of Shippers’ Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Logistics

Meeting the Needs of Shippers’ Global Supply Chains | Transportfolio. Meeting the Needs of Shippers’ Global Supply Chains | Transportfolio. Robinson #1 for Global Competitiveness in the Transportation category of The World’s Most Admired Companies list.

Solutions for Managing Transportation Spend

Talking Logistics

Successfully managing their transportation spend is a key challenge for transportation executives across all industries today. It’s easy to get bogged down in day-to-day operations, like making sure you get the capacity you need, at the right cost, to meet your immediate delivery commitments. Transportation professionals are so consumed with managing immediate needs that it’s often difficult for them to step back and consider longer term strategic objectives.

How Retailers Plan to Meet Increasing Delivery Demands of Consumers

LandLink

Just last week Amazon announce it would form its own fleet of delivery vans, in addition to their existing fleet of trucks and planes, that would be operated by independent contractors to compliment, and eventually replace, current transportation providers. There seems to be no end to the demand for nearly instant delivery gratification of today's consumer. Interestingly, price doesn't seem to water down their desire to have what they ordered on their doorstep as soon as possible.

Volga-Dnepr Group launches AOG to Meet Aerospace Demand

Airfreight Logistics

The post Volga-Dnepr Group launches AOG to Meet Aerospace Demand appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Meet the Team Mondays: Sandi Atkins, Team Lead Customer Service

Radius Logistics

I think I was hired at Radius because of my customer service skills and knowledge of the transportation industry. Looking for our team to handle your shipping and transportation needs? My personal motto is: I’ve worked at Radius since 2013.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

Finally, global shipping technology, such as a transportation management system (TMS), can help shippers gather, analyze, and make use of global shipping data— such as standard industry practices, popular routes, and spend trends— to create a data-driven shipping strategy for India.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

Finally, global shipping technology, such as a transportation management system (TMS), can help shippers gather, analyze, and make use of global shipping data— such as standard industry practices, popular routes, and spend trends— to create a data-driven shipping strategy for India.

Solutions for Managing Transportation Spend [Video]

Talking Logistics

What advice or recommendations would you give to transportation and logistics executives to help them better manage and control their transportation spend in today’s environment?

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Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

In the summer months, they also run around 500 flights to transport children to summer camps like Camp Kindle (a camp for kids affected by HIV/AIDS), Champ Camp (a camp for burn survivors) and The Painted Turtle (a camp for children with serious medical conditions), among others.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

In the summer months, they also run around 500 flights to transport children to summer camps like Camp Kindle (a camp for kids affected by HIV/AIDS), Champ Camp (a camp for burn survivors) and The Painted Turtle (a camp for children with serious medical conditions), among others.

Meet NEO Your Real-Time Supply Chain Intelligent Assistant

247 Customs Broker

He analyzes and tunes a whole range of processes such as Demand Planning, Replenishment, and Transportation Optimization, to continually match supply to demand as efficiently as possible. Transportation optimization ?. 15-25% lower transportation costs. Complex Ecosystems.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 10th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 10 th , 2019. by adding AI capabilities to their transportation and distribution activities, helping to deliver enhanced logistics services and technology to shippers. What are you doing to help meet increasing delivery demands from retailers?

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Meet the Team Mondays: Brad Gerber, Account Executive

Radius Logistics

Looking for our team to handle your shipping and transportation needs? The post Meet the Team Mondays: Brad Gerber, Account Executive appeared first on Radius Logistics. My personal motto is: I’ve worked at Radius since 2015.

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019

Carter Logistics

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019. This is just one factor that presents a challenge when planning future transportation budgets. The complex factors impacting your transportation budget may fluctuate unexpectedly, at times even from day to day.

Why OmniChannel Solutions are Needed in Shipping & Logistics to Meet Consumer Demand

Cerasis

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Why OmniChannel Solutions are Needed in Shipping & Logistics to Meet Consumer Demand appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Meet The Team Mondays: Shawn Wilson, IT Services Manager

Radius Logistics

Technology is a hot topic in the transportation industry today – what ideas/programs are you most excited about & how do you think it will help the future of transportation? Looking for our team to handle your shipping and transportation needs? Tell us about yourself….

3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers

Cerasis

Although 3PL Logistics Companies or 3PLs were around before the recession, companies realized the short-term savings of outsourcing logistics, transportation, and freight management to 3PLs quickly, and the age of the rise of the logistics provider was born.

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WWL restructures to meet changes in car market

Automotive Logistics

The new branding reflects the new business strategy where ocean transportation and land-based logistics will operate side-by-side as distinct, yet connected entities,” the company said. The post WWL restructures to meet changes in car market appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3 rd , 2019. Dive in below for info on how the emergence of millennials is impacting the industry and a report to help retail shippers meet changing delivery requirements. What transportation trends are you currently keeping an eye on?

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Emirates freighter trio rally to meet roses demand

247 Customs Broker

While the carrier transports fresh flowers around the world daily, demand spikes around Valentine’s Day and it operates extra flights every year. The post Emirates freighter trio rally to meet roses demand appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

[PODCAST] What are the Freight & Transportation Trends in 2019 for Shippers to Know?

Cerasis

On today’s episode we welcome back Cerasis National Sales Manager, Roger Jones to give his take on what he sees in the marketplace for freight and transportation trends for this new year, 2019. What are the Freight and Transportation Trends for 2019? What is driving the request for adding a final mile/white glove capability in today’s Transportation Management Systems , like our Cerasis Rater. Freight and Transportation Trends Resources.

Visibility-Driven Workflow for Transportation Execution

Talking Logistics

How can we convert greater visibility into sustainable business value, especially in light of today’s increasing transportation costs and more demanding customer expectations? I have to know where the order is in the order management process; where it is in the warehousing process; where it is in the physical transport process. Perhaps it requires multiple carriers and modes of transportation. You need to meet the data where it’s at.

Ford invests to meet surging demand for SUVs

Automotive Logistics

Ford has invested a further $25m to increase line speed at its plant in Louisville, Kentucky, following a 25% increase in output of the Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition SUV models to meet surging demand in the US.

Navigating Ongoing International Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity. From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months. Examining and sharing inventory forecast data with supply chain partners can help you be proactive with your international transportation partners in order to get the space you need.

Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement

Talking Logistics

Whether it’s to reduce transportation costs, centralize their transportation management, or deliver better service to customers, both parties identify a desired outcome and work collaboratively to deliver on those promises.

Meeting Rising Supply Chain Visibility & Delivery Expectations in the Amazon Age

247 Customs Broker

Visibility into Deliveries and Transportation Services. With the advent of Amazon , Uber , and similar services, consumer expectations for visibility into deliveries and transportation services are growing higher than ever before. October 24, 2018 ·. By Dagny Dukach.

Meet the Team Mondays: Jay Batth, Special Commodities Division

Radius Logistics

Meet Jay! This entails overseeing the day to day operations and providing expert solutions, support and direction to our clients by coordinating projects, meeting, deadlines and staying competitive in pricing.

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management

Cerasis

The percentage increase describes consumer applications, but the idea of connected vehicles should garner interest from other sectors such as shipping, logistics, and transportation. As applied to transportation management, that automated decision-making ability is critical.

Transportation Supply Chains: On-Demand Digital Freight Matching

Morai Logistics

Experts believe that through digital freight matching, transportation supply chains can open a new way of driving efficiency and visibility. Advancements in technology have created many opportunities for transportation supply chains to develop game changing digital tools. On January 17th, 2019, Morai Logistics discussed the current capacity crunch impacting transportation supply chains. It has also expanded its scope and delivered Uber Freight to the world of transportation.