Imagine a world where automation comes together with technology to deliver products without human intervention. An order is placed by a consumer. 3D printers pickup the details and print the finished product. It’s then picked by robots from the shelves, packaged and placed into a self-driving truck.
How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management?
Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs.
If you’re looking to save costs on shipping, take a look at inbound shipping.
At Cerasis, we provide comprehensive freight claims management. Why? It’s something all shippers, at some point, will eventually face. Sometimes this involves a huge damage or loss claim, sometimes it’s much more simple.
“The problem with trends is that they are like a freight train gaining speed; everyone can see the train, but at what point do you say the train is really moving at speed?” – Steve Banker from a recent Forbes article.
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Every new year we write about the most important trends to pay attention to for the year on our blog. In 2016 we focused on our main areas of writing: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management.
The B2B eCommerce industry is worth roughly $1 trillion in the U.S. alone today, according to estimates from Gartner and Forrester Research. Not to mention the industry is growing at nearly four times the rate of B2C eCommerce, as distributors like you respond to the growing demand among buyers to purchase online and on-the-go.
Within e-commerce, unpredictability is a constant factor. Flexibility in the supply chain, therefore, becomes critical. This can be derived from implementing the right software and automated systems that can support the fluidity that e-commerce requires.
We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book “Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry.
We introduce you to part 2 of our e-book series The Essential Guide to Third Party Logistics. In this installment, we’ll talk about How to Work with a 3PL, The Benefits of a 3PL, & the Future Trends of the 3PL Industry. Download by filling out the form below & read the introduction below the form!
The ongoing rebound of the U.S.
We introduce our latest educational e-book (we have several more here): The Essential Guide to Third Party Logistics: What is a 3PL, Considerations for Hiring, & How to Select & Implement a 3PL.