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?

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.

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

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

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

Trending Transportation Updates: September 2019

PLS Logistics

Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in September! Transportation updates in September 2019 Amazon to start a logistics business The e-commerce mogul has announced it’s a plan to start a business in the logistics industry.

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

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.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

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 Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry


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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GE Transportation joins blockchain group

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

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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

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?

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.

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

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.

Video-Driven Data to Transform Transportation Infrastructure

IoT World Today

But with new capabilities in video technology and the increasing ability to extract meaningful data from it in near real-time by layering artificial intelligence and machine learning, we’re witnessing the start of an exciting new era for video-driven data, with increased opportunities for transparency, efficiency and safety — particularly when it comes to transportation. transportation-connected-cars

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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

Urban transport of the future

Fleet Owner

With the concept car NXT, Scania has developed a new vision for urban space

Geopolitics, technological innovation top global transport industry concerns

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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

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

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.

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

Creating Continuous Improvement Within Transportation


Continuous improvement programs are important for reducing waste within your transportation processes – and overall business environment. With rising freight rates, lack of capacity, and the driver shortage, transportation operations must create strategies to eliminate waste, while lowering costs and boosting efficiencies. The post Creating Continuous Improvement Within Transportation appeared first on Kuebix.

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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

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


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.

Transportation Optimization For Everyone


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

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).

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.

When Should You Use Intermodal Transportation?

PLS Logistics

Shippers who work to reevaluate their current shipping strategy should pay attention to intermodal transportation. More and more companies switch to this solution since it lets them reduce time and costs used on transportation.

Quantum Rolls out New CNG Transport Trailer

NGT News

Quantum Fuel Systems LLC, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) transport trailers and heavy-duty truck fuel storage systems, has announced its newest virtual pipeline product line extension, the VPLite45/40’.

Do Companies with a Higher Transportation Spend Always Get the Lower Transportation Rates?


The LeanCor Logistics team was recently asked the question, "d o companies with a higher transportation spend always get the lower transportation rates?". Transportation Management 3PL transportation trends transportation costs

Challenges in Managing Transportation Without a TMS


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.