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The Huge Success Factor that’s Overlooked in TMS Projects

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So many factors go into a successful TMS project. And by “project,” we mean what happens after the implementation and after the vendor and partners go away.

Transportation Management Systems: Overcoming Implementation Challenges

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A transportation management system (TMS) is one of the most transformative supply chain management technologies that a 3PL, shipper or broker can implement: It saves an organization 8-10 percent in freight cost on average, delivering one of the strongest ROIs of any supply chain software.

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Wiggins Discusses TMS and the Amazon Effect in The Logistics Journal

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Lots of supply chains are dealing with the “Amazon effect,” which has led consumers to demand lightning-fast (and free) delivery times, last-minute order changes, and 100 percent order accuracy. While initially seen as just a retail problem, these expectations have now reached the B2B world as well.

Webinar: Newest Software Innovations (and Pay-Offs) for the Global Food Supply Chain

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If you’re like many companies struggling with the complexity of food logistics, you likely have too many manual processes and/or outdated systems to manage the environment.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Making Your TMS a Rallying Point for the IoT

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There’s a lot of buzz about the Internet of Things, or IoT. IoT refers to the physical network of vehicles, buildings, devices and other items that are increasingly connected. I also consider people and applications like an ERP or WMS to be part of the IoT.

Trying to manage the Amazon effect? Don’t ignore your TMS.

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Lots of supply chains are dealing with the “Amazon effect,” which has led consumers to demand lightning-fast (and free) delivery times, last-minute order changes, and 100 percent order accuracy.

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Tips for First-Time TMS Buyers

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A TMS is one of the most critical supply chain solutions because it touches nearly every other system in your world: WMS, ERP, finance and others.

What Is Transportation Management Systems Software (TMS)?

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Transportation management systems, or TMS, has taken hold of logistics and global trade within the last decade, and for good reason.

Four Ways 3PL TMS Software can Attract Customers and Maximize Margins

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3PLs with an eye toward sustained growth are focused on delivering exceptional customer service and onboarding customer quickly and easily. The right 3PL transportation management software (TMS) is essential to supporting this strategy.

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Blockchain’s Potential Role in Transportation Management

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The hype around blockchain is subsiding, and in its wake the transportation industry is taking a more serious and thoughtful look at how it could be leveraged to improve operations.

Our Take: Why the Global TMS Market will Keep Growing

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In the last 5-10 years, the transportation world has changed dramatically. The lines between 3PLs, carriers and brokers are blurring as customers require a broader scope of services. 3PLs are adding brokerage services and brokers are adding managed services.

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What does “TMS” Really Mean?

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What does “TMS” Really Mean? Gartner, Inc. recently released the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems* that examines many of the multimodal TMS systems on the market today (get a complimentary copy of the report here).

Mitch Weseley in JOC: Uncovering TMS Differences when Everyone Claims to Offer a TMS

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Mitch Weseley in JOC: Uncovering TMS Differences when Everyone Claims to Offer a TMS The adoption rate of TMSs has been on the rise in the last several years, thanks in part to an increase in the types of systems and price ranges that make them more affordable for small and mid-sized 3PLs, shippers, brokers […].

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Do you need an Engineering Degree to Manage a TMS?

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We are constantly connected to our phones and tablets, in part because they are intuitive and easy to use. Oftentimes, they’re actually a pleasant experience!

Mastering Ecommerce with the Power of TMS Software

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The days of neatly fitting into a particular lane of services – 3PL, brokerage, etc. – are long gone. If you’re not looking to get out of your lane with new services, you will fall behind.

Using a TMS and Business Logic to Complete the API Equation

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“API” is one of those terms that get thrown around with abandon. Some vendors say things like, “I have an API for that!” as if an API is an app in Google Play or the Apple Store – you click a button and boom, it’s done. Ahh, if it were only so simple. API is an […].

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Mitch Weseley’s Take on the Most Compelling Tech Trends of 2019

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Mitch Weseley’s Take on the Most Compelling Tech Trends of 2019 Our founder and CEO, Mitch Weseley, is widely regarded as the “father as of the TMS industry.”

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Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

If it’s a Buyer’s Market for Freight Rates, Who Needs a Transportation Management System?

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It’s a common situation: When an industry is hot or the market is roaring, companies spend so much time serving customers that they rarely take the time to look internally at what efficiencies or process improvements could be made. That’s certainly the case in transportation now. “We’re

Beyond Logistics: How a TMS Impacts Multiple Areas of a Company

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A transportation management system (TMS) is an obvious tool for the logistics team, helping to move freight faster, more cost-effectively, and more easily from start to finish.

Connecting to Carriers when Capacity is Tight

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As we see shippers, 3PLs, brokers and carriers start changing lanes – offering a range of services that were traditionally siloed – transportation capacity is top of mind for leaders.

Selecting the Right TMS, Provider and Solution for your Strategic Capabilities

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Choosing a transportation management system (TMS) is no longer a matter of selecting a technology that manages and executes your logistical needs, it’s become a strategic imperative and competitive differentiator.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Amazon and Uber: Threats or Motivators?

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Any discussion of whether Amazon is turning into a 3PL can officially stop, because there’s no doubt anymore that it is a 3PL. It’s added freight services, brokerage services (Amazon Brokerage), planes and trucks – and it’s locked up a significant percentage of truckload capacity.

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The “Wild West” of APIs: JP Wiggins on Connecting Solutions in a Digital Environment

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Everywhere we turn in our personal or professional life, we’re bombarded with the promise of more data. But that data isn’t valuable unless we have the right tools to do something about it.

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The “Wild West” of APIs: JP Wiggins on Connecting Solutions in a Digital Environment

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Everywhere we turn in our personal or professional life, we’re bombarded with the promise of more data. But that data isn’t valuable unless we have the right tools to do something about it.

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The Load Management Workspace: Better Decisions with One Screen & Fewer Clicks

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Speed and accurate data are key when you’re moving customer freight and trying to get the best margins for your business. You’re faced with questions such as, What trucks are available? Can they meet the delivery deadline? And what’s a competitive but profitable quote? That’s why we created the unique Load Management Workspace. Built for […]. The post The Load Management Workspace: Better Decisions with One Screen & Fewer Clicks appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

What Does Your Ideal TMS Look Like? Get the 2019 TMS RFP Template!

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Today’s transportation challenges require a level of TMS flexibility that can’t be discovered with a traditional corporate buying process.

Know the Key Elements for Harnessing a TMS

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In a world where so much transportation data is inaccurate and unreliable, having good data on transportation moves, customer deliveries, as well as good and bad carriers helps companies overcome key challenges like tight capacity, increasing freight rates, and driver shortages.

Transportation Route Planning: Are you leaving money on the table?

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Route planning has been at the core of TMS systems since the beginning. But even though the industry has gotten more complex , the basic concept of route planning hasn’t.

Myths vs Facts of a Modern Day Transportation Management System

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To put it mildly, there’s been a lot of change in the TMS industry in last five years. A truly modern TMS system is nothing like the technology of 15-20 years ago, but many of the TMSs on the market today are built upon that obsolete technology and feed into the many myths about what […].

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

KDL Earns Larger Customers with Flexible 3Gtms Technology

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When KDL, a 3PL that provides freight management services, needed a more flexible transportation management system, it turned to 3Gtms. The ability to customize the TMS to meet clients’ needs enabled the company to increase their freight-handling capabilities and take on larger, more complex clients.

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