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logistics collaboration

Software is a necessity in all facets of business today, but people are needed to manage the software, and insure data integrity for accurate data output. People are your most important product. Use them to continuously improve your organization. Cross-Functional Teams are a good way to use multi-talented people to solve many kinds of problems and or opportunities in your organization.

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best business blogs

In our last top 10 blog posts of 2013, we bring you the top 10 best business blogs from the Cerasis blog. Although we tend to stick to manufacturing, supply chain, freight, logistics, technology and transportation, it’s also important for any organization to understand how you can grow your business by putting out content that adds value to all readers of the Cerasis blog.

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transportation blogs

As a third party logistics provider who focuses on offering proprietary transportation management software that is web based, as well as management services to better manage and procure transportation for our clients freight, we had no shortage of transportation blogs in our 200 blog posts published in 2013.

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supply chain blogs 2013

We have been rolling out our top 10 blogs by category for 2013 over the last few days first covering the top logistics blogs and then the top manufacturing blogs. Inherent in both manufacturing and logistics and the heart of most companies is the supply chain. Although Cerasis does not provide supply chain management, we do provide logistics management, the end and beginning of the supply chain.

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manufacturing blogs

As we start getting geared up for the new year, it’s always a good thing to briefly look back at the previous year and see where we have been to see where we are going. Cerasis, although we are a logistics service provider, writes manufacturing blogs for a few core reasons. 1.

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freight brokers surety bond

According to some industry estimates, half of the 21,000 freight brokers in the States are still not compliant with the new $75,000 surety bond requirement. More importantly, after the 60-day grace period ended on Dec. 1, close to 3,000 have had their licenses revoked.

The previous bond requirement was set at $10,000.

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transportation terminology

Many experts believe that the root cause of many industry wide issues stem simply from not all of the players in any given industry not using the same terminology. Think about that for a moment and then let’s use a metaphor like Football as an example industry. If someone from say Mexico came to America, and we said the term “football” they would think we are playing soccer.

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logistics cost containment thru employee engagement

Managing employee motivation and engagement is normally a challenge,  but multiplies many folds  in businesses where logistics cost containment is the key to continued success, specially in logistics and supply chain industries.  A 19% (study by Towers Perrin,  )  improved bottom line through an engaged employee thus is critical to success.