MercuryGate 2.0: Takeaways from Velocity 2019 Conference

Talking Logistics

Technology Transportation Management Systems MercuryGate MercuryGate Velocity 2019 Shelli Austin TMS transportation innovation transportation management systemsI was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 1.0 and I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 2.0.

3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013

Talking Logistics

That was the main theme of a panel session I led at last month’s MercuryGate User Conference 2013 , which included the following 3PL executives: Shelli Austin , VP at Integrated Distribution Services (IDS). What is the path to building successful and lasting 3PL-customer relationships?

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

Talking Logistics

Last night was the NBA draft, and one of the top prospects was Isaiah Austin, a 7-foot-1 center for Baylor University. So it gives me great pleasure to say, that with the next pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the NBA selects Isaiah Austin from Baylor University.”.

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Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Outside of the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) has a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transport by around 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. Cost reductions sometimes go hand-in-hand with GHG reductions, but some measures could increase transport costs.

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E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics

E2open

Cloud Logistics Brings Same-Day, Rapid-Deployment Transportation and Logistics Management to E2open’s Industry Leading Business Network. AUSTIN, TX – October 1, 2018 – E2open , the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator of transportation management systems (TMS) for the global supply chain market. in the March 2018 Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems.

[Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Interview with Shelli Austin, president of InTek Freight and Logistics, Inc, conducted at MercuryGate Velocity 2019 User Conference. 3PL Past Episode Past Episode - MercuryGate Transportation Management InTek Freight and Logistics MercuryGate transportation management trucking capacity

This Week in Logistics News (June 27 – July 1, 2016)

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Trucker Path Joins AscendTMS™ to Offer Free Transportation Management Software (TMS) to Carriers and Freight Brokers.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Roadnet Transportation Suite 3.6.7 July 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Last month, when Uber announced its API, I wondered aloud if Uber would become a value-added feature of a transportation management system (TMS).

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12 th , 2019. Featured articles include info on a recent surge in shipping capacity and the impact of technology on the supply chain – we can’t wait to see you at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Austin!

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. Here are some details from the press release: Same Day TMS offers the same features that any shipper would expect from a transportation solution.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. Transplace : Shipper Symposium , May 8-10, Austin, TX.

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

Attendees were then presented with a host of insightful breakout sessions, including those focused on improving capacity from the viewpoint of LTL and intermodal shippers, enhancing supply chain visibility and “mega trends” impacting transportation and supply chain management.

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E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. E2open will offer “INTTRA by E2open” as a dedicated product offering committed to providing INTTRA customers with the transportation management and port system integrations that currently drive more than 25 percent of all ocean containers shipped globally.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. Cities with creative knowledge workers will redefine transportation, commerce, and social systems. There’s an old song lyric “ wherever I lay my hat that’s my home” (…attribution to Marvin Gaye).

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. billion combined spend on purchased transportation; • Using the larger flow of data from its combined $2.7 GREENWICH, Conn.

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX. Especially with the ELD mandate, we need to inform our suppliers and distribution centers that their receiving hour window may no longer be conducive to transporting freight.

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX. Especially with the ELD mandate, we need to inform our suppliers and distribution centers that their receiving hour window may no longer be conducive to transporting freight.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. Austin. Drone transportation for short deliveries, including last mile.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. In March 2017, INTTRA acquired Avantida to extend ocean movements into land-based activities and address container reuse and repositioning for ocean carriers, transport companies, terminals, depots, and others. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. Transportation Update by Mode. In addition, fuel surges are likely and will impact transportation costs.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. Transportation Update by Mode. In addition, fuel surges are likely and will impact transportation costs.

Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Sortation centers were introduced in 2014 and function primarily as hubs to aggregate outbound shipments, minimize third party transportation costs, and enable shipment on Sundays using the US Postal Service. Sean Camarella, Andrew Kuntjoro, Niranjan Yedlapati, and Felipe Caro.

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Are We Losing Our Jobs to Robots? Each 1 Costs 6 Jobs, a New Study Says

Supply Chain Nation

Austin based startup is gunning to be the next FedEx killer instead of UberRush. Dropoff, an Austin-based startup, has expanded into five different states and 12 cities in the last two years , CEO Sean Spector told Business Insider.

Pulling the curtain back on blockchain in logistics

EFT

When it comes to freight and logistics, it is ideal for tracking assets which make it extremely helpful in transportation management. The following is the viewpoint of ShipChain, a blockchain solutions provider for the shipping and logistics industry. .

5 Business Tips from a 20-Year Brokerage

DAT Solutions

Brian Sutton and George Copeland co-founded Austin Freight Systems (AFS) 20 years ago, after the freight brokerage they were working for lost its biggest customer. At that time, both men already had 19 years of transportation experience under their respective belts. Austin Freight has many long-term customers. Austin Freight has only one full-time, administrative employee, plus Copeland who spends about half his time on admin duties. Brian Sutton, CEO.

Are We Losing Our Jobs to Robots? Each 1 Costs 6 Jobs, a New Study Says

Supply Chain Nation

This week: We may be losing our jobs to robots – in fact, a new study says each 1 robot costs us 6 jobs, an Austin based startup is challenging UberRush and becoming the next FedEx killer, Wal-Mart is beating the pants off Amazon in apparel, a startup thinks could be the future of international cargo transport by planning to cut air freight costs in half with drones, and Amazon unveiled its long-rumored grocery pickup concept store in two Seattle locations.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Many shippers are looking for locations on the north and west sides of Houston as well as other locations (such as Austin, San Antonio, Dallas) to place their shipments so they are in close proximity as relief comes in the next couple of days. Transportation Update by Mode.

Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Austin, TX, it recently rebranded itself as LSO to reflect an updated brand image of expanded capabilities and service areas. Transportation Carriers eastern connection I hate UPS lone star overnight lso ontrac overnight shipping regional carriers regional shippers same day delivery small parcel carriers spee dee us cargo Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers.

SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Austin, Texas. There were so many sessions on drones, wearables, driverless vehicles, IoT, digital disruption, startup transportation technologies, and other trends that we can’t cover it all here. SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain | Transportfolio.

Outdated Supply Chains Can’t Meet Consumers’ “Need-It-Now” Mentality

FLEXE

Make informed promises: understand inventory, locations, and transportation times. Founded in 2013, Convey is backed by Silverton Partners, Techstars Venture Group, RPM Ventures and based in Austin, Texas.

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) said a 10,000 to 100,000 square feet of warehouse space in Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas will accommodate tens of thousand of displaced residents.

What Do Our Presidential Candidates Have To Say About Manufacturing?

Cerasis

In fact, Apple currently manufacturers Apple Macs in Austin, Texas, but Trump wants to provide some sort of relief package to U.S. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Regulatory changes brokers can't ignore

DAT Solutions

At this year's DAT User Conference, Chris Burroughs – Senior Director of Government Affairs at the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), a trade association for freight brokers and 3PLs – featured an update on regulations that affect freight brokers.

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Below are three tips from each participant: Pete Emahiser, CEO, Tadmore Transportation, Toledo, OH: 1. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7.

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Below are three tips from each participant: Pete Emahiser, CEO, Tadmore Transportation, Toledo, OH: 1. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7.