What Makes a Superior TMS Solution Product Demo?

Supply Chain Collaborator

Do you know why everyone hates technology solution product demos? The Collaborator recently asked members of the UltraShipTMS product demo delivery team about how they’ve driven successful product demos for their Transportation Management System and related logistics software solutions. “So

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

Creating a Sourcing and Procurement Process Plan

Arkieva

What are the key elements of a sourcing and procurement process plan? Creating a sourcing and procurement plan. Three essential steps to creating a sourcing and procurement plan. The typical sourcing and procurement process plan involves a series of steps.

Shippers: One Action Could Save You Millions on Inbound Transportation Management Costs

BluJay Solutions

But even in doing so, one area that is overrun with inefficiency is often overlooked – inbound transportation management. The top 8 improvements we have seen achieved in inbound transportation are: Cost savings from: More efficient use of equipment and fuel.

Shippers, Prepare to SOAR

BluJay Solutions

For example, Sabra will share how they utilized Network Modeling and optimization tools within the TMS to lower transportation and production costs and improve service levels. Uncategorized SOAR Transport Management Software

This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016)

Talking Logistics

From a supply chain perspective, Brexit will have a ripple effect on procurement, trade agreements, customs, and other areas. And if the news from Werner Enterprises and Covenant Transportation Group this week is any indication, the industry remains in low gear.

Shippers, Prepare to SOAR

BluJay Solutions

For example, Sabra will share how they utilized Network Modeling and optimization tools within the TMS to lower transportation and production costs and improve service levels. Uncategorized SOAR Transport Management Software

Notes from ProcureCon Indirect West at the Wigwam in Phoenix Arizona

Supply Chain View from the Field

I was amazed at the speed and convenience of the technical solutions emerging in the procurement area, based on the discussions I had with the individuals present. Anu formerly worked in procurement at Kaiser Permanente, and also pointed out how increasingly young physicians want to do everything on iPads (including accessing patient records) – and this will be a problem as patient confidentiality regulations can inhibit the ability of physicians to be electronically productive.

Should We Celebrate this Marriage?

Supply Chain Shaman

I consider her the best in the biz for transportation management consulting. Ellen’s was to design and execute the transportation planning logic. in to transportation management to drive routing information and booking optimization). A supply chain visibility demo.

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The Next Generation TMS

BluJay Solutions

I recently conducted a videocast with Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics addressing the top advances in transportation management. In case you missed it, here is a recap of the key take-aways: Transportation Management Today. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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The Myths and Realities of Implementing a TMS

BluJay Solutions

As companies grow and expand their geographic footprint by procuring and selling goods around the globe, supply chains naturally become larger and more complex. As such, a savvy supply chain manager will often look to deploy a transportation management system [TMS] to plan and run the company’s transport operations. Reality: SaaS is a deployment strategy, not simply a procurement model. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

Today’s logistics galaxy is increasingly complex, with new players, methods of transportation and challenges cropping up daily. A TMS allows businesses to manage various forms of transportation – rail, sea, road and air – and connect with multiple carriers. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

Visibility and Its Importance in Supply Chain Execution Convergence

BluJay Solutions

Today’s supply chain and procurement managers face more challenges than ever before. At its most basic, SCEC brings together the different enterprise departments that manage the end-to-end supply chain, breaking down the silos among warehousing, manufacturing, transportation, etc.

Is It Time to Bring Your TMS Back to the Future?

BluJay Solutions

That’s why I scratch my head when I hear of logistics and supply chain professionals who are still using legacy transportation management systems (TMS). Multimodal transportation management solutions such as Kewill Transport allow companies to change their approach.

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The PERFECT REASON to Implement Supply Chain Logistics IT Solutions Today

Supply Chain Collaborator

per gallon than at this same time last year according to Transport Topics. Invest a portion of these fuel savings into logistics IT solutions and you’ll drive cost savings on overall transportation spend through efficiency improvements in the following eight areas: Savings Category.

How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Those selected have produced measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement, sourcing or any other category in the end-to-end supply chain. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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How to Avoid Tunnel Vision when Buying a Parcel Solution

BluJay Solutions

Unfortunately companies often make the tricky procurement process even trickier by approaching it with a narrow focus. By avoiding that tunnel vision and bringing some balance to your procurement process. Learn how Kewill’s cloud-based solutions can help you improve your transportation management , customs management , warehouse management , and visibility and collaboration. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Buying a parcel solution can be a complicated affair.

How to Avoid Tunnel Vision when Buying a Parcel Solution

BluJay Solutions

Unfortunately companies often make the tricky procurement process even trickier by approaching it with a narrow focus. By avoiding that tunnel vision and bringing some balance to your procurement process. Learn how Kewill’s cloud-based solutions can help you improve your transportation management , customs management , warehouse management , and visibility and collaboration. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Buying a parcel solution can be a complicated affair.

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: As Ecommerce Businesses Boom, Distribution Center Availability Becomes Scarce

Arkieva

A new survey of 257 carriers and about 50 brokers by DAT Solutions, which provides load board and other information services to the transport sector, finds detention times remain a sticky point for drivers and carriers. Request a Demo of.

Technology’s Role in Improving the Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Because of this, many companies are investing in transportation management software (TMS) systems, which are gaining prominence as the latest tool for business optimization. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

Today’s logistics galaxy is increasingly complex, with new players, methods of transportation and challenges cropping up daily. A TMS allows businesses to manage various forms of transportation – rail, sea, road and air – and connect with multiple carriers. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

Three Predictions for the Supply Chain in a Trump-led America

Birst Supply Chain

As tariff fees come into play, they must be factored into landed costs of goods, balancing excise taxes with transportation costs and lead-time requirements, to determine the right mix. To watch an on-demand demo of Birst’s supply chain analytics solution, click here.

Getting Ready for Gartner

BluJay Solutions

Right now supply chain managers are more focused upstream on the procurement side of things so that they’re better prepared to manage events as they happen. For instance, if there is a natural disaster in China that impacts the flow of goods, supply chain managers might have to quickly procure materials elsewhere to minimize the impact on their own operations. At Kewill, we use Gartner’s reports on logistics, transportation and other areas in a number of ways.

Getting Ready for Gartner

BluJay Solutions

Right now supply chain managers are more focused upstream on the procurement side of things so that they’re better prepared to manage events as they happen. For instance, if there is a natural disaster in China that impacts the flow of goods, supply chain managers might have to quickly procure materials elsewhere to minimize the impact on their own operations. At Kewill, we use Gartner’s reports on logistics, transportation and other areas in a number of ways.

The Danger of Turning a Blind Eye to Visibility

BluJay Solutions

Supply chain execution convergence is a two-stage process in which a business eliminates that “silo thinking” to get its various supply chain operations – procurement, shipping, warehousing, transportation – fully synchronized and in-tune with one another. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

Talking Logistics

MacroPoint Announces Platform Integration with JDA Transportation Management Solution. On the software front, just when you thought “Does the market need another transportation management system (TMS)?” I haven’t seen a demo of the solution, so I can’t comment on its functionality.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Second, we just released our second Talking Logistics YOUniversity course, Building a Strong Transportation Management Foundation. I was given a demo of the solution a couple of weeks ago and what struck me the most was the user interface and the seamless nature of the workflow.