Cerasis and Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association Announce Joint Webinar on Best Practices for Effective Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Freight Management

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Cerasis, a third party logistics company with a focus on LTL freight management and transportation management solutions through technology and managed transportation services, extends their automotive logistics expertise by offer this free educational webinar in partnership with the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA).

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95% of the business of Cerasis, a third party logistics company, is done through Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipments. Cerasis helped manage over 300,000 LTL shipments in 2013.

Cerasis Inc., in partnership with the [Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, announces the educational webinar titled “The Importance of Effective LTL Freight Management to Stay Competitive in the Automotive Aftermarket Space,” on October 21, 2014 from 2 – 3 PM EST. Those interested in learning more about effective LTL freight management must register for the upcoming webinar by visiting [https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/735098842.

In the Automotive Aftermarket industry one of the keys to success is implementing best practices in operations and utilizing technology. Those companies who are excellent in operations functions, such as freight management, enjoy an advantage over their competitors. One of the most cost effective ways to ship freight is via Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping. However, with LTL Shipping, it requires proper management in order to realize the full benefits.

“95% of the business of Cerasis, a third party logistics company, is done through Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipments. In fact, our transportation management software, the Cerasis Rater, handled 300,000 LTL freight shipments in 2013, and we audited every single one of them,” said Audra Wiste, Customer Services Manager. “So it is of special interest for us to help educate shippers in the Automotive Aftermarket space on all modes of possible ways to ship their freight in order for shippers to make the best decisions for their business.”
The 45 to 60 minute webinar will teach you how to better manage the process and the costs associated with shipping via LTL by covering the following material:

  •     What is LTL Shipping (Less-Than-Truckload) and how did it come about?
  •     The Benefits of Shipping via Less Than Truckload Freight
  •     What is and How To Determine LTL Freight Class
  •     The Factors Which Determine LTL Freight Rates
  •     Areas to Look at in Order to Save on LTL Freight Shipping
  •     Less Than Truckload Freight Shipping Tips for Improved Carrier Relations
  •     The Benefits of Using a Transportation Management System for LTL Freight Management
  •     Why in the Automotive Aftermarket Space You’ll be More Competitive with Better LTL Freight Management
  •     Conclusion and wrap up
  •     Q&A Session

In this webinar, you will learn some of the best practices and tips that Cerasis employs for the shippers in the automotive industry including Interstate Batteries, FinishMaster, Uni-Select, Beck Arnley, H.E.C.A.T., and Budge Industries to name a few.

Cerasis, a top third party logistics services provider, announces this educational webinar for the Automotive Aftermarket ahead of the industry’s largest expo the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) which starts Tuesday, November 4th in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo Center. At the expo, there are over 2500 exhibitors and nearly 40,000 attendees who will show off and see the latest and greatest products from the automotive industry. Cerasis will exhibit again this year, as they did last year, at booth #41021. The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association will also have an exhibit space at AAPEX in booth #101.

Those interested in effective LTL Freight management best practices and education can now register by visiting https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/735098842.

About Cerasis:
Founded in 1997, Cerasis is a top North American third party logistics company offering logistics solutions with a strong focus on LTL freight management. In addition to expertise and focus around LTL freight management, Cerasis offers truckload freight broker services, small package services, and end to end LTL eCommerce freight shipping solutions.

Cerasis service area capabilities support shippers who ship via these modes in the contiguous United States, from the United States to Canada, from Canada to the United States, within Canada, and from Mexico to the United States.

About the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association:

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) exclusively represents the North American Aftermarket supplier industry. AASA is recognized as one of the nation’s strongest and most prominent trade organizations with more than 100 years of experience, AASA’s sole mission is to help members, the aftermarket suppliers, to be more profitable, innovative and competitive on a global scale.

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