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 •  January 16

Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. Regulatory reform has been top-of-mind for supply chain executives and political leaders in the US since the 2016 election. The US energy industry is also awaiting changes in basic operating procedures, which are expected to dramatically reduce energy costs. These facts...

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 •  January 12

When shipping products, the responsibility of a logistics professional doesn’t end when the items leave a warehouse. It’s essential to pay attention to the materials used for packaging what’s inside. If they’re not durable enough or can’t withstand harsh weather conditions, the contents of a package could get ruined before arriving at a...

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 •  January 11

Logistics and warehousing companies are facing unprecedented business challenges in 2018. E-commerce and globalization are increasing the level of competition for distribution centers every day. Elevated shipping costs at major carriers like FedEx and USPS are squeezing margins thinner than ever before, and product diversification demands from the...

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 •  January 10

Last year, online shoppers spent more time purchasing items through online retailers than any other channel, and the 2016 holiday shopping season broke most online and mobile records. According to Champaign Williams of BisNow, the spike in online shopping leads to a 10.7% increase in the leasing of industrial space, including warehousing space. On...

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 •  January 8

The manufacturing industry has always been a hotbed for innovation and advancement — but it relies heavily on the workers who have the skills and training to fill those jobs. Experts have predicted more than 2 million manufacturing jobs will go unoccupied during the next 10 years, as the baby boomer generation starts to retire. How can we help to...

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 •  January 5

There's good news for businesses in the manufacturing industry looking to stay competitive in a global marketplace. According to a report by Deloitte, the U.S. is expected to be the most competitive manufacturing nation in the world and will move China to the number two position by 2020. Although the optimistic news leaves manufacturers in a prime...

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 •  January 4

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. What does it mean for your business? This fact explains why understanding and following...

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 •  January 3

A shipping capacity crunch is a necessary evil. It serves as a reminder to never get accustomed to customers’ shopping habits, and it can help reinvent stagnant processes. Unfortunately, a shipping capacity crunch tends to occur during already stressed periods, like winter, after tropical storms and during peak shopping seasons. However, a...

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 •  January 2

This year, most were interested in staying ahead of trends -especially those effecting inbound freight and freight claims. Now without further ado, I give you the top 10 transportation blog posts of the year by page view: At Cerasis, we provide comprehensive freight claims management. Why? It’s something all shippers, at some point, will eventually...

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 •  December 29, 2017

As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection. Today is day four of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Freight. We will feature over the next 2 business days each category's top 7 most viewed posts...