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.

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]

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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?

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

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

Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Customers want next-day or same-day shipments, IT departments are overextended, and your transportation management system (TMS) has become unmanageable. Read more Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management. The post Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Is your supply chain at a crossroads?

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.

Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020

Talking Logistics

We all know that the transportation market is cyclical, with various factors impacting rates, capacity, and service levels across different modes. Read more Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020. The post Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Episode Highlights Transportation Management Kenco Group logistics Mike McLelland transportation management trucking

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

How to Buy a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Kuebix

The post How to Buy a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Community Load Match free TMS TMS Buy Guide How kuebix management system transportation

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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.

Launchpad for women-owned transportation businesses nearly halfway to goal

DC Velocity

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

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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[Video] Critical Considerations When Selecting A Transportation Management System

Talking Logistics

Anthony Vitiello, VP of Sales and Marketing at UltraShipTMS, discusses the critical factors companies should consider when selecting a transportation management system (TMS).

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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

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?

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

Key Issues on the Logistics of Transportation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Growing fuel prices increased wages, and peaking inflation indexes all work in tandem to increase transportation costs daily. Cutting a few corners here and there does not always help in meeting the cost-cutting goals for transportation.

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.

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

Trending Transportation Updates: October 2019

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 October! Blog transportation updates trending topics trending updates

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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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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Trending Transportation Updates: March 2019

PLS Logistics

March was packed full of logistics-related news and transportation updates. Blog logistics news logistics trends transportation updates

Intermodal Freight Transportation for Effective Delivery Services

SIPMM Professional Publications

Intermodal transportation goes back to the 18th century and predates the railways. The post Intermodal Freight Transportation for Effective Delivery Services appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

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.