A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. What are the main challenges global shippers face today? “It Ten years ago they might have had $1 billion in global revenues and today they’re at $10 billion after multiple acquisitions in different regions, [which creates its own set of challenges].

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%.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

Moving Up the Global Transportation Maturity Curve

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. What are the main challenges global shippers face today?

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

Transportfolio

How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend | Transportfolio. Our team provided North American transportation to Generac at the time. Integrating global freight services was only one challenge.

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? Does the same apply in the global arena? The optimization software you choose is critical for global optimization. Software that was truly designed for multimodal, multi-leg transportation optimization can uncover new ways of moving freight around the world.

13 Reasons Why You Need a Global Transportation Management System (TMS)

3rdwave

In today’s turbulent trading environment, strong global transportation management capabilities deliver exceptional benefits and value. From optimizing freight movements and controlling freight costs, to supply chain SKU transparency and optimal inventory management, the value proposition for global transportation management is substantial and significant. Complexity in the global supply chain has increased dramatically since that time.

A New Model for Managing Global Transportation

Talking Logistics

When it comes to managing global transportation, having end-to-end visibility of orders, shipments, and other transactions (down to the item level) is a foundational requirement. If you’re a transportation or logistics executive looking for insights and advice about managing global transportation, sign up and join the conversation! The post A New Model for Managing Global Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Industry Commentary: American Shipper Global Transportation Benchmark Study

Supply Chain Nation

American Shipper recently released its annual benchmark report entitled “ Global Transportation Management Benchmark Study: Climbing the Visibility Sophistication Ladder.” It is an excellent report covering a number of pertinent industry aspects and challenges around developing visibility sophistication globally. When looking at other aspects of transportation process such as consolidation and routing opportunities, the measurement is quite simple.

What are the best ways to optimise for cross-border expansion?

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Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit

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The post Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation What's New FMIC FMIC Summit Keynote

7 reasons platforms are the future of supply chain

BluJay Solutions

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How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management

BluJay Solutions

The post How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management appeared first on BluJay Solutions. In The News customer experience Global transportation Innovation Transport Management Software VisibilityIntegrating innovative technologies has helped supply chain leaders optimize operations while reducing inefficiencies, but is digital transformation the only way forward for organizations aiming to deliver a successful customer experience?

How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management

BluJay Solutions

The post How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management appeared first on BluJay Solutions. In The News customer experience Global transportation Innovation Transport Management Software VisibilityIntegrating innovative technologies has helped supply chain leaders optimize operations while reducing inefficiencies, but is digital transformation the only way forward for organizations aiming to deliver a successful customer experience?

Leveraging a TMS for Domestic and Global Transportation

Inbound Logistics

To support global initiatives, shippers should consider leveraging a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) TMS with domestic and global functionality

Brexit: China and the changing world of trade

BluJay Solutions

The development of global trade networks, supported by real-time data exchange and cloud-based software, allow potential partners worldwide to develop closer relationships than ever. For this reason, rail must exist as part of a global multimodal ecosystem.

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Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. Tracking global commerce activity across the entire transportation lifecycle – beginning with planning, including execution, and through settlement—is key for businesses to thrive on a global level.

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Important Steps to Achieving Global Freight Management Success

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. Doug Kahl and Joanne Chan from enVista will explore that question and share insights and advice on how to achieve global freight management success in this timely and informative episode.

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The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics

Transportfolio

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics|Transportfolio. More specifically, it’s impacting the logistics world and global supply chains. The post The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics appeared first on Transportfolio.

Smoke and Mirrors – What is the Actual Discount?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

For years now the transportation industry has been using the “Retail Sell” to attract customers. Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog by Jim Tompkins Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Benchmarks Transportation

Is Your TMS Technology Ready to Drive Supply Chain Excellence?

Transportfolio

And the right technology, specifically a transportation management system (TMS) is the connective thread that makes the highest level of supply chain success possible. Over the past few months, I’ve posted about what you need for transportation success: 1.

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider

Transportfolio

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. Today, your supply chain is probably global–whether you buy product from overseas or sell in other markets. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities?

NAFTA, Tariffs, and a Border Adjustment Tax: Alphabet Soup or a Real Concern?

Transportfolio

We’re hearing lots of questions from shippers, contract carriers, and employees about what changes might be on the horizon for global trade and how to consider what might be next. Global trade drives the world’s economies and will continue to do so—under current or future agreements.

What’s Happening in the Transatlantic’s Ocean Shipping Lane

Transportfolio

Global Forwarding Global Transportation Ocean Ocean Shipping transantlaticWhat’s Happening in the Transatlantic’s Ocean Shipping Lane | Transportfolio.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

Transportfolio

A provider with large freight volumes can put a plan into place that puts your freight on a truck and on the road, better utilizing truck space and a swifter transportation delivery model. Global Transportation Supply Chain Freight Consolidation LTL Truckload

3 Benefits of LCL Shipping

Transportfolio

One way global shippers can deal with tight transit times and fast changes in demand is to keep a lot more inventory on hand. Download our white paper, Global Freight Consolidation: Flexibility and Control Advantages , or connect with one of our ocean shipping experts.

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

Transportfolio

Trucking and road transportation are witnessing an acute financial crunch, as 80% of operational costs are cash driven. Business Global Transportation Supply Chain Currency Economy India

See More, Know More, and Do More with Your Global Supply Chain: Discover Navisphere® Vision

Transportfolio

See More, Know More, and Do More with Your Global Supply Chain: Discover Navisphere® Vision | Transportfolio. As the face and pace of global commerce evolves and grows, so does the need to reinvent supply chains. Robinson’s next generation of global visibility technology.

U.S. West Coast Ports: Getting Back on Track

Transportfolio

Your transportation provider should bring all options to you. Whether shifting to a different port or another mode of transportation all together, explore all of your options as the situation resolves. West Coast Ports: Getting Back on Track. Two weeks ago, U.S.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

Transportfolio

A provider with large freight volumes can put a plan into place that puts your freight on a truck and on the road, better utilizing truck space and a swifter transportation delivery model. Global Transportation Supply Chain Freight Consolidation LTL Truckload

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

Various macro forces are redrawing the global trade map, and one of them is China’s revival of the ancient Silk Road trade route. Here’s an overview of the global trade possibilities and potential for the “new Silk Road.”. Silk Road increases global logistics options.

5 Steps for a Successful Global TMS Implementation

TMC

How can global shippers most efficiently distribute products to an extremely diverse, multinational customer base? To accomplish it, many turn to global logistics solutions that blend transportation management system (TMS) technology with supply chain expertise.

Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change

Transportfolio

It’s been a big year for the transportation industry. They continue to span beyond an organization’s transportation professionals. Year of Global Revolution. This year was a strong reminder of the power of growth and risk in the global supply chain.

Air Freight: Learning the Basics to Optimize Your Global Supply Chain

Transportfolio

What’s probably the number one reason shippers avoid transporting their cargo by air? Air freight is often more expensive than any other mode of transportation. By transporting at set times and with a larger shipment of goods, providers are often able to secure better rates.

Global Forwarding: Think You Know the Facts?

Transportfolio

If you’d asked me what I know about global forwarding when I joined the industry two years ago, I would have looked at you quizzically and said, “Global forwarding? I’ve learned to see just how crucial global supply chains are to our everyday lives.

Energizer Holdings: A Crossdocking Case Study

Transportfolio

As companies grow into global contenders, often they notice their once simple, and easy to follow, processes gain layers of complexity. This is especially true for transportation and logistics.