[PODCAST] How Shippers Gain Competitive Advantage with a Strategic Approach to Transportation Management

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Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

On today’s episode Cerasis welcomes our very own National Director of Sales, Roger Jones. Roger manages our entire sales team, our sales agents, and partner agencies. Roger is on the front lines of learning the challenges of shippers & the industry at large, discussing solutions that shippers need to remain competitive.

We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” You can subscribe and find this podcast on Apple iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube, and iHeartRadio!

We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. We hope you enjoy!

Shippers turn to Outside Transportation Management Solutions to Remain Competitive

In this episode Roger and Cerasis’ Marketing Manager & “The Freight Project Podcast” host, Adam Robinson, will discuss what he hears on the front lines during sales discovery calls what are the true challenges in the marketplace today & how the capacity crunch is really putting the pressure on shippers & carriers to remain profitable. 

In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear:

  • The myriad of challenges & the fast-paced world of freight driven by mode changes, e-commerce, and the capacity crunch, why shippers increasingly need to seek out solutions beyond their own current in-house resources
  • Why there are still some shippers who still don’t use a TMS & what Roger says when he comes up against this objective in the sales process.
  • How a TMS creates competitive advantage for shippers among several other benefits such as the ability to benchmark carriers, support multiple carrier options, and then use reporting to use data as a step off point to better collaborate with carriers.


  • What steps smaller logistics companies can, and shippers for that matter, take to remain technologically competitive in a market dominated by large shippers and logistics companies.

We hope you enjoy this very first episode of The Freight project podcast!

Strategic Transportation Management Resources

How To Shift From Tactical To Strategic Logistics and Transportation Management To Create A Competitive Advantage

The Uses and Substantial Benefits of Transportation Management Systems

How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics

In January 2020, Cerasis was acquired by GlobalTranz, a leading technology and multimodal 3PL solutions provider. To learn more, please read the press release. If you are a current or prospective Cerasis customer, we invite you to reach out to us to learn how our combined capabilities can deliver new services, solutions and enhanced value to your supply chain. To learn more about GlobalTranz, please visit www.globaltranz.com.

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