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 So many demos fail because presenters focus strictly on their product and fail to listen to the voice of the customer” said Manny Martinez, a member of the demo delivery team. “We

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend


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. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.


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Mojo Demo: Optimize Your Transportation Strategy


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Guess Who Announced New Transportation Management Software (TMS) Functionality Yesterday

Talking Logistics

If I ask you to guess who announced new transportation management software (TMS) functionality yesterday, who would you guess? Yesterday, Ryder announced the launch of Ryder TranSync™— “a patent pending, automated technology tool used to provide Ryder Dedicated or Transportation Management Solutions customers with dynamic transportation planning.” and “What is a transportation management system?” 3PL Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Systems C.H.

What a 3PL Should Look For When Buying a Transportation Management System

Logistics Viewpoints

One of our clients, a third parth logistics (3PL) company, will buy a transportation management system (TMS). After talking to some folks I respect in the industry, this is what I came up with: In the demo, 3PLs should look for the following: The ability […]. The post What a 3PL Should Look For When Buying a Transportation Management System appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

5 Transportation Management System Benefits & The Ever Expanding use of a TMS by Shippers


The transportation management system is undoubtedly one of the buzzwords of the modern logistics industry. Shippers around the globe are realizing why the time has arrived to take advantage of transportation management system benefits. Transportation management system benefits are derived from the following driving forces: The cloud is making the initial investment in a TMS minimal, especially when compared to the typical initial cost of a TMS historically.

What a 3PL Should Look For When Buying a Transportation Management System

Logistics Viewpoints

One of our clients, a third parth logistics (3PL) company, will buy a transportation management system (TMS). After talking to some folks I respect in the industry, this is what I came up with: In the demo, 3PLs should look for the following: The ability […]. The post What a 3PL Should Look For When Buying a Transportation Management System appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

[Webinar] Integrated Transportation Intelligence for Supply Chain Modeling


LLamasoft and Chainalytics customers can now quickly access, manipulate and load Chainalytics transportation intelligence through Data Guru to ready it for supply chain modeling. Register to attend our joint webinar to learn what data is available and see a live demo of the integrated solution. The post [Webinar] Integrated Transportation Intelligence for Supply Chain Modeling appeared first on Chainalytics.

The Importance of International Transportation Visibility in a Global Pandemic


Without inbound international transportation, product level visibility organizations are flying blind – or, they are at a minimum, severely visually impaired. carriers ability to transport goods, . 3rdwave iTMS is an international transportation solution that provides total product visibility from Purchase Order to Final Delivery. It provides complete execution capability that transforms transportation into a real control center in the organization.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership


(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). This mirrors Cerasis longstanding goal of providing shippers with more transportation choices. . Transportation visibility thru tracking and automatic alerts.

5 Ways to Optimize Your Logistics & Transportation with Lean


Are you using lean in your logistics and transportation management? The transportation company’s culture and behavior should change to apply Lean thinking. Transportation takes time. The need to transport parts also drives inventory up, creates a need for space to store those parts, and uses energy for more forklift time and warehouse heating. The list of additional waste generated by transportation goes on and on. Understand Transportation Cost Structure.

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[WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Reverse Logistics


Here at Cerasis, we think it’s important that our clients and customers understand that transportation reverse logistics (or reverse logistics in general for that matter) is much more than just a flashy buzzword. The key reason that it’s only now getting the attention it deserves is through the development of transportation reverse logistics programs that help improve efficiency throughout the process. Transportation Reverse Logistics Are More Than Just Buzzwords.

7 Ways Transportation Companies Can Improve Customer Experience


Usability Be up and running easily and quickly, enabling transportation teams to realize immediate and measurable results. Company Discover the company who is revolutionizing the transportation management industry. Request Demo. Request a Demo. search. close.

5 ugly hidden costs of implementing Transportation Management System


Transportation Management System (TMS) is one of 5 best software every logistics manager needs. Transportation Management System (TMS) has always been a core strength of Abivin vRoute. The latest version (2018) is packed with new features like easier trucks, motorbikes dispatching, establishing multiple plans and transportation schedules at once. Sign up for a free demo of Abivin vRoute - Supply Chain Optimization Software Reference: [link

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 inbound transportation management function is formed when companies take control of inbound freight from suppliers – consolidating loads, planning continuous moves and negotiating with carriers directly instead of paying for whatever shipping services the supplier chooses. Bridge internal gaps between procurement, transportation and supply chain management.

What does the Future of Transport Management Systems Look Like? A Look To 2018 and Beyond


Whether you call it a transportation management system, TMS, or transport management system, we have you covered on the State of TMS in our first post , the 4 key process enablers in the second post , and in today’s post we will cover what the future holds for transport management systems. As a TMS provider, Cerasis also provides the services related to transport management: freight claims , freight accounting , carrier relations , and more.

Tailwind Transportation Software Launches Fully Web-Based Enterprise TMS


Tailwind Enterprise is a flexible, cloud-based Enterprise Transportation Management Software (TMS) for fast-moving logistics companies. March 14, 2018 – Vancouver, BC – Tailwind Transportation Software is pleased to announce the launch of their new fully web-based Enterprise Transportation Management Software (TMS). Tailwind offers three tiers of Transportation Management Software : Standard – at $69/user/month. About Tailwind Transportation Software Ltd.

[PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion


Blockchain and The Digital Supply Chain Resources to Download Learn more about ShipChain Request a Demo of ShipChain’s Platform Why Blockchain will Create Extreme Supply Chain Management Optimization Download White Paper Looking for a TMS for your OTR.read More. The post [PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

A Guide to Maximizing Your Fleet Management Data

GTG Technology Group

If you have not partnered with a proven transportation technology company [7] at this point, do so. A transportation technology company will have smart software solutions that can help your organization easily and efficiently track and use big data. The right transportation technology can transform your business. Transportation technology and fleet management data go hand in hand to positively impact your business. Request a 60-minute demo [12] today.

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Kewill Transport TMS Gets Cozy with Trucking Industry Titans

BluJay Solutions

One of the things that sets Kewill Transport apart in the transportation management system [TMS] space is its built-in carrier network – the largest in the United States with 16,000+ carriers and growing. Earlier this year Transport Topics released its annual ranking of the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers in the United States and Canada. We examined the list and discovered that 74 of those carriers are already part of the Kewill Transport Carrier Network.

TMS in the SMB Market: The Evolution Toward Software-as-a-Self-Service

Talking Logistics

Transportation management system (TMS) vendors have been in that race for some time, and earlier this week, C.H. Robinson (a Talking Logistics sponsor) picked up the pace for the field by introducing Freightview®, “a neutral, cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) software platform which cuts the time and money small and midsized businesses (SMBs) spend on freight shipping by streamlining quoting, booking, tracking, and reporting.”

This Week in Logistics News (October 20-24, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Releases New Transportation Optimization Technology. Transplace announced the release of Optimize Prime, “a comprehensive platform that designs, analyzes and optimizes transportation distribution networks in order to eliminate waste and reduce transportation costs.” I haven’t seen a demo of this solution, but the phrase that stands out for me the most is “consider[s] more scenarios in a shorter amount of time.”

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

Talking Logistics

And if the news from Werner Enterprises and Covenant Transportation Group this week is any indication, the industry remains in low gear. Late Tuesday, Covenant Transportation Group Inc. I haven’t been briefed on this partnership or seen a demo, but it points to the continued expansion of TMS functionality , either organically or via acquisition, and the importance of providing users with a unified and seamless experience.

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19


As transportation lanes become unavailable, the availability of suppliers and components will decrease. Demo in Network Design Navigator . Study 5: Refine Capacity Smoothing (click to view demo and more information) . Study 6: Accelerate Adoption of Relevant Customer Channels ( click to view demo and more information) . Just like you, we’re taking the news day by day and continuously brainstorming ways to serve our community.

Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS


Transportation Management Software Systems (TMS) reduces overall hard and soft costs of transportation. Enhance an existing transportation management system and learn what TMS can do for an organization: Meet the specific needs of an organization through standard technology that supports custom business logic. The Cerasis Rater TMS supports LTL freight shipping and handles inbound, reverse logistics , and traditional transportation modes quickly and efficiently.

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Regional & global perspectives: Highlights from Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

During his demo of the Quintiq planning and optimization solution for just such a puzzle, Chow Sai Keet showed why partial-fit planning tools are today’s giant icebergs. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce OptimizationQuintiq World Tour: Remember when we asked whether the presentations and panel sessions were worth the time away from your desk ?

Discover, Disrupt, and Deliver (Takeaways from LeanLogistics ClientConnect 2016)

Talking Logistics

Echoing the theme of the conference were several keynote speakers, including Josh Linkner , Founder and Chairman of EPrize on Harnessing Innovation – Turning Raw Ideas into Powerful Results ; Larry Burns , Professor of Engineering Practice at The University of Michigan on The Future of Transportation ; and Seth Mattison , Founder and Chief Movement Officer at FutureSight Labs on The Future of Work Today – Insights from the New World of Work. Unified Workflow for All Transportation.

[PODCAST] E-Commerce for LTL: Why Freight Shippers are Mastering E-Commerce Logistics


E-Commerce for LTL Resources How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics Download White Paper Learn More About Cerasis E-Commerce for LTL Solutions Learn More Get a Demo of Cerasis E-Commerce for LTL Solutions Get Demo The Benefits & How to.read More. The post [PODCAST] E-Commerce for LTL: Why Freight Shippers are Mastering E-Commerce Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Top 5 Considerations When Selecting a TMS

Talking Logistics

The good news is that a transportation management system (TMS) can give you one of the strongest return on investments (ROIs) of any supply chain management software – if you can find the right one for your organization. Get in-depth demos and ask for walk-throughs of your scenarios to really learn how the software can deliver: Easier integration with your systems and faster on-boarding for customers, carriers and trading partners.

Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update


Using proprietary analytics and benchmarking statistics from Transplace’s $9+ billion in freight-under-management, the quarterly report provides shippers and carriers with unprecedented access to the transportation market, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and international ocean logistics. Supply chain, transportation, and logistics professionals can use the quarterly reports to streamline their operations and prepare for what’s ahead in the second half of 2020.

Reaching End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility- Part One: In the Cloud

BluJay Solutions

A recent Transport Intelligence survey indicated that not having supply chain visibility was the number one challenge for logistics stakeholders in 2014; only 16.9 In the meantime, for more information on Kewill MOVE® on the Cloud, check out our datasheets and request a demo today, here: [link]. Contact us or request a demo to see how we help organizations of all sizes start or improve their compliance screening processes.

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. Shippers can also schedule demos or one-on-one time with solution consultants or product specialists in the Experience Zone. Uncategorized SOAR Transport Management Software

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

Talking Logistics

Here are some details from the press release: Same Day TMS offers the same features that any shipper would expect from a transportation solution. As I commented in the press release, and a few weeks ago in TMS in the SMB Market: The Evolution Toward Software-as-a-Self-Service , this is yet another example of the “Software-as-a-Self-Service” concept I proposed a few years ago, in which a shipper could be up and running with a transportation management system within an hour or two.

How Cloud-Based Technologies Transform Supply Chain Execution

BluJay Solutions

In addition, these systems now cover several critical areas of supply chain execution, including transportation management, warehousing and logistics – providing a single solution for greater efficiency, agility and overall visibility. Kewill’s recent acquisition of the IBM Sterling TMS, now Kewill Transport, adds a SaaS-based TMS to the Kewill MOVE® on the Cloud platform, making the move to the Cloud far easier for mid-sized Shippers.

[PODCAST] Enterprise Parcel Shipping Best Practices


Get Demo of our TMS.read More. The post [PODCAST] Enterprise Parcel Shipping Best Practices appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Listen to “[PODCAST] Enterprise Parcel Shipping Best Practices” on Spreaker.