The Most Famous Problem in Computer Science (and Transportation)

Talking Logistics

In the real world of transportation and logistics, it’s not just about visiting a list of cities. There are pick-ups and deliveries to be performed, there are disparate vehicle types and transportation modes, there are time windows, mixture rules, and other assorted side constraints. It takes ongoing investment alongside significant expertise and a passion for innovation to continue to offer transportation optimization solutions that deliver the most optimal results.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). This mirrors Cerasis longstanding goal of providing shippers with more transportation choices. . Transportation visibility thru tracking and automatic alerts.

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The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s conference was “The Transportation Revolution: In It Together” — an appropriate theme considering all of the forces impacting the transportation industry today (everything from new technologies to new regulations to ever-present challenges such as driver shortage) and how shippers, logistics service providers, and consignees need to work more collaboratively together to succeed.

Brewers Supply Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management to Deliver Best-in-class Service for Customers

BluJay Solutions

has selected BluJay’s Transportation Management technology and Managed Transportation Services to manage freight for its multiple divisions across North America. Brewers Supply Group (BSG), a one-stop shop for craft brewing, distilling, winery, cidery, and homebrew retailing ingredient needs, sought a transportation management system (TMS) that would provide immediate benefits and scale quickly to match its rapid growth.

Is “Carrier Network” on Your TMS Wish List?

Talking Logistics

Likewise for those shopping for a transportation management system (TMS). Buyers want to know all about the features and functionality that will help them optimize the transportation portion of their supply chains. Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific. When shopping for any big-ticket item it’s easy to get distracted by the bells and whistles.

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What Kindergarten Lesson Applies Best to Supply Chain Technology?

Talking Logistics

A LeanLogistics employee since 2004, Chris served as the lead technologist of several initiatives including optimization, LeanFleet®, LeanSource®, and LeanDex® before taking his current role. Cloud/SaaS Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - LeanLogistics Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Systems benchmarking LeanLogistics multi-tenant Robert Fulghum TMS transportation management system

Time to rethink: How much further can your business go?

DELMIA Quintiq

It was a record store chain in the UK, which closed down in 2004 in the wake of digital music consumption. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce OptimizationWhat does the future hold for your business? And what can you do to ensure a leading position in the market 10 years from now? I was talking to a postal company the other day that didn’t have the answer to either question.

Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

How is transportation management different today? The challenge for companies now is to automate and streamline both the inbound and outbound transportation processes to ensure that goods can be shipped anywhere at any time and drive additional business. If companies don’t try to optimize and automate their key transportation decisions to reduce the complexity, they are at significant risk of not succeeding in today’s ultra-competitive marketplace.

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LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Now, UPS has aggressively grown into freight and other transportation solutions through a series of strategic acquisitions. The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. In 2004, UPS entered the heavy freight business with the purchase of Menlo Worldwide Forwarding, a former subsidiary of Menlo Worldwide.

The secret to distance selling success

DELMIA Quintiq

French retailer Chronodrive has been doing this since 2004 and has since gained a steady following of 130,000 customers. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Distance selling has seen double digit growth in Germany for the past few years, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. In 2013, the German E-Commerce and Direct Selling Trade Association (BEVH) reports a growth of 22 percent, with a turnover of €48.4

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

According to World Bank report, efficient logistics refer to transport, storage and conveyance of products to the ultimate consumers from the companies at minimal costs. The impact of logistics on the environment The term “green logistics” is defined as supply chain management strategies and approaches that reduce the energy and environmental footprint of goods distribution, which emphases on waste management, material handling, packing and transportation.

Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

In parallel, SAP launched technology platforms: NetWeaver in 2004 followed by HANA 2.0 Examples include allocation, available-to-Promise, and transportation routing. Outside-in Transportation. Telematics and outside-in data redefines transportation. There will be growing tension between inside-out and outside-in transportation solutions resulting in a redefinition of supply chain execution making today’s transportation solutions legacy.

Upgrading to One Integrated Suite for all Logistics Operations with Naval Sabharwal

The Logistics of Logistics

Naval is Global Head of Supply Chain and Logistics at Ramco Systems, where he leads a team that is building a logistics software platform that meets the end to end needs of transportation and logistics providers. He served the Logistics stream of the Indian Air Force for 20 years before taking pre-mature retirement in September 2004 as a Wing Commander. An integrated suite means order management, logistics, transportation, finance, fleet management and HR.

Has China lost its relevance as a production location?

Supply Chain Movement

When I started doing business in China back in 2004, a general factory worker used to earn around RMB2,600 a month. 4 “Transportation time is too long and no longer competitive”. In other words, the location itself – and hence the transportation time – is the same as it was. If you choose China as a production location, it shouldn’t be for the transportation time; I don’t believe it ever has been.

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Digital Freight Marketplaces Are Not a New Phenomenon

Logistics Trends and Insights

The birth of today’s digital freight marketplaces dates back to 2004, to a patent application that became a patent in 2010 – U.S. patent 7.755,518 B2 – Dynamic and Predictive Information System and Method for Shipping Assets and Transport. Managing orders and assets in a transparent, real-time and predictive manner are the basics of a number of digital freight marketplaces that have emerged in the past few years.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Hunt Transportation Services has advised clients rates could rise more than 10 percent within the next two months alone. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

What we don’t know is how long this health crisis will last,” the American Trucking Association’s Bob Costello told Transport Topics. ” According to the Institute for Supply Management, 75% of companies report supply chain disruptions in some capacity due to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and more than 80% believe that their organization will experience some impact because of COVID-19 disruptions.

4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

As well as cut transportation costs, which helps cover the expense of free shipping. In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. On-demand Transportation. In short, we are talking about the Uberization of transportation to address last mile delivery. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

US Economy Still Growing But at Slower Pace

Material Handling and Logistics

Inputs, expressed as supplier deliveries, inventories and imports, were negatively impacted by weather conditions; Asian holidays; lead time extensions; steel and aluminum disruptions across many industries; supplier labor issues; and transportation difficulties due to driver and equipment shortages. The Backlog of Orders Index continued a 14-month expansion with its highest reading since May 2004, when it registered 63%. Transportation Equipment). -- "In the U.S.,

Teamsters and UPS Freight Union Members Move to Strike, UPS Freight to Shut Down in the Interim

Cerasis

Following the last major LTL strike in 1994, as well as the most robust demand for LTL freight since 2004, UPS Freight has managed to meet capacity demand and offer competitive rates. The post Teamsters and UPS Freight Union Members Move to Strike, UPS Freight to Shut Down in the Interim appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight LTL Transportation ManagementIn anticipation of a Teamsters union strike, the fifth-largest LTL carrier in the U.S.,

Supply Chain Future: Anticipating the unknown

Supply Chain Movement

In the USA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched the Supply Chain 2020 project back in 2004. Trends 3D printing AP Maersk Arjan van Weele Carlos Cordón CEVA Logistics Europe future Grundfoss imd Lego mit MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Nestlé Philips raw materials risk analysis Roberto Perez-Franco scenario planning Shell supply chain Supply Chain 2020 Value Chain 2020 Vopak water

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Each claims they can do any job in China because they have connections with brokers and transportation providers. Most companies meet monthly, quarterly, or annually with their transportation service providers. Global Transportation Logistics Asia China Global Forwarding ImportsWhile the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy.

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Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

It’s an age-old problem made worse by modern modes of transportation. Traffic congestion has become such a problem the editorial staff at GCN magazine notes “the smart transportation model” is a one of four models cities are using to develop smart city initiatives. A few years ago, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) reported, “Traffic congestion on the U.S. Traffic congestion in cities can be a nightmare.

Stuck in Traffic: Dealing With The High Cost of Congestion

Talking Logistics

According to research released earlier this year by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), traffic congestion on the U.S. All of this follows research published in February 2004 by the Brookings Institution and RAND Corporation on behalf of the U.S. Estimates by the Texas Transportation Institute suggest that the annual cost of congestion to motorists amounts to more than $50 billion, but they are based on a high value of travel time.

PINC Receives 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

PINC

Founded in 2004, PINC is the number one provider of real-time visibility and automated yard orchestration to the world’s leading companies. UNION CITY, Calif. , Dec.

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

Cerasis

Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Top success in transportation services, logistics, the transport components of reverse logistics systems , and reaching financial goals set for transportation management demands a complete commitment of professionals passionate exclusively about excelling in the freight transportation field.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! Key to this success was very tightly synchronized multi-vendor product and data flows creating significant inbound transport & process savings and service improvements.

4 Ideas To Make Your Supply Chain More Agile and Give Consumers Flexible Shopping Options

FLEXE

As well as cut transportation costs, which helps cover the expense of free shipping. In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. On-demand Transportation. In short, we are talking about the Uberization of transportation to address last mile delivery. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

Supply Chain Convergence Making Collaboration and End-to-End Visibility a Reality

Talking Logistics

It’s not unusual for a company’s transportation management system (TMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) to not be fully integrated, or for a degree of manual processing or reprocessing to be necessary to process customer orders. Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific.

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Rather than optimizing individual operations – transportation, warehousing, and others independently – it optimizes the entire flow to get the most benefit. Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific. Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity.

ALAN Assists in Humanitarian Relief

3PL Insights

One of the organizations currently assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey is the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), which was formed to provide humanitarian relief after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2004. Those seeking to procure humanitarian services in the form of transportation, local warehouse space, material handling equipment, and other essentials are able to request these needs through the web portal, which is also a clearinghouse for those goods and amenities.

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Perspectives on Last-Mile Delivery: Martin Brower and Paragon Software Systems

Talking Logistics

Unlike other transportation management system (TMS) vendors that have opted to go broad with their solution footprint, Paragon has opted to go deep in solving the ever-changing routing and scheduling and home delivery needs of clients in a diverse set of industries: supermarkets, food service, beverage distribution, industrial gases, third-party logistics providers, and others.

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4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

As well as cut transportation costs, which helps cover the expense of free shipping. In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. On-demand Transportation. In short, we are talking about the Uberization of transportation to address last mile delivery. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

The Czech Republic has a central location that makes it an ideal hub for trade in Europe, and because of its size, it is easy to transport goods around the country if you have the proper credentials. In addition to automobiles, prime export commodities include machinery and transportation equipment, raw materials, fuel and chemicals. . billion in 2017, primarily consisting of machinery and transportation equipment, raw materials, fuels and chemicals.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

speed, simplicity and predictability of formalities) by border control agencies, including customs; Quality of trade and transport related infrastructure (e.g., transport operators, customs brokers); Ability to track and trace consignments; Timeliness of shipments in reaching destination within the scheduled or expected delivery time. When I visited Cuba with my father in 2004, we drove several hours from Cienfuegos to Camaguey to visit my aunt Z and her family.

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