Today we are going to pick up from where we left to discuss the benefits and ROI of transportation management services. We’ve already discussed how we view what we call the new model to approach transportation management from a third party logistics provider environment. As a quick recap, the old model separated the use of a transportation management system and managed transportation services.
Despite the shortage of drivers, there is certainly no shortage of regulatory measures affecting the trucking industry. Last year we saw the freight broker bond go from $10,000 to $75,000 with MAP-21, the first increase in about 40 years.
The Government Comes Calling
There are many occasions when the Government, for our purposes, let’s say US Customs, takes an interest in something your company is doing. Does that sound like attention? Yup, but not all attention is good! In fact, most government, let’s say Customs communications are down-right scary, so we saved this post for October. Think spider webs and bad dreams.
3PL Providers: 7 Core Reasons to Outsource Non-Core Functions, Like Transportation Management to One
In today’s up and down economy every shipper is looking to find strategic advantages over their competition. The biggest hurdle for logistics and transportation managers continues to be, how I get my product to my customer in the most cost effective, reliable, and quickest way.
[INFOGRAPHIC] When Information Technology is a Key Role in Manufacturing Business Decisions, Everyone Wins
We just love infographics, and this one by Cisco created last year really spoke to us. We are a technology minded company in the way we manage transportation for our shippers. In fact, we built our web based TMS as web based since we first built it ourselves and have maintained since 1997. Technology is at the core of what we do.
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Cerasis, a third party logistics company & association member of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, is exhibiting alongside Automotive Aftermarket companies at this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo Show in order to speak to c
Editor’s Note: Cerasis, as a third party logistics company, has a core tenet of continuous improvement of our people, processes, and products. We fully believe that an efficient manufacturer and manufacturing base is set to stay competitive and sustain.
[Podcast] The Latest Manufacturing Trends & Happy Manufacturing Day with Adam Robinson & Wayne at Milwaukee Empire
If you are in and around the manufacturing industry like we are here at Cerasis, then you know that today is National Manufacturing Day!
U.S. manufacturing is central to the foundation of our economy, and the U.S. manufacturing sector is as competitive as it has been in decades for new jobs and investment.
Editor’s Note: In a previous blog post, we were talking about the idea of lowering manufacturing costs and how a manufacturing company can easily stay efficient by looking at their current operations, the possibility of outsourcing to those who have expertise around your non-core focus, and how technology makes all of it more scalable as you grow.
According to recent results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), fatal injuries in the workplace have declined by nearly 25% over the past decade. Employer-reported (non-fatal) workplace injuries and illnesses have also declined in recent years, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.