Have you started planning your Thanksgiving meal yet? By now, you’ve probably thought about all the logistical details like: what items are required to bring the meal together; who’s responsible for bringing each dish; what time guests should arrive; and where dinner should be served so there’s enough room for everyone.
The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!
“Going Green” carries more clout these days as companies realize the blend of business with eco-friendly initiatives involves more than social responsibility. In today’s ecologically sensitive consumer environment, going green also makes good business sense. See below the rest of this post to see the full sustainable supply chain inforgraphic.
[WHITE PAPER] Download: The Complete Guide to Understanding & Benefiting from Inbound Freight Programs
Cerasis, a third party logistics company with a strong focus on inbound freight management, announces the release of a new white paper entitled, “The Complete Guide to Understanding & Benefiting from Inbound Freight Programs.” Those interested in obtaining a copy of the white paper may fill out the form to the right to access it.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Vic Lance, founder and president of Lance Surety Bonds Associates. Cerasis is not only a provider of transportation management services, but also provides services like other freight brokers to arrange for full truckload shipments.
Americans hold firmly onto the belief that we have the most productive workforce in the world. But why has productivity failed to translate into international success in advanced industries? For an explanation, we should take a lesson from the failures of the 2004 U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team, which was full of NBA all-stars but fell well short of gold.
A true challenge that any small business faces is shipping merchandise and goods. It is one of the most complicated operations, which requires very careful planning, evaluating and choosing the right carrier to work with in order to state that you achieved your goals all while still keeping an eye on where you can realize a freight saving. This can mean the difference between success and failure.
Editor’s Note: At Cerasis, our goal is to make those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution and industrial spaces more efficient in a very important (and often costly) area of business: Logistics and transportation management. Another important (and ever more increasingly so) business area those in the B2B space must also focus on to stay competitive is effective marketing.
Editor’s Note: This post is for all those out there who most of the economy depends on: Truckers. As a third party logistics company who focuses on motor freight transportation management, our select carrier partners are our life blood. Without them, we wouldn’t have a business and shippers couldn’t get their shipments from suppliers or send shipments to customers.
Export Control Laws in Logistics: Keeping the Recipe for the Secret Sauce for Export, Re-Export and Deemed Export Controls
Why Do We Have Export Control Laws & Regulations?
In a perfect world, export control laws wouldn’t be necessary because there would be no bad guys. Unfortunately, such is not the case. We live in a world where we and others around the globe enjoy our personal freedoms, our rule of law, and other live-and-let-live social structures that are not embraced by some folks.
7 Damages to your Freight Network When There is Lack of Attention on Carrier Relationship Management & Performance
After deploying a transportation management system and managed transportation services solution, shippers can often shift their focus from tactical execution to more strategic initiatives. An example of such an initiative is improving carrier relationships and overall performance through collaboration and evaluating important transportation metrics.