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[WHITE PAPER] Improving Inbound Freight Management: How Data-Driven Processes Bring Efficiencies & Reduce Costs

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Shippers may work with countless vendors in today’s world, and in the age of e-commerce, it is possible for shippers to work vendors and suppliers from across the globe. Unfortunately, managing this complex vendor network and controlling inbound…read …

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The Risks (and Some Rewards) of Prepaid and Add for Inbound Logistics Management

The most natural solution for inbound freight management is to let vendors and suppliers handle all processes. Unfortunately, this contributes to higher inbound freight costs. “Why?” You may ask. The answer is simple. Every company wants to increase profitability, and vendors and suppliers may artificially inflate shipping and handling costs to add to their profitability.…read …

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12 Detention Time Prevention Strategies for Inbound Freight Management

Detention time has always been a big problem for shippers and truckers alike. Shippers see an added expense on freight costs, and truckers are forced to replan their entire day. Unfortunately, the rise of hours of service (HOS) regulations and electronic logging devices (ELDs) have forced the issue on truckers. Now, unnecessary delays will have…read …

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Inbound Freight Pricing Changes: 8 Ways to Go About Informing Vendors

The logistics industry is in a state of flux, and prices of today do not necessarily reflect the actual shipping costs of tomorrow. In addition, the growing complexity among carrier selection and options can make managing inbound freight pricing changes difficult at best. Unfortunately, this contributes to issues in deciding when it is time to…read …

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5 Steps to Build a Dynamic Routing for Inbound Freight: How to Give Your Vendors a Better Carrier Mix

As explained by Inbound Logistics, the inbound freight routing guide defines carrier selection and mode of transportation criteria for vendors and suppliers to send freight to your business. With the evolution of technology, more shippers have moved toward a digital routing guide, which opens the door to a new realm of possibilities, dynamic routing for…read …

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Inbound Freight Reporting: 16 Ways to Use Freight Data to Evaluate Spend by Supplier

When shippers grow too comfortable with inbound freight management activities, mistakes occur, and failure to recognize the signs of poor visibility in inbound freight management will result in higher costs. Fortunately, inbound freight reporting leverages the capability of advanced systems and data-driven workflows to improve visibility and evaluate freight spend by the supplier. In other…read …

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[WHITE PAPER] Inbound Freight Costs: How Gaining Visibility Achieves Bottom Line Savings

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “Inbound Freight Costs: How Gaining Visibility Achieves Bottom Line Savings” white paper! This is a must read for those in the manufacturing industry…read …

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Profitable Inbound Freight: Evaluating Which Vendors May Be Eating Away at Your Bottom Line

The idea of profitable inbound freight sounds counter-intuitive. Shippers must spend money to obtain products and get them to their locations. Unfortunately, they lose sight of what profitable inbound freight management is about; shippers should have control over their inbound freight spend. The responsibility to get freight to your company is on suppliers, but the…read …

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How More Effective Inbound Logistics Management Improves Procurement in the Supply Chain

Making changes that promote effective inbound logistics management can have a significant impact on your organization’s procurement department and team members. Unfortunately, many in the industry still uses the terms procurement and inbound logistics interchangeably, but procurement involves much more than merely managing the logistics of moving products from vendors and suppliers to your building.…read …

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Using Inbound Freight Data to Know When to Consolidate Business & Get Deeper Vendor Discounts

Shippers may work with countless vendors in today’s world, and in the age of e-commerce, it is possible for shippers to work with vendors and suppliers from across the globe. Unfortunately, managing this complex vendor network and controlling inbound freight costs is difficult at best. However, the use of inbound freight data can help shippers…read …

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