The Way Forward in Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

This is particularly true in transportation management. In research we recently conducted in partnership with Transporeon, we asked over 300 shippers, carriers, and other transportation stakeholders from. Read more The Way Forward in Transportation Management.

Walk This Way! Transporting a Complete Building

Logistics Matter

The weirdest shaped cargo has been transported to the most unlikely places. Transporting a Complete Building appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog TransportationIn the history of logistics great feats have been accomplished.

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Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process? Read more Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative.

Looking at Transportation in a Different Way

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published yesterday, “Trust the Network: The Way Forward in Achieving Transportation Desired Outcomes.” Read more Looking at Transportation in a Different Way.

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.

AI-based Configuration: The Future of Optimized Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s always been tension with the optimization technologies used for fleets or common carrier transportation. Attempts at simplification run counter to the need for greater flexibility to more accurately model the transportation problem and better meet the performance goals of the business.

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. The biggest issue? Fluctuations in supply and demand.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

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.

Kevin Nolan and the Nolan Transportation Group Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Nolan and the Nolan Transportation Group Story. Ryan Schreiber and Kevin Nolan discuss Kevin’s entrepreneurial journey and the Nolan Transportation Group Story. Kevin is the Founder of Nolan Transportation Group (NTG). About Nolan Transportation Group (NTG).

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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.

Transportation and Technology: How to Crack the “Cost of Goods Sold” Conundrum

Food Logistics

In order to truly optimize cost of goods sold operations, businesses must begin to include transportation under their COGS umbrella. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

[Video] Holistic Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

CSCMP EDGE 2020 session with Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics and Pervinder Johar from Blume Global discussing holistic transportation management. The post [Video] Holistic Transportation Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

The Difference in Transporting Fresh vs. Frozen Foods

Food Logistics

Timing is everything in fresh and frozen food transportation, and technology helps, but what happens when a global pandemic enters the picture? Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Managed Transportation Experts Speak on Digital Freight

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Managed Transportation Experts Speak on Digital Freight appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation Management Systems Digital Freight Managed Transportation

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).

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P.A.M. Transportation sees turnaround in Q1

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Services ( NASDAQ: PTSI ) reported net income of $11.9 Transportation president, in a press release. Transportation’s key performance indicators. Transportation’s consolidated OR was 90.8%, 180 bps better year-over-year. P.A.M.

Transportation capacity ‘historically low’; prices ‘show no sign of slowing’

The Supply Chain Journal

The survey is designed to capture the rate of change in areas like transportation, inventory and warehousing. The transportation capacity subcomponent of the index increased 2.8 Transportation utilization, up 5.9

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.

[Video] The Way Forward In Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

This is particularly true in transportation management. In research we recently conducted, in partnership with Transporeon, we asked over 300 shippers, carriers, and other transportation stakeholders from around the world how much room for.

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3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone. Joe Lynch and Jeremy Thone discuss the 3PL basics: the 11 transportation services provided by 3rd party logistics providers. BrokerWare is a transportation management system (TMS) for Non-Asset Based Freight Brokers.

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Time to Transform Transportation Procurement?

Talking Logistics

Earlier this year, in a presentation at the Manhattan Momentum Connect conference, Dr. Chris Caplice from MIT argued that “the dominant design in transportation procurement is now outdated and it’s time to transform the process.” Read more Time to Transform Transportation Procurement?

Managed Transportation Growth Drivers

Logistics Viewpoints

A while back, I wrote about the managed transportation services (MTS) market. The post Managed Transportation Growth Drivers appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation Managed TransportationAccording to ARC’s definition, in an MTS arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute their moves for them.

Managed Transportation Service Providers Compete on their Tech Stack

Logistics Viewpoints

Managed transportation service providers compete on their tech stack. The transportation management system is core, but the platforms also have complementary applications, visibility and advanced analytics. Logistics Service Providers Transportation Uncategorized Managed Transportatio

A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation and coronavirus have been getting a lot of attention lately. FourKites founder and CEO Matt Elenjickal shares his thoughts on transportation and coronavirus. The post A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Transportation sector boom has become self-limiting

The Supply Chain Journal

The transportation sector responsible for moving raw materials and manufactured goods throughout the U.S. Both of these components have a direct connection to transportation and its limitations at the present time.

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.

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

Leveraging Data to Drive Operational & Procurement Decisions in Transportation

Talking Logistics

This is particularly true in our transportation networks. Read more Leveraging Data to Drive Operational & Procurement Decisions in Transportation. Episode Highlights Transportation Management BluJay Solutions transportation management transportation procurement

Bulk Chemical Transportation 101

Bulk Connection

Chemical transportation in bulk tanks and trailers is a different world from dry van and other types of truck transport. As such, a simple call or email to a transportation provider saying, “I have a product to ship, how much will it cost?”

The Digitization of Transportation

Material Handling and Logistics

DHL's adoption of a variety of technologies is keeping its strategy of digitalization transportation moving forward

Savings Through Container Transport Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

The use of standardized steel shipping containers, or intermodal containers, started late in the 1940s as commercial shipping operators started employing them for ocean carrier, truck, and rail transport. Transportation Transportation Management Systems container TMS visibility

International transport costs: Why and how to measure them?

Supply Chain and Logistics

Clearly it’s important to measure the costs, and how to do it is a big problem, given the fractionated international transport market. COVID-19 changes make it even more problematic, and then … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains international trade ocean shipping transportationA nice article from Jan Hoffman of the IAME.