Transportation in the Americas: A Cross-Country Comparison

MIT Supply Chain

Latin American countries have particular challenges related to truck transport. Truck transportation comprises 75% of all freight in Latin America. An international transportation comparison with qualitative coding The TTPI gives a country an overall rating on a scale of 1–4.

6 Tips to Build Your Transportation Management System Vendor List & How to Build a Comparison Chart

MercuryGate

Building a successful transportation management system vendor list presents a seemingly tricky challenge. However, through implementing a working comparison chart, businesses in the over-the-road trucking industry can establish a successful TMS vendor list.

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4 Ways to Optimize Your Transportation Network Strategy

Intelligent Audit

Transportation network optim ization is a leading goal for supply chains around the globe. The finance department needs to know what’s happening within transportation and how that impacts costs and capacity to improve transportation spend management performance.

3 Requirements for Meaningful & Useful Data in Transportation & Business

GlobalTranz

As data in transportation becomes more abundant and readily available, the question of “ What data is available ?” If portions are supplied from other parties, it is vital to expose possible exceptions or differences in interpretations of the data provided in comparison to what you control. LinkedIn The post 3 Requirements for Meaningful & Useful Data in Transportation & Business appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

ERP vs CRM: Key Differences and Benefits

QAD

Global Trade & Transportation Execution. Manufacturing Trends cloud erp complete customer management CRM Customer relationship management effective enterprise management enterprise resource planning erp On-premise ERP SaaS Software as a Service Software comparison Supplier management

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs

GlobalTranz

Furthermore, some data may be of minimal use without comparison to and identification of trends and collaborations between data from other transactions within a given warehouse or transportation system. Take a look at how a business can use technology, metrics, and services to improve transportation processes, which range from supplier shipping to route optimization.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!

GlobalTranz

Consumers: Spending more, Traveling More.the Holiday Crunch for Planning Transportation is HERE! Other areas of Prep in the logistics world comes in the integration of systems such as a TMS to your ERP so your commodities and address book are loaded in and decrease error by eliminating manual entry for processing freight for transportation. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Have you started planning your Thanksgiving meal yet?

Daily Infographic: Q1 2021 Earnings Comparison

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves Infographics Infographics Covenant Transport earnings Earnings reports Forward Air Infographic infographics Old Dominion Freight Line Saia Schneider National USA Truck USXpress Werner EnterprisesTo view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted.

Bucking the Trend in Transportation – Simultaneously Cap Rate Growth and Beat Capacity Constraints

Talking Logistics

If you’ve ever paid $10 for an Uber ride to the cocktail lounge in the evening and then a “surge priced” $50 for the same distance Uber ride back to your home only a few hours later around closing time, you understand the dynamics troubling shippers in today’s capacity constrained transportation market. In an environment where transportation is at a premium, customers often find themselves at the whims of those possessing the means to provide transport in a timely fashion.

5 Top Transportation Management Trends to Expect in 2018

GlobalTranz

Transportation management will evolve dramatically in 2018. In addition, the continued rise of freight trucking rates, as explained by James Jaillet of Overdrive Online , will demand newer, faster and more efficient transportation management systems (TMS). Fortunately, shippers can prepare for increasing prices by understanding these 5 top transportation management trends. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

BluJay Launches Transportation Modeling Application, Blazes Trail as First TMS Provider to Build Modeling Solution on LLamasoft Cloud Platform

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 2, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces the launch of its Transportation Modeling application, built in collaboration with LLamasoft , the leading provider of AI-powered supply chain analytics software. BluJay’s Transportation Modeling uses data generated through the network and applications within the larger BluJay ecosystem. BluJay’s Transportation Modeling application leverages LLamasoft’s llama.ai

Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7 th , 2019. Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation. Mexico Trade Squeezes Laredo Truck Capacity : A lack of available capacity is making it more difficult for Mexican exporters to find trucks to transport loads across the U.S. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019 appeared first on.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7 th , 2019. Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation. Mexico Trade Squeezes Laredo Truck Capacity : A lack of available capacity is making it more difficult for Mexican exporters to find trucks to transport loads across the U.S. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019 appeared first on.

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Why A Successful Transportation Management Program Is Empowered By Data

GlobalTranz

Today we continue our long series and look at teaching shippers how to remain strategic when it comes to logistics and their transportation management program. In this post we will talk about how you can improve your transportation management program by focusing on using data, extracted from the use of technology, such as a transportation management system, that then people can use to continuously improve. Data Management and Transportation Services.

Truck transportation job growth — cause for celebration or concern?

The Supply Chain Journal

March’s truck transportation employment figures can be viewed as a glass half full or half empty — both perspectives have merit. In comparison, BLS data shows that the median age of the U.S.

Why Benchmarking Alone Isn’t Enough for Proper Transportation Cost Analysis

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: This post is a slightly modified guest post from Ahern & Associates , a transportation management consultancy. Carriers in the trucking industry and also shippers today are actively looking for ways to combat the rising costs of operating their businesses, but they often do not fully understand proper benchmarking, transportation cost analysis, and profit management are intertwined. Profits Need More than Benchmarking in your Transportation Cost Analysis.

The Transportation Industry Report: Winter 2018-2019

Freight Plus

The report’s author, Donald Broughton, noted that this was “still very impressive given the tougher comparison.”. Demand is exceeding capacity in most modes of transportation by a material amount,” Broughton wrote. “In Stefan Neely. 16.00. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. As a strategic process, transportation procurement may still seem very tedious and challenging. Given the current market conditions, it is more critical than ever to elevate transportation procurement from a tactical to a strategic level.

6 Ways to Lower Your Inbound Transportation Cost

Freight Plus

If you're buying on prepaid or delivered terms you're essentially allowing your suppliers to manage your freight and profit off the transportation costs. Once you separate the cost of goods from the cost of freight you'll need to approach your own carrier base for comparison rates. Transportation Management System. "Am I paying too much for my inbound freight?" - John C. Granby, CT. If you're asking that question than the answer is often a resounding, "Yes!"

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10.Transportfolio. Transportation is (and always has been) a fundamental issue for fresh produce. In fact, a handful of growers in the Imperial Valley located in southern California founded Western Growers because of a transportation issue. So we created the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP). Traditionally, transportation was a buyer’s responsibility.

GlobalTranz And Echo Global Logistics Both Report 40% Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

GlobalTranz’s main service lines are freight brokerage – less-than-truckload and truckload – and managed transportation services. What the heck is going on in this freight brokerage/managed transportation sector? Logistics Service Providers Managed Transportation

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Trailer builders get respite in May as orders edge back toward normalcy

The Supply Chain Journal

The market is in a strange place right now in that the bucket for 2021 orders is almost full, but the bucket in 2022 is essentially empty,” said Don Ake, FTR Transportation Intelligence vice president of commercial vehicles. “We Year-over-year comparisons were up 112%.

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Chassis and labor shortages stymie ocean carriers, Class I railroads

The Supply Chain Journal

Amid the existing congestion and anticipation for a busy fall peak, the Surface Transportation Board recently asked each of the Class I railroads to explain how it expects to meet demand for rail service in the second half of this year.

Is Your Logistics Chain Leaking? The IoT May Be the Answer

4WL Consulting

When both your receiving inventory data and your vendor invoices live in the same digital system, it’s a simple matter to ask a computer to make comparisons, triggering an alert for both parties if something doesn’t match up.

Is Your Logistics Chain Leaking? The IoT May Be the Answer

4WL Consulting

When both your receiving inventory data and your vendor invoices live in the same digital system, it’s a simple matter to ask a computer to make comparisons, triggering an alert for both parties if something doesn’t match up. Blog Logistics Outsourcing Transportation Spend Transportation Technology

Research: What Leading Shippers Do to Obtain Better Truckload Rates and Performance

Talking Logistics

Leader Group 1, which used more asset carriers than brokers, achieved an 82% rating; Leader Group 2 used more brokers than asset carriers and achieved 81% (for comparison, Laggards achieved 46%). Of course, the key to being able to do all this is to have data from a transportation management system, or TMS — your own, or your 3PL’s. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems brokers C.H.

UltraShipTMS Transportation Logistics Platform Selected by Masonite

Supply Chain Collaborator

Global Leader in Door Manufacturing Implements Transportation Management System Software. Masonite, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of interior doors and entry door systems, has chosen to implement the UltraShipTMS platform for transportation management after an exhaustive search and comparison of several leading TMS solution providers. The post UltraShipTMS Transportation Logistics Platform Selected by Masonite appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

Top Warehouse and T&L Zebra Scanners

AB&R

Top Zebra Scanner Comparison. For Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution. These units are among the top Zebra scanners used in Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution. Check out our spec comparison below to see how well they out perform previous generations. Give your workers unstoppable performance in the toughest environments with ultra-rugged LI3608-SR/LI3678-SR and DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER handheld scanners.

How your business can take advantage of Section 301 tariff refunds

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Currently, 301 tariffs are extremely broad, covering industries from food and beverage, industrial supplies, transport equipment, consumption goods, and fuels and lubricants, to name a few. If you’re a U.S.

The customer is king. Can you give him what he wants – before he wants it?

DELMIA Quintiq

It supports your planners in their decision-making with real-time impact analyses, scenario comparisons and record-breaking optimization. Quintiq World Tour Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & LogisticsCompanies know that the customer is king. So, what does a king want? Customers want to be able to personalize the look and feel of their products. They want to be able to place an order anytime, anywhere and from any vendor.

Is Your Logistics Chain Leaking? The IoT May Be the Answer

4WL Consulting

When both your receiving inventory data and your vendor invoices live in the same digital system, it’s a simple matter to ask a computer to make comparisons, triggering an alert for both parties if something doesn’t match up. Blog Logistics Outsourcing Transportation Spend Transportation Technology

A complete guide on LCL shipments

20Cube Logistics

Lastly, transporting the cargo by road transport using trucks to the destination warehouse‍ When should you ship cargo using LCL? If there is an increase in the size and weight of the cargo, the price of air freight drastically increases in comparison to LCL costs.

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