Tailwind Transportation Software Launches Fully Web-Based Enterprise TMS


Our new Enterprise application enables freight transportation companies who want to challenge the conventions and norms of the industry – those who want to compete through information sharing, accessibility and collaboration with all the stakeholders in the supply chain.”.

Why the West Coast Ports Labor Dispute Matters to Retailers

The Network Effect

Shippers still bear the scars from the disastrous 2002 work stoppage and have countermeasures in-place to avoid major disruption. By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

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Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

Virtually all of those startups disappeared by 2002 — they either burned through all of their investment money or were acquired by bigger fish. Real-time freight visibility is quickly becoming a “must have” capability for transportation managers.

Tailwind launches new web-based application for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokers


November 16, 2016, Vancouver BC – Building on their expertise creating enterprise-grade transportation management systems (TMS), Tailwind is pleased to announce the launch of their new, web-based Trucking Software and Freight Broker Software , available in SaaS (Software as a Service) form.

This Week in Logistics News (June 23-27, 2014)

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April 2014 North American Freight Numbers. The last shutdown occurred in the fall of 2002, as retailers were preparing for the Christmas holiday period. Although the World Cup is dominating the sports news these days, something else caught my attention this week.

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Shippers Dissatisfied with 3PLs’ Dinosaur Technologies

Supply Chain Collaborator

The third party logistics (3PL) model, while critical to smaller, low-volume shippers, has never been the best option for organizations shipping moderate-to-high volumes of freight.

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Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

Those same words were said when the ports were shut down for 10 days in 2002 , and again in December 2012 when 600 clerks went on strike , shutting down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for 8 days. To compete in global markets, America needs an efficient and modern freight transportation infrastructure system, including seaports and the land and water connections into and out of port facilities.”

Tailwind Transportation Software Integrates with Trucker Tools Smart Capacity


Utilizes predictive freight-matching tools to find and match optimal trucks with loads faster, keep preferred carriers rolling with quality loads. is the leading provider of trip planning, shipment visibility and freight matching solutions for the transportation industry.

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Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Insufficient on-the-job training — Over the period from 2002 to 2013, investments in internal training programs such as apprenticeships, company classroom training, and other structured on-the-job skills development for current manufacturing employees were cut from 469,000 to 288,000 (nearly 40 percent).

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Shippers still bear the scars from the disastrous 2002 work stoppage and have countermeasures in-place to avoid major disruption. Blog Post: Who Will Win the Race for Freight in the Panama Canal Expansion? By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

Tailwind Transportation Software Now Integrates with QuickBooks Online


Leading provider of trucking and freight broker software makes accounting easier for small to mid-sized freight transportation companies. Vancouver, BC – May 24, 2017 – Managing the books is challenging, yet integral for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokerages.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Or, will we see a repeat of 2002, when a 10-day lockout left dozens of ships lined up outside the West Coast docks, unable to unload? Consider moving critical products via air freight and/or using a sea-air option to minimize the impact of increased costs.

[SPECIAL GUEST BLOGGER – Irv Rothman] Having the Guts to Be Bold in Business


With over thirty years of experience, Rothman cemented his Gutsball ethos in the 2002 HP/Compaq merger, a deal that married Compaq’s global reach with HP’s technological prowess and resulted in a state-of-the-art finance and leasing company now producing over $3.5

Introductory Guide to Spend Analysis - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

In fiscal year 2002, the U.S. However, some companies have thousands of payment transactions a month such as freight bill payment. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Introductory Guide to Spend Analysis.

What is the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) & How Could It & the Trans-Pacific Partnership Impact Manufacturing?


The TPA began with the Trade Act of 1974, and it was expanded once more in 2002. appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. As a business owner, you have heard of the impact of reshoring on the US economy and the steadily growing number of jobs in manufacturing. However, the number of manufacturing jobs will never reach the same highs it had in the past.

Beroe Founder Vel Dhinagaravel speaks at NC State on Origins of Company


I learned that to manage logistics you have to manage relationships with people in the supply chain, and I also learned that there is an informal network of relationships that had to be managed in the supply chain… this was in 2002. You name it: eggs and milk, chemicals, freight in Eastern Europe, craft labor in Canada, you name it! This week, my former student Vel Dhinagaravel, and founder/CEO of supply market intelligence company Beroe , came to my class to speak.

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The Amazonification of Logistics


Amazon has had such a major impact on eCommerce, that I thought it would make sense to look back on some of their innovations that are directly or indirectly impacting logistics: Super Saver Shipping Super Saver Shipping was introduced in 2002 offering free shipping for orders over $25.

Guest Commentary: TMS – Customizable and in the Cloud

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Whether you are a logistics service provider or manage your own freight, you can truly customize your TMS to match your business and do so in the cloud. Brian joined MercuryGate in 2002 and has 25 years of experience in leading-edge technology initiatives. All software companies want to build products that are feature-rich, defect-free, and easy to maintain. Meanwhile, software users demand a rapid ROI, low-cost implementations, and customizable solutions.

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling & Logistics

million during the period 2002 through 2017. The Port of Virginia realized the need for information systems capable of scheduling and tracking the anticipated arrival of motor and rail freight carriers in the port area.

This Week in Logistics News (February 27 – March 3, 2017)

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Freightos unveils beta launch of international freight price index (American Shipper). 2016 North American Freight Numbers. s robot-trucking division, several startups are showing off their own efforts toward self-driving delivery vehicles that would reinvent the freight business.

This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

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November 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). If Amazon has serious plans of realizing this idea, there’s already a company in the UK called Mole Solutions that has been working on creating “underground freight pipelines” since 2002.