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Harnessing Your Domestic TMS as Reshoring Trends Continue

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Of the many things 2020 taught us, one key takeaway was understanding the global supply chain’s volatility. In the blink of an eye, offshoring manufacturing halted worldwide, forcing companies to find alternative ways to meet demand and explore potential reshoring possibilities.

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Conquering Supply Chain Uncertainty With the Right TMS

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A year into the pandemic, declining caseloads and the vaccine rollout are sparking hope that we’re gaining ground against the virus. However, the future is still uncertain, and positioning your supply chain for success comes with many questions and challenges.

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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.

How to Choose the Right 3PL TMS Software for Your Business

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Today’s shippers expect higher levels of shipping visibility, efficiency and response times from 3PLs, which is leading these LSPs to migrate to new technology. Learn more. The post How to Choose the Right 3PL TMS Software for Your Business appeared first on 3GTMS.

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New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Discussing the Use of Pool Distribution for Additional LTL Capacity on Talking Logistics

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Our Vice President of Corporate Development, JP Wiggins, spoke to?Adrian Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics and discussed the use of pool distribution to gain additional LTL capacity.

Transportation Management Systems: Overcoming Implementation Challenges

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Transportation Management System Implementation Success – What is Required? 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% in freight costs on average, delivering one of the strongest returns on investment (ROIs) of any […]. The post Transportation Management Systems: Overcoming Implementation Challenges appeared first on 3GTMS.

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. Managing the Amazon effect requires a host of […]. The post Wiggins Discusses TMS and the Amazon Effect in The Logistics Journal appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View

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. This disparate approach doesn’t work in an industry that’s undergoing rapid change, from omni-channel demands and regulatory changes, to dynamic carrier bases and multi-modal transportation needs. In fact, food […].

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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. A transportation management system (TMS) has always been applied across many company platforms, exchanging information with your carriers, vendors and customers.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Making the Case for a Different Kind of TMS

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It’s been more than 15 years since most Tier 1 TMS systems were designed, and today’s TMS landscape is riddled with bloated and rigid TMS systems – none of which can accurately or fully manage your current needs. You wouldn’t work with 15 year-old accounting software or cell phone technology. So why trust your logistics to a TMS designed for another era? We believe today’s transportation issues require a new design of TMS to manage them.

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. While initially seen as just a retail problem, these expectations have been extended to the B2B world as well. Lots of companies turn to their warehouse management system, inventory systems, order management system, and others to help manage the demands and expectations around orders and deliveries.

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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. In this Q&A with Inbound Logistics, I discuss the why the importance of choosing the right TMS to solve your challenges can’t be overstated, along with why TMS implementations can be so complex. From the interview: A transportation management system (TMS) has one of the strongest ROIs of any supply chain management software: an average of about 7.5

Overcoming LTL Capacity with a Fully Connected TMS

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By Alex King, Commercial Operations at 3G There’s a hurdle in the road to recovery that the shipper community is still trying to overcome. Analysts forecast the economy to grow dramatically in 2021’s second and third quarters.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Four Tips for Adding Less-than-Truckload Services to Your Brokerage

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Ready to go bigger in your truckload brokerage this year? It may be time to think smaller. By smaller, we’re talking less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments. LTL shipping demand is on the rise, driven in part by huge e-commerce increases among consumers during COVID.

TMS – The Digital Disruption Enabler for 3PLs

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It’s clear that digital transformation is rapidly upon us in transportation and is changing the way managed transportation 3PLs and truckload brokerages are doing business. Advances in technology, adoption of APIs, and huge disruptor companies are evolving the market faster than most can keep up.

New 3Gtms Release: Highlights for 3Gtms Version 21.1

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New division infrastructure enhancements, team management functionality, volume LTL quoting, and a limited availability module are part of this release, along with much more. The team at 3G is excited to announce the availability of our 21.1

3Gtms Discusses Parcel Shipping on Talking Logistics

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Our Vice President of Corporate Development, JP Wiggins, spoke with Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics about why using a TMS with parcel shipping is important and the factors you need to consider during implementation.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Sneak Peek of 2021 Product Features, Enhancements, and Releases

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Following our December release of 3Gtms and our January release of Pacejet, we want to provide a short overview covering what can be expected for each of our technology solutions over the next year.

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3Gtms Discusses Ways to Combat Parcel Carrier Capacity Shortages on Talking Logistics

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Our Vice President of Corporate Development,?JP JP Wiggins, connected with?Adrian Adrian Gonzalez?of?Talking Talking Logistics?to to discuss the current capacity shortage for parcel shippers like UPS, USPS, and FedEx. They touched on ways shippers can avoid parcel shipping shortages and surcharges.

Announcing the 3Gtms Version 20.3 Release

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New carrier sourcing for brokerage, access to 17 new parcel integrations, a new dock door scheduler module, and much more! The team at 3G is excited to announce the availability of our 20.3

For 3PLs, Flexible Cloud-Based TMS Software is Essential to Thrive in the Post-COVID World

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The post For 3PLs, Flexible Cloud-Based TMS Software is Essential to Thrive in the Post-COVID World appeared first on 3GTMS. 3PL TMS transportation management software

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

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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Is Cloud Based TMS Software Right For Your Transport Logistics?

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Transportation management systems (TMS) software has been around for decades. Most companies have been using the same system for quite some time, but they may be finding that their software no longer meets their needs.

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. The growth of TMS has, essentially, become enterprise software, allowing companies to scale through information exchange across the world, with different operations, languages, currencies, etc. TMS has risen as an enterprise software, allowing companies. The post What Is Transportation Management Systems Software (TMS)? appeared first on 3GTMS.

Refrigerated Transport: Challenges & Solutions

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International trade has existed for centuries, but there have always been limitations. When it comes to transporting perishable goods that must be kept cool, the challenges have been formidable.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

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. Today’s economy is digital, and what you do digitally with freight is sometimes more important than what you do with it operationally. In an analysis […]. The post Blockchain’s Potential Role in Transportation Management appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View

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). According to the report, this is how the multimodal TMS market is defined: “Multimodal domestic transportation management systems […]. The post What does “TMS” Really Mean? appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View

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. Shippers are empowered with more choices and customers are leveraging improved visibility across their logistics operation […]. The post Our Take: Why the Global TMS Market will Keep Growing appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View

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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 […]. The post Mitch Weseley in JOC: Uncovering TMS Differences when Everyone Claims to Offer a TMS appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.