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2020 Freight Technology Integration Trends: The Rise of APIs, Integration, & Faster Freight

E-commerce was the logistics industry’s atomic advancement. It propelled the industry further into everyday homes and businesses, and now, the connected world is standard. Logistics have long fought to provide customers with a bigger, better mousetrap—a way to move more freight, keep costs under control, and avoid risks. Unfortunately, 2020 is already putting the system…read …

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Top Transportation Management System (TMS) 2020 Trends

Throughout recent years, Cerasis has covered the expected trends for the use and implementation of a transportation management system (TMS), as well as the shipping industry top predictions. With the coronavirus fresh on our minds, it is time to approach the topic from a new perspective that is built on rapid sourcing and better management—software…read …

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Inbound Freight Trends for 2020: A Commitment to Improving Vendor Relations

The leading inbound freight trends for 2020 reveal a stronger push to improve inbound logistics efficiency and lower barriers to inventory management stress. Shippers that take time to understand these trends can position their organizations for success.  1. Strategic Partnerships With Suppliers Will Dominate the Industry With the coronavirus well entrenched in supply chain disruption,…read …

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2020 Trends in Reverse Logistics: The Year Returns Become as Critical as Outbound

Following the 2019 holiday shopping season, the state of e-commerce returns, as well as returns in general, rose more sharply than anyone anticipated. The average rate of holiday returns rose 26% compared to the returns timeframe following 2018’s holiday shopping season, says CBRE.US. As shippers look for ways to stay competitive and avoid the potential…read …

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Effective Freight Management 2020: What Do Shipper’s Need to Compete?

Effective freight management 2020 initiatives will help supply chains stay relevant and competitive with Amazon and the big box retailers. As the world watches the coronavirus’ epidemic spread, the time for rethinking existing freight management 2020 strategies has arrived. More importantly, shippers must recognize that the use of data could solve this crisis and those…read …

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Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers

There was a time when freight invoice auditing was just an opportunity. It was an option for companies with the biggest revenues and shipping volumes. However, carrier actions and the rapid growth of the supply chain through e-commerce and omnichannel fulfillment created a problem where invoices began to succumb to error and inconsistency. As a…read …

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Freight Claims Management Trends for 2020: Why Freight Claims Will Decrease Thanks to Proactiveness

From blockchain technology through better warehouse management system (WMS) use, the freight claims management trends for 2020 reflect the infusion of technology that will make shippers more proactive. Those that wish to stay competitive and avoid the risks of customer upset due to poor, inefficient freight claims management need to consider these trends and make…read …

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Carrier Management 2020 Trends: The Year of Tech-Driven Collaboration

Carrier management 2020 trends range from the need to leverage data through the ability to work together and save money. As reported by FreightWaves, collaboration allows businesses to remove excess costs from the enterprise.  Robert Garner, vice president of supply chain for Republic Plastics, a privately held company that produces disposable tableware for private labels,…read …

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[PODCAST] Shipping Rates for 2020: What does the Crystal Ball Say?

Listen to “Shipping Rates for 2020:L What does the Crystal Ball Say?” on Spreaker. Freight Resources to Download A Guide to Maximize the Use of TMS Download White Paper Inbound Freight Costs: How Gaining Visibility Achieves Bottom Line Savings Download White Paper 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper How to Realize The Substantial…read …

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