News From CT Current news from CT http://www.ctlogistics.com English CT CTS Annual FreitRater User Group Conference CTS' 6th annual FretRater User Group conference was held in Chicago, IL on September 14th through September 16th at the Talbott Hotel in 2014. CTS is planning the 2015 show now for October 11th through October 13th. The conference city has not been choosen yet, however we are looking at New Orleans, St. Louis and Las Vegas! For more information, please call Al Morreale at 216-267-2000, ext 2111. CTS' Corporate Mission has always been "to develop innovative and enhanced software applications, products and modules for the carrier community. This focus allows carriers to improve their core business operations in the area of rate administration, pricing, billing, contract management, and recievables functions." ?articleID=35 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT CT CT : SupplyChainBrain's list of 2014 Great Supply Chain Partners! Now in its 12th year, Supply Chain Brain's prestigious list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners highlights a select list of companies whose solutions and services have been so impressive, that their customers took the time to write and let us know. SupplyChainBrain received nominations for hundreds of solutions providers in every aspect of supply chain management during our six-month on-line poll ~ in which supply chain professionals were asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. CT Logistics will appear in the 2014 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine as a celebrated member of this year’s 100 Great elite crew.” ~ Brad Berger, Publisher, SupplyChainBrain ?articleID=36 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT CT A letter to our Clients [To view a PDF version of the below, please click <a href="http://info.ctlogistics.com/Content/Documents/CTClientLetter.pdf">here.</a>]</br> <b>Dear valued CT Clients:</b> <p>In this our 91st year of business, we at CT Logistics feel that it is an important time to share with our clients and their carrier partners the CT corporate credo around the specific safeguards that we have in place, and have had in place for many years, to ensure the protection of our clients funds and trusted payments to their carriers:</p> <p> <ul> <li>Process governance verified and audited by independent outside firms</li> <li>Annual ISO Certification 9001:2008;[1st certification was in 1999]</li> <li>Annual SOC Type-II audit and certification</li> <li>Numerous extensive on-site client audits</li> </ul> </p> <p> <ul> <li>Stringent internal controls</li> <li>Segregation of duties on numerous levels [no cross-departmental override on any level of the organization]</li> <li>Freight Payment System and Payment Disbursement System maintained separately with differing controls</li> <li>System & application level security [3-tier security model fully implemented with no Administrator or Root security override existing)</li> </ul> </p> <p> <ul> <li>Insurance & Bonding</li> <li>Employee dishonesty bond of <u>$1,000,000, per occurrence.</u> This per occurrence bond is very different than aggregate level coverage.</li> <li>Fraud and forgery bond of <u>$500,000, per occurrence.</u> This per occurrence is very different than aggregate level coverage.</li> </ul> </p> <p> <ul> <li>Longevity & Integrity</li> <li>Founded in 1923</li> <li>Current ownership in place for 50+ years</li> <li>Current company operations bank relationship in place for over 50+ years; current freight payment banking relationship in place for over 40+ years</li> <li>Client funds never co-mingled, held in secure custodial bank accounts</li> <li>Several options for freight payment disbursements to carriers</li> </ul> </p> <p> We thank you for your continued business with the CT Logistics family of companies. </p> <p> Sincerely,</br> The Miner Family </p> ?articleID=38 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT CT 2015 CT Holiday Schedule Thursday January 1st</br>Friday April 3rd</br>Monday May 25th</br>Friday July 3rd</br>Monday September 7st</br>Thursday November 26th</br>Friday November 27th</br>Thursday December 24th</br>Friday December 25th</br>Thursday December 31st</br>Friday January 1st (2016) ?articleID=40 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT CT Visit CT at the annual RILA Show! Please visit our booth at RILA 2015 this year in Orlando, Florida from Sunday, February 22nd through Wednesday, February 25 2015.</br>Visit http://www.rila.org/events/conferences/supplychain/Pages/default.aspx for more information. ?articleID=41 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT CT CT : Top 100 IT Logistics Provider - 2014 On April 24, 2014 is was announced that CT Logistics has been selected as an Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2014; Inbound Logistics has awarded CT the desired award for nine (9) years in a row. Implementing the best logistics technology helps large companies expand markets and small companies level the playing field with larger competitors. Best-in-class logistics IT also helps today's business logistics managers boost supply chain performance and customer service while cutting overall logistics costs. Inbound Logistics editors selected CT Logistics for its consistent ability to deliver innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence for companies large and small. ?articleID=28 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT CT SAVINGS OPPORTUNITY Did you know on average CT Logistics can help recover an additional 5-8% of your freight spend by performing post audit services, by reviewing the just paid fright invoices from your AP department or other vendors? In most cases, CT Logistics has been able to successfully recover monies paid to your transportation providers. This is done with a proven Post Audit department that leverages: -the Industry’s most accurate and leading freight rating software, FreitRater™ -experience personnel with an average tenure of over 15 years -proven dedicated Post Audit department with complete end to end services: -audit team to review every freight f bill -customer support -filing/claims -collection In some cases, CT auditors are able to find reoccurring invoicing issues allowing them to be adjusted moving forward saving customer thousands of dollars. All modes have great opportunities but we have found 3PL audits have greater recovery. ?articleID=29 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT CT CT Logistics is a 2014 Top 100 3PL Provider! Congratulations! CT Logistics has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider for 2014. Hundreds of companies submitted credentials this year, presenting a difficult challenge for the editors to select only 100 3PL leaders among them. For the 12th consecutive year, CT Logistics has received this award. CT Logistics takes pride in its collaborative efforts in working with our clients to deliver a solution that is specific to each clients challenges. CT Logistics is committed to excellence in delivering service that is above and beyond, shows creativity in leading edge services catered to the evolving marketplace and most importantly CT works hard to win our clients trust. ?articleID=31 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT