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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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

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

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.

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

How Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry

Kuebix

The post How Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry appeared first on Kuebix. Amazon Effect Blog Drones e-Commerce Amazon Artificial Intelligence Customer Expectations Prime Air Supply Chain transportationWhat’s the Big Hype About Amazon?

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Futuristic Transportation We’ll See In Our Lifetime

Cerasis

The post [INFOGRAPHIC] Futuristic Transportation We’ll See In Our Lifetime appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Infographics Transportation futuristic transportationThe world is continuing to evolve around us.

Launchpad for women-owned transportation businesses nearly halfway to goal

DC Velocity

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

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.

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

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up.

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

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

The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

The $4,000 Transportation Question. Which brings me to the title of this post, the $4,000 transportation question. My transportation team was asked to ship a large number of bulky visual displays via air freight so that they could be shipped to stores that were already finding ways to display product without those specific items. Julio Bolger is the Transportation Manager for a mid-sized retailer responsible for all product moving internationally and domestically.

Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

Cerasis

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

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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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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Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Podcast Summary: Today’s guest is Peter Stefanovich, co-founder of Left Lane Associates , a business brokerage specializing in the transportation and logistics business. 2:20] How did you end up starting a business brokerage specializing in transportation and logistics companies?

Future-proofing the transportation industry

Fleet Owner

The safety technology market is changing rapidly. To future-proof your fleet, you have to ensure the technology you invest in today can be flexible enough to accommodate future capabilities via integration

Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed?

Talking Logistics

New Department of Transportation regulations for driver hours-of-service have impacted driver productivity, requiring more drivers to make up for the decrease. The post Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed? Current Capacity Outlook.

Essential Considerations for Digital Transportation in Logistics Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digital Transport refers to advanced applications designed to provide innovative services for different modes of transport and traffic management, enabling users to get better information, and making transport networks safer, more streamlined and smarter.

5 Alternative Fuels that Will Reenergize the Transportation Industry

Kuebix

The transportation industry relies heavily on diesel to help it successfully transport products from manufacturers to consumers via trucks worldwide. The post 5 Alternative Fuels that Will Reenergize the Transportation Industry appeared first on Kuebix.

Helping companies meet food transportation law

Fleet Owner

An online course now offered by Penn State Extension aims to help transportation personnel nationwide meet federal food safety requirements when transporting human and animal foods. The course, “Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food,” can

Geopolitics, technological innovation top global transport industry concerns

DC Velocity

TransportationMajority of companies surveyed say autonomous trucks will be a "viable option" within the next 10 years, IRU study shows.

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Senate confirms two commissioners to Surface Transportation Board

DC Velocity

TransportationRail industry regulation agency now has three of five seats filled, but remains closed in government shutdown.

Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization

Talking Logistics

This post from Descartes Systems Group’s blog discusses how to get the most value from transportation optimization technologies. The post Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Descartes Technology Transportation Management Descartes Systems Group transportation management systems transportation optimization

Transportation Optimization For Everyone

MercuryGate

The post Transportation Optimization For Everyone appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Capacity Challenges Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

Challenges in Managing Transportation Without a TMS

Cerasis

The post Challenges in Managing Transportation Without a TMS appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. TMS Managing TransportationTake a moment to think about a mundane task — putting a jigsaw puzzle together.

Transportation Network-Wide Visibility

Material Handling and Logistics

FourKites has introduced Network Visibility, which provides companies with real-time visibility across their network, including freight that they do not manage

Look Upstream to Mitigate Transportation Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation budget performance hangovers from 2018 have motivated logistics leaders to expand transportation cost-saving opportunities further upstream in the supply chain. The post Look Upstream to Mitigate Transportation Spend appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Transportation Transportation Management Systems capacity cost control transportation management

How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Last year many shippers were caught flat-footed by rising transportation costs and capacity constraints. It’s safe to say that in 2019 shippers will likely be more vigilant and more proactive in looking for opportunities to better manage and control their transportation costs. Transportation spend at the C-level. The post How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Transportation Spot Market Inversion

Talking Logistics

The great transportation spot market inversion has occurred. Then in January, for the first time since I’ve been in the transportation business, those rates actually inverted. The Great Transportation Spot Market Inversion of 2018 (Source: DAT, Kenco Group).

Women are changing the transportation industry

Fleet Owner

More women in the trucking industry are finding pride in ‘contributing to such an important sector of our economy

Pace Transportation becomes Stoughton Dealer

Fleet Owner

Pace Transportation has joined the Stoughton Trailer dealer network. Through this partnership, Pace (formerly known as Pace Trailer) will be responsible for the Western, Northern Lower, and Eastern UP markets of Michigan. Stoughton dry v

What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

The post What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is expected to accelerate the deployment of 5G networks in the U.S.

Hong Kong Protests Weigh on Air Transport

Logistics Trends and Insights

Meanwhile, Transport Weekly reported that six freighter departures were canceled, affecting SpiceJet, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Emirates, Polar Air Cargo, UPS, and Etihad, while six arrivals have also been canceled, affecting NCA, Emirates, Hong Kong Air Cargo, Etihad, and SpiceJet.