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5 Global Transportation Themes to Look Out for in 2015

Talking Logistics

Two major shifts are changing the face of global transportation management as we know it: Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, relying on partners and data beyond the four walls of the enterprise; The very definition of global transportation management is broadening and expanding well beyond the traditional TMS scope. Transport optimization typically reduces spend by 5-15%. Capturing Freight Spend Visibility.

Finding Global Transportation Optimization Opportunities

Talking Logistics

When considering your global transportation network, do you have the infrastructure needed to effectively and efficiently optimize it? Typically, this means freight consolidation, mileage reduction, and proper carrier selection. Does the same apply in the global arena? Is your organization sophisticated enough to manage your international freight in house, or do you depend on freight forwarders? How does expedited freight fit into this?

Differences Matter in EU and U.S. Transportation Procurement

TMC

As companies expand globally through mergers or organic growth, many are faced with the decision whether to combine logistics teams and apply a universal truckload procurement strategy across multiple regions. Truckload Procurement. Truckload Procurement.

5 Differences Between Europe and U.S. Transportation Procurement

TMC

As companies expand globally through mergers or organic growth, many are faced with the decision of whether or not to combine logistics teams and apply a universal truckload procurement strategy across multiple regions. Truckload Procurement. Truckload Procurement.

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Transportation Sourcing Solution

Talking Logistics

If you are buying widgets, there are many ways to make your purchase, from going to a retail location, ordering online or using a standard procurement software tool that allows you to order lots of widgets and receive them over a specified period of time. Freight is unique.

The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This is especially true when the transportation industry faces disruptions, whether they be natural catastrophes, strikes, or shortages. Although not well known, it is possible to procure a partial air charter.

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6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It becomes imperative that your service provider has the ability to effectively load every import container with domestic freight or exports to help ensure efficiencies, reduce carbon footprint, and create collaborative value to the ocean carriers.

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

The TMC merges technology, organization and processes to establish a set of services leveraging the scale and efficiency of consolidated network planning, procurement and unified metrics with the agility of localized execution. Navigating Global Processes.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Before we get into blockchain’s potential entry points into the supply chain ecosystem, let’s take a look at the two current trends in SCM *(Supply Chain Management): Dynamism SCM has evolved to become a huge, global ecosystem. These complexities, layered with globalization, shorter product life cycles , and associated volatility in demand planning, has produced the most dynamic supply chain landscape we have ever experienced. from the global economy by 2022.

Global TMS: An Always-Evolving Roadmap

Talking Logistics

This complexity is certainly evident in global logistics and ocean shipping, where shippers encounter many barriers to enabling a streamlined process, including: Inefficient Processes : A lot of shippers resort to manual processes to procure capacity and communicate shipment details with the many parties involved in ocean movements. Freight Audit and Settlement : Manual processing of ocean invoices leads to inaccuracies and delays.

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Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If you’ve heard the term “perfect storm” applied more to transportation lately than you have since the book by Sebastian Junger came out in 1997, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, it’s the best way to describe what is happening right now in the air and ocean freight markets. Usually, this is roughly how a typical busy season goes: Air freight. Ocean freight. What it looks like now in Transpacific air freight. What’s happening now in Transpacific ocean freight?

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Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

One area in particular, which both Sean Feeney and Kurt Cavano (Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer at GT Nexus) highlighted in their keynote presentations, is Transportation Management Systems (TMS). On top of this platform, GT Nexus has provided various transportation management applications, such as transportation sourcing, which has been a strength for the company, especially in facilitating ocean transportation bids. Freight Audit and Pay.

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

With the availability of the CMR-6100 and ZEST Data Services, Intelleflex continues to develop new solutions that can help reduce staggering losses in global supply chains totaling over $35 billion in perishable foods1 and $5.4

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here Are 4 Reasons to Outsource Your Transportation Management. The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend). Procuring Logistics Services is Not the Same as Buying Paper Clips. 5 Global Transportation Themes to Look Out for in 2015. It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2015 is already behind us.

Kewill Announces Acquisition of LeanLogistics

BluJay Solutions

Leading logistics solutions provider strengthens offering with global SaaS transportation platform. LeanLogistics is a global leader in transportation solutions for shippers, with hundreds of TMS customers across the US and Europe, and a supporting network of over 14,000 carriers. Their cloud-based platform reliably manages and optimizes over $10 billion of annualized freight spend for their customers. “We

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? TMS technology that supports the global marketplace has certain attributes that distinguish it from domestic-oriented systems. Global TMS Technology

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? TMS technology that supports the global marketplace has certain attributes that distinguish it from domestic-oriented systems. Global TMS Technology

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.