Current Trends in the Transportation Market and How to Respond

Talking Logistics

Those words certainly could apply to the transportation market, especially this year. Read more Current Trends in the Transportation Market and How to Respond. Episode Highlights Transportation Management BluJay Solutions Tim Dalton transportation management transportation procurement

Two Important Questions for Transportation Executives

Talking Logistics

For many companies, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their transportation operations has been one of two extremes: a large (unexpected) surge in shipments and capacity demand or a huge (unexpected) decrease in both. Read more Two Important Questions for Transportation Executives.

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Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider.

USPS Transportation Costs

Logistics Trends and Insights

Robert Fisher presented on Postal Service Transportation costs at PostCom’s Study Day meeting on February 11th. Transportation USPS transportation

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Quantifying the Waste in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Network-based TMS: How Connected Platforms Will Transform Transportation Management in 2020 and Beyond,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Kuebix (a Talking Logistics sponsor). No doubt, the current challenges in the transportation market are an acute response to an unexpected crisis [the COVID-19. Read more Quantifying the Waste in Transportation.

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Why You Need to Centralize Transportation Management Operations

Talking Logistics

A recent review of two companies with different transportation management strategies reinforced my belief that centralization of transportation management operations will produce better operating results today and in the future.

REPOST: Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich. Peter Stefanovich and and Joe Lynch discuss buying and selling transportation/logistics companies. Peter Stefanovich is the Managing Partner at Left Lane Associates, a mergers and acquisition firm representing buyers and sellers in the transportation, logistics, and supply chain industries in North America. Key Takeaways – About Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies.

Why is Transportation Management Important?

Kuebix

Before transportation management systems (TMSs) came into the picture, nearly all logistics processes were done on paper. Transportation management technology changed all of that. The post Why is Transportation Management Important? Blog Cloud Digital Supply Chain Technology TMS Visibility Integration kuebix tms Supply Chain technology Transportation Management

Trending Transportation Updates: August 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in August 2020! Trending Transportation Updates: August 2020 USPS starts agency reloading after losing $2.2

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Making A Difference: Transportation Insight

Talking Logistics

This episode features John Richardson, Vice President of Supply Chain Analytics at Transportation Insight. Read more Making A Difference: Transportation Insight. The post Making A Difference: Transportation Insight appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Industry Trends Indago Making a Difference supply chain mapping supply web Transportation Insight

Transportation of Goods in a Changed World

Kuebix

The post Transportation of Goods in a Changed World appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Covid-19 TMS Truck Drivers Community Load Match kuebix tms Transportation Management SystemsThe Covid-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of both small and large businesses for the foreseeable future. Supply chains throughout the country are adapting to changes in demand and new rules and regulations. Manufacturers, suppliers and truck drivers are adjusting to changes posed by Covid-19 every day.

Transportation Procurement: Building a Foundation for Success

Talking Logistics

When you think about the overall transportation management lifecycle, procurement is one of the most critical components because it plays a role in planning, execution, benchmarking, carrier relationship management, and so much more. So, what are some leading practices in getting transportation procurement. Read more Transportation Procurement: Building a Foundation for Success.

Transportation Chain Episode 6: Trucking and Transportation Outlook for the Future

Food Logistics

ACBM editors share insight, statistics and an overall outlook as to the future of the trucking and transportation industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Transportation

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Kuebix

The term ‘Transportation Management System’ or TMS has become more common in the supply chain industry as companies turn to technology to stay competitive in a changing marketplace. The post What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)? Blog Technology TMS kuebix kuebix tms technology transportation management system

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain. Freight Transportation Management Trends Transportation Management Trends for 2020

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A Managed Transportation Success Story

Logistics Viewpoints

Managed transportation services providers have planners in a control tower using TMS technology, who plan and execute loads on behalf of their customers. But as this case study makes clear, managed transportation can drive service imporvements. The post A Managed Transportation Success Story appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation Management Systems Managed Transportation

Compact Lifter Transporter

Material Handling and Logistics

The LiftStik PLS67-285 from Presto ECOA Lifts is a versatile 4-wheel lifter transporter made of impact-resistant aluminum

How Are Thoroughbred Horses Transported?

MTS Logistics

Most Thoroughbreds are accustomed to this type of transport. In some sense, horse transport hasn’t changed much since its glory days in the Jazz Age and Depression. In any form of transportation, the goal is to keep all four hooves on the ground.

[Video] Making A Difference: Transportation Insight

Talking Logistics

Read more [Video] Making A Difference: Transportation Insight. The post [Video] Making A Difference: Transportation Insight appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Read more[Video] Making A Difference: Transportation Insight Past Episode Past Episode - Transportation Insight Making a Difference supply web Transportation Insight

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COVID-19 and Managed Transportation: Providers Work to Handle Shipping Volatility

Logistics Viewpoints

This article describes the different tools managed trans providers use to secure transportation capacity. The post COVID-19 and Managed Transportation: Providers Work to Handle Shipping Volatility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

E-commerce, urbanization drive evolution in ground transport sector

DC Velocity

DHL research shows 75 percent of companies believe investing in ground transportation will directly support growth. Transportation

Automating Cross-Border Transportation with Matt Silver

The Logistics of Logistics

We’re based in Chicago, and our primary focus is on building technology to automate cross-border transportation. 18:36] Tell us how you guys go about automating cross-border transportation. The average transportation management system wasn’t built to manage cross-border freight. [23:14] 23:14] Transportation management systems keep getting better, but a whole bunch of stuff ends up in notes. [00:50] Introduce yourself and your company.

Transport Intelligence sees ocean cargo rate rebound

Logistics Management

Maritime industry analysts for the London-based Transport Intelligence (Ti) note that ocean cargo carriers may finally be seeing some brighter days ahead

Trending Transportation Updates: May 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in May 2020! Blog transportation trends transportation updates trending updates

Considerations for Selecting Transportation Mode

SIPMM Professional Publications

There are many aspects to consider when selecting the most suitable mode of transport to get products from point A to B. The effective use of transportation equipment and modes reduces shipping and logistics costs.

21st Century Sales Skills for Transportation and Logistics Professionals

The Logistics of Logistics

The program, 21st Century Sales Skills for Transportation Logistics Professionals begins Wednesday, September 19th, 1:00 p.m. The sales improvement program was designed specifically for transportation and logistics professionals and their hectic, unpredictable schedules.

Single Car Transport Quotes

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Single car transport may sound easy, but when you’re trusting an expensive asset like a vehicle to a shipper, you want to know that every effort is being made to keep your vehicle safe and secure. As your go-to source for vehicle shipping , we have a wealth of experience in both types of transportation, and can help you understand what to expect when moving a single vehicle nationally, such as from one side of the contiguous United States to the other. Single Car Transport.

Walking the Talk on Holistic Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

For many years, analysts and consultants have talked about the importance of taking a holistic approach to transportation management to successfully weather the ups and downs of the market. Read more Walking the Talk on Holistic Transportation Management. The post Walking the Talk on Holistic Transportation Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management enVista Joe Wilkinson transportation management

Enel X Awarded Two ACTNow Grants to Support Public Transportation Electrification

NGT News

Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, has been awarded two grants by the Accelerating Clean Transportation Now (ACTNow) program through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).

The What, Why, and How of Transportation Forecasting

Talking Logistics

Many companies have collaborative planning and forecasting processes with suppliers and manufacturing partners, but very few translate demand and production forecasts into transportation capacity requirements. What factors are driving the need for transportation forecasting? Read more The What, Why, and How of Transportation Forecasting. The post The What, Why, and How of Transportation Forecasting appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Nolan Transportation Group acquired by private equity firm Gryphon Investors

DC Velocity

3PL will share resources with new sister company Transportation Insight. Transportation

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Trending Transportation Updates: February 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new and exciting transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in February 2020! Transportation Updates: February 2020 FMCSA present Tech Celerate, a new safety program FMCSA has recently announced the rollout of the newest program, Tech Celerate 2020, that aims to […]. Blog logistics news transportation news transportation trends transportation updates

Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-haul transportation industry has been tested daily. The post Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Supply Chain Visibility Transportation Transportation Management Systems COVID-19 digital freight network supply chain visibility transportation managementThe biggest issue? Fluctuations in supply and demand.