Industrial Automation: A Brief History of Manufacturing Application & The Current State and Future Outlook

industrial automation

Editor’s Note: If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know that we are a third party logistics company who specializes in transportation management through technology (a web based transportation management system) and managed transportation services to include freight accounting (payment, auditing, invoice consolidation), freight claims, vendor inbound compliance programs, reverse l

What The Walking Dead Can Teach Manufacturing Companies About Audience Cultivation

Audience Cultivation

When it comes to Manufacturing or Industrial companies, there is a movement that digital marketing is dead and doesn’t work. That content marketing and audience cultivation are a waste of time for those industries.

I’m going to show you in less than 540 words why content marketing and audience cultivation are critical to manufacturing and industrial companies.

3 Automotive Aftermarket Trends Driving Changes & Best Practices in the Supply Chain

As we gear up to exhibit at the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) two weeks from today, we wanted to talk a little bit about some of the top automotive aftermarket trends, as well as some supply chain trends those in the automotive aftermarket are experiencing in a time that can only be described as an industry in transformation (like most industries, and especially  manufacturing).

12 Benefits Realized by Shippers When Hiring Outside Transportation Management Services

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.

How Will Carrier Liability Insurance Increase Impact Your Freight Business?

carrier liability insurance

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.

Boo! What to Do when the Government Calls, or Writes, or Shows Up…When Shipping Cross Border

us customs cross border shipping

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

3PL Providers

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.

Book an Appointment With Cerasis, Your Transportation Management Provider, at AAPEX 2014

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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

The History of Robotics in Manufacturing

robotics in manufacturing history

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.

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