You’re Not Tied to a Desk, Why Should Your Software Be?

Envase Technologies

Cloud-based Transportation Management Systems give power and flexibility to work wherever you are Business isn’t just done behind a desk or behind the wheel.

Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). Below are some transportation strategies for success for suppliers of TMS, TES, and MTS.

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New Podcast Episode – Technological Innovations in Secure Transportation

Logistics Matter

Thank you, Stefan, for explaining secure transportation and talking about technological innovations that will keep cargo safe both now and in the future. Innovation Podcast Transportation Logistics Security Sponsored TechnologyThe Does LogisticsMatter?

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris Fish was appointed Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation in 2017. About Ruan Transportation. Key Takeaways: Successful Bulk Food Transport.

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.

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris Fish was appointed Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation in 2017. About Ruan Transportation. Key Takeaways: Successful Bulk Food Transport.

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle. Marty Wadle and Joe Lynch discuss transportation vs logistics. Marty earned a Bachelor degree in Transportation and Logistics from the College of Business at Iowa State University. About Ruan Transportation.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

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.

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.

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.

How to Reduce Transportation Costs

Trinity Logistics

If not managed properly, your transportation can cost you substantial money. With costs rising recently, it’s easy to see why the challenge for many companies has been to reduce their transportation costs. STEPS TO REDUCE TRANSPORTATION COSTS.

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.

Transportation as a Service: The Value of Cloud-Based Transportation Management + 3PL Partnerships

GlobalTranz

Cloud-based transportation management offers a variety of benefits for businesses that operate in the global supply chain. But there are times when it becomes necessary to outsource the entire process thoroughly, which many refer to as transportation as a service.

3PL 101

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.

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.

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation

GlobalTranz

Additional opportunities can be reached through transportation optimization whether using a 3PL or 4PL. It's important to understand how transportation optimization can work well with managed transportation service providers to attain that goal. Blog Transportation Management

Transportation Impact celebrates name change

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Impact announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity Monday, unveiling a new name, logo, domain name, and tagline. The name TransImpact is a natural evolution from our original name, Transportation Impact,” said CEO Berkley Stafford. “As

P.A.M. Transportation: ‘Navigating the disruptions’ leads to a big Q3

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Services reported Thursday after the market close that its third-quarter earnings more than tripled year-over-year. The rent and purchased transportation expense line increased 580 bps but that line includes the cost to procure capacity in the brokerage division. P.A.M.

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

Online Sellers Need to Control Total Transportation Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

While all shipping costs are transportation costs, not all transportation costs are shipping costs. Shipping costs are merely one category of transportation costs in logistics. Online sellers often equate shipping costs with the direct charges from parcel carriers.

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.

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.

Transportation capacity dips further, prices keep surging

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation capacity remains on a downward trajectory while prices and utilization are “increasing at an increasing rate,” according to a supply chain survey released Tuesday. The transportation capacity subindex of the Logistics Managers’ Index (LMI) increased 560 basis points to 40.5%

GLS to acquire Rosenau Transport for $288M

The Supply Chain Journal

GLS has agreed to acquire Alberta, Canada-based trucking and logistics firm Rosenau Transport for $288 million in a deal that gives the Royal Mail subsidiary a nearly Canada-wide network for its freight and parcel business.

Boyle Transportation, Nussbaum Transportation repeat as top fleets for drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

Boyle Transportation and Nussbaum Transportation have repeated as the Best Overall Fleet to Drive For in the annual Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge Best Fleets to Drive For contest. Fremont, Nebraska FTC Transportation Inc.

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.

Editor’s Choice: When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

Logistics Viewpoints

The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past. Another indicator of switching from in-house to managed logistics transportation services is expanding freight spend.

Cannabis Transportation Has Surprising Requirements for 3PLs

Food Logistics

As cannabis demand skyrockets, 3PLs looking to transport these goods need to arm themselves with more than just knowledge on regulations. 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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Women in Trucking

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How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

Transportation capacity declines accelerate in September

The Supply Chain Journal

The rate at which transportation capacity contracted increased in September, according to a supply chain survey released Tuesday. The Transportation Capacity Index remains historically low, indicating continued downward pressure,” the report read. Transportation prices are soaring.

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?”

Another deal: PLS Logistics acquires D&L Transport

The Supply Chain Journal

Third-party logistics company PLS Logistics Services announced it has acquired freight broker D&L Transport. D&L Transport, a member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, will remain a subsidiary of PLS, continuing to operate under its authority.