TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Its freight spend? Freight Bill Audit & Pay. Case Study Cloud/SaaS Retail Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems Carhartt cloud Manhattan Associates omni-channel SaaS TMS transportation management systems

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

A few weeks ago at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference , I had the opportunity to interview William Wehrle, Director of Supply Chain at BASF, and David Bazzetta, Business Advisor – Process Optimization at BASF, about the importance and value of having real-time freight visibility. What were some of the key capabilities BASF was looking for in a real-time freight visibility solution? Benefits of Real-Time Freight Visibility.

How Technology Empowers Freight Brokers to Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Drive Profitability

Talking Logistics

Working smarter, not harder, is critical for everybody in transportation today, but it’s especially important for freight brokers in light of the increased competition in the marketplace and the ever-more demanding expectations of shippers. What does “working smarter, not harder” mean for freight brokers? Current challenges for freight brokers. The current growth economy, where demand consistently outpaces supply, places a premium on freight brokerage services.

A Case Study in Closed-Loop Operational Management

Talking Logistics

When you look at the potential benefits in inventory savings, freight savings, and on-time fulfillment improvements, it’s not that difficult to build the business case. I encourage you to watch the webcast to hear them tell their stories directly, but here’s an overview of A101’s case study.

Supply Chain Management Case Study

LeanCor

Supply Chain Management Case Study: Total Delivered Cost Model. In this supply chain management case study, read how LeanCor analyzed the supply chain to find opportunities to reduce total delivered cost, and identified pilot SKU’s for implementation.

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The post A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization! Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Management Business Leadership Logistics Repair reverselogistics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. WebCargoNet’s focus has been more on the carrier-forwarder relationship and has also placed more focus on air freight.

Transportation Management Case Study: Medical Supply Company Decreases Freight Claims Percentage, Improves Visibility, & Reduces Costs

Cerasis

In a first of several case studies to come out from Cerasis regarding how our solutions aid shippers in managing transportation more effectively thru our transportation technology and managed services, learn how a Medical Supply Company switched providers and increased overall results.

New 3PL Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

In the 2015 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, survey results showed the continuing, positive overall nature of shipper-3PL relationships. Again with this year’s study, the most frequently outsourced activities tend to be those that are more transactional, operational and repetitive.

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

Cerasis

Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. When shopping for a Freight Rating Software System with TMS, look for key points that will add value and provide additional benefits for shippers.

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Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

This is certainly true in the transportation realm, where real-time freight visibility solutions are helping companies answer — quickly and accurately — Where’s shipment? The Broader Value Proposition of Freight Visibility.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe. Freight Insight

Current State of the Logistics and Freight Economy

Cerasis

Although an initial view of the logistics and freight industry seems stale, it represents how the flow of goods and services are sprouting and delivering more with fewer resources. However, recent years have seen more shippers turn to less-than-truckload (LTL) and freight consolidation with full truckload (FT) to reduce the number of trucks on the road. Logistics and Freight Economy: Putting It All Together. Freight Logistics freight logistics

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation. Studies suggest that platooning could help drive down these operating costs. tons of freight in 2015, accounting for 70.1%

Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. Freight Capacity Crisis: How Did We Get Here So Quickly?

Case Study: How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Integrating global freight services was only one challenge. For example, Generac works with our global forwarding and port services experts to optimize containerized freight moving from the West Coast to Chicago and beyond.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight. Overcapacity has plunged freight rates, profit, and prompted mergers.

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. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Identify factors that impact your freight shipping costs.

CFO Beating You Up Over Rising Freight Costs? Hit Back with a TMS

Talking Logistics

Freight spend is up 15% year over year and it is eating into the bottom line! Supply chain management leaders, especially in transportation, are under heavy fire from CFOs for the dramatic increases in freight spend that are eroding the profitability of shippers in every industry.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

Arkieva

A new study by the SupplyChainDigest analyzing the main components of working capital: Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), Days Inventory Outstanding (DIO), and Days Payables Outstanding (DPO) revealed an uptick in DIO. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030.

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. VC ❤️ Freight Startups. In a decade’s time, freight will likely still be moved in containers and boxes on airplanes and ships. Moving data better means moving freight better. SEE THE FREE STUDY.

Guest Viewpoint: What’s Driving Freight Costs Higher?

The Logistics of Logistics

<strong><em>If you think the price of fuel is the only element driving freight costs higher – </em><em>Think again! </em></strong> Introduction. The latest Master of Logistics 20 th Annual Study of Transportation and Trends Study reports that in 2011 the highest percent of transportation costs was ground freight at 76.1%, of which US long haul trucking holds a major position at 64.4%.

Revenue Management for Rail Freight Profitability

Talking Logistics

The current outlook for the rail freight industry is, at best, mixed. Where rail freight once was the price-competitive transport mode of choice, low fuel prices and increased availability of trucks in the spot market have resulted in low freight rates that are expected to remain low¹.

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

The success of the third-party logistics industry is evident in the generally high marks given to 3PLs by respondents to a survey as part of the 2013 17th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, which identifies trends and explores how both 3PLs and shippers are using these relationships to improve and enhance their businesses and supply chains.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The following five mini case studies explore a few high-profile companies that have managed to sustain their supply chain cost-reduction efforts and keep expenses under control. We have since expanded it to include four new case studies, so that there are now seven mini case studies in total.

Case Study: Project Cargo Logistics

PLS Logistics

Project logistics refers to specialized freight moves that are oversized, heavy-lift or hazardous.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Caterpillar is the subject of one of three case studies that show how supply chain management can support both environmental and financial goals. Here are three case studies that offer clear, irrefutable evidence that sustainability and profitability can be compatible in the supply chain domain. The case studies described in this post are available here.

Case Study: Manufacturer Reduces Freight Spend Through Automation

PLS Logistics

The company was apprehensive about their total freight spend, but didn’t know the best way to reduce costs. 3PL Transportation Spend Case StudySituation. A North American producer of refractory bricks and mortars, with a network of over 30 plants and distribution centers throughout U.S. and Canada, was concerned about their transportation strategy.

Who’s Using TMS, Why and How? Notes from the 2016 TMS Benchmark Study

Supply Chain Collaborator

In its 2016 Global Transportation Management Benchmark Study, American Shipper reveals a great deal of data about who is using TMS, who should be using TMS and why. According to the American Shipper survey, “respondents that said they use a TMS were twice as likely as non-TMS users to be managing $100 million or more in freight, and 33 percent more likely to be managing between $10 million and $100 million. Half of those who don’t use a TMS manage less than $10 million in freight.”.

3PL providers and shippers struggling to improve agility as infrastructure and workforce readiness hampers capabilities finds study

EFT

The study broke out concerns for both shippers and 3PL companies separately, although broadly the lists reflect each other. Freight/supply chain transparency. Freight/supply chain transparency. As part of this year's survey process, the study recorded over 650 respondents.

The Secrets of Top Performers: Fleet Management as a Competitive Weapon

Talking Logistics

From changing regulatory requirements and increasing freight congestion to excessive detention time and driver shortages , shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) are struggling to balance the multiple issues impacting fleet management today.

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