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Manufacturing Industry’s Health Does NOT Equal Number of Manufacturing Jobs

The following is a blog post we came across that points to more numbers about manufacturing jobs and the overall manufacturing industry. Many reports have come out recently of the rise of manufacturing in America around reshoring and continuing positive manufacturing indexes. However, there are still some out there who say manufacturing is not truly recovering until the jobs return.

How to Check if Your Freight Broker is Legitimate

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Wouldn’t it be great if you did your business trusting all of the parties involved in freight without a shadow of a doubt?

Sometimes this is indeed possible – when you’ve worked with the same partners for years and you’ve managed to build a work environment of mutual trust and cooperation.

The Importance of Company Culture for Continuous Improvement (and Long Term Success)

The constant drive of process improvement is the key to a successful organization. Many organizations fail to succeed because they place this accountability on leaders instead of people actually doing the work. As a company, we need to build the culture of continuous improvement bottom up, from the most valuable areas of the organization – where the valuable processes are occurring.

8 Most Common Reasons Why You May Receive a Freight Claim Declination Letter

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If you have been following our blog as of late, we have been talking about an issue in the freight world not many logistics or transportation managers (or controllers, customers, and executives) really want to deal with: freight claims. You’ve worked really hard as a company to manufacture your product, or distribute to the end customer. You’ve selected the right carrier for your needs. And then..

Proof in Numbers: US Manufacturing Performance Continues to Improve

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If you have followed the Cerasis blog over the last year, although we are a third party logistics provider, our goal to our readers is to not only talk about what we do, logistics and freight management, but to bring news and best practices which affect our customers: Manufacturers and distributors (or those who ship freight in North America).

5 More Tips to Fight the Great Capacity Crunch in Trucking of 2014

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For the thousands of companies that rely on the nation’s trucking network to get their goods to market, perhaps no issue in the past few years has become more critical than the capacity crunch in trucking. And this year, on top of the already tight capacity, the weather (and soon the flooding from thaw out) will only increase the tightness we are seeing in full truckload capacity.

In a Tight Capacity Crunch, Use These 5 Tips to Get the Most Out of an LTL Volume Freight

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Who doesn’t like saving money on freight? And we are not talking about saving to prosperity or beating up carriers or 3PLs until you find the lowest quote of the day. In today’s marketplace no matter where, what or how you do your shipping, logistics professionals are under pressure to reduce transportation costs.

Cerasis, Inc., Announces the Company is now a Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Certified Transportation Broker (CTB)

Third party logistics company, Cerasis, Inc., continues to show commitment to the integrity of the transportation and freight industry by now earning both the TIA Performance Certified $250,000 Freight Surety Bond and the Certified Transportation Broker designations.

(Eagan, MN) – Cerasis, Inc.

Effective Freight Claim Management: Decrease Time on These 7 Freight Claim Time Wasters

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We continue our extensive series on all things freight claims today. We’ve covered the 6 easy steps to file a freight claim, 4 Ways to Increase Your Freight Claim Amount,  knowing the difference between freight insurance and freight liability, 8 Freight Claims Tips to Ensure You Get the Full Amount Paid, and 5 “Knowledge is Power” Tips to Mitigate Freight Damage and Freight Claims.

The Rise of Distributed Manufacturing and 7 Advantages over Traditional Manufacturing

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s the world becomes a more global economy, and as the United States sees a recovery in manufacturing, we must not get complacent For continued growth we must continually disrupt ourselves and keep a mindset of innovation. This morning I was having a conversation with a co worker on how to better position the messaging of the “WHY” customers use our services.

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