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

Trending Transportation Updates: March 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 March 2020! Blog logistics news transportation updates trending updates

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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! Blog logistics news transportation news transportation trends transportation updates

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

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.

Why is Transportation Management Important?


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?

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.

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.

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.

Four Transportation Management Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

The Transportation Management System market continues to grow at an impressive rate. Transportation Transportation Management Systems Uncategorized TMS transportation management

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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.

[Video] The What, Why, and How of Transportation Forecasting

Talking Logistics

Gary Barraco, Senior Director of Product Marketing at E2open, discusses transportation forecasting: what it is, why it is important, and how to enable it.

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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

The Managed Transportation Services Outlook

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently wrapped up my Managed Transportation Services market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2023, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size. Transportation Managed Transportation

Advantages of Sea Transport

Trans Global Auto Logistics

The advantages of sea transport are plentiful in today’s globalized shipping industry. It’s easier than ever to connect goods between ports-of-call using one of the world’s oldest methods of transporting items over long distances.

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

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.

Collaborative Transportation Network

Material Handling and Logistics

Lanehub is a collaborative transportation network that enables shippers or carriers to match recurring freight lanes based on long-term direct partnerships

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?


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

Intermodal Transportation for Sustainable Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

As a significant piece of worldwide exchange, cargo transport has become quickly in the course of recent decades. Planning financially savvy and profoundly effective vehicle systems is critical in cargo transport. The main modes of transport are air, rail, road and sea.

The Rise of the 3PL for Managed Transportation Services

Blue Grace Logistics

Managed transportation services have widely become an integral function of modern supply-chain. As reported by Steve Baker of Forbes , the outsourcing of managed transportation services to other entities has different terminology depending on location.

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What Is Transportation Modeling


The post What Is Transportation Modeling appeared first on MercuryGate International. Imagine an efficient warehouse and retailer. The organization seamlessly fulfills orders.

[Video] Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020

Talking Logistics

Mike McLelland, SVP of Transportation at Kenco, discusses key trends in the U.S. transportation market and provides advice on how companies can successfully navigate the road ahead. Mike McLelland, SVP of Transportation at Kenco, discusses key trends in the U.S.

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DOs and DON’Ts of Chemical Transportation

Bulk Connection

When transporting chemical products, careful steps need to be taken to avoid costly, even disastrous, shipping errors. Bulk Transportation chemical tranportation

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

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

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know


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

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.

GE Transportation joins blockchain group

DC Velocity

Joining Blockchain in Transport Alliance is natural extension of its data and analytic focus, GE unit says. Technology

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Freight Transportation in 2020: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand

Talking Logistics

The freight transportation market in 2019 turned out to be very different than the 2018 market. Read more Freight Transportation in 2020: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand. Episode Highlights Transportation Management AB5 C.H.

Launchpad for women-owned transportation businesses nearly halfway to goal

DC Velocity

TransportationWomen In Trucking Association and Expediter Services collaborate on 150 Business Challenge.

Transportation Execution and Visibility Success

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article that gave a snapshot of the transportation execution and visibility systems market. The post Transportation Execution and Visibility Success appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation transportation execution transportation visibilityIn that article, I highlighted the evolving nature of technology and how machine learning, IoT, and blockchain are helping to fuel market growth.

Transportation Execution Snapshot

Logistics Viewpoints

I am finishing up my latest market study on global transportation execution and visibility systems. Transportation Execution Solutions (TE) allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system. The post Transportation Execution Snapshot appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation blockchain Machine Learning transportation execution

How Digital Platforms Are Driving a New Era in Transportation

Talking Logistics

This is driving a new era in transportation. So how is technology transforming the transportation and logistics industry? Read more How Digital Platforms Are Driving a New Era in Transportation. The post How Digital Platforms Are Driving a New Era in Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Leonard's Express logistics transportation management Trucker Tools trucking

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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Powered Drum Handling Transporter

Material Handling and Logistics

has introduced the Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport Liftomatic Material Handling Inc.

Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging


The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern. Logistics Supply Chain Transportation