The Setting of Global Transportation Systems

Abivin

Internal combustion engines, jet aircraft, and shipping containers all played a role in the development of global transportation networks during the twentieth century. Initially, air transport services focused on mail since it was an easily transportable form of freight.

White Paper: 5th Annual Global Transportation Management Benchmark Survey

The Supply Chain Journal

For the last 5 years, Descartes has conducted one of the industry’s most comprehensive annual benchmarking surveys of hundreds of transportation decision makers. This survey reinforces the ever-growing link between financial performance and the strategic value places on transportation.

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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].

4 Challenges in Global Transportation Management

3rdwave

There are 4 fundamental areas where global transportation is challenged. Three of these challenges are variants on traditional transportation challenges and the last is relatively new but growing in importance. Transportation Cost Management. Delivery Performance (across the global supply chain). However, where transportation management traditionally focused on the basics of moving “boxes” or “packages”, today it is much more strategic.

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. In a constantly shifting and competitive global trading environment, it is increasingly important to control all costs across the entire supply chain. While global freight cost varies significantly by industry and transportation mode, it is a major cost component of internationally sourced products.

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. In a constantly shifting and competitive global trading environment, it is increasingly important to control all costs across the entire supply chain. While global freight cost varies significantly by industry and transportation mode, it is a major cost component of internationally sourced products.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

In a constantly shifting and competitive global trading environment, it is increasingly important to control all costs across the entire supply chain

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.

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? How have transportation management systems (TMS) evolved to meet the needs of global shippers? What capabilities should shippers look in a TMS to manage a global transportation operation?

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend | Transportfolio. Generac Power Systems, the number one manufacturer of home backup generators, became an international company in a few short years and developed a global supply chain that is now prepared for the next stage of growth. Our team provided North American transportation to Generac at the time. Integrating global freight services was only one challenge.

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.

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.

[Video] Going Beyond The TMS Status Quo

Talking Logistics

So, it makes sense that the status quo with regards to transportation management systems needs to change too. So, it makes sense that the status quo with regards to transportation management systems needs to change too.

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

3rdwave

From optimizing freight movements and controlling freight costs, to supply chain SKU transparency and optimal inventory management, global TMSs deliver crucial functionality

4 Challenges in Global Transportation Management

3rdwave

There are 4 fundamental areas where global transportation is challenged. Three of these are traditional, the last is new but growing in importance

The Year Ahead in Global Transportation & U.S. Import Compliance

3rdwave

This blog shares a couple of predictions, as well as things to look out for in the 2021 global trade landscape. Read on for some of the subjects you’ll need to have on your radar

The Year Ahead in Global Transportation & Logistics: Predictions for 2022

3rdwave

Dan Gardner's predictions of the key events, trends, and outcomes across the 2022 transportation & logistics landscape

Industry Commentary: American Shipper Global Transportation Benchmark Study

BlueYonder

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.

Will the Logistics Industry Finally Fully Embrace Supply Chain Technology?

Talking Logistics

Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Blume Global Transportation Management Systems Blume Global supply chain technology TMS transportation management systems

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider.

Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit

CHAINalytics

“Now is not an easy time for freight transportation and logistics—whether you’re talking about trucking in North America or ocean and air freight,” said Peter Tirschwell, senior director of content at IHS Maritime & Trade and keynote at the Chainalytics 10th Annual Freight Market Intelligence Summit. The post Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit appeared first on Chainalytics.

Transportation in the Age of Uncertainty – a review of Makers & Movers Global Summit

All Things Supply Chain

Better solutions to tackle the challenges surrounding transportation on a global level… Events General data data supply chain global transportation makers & movers resiliency supply chain event transportation visibility

Oklahoma betting on economic boom from new logistics park

The Supply Chain Journal

Southern Oklahoma doesn’t normally spring to mind as a hub for global trade, but economic leaders hope a new 200-acre logistics park will be a catalyst for growth for inbound cargo and exports. It includes Fort Worth Alliance Airport and the Alliance Global Logistics Hub.

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

BluJay Solutions

In The News dropshipping e-commerce global supply chain Global Trade Global transportation Parcel ShippingFor retailers looking to move into new markets and increase their cross-border commerce, IMRG highlights six core points for successful expansion strategies and how to prepare for making landfall in an overseas market. Read the full article in IMRG. The post What are the best ways to optimise for cross-border expansion? appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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

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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Keeping Your Business on Track During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an official global health emergency that is severely affecting business operations not only in China but also around the globe. Connecting with a global supply chain expert to vet reliable options is important to ensure success.

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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?

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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?

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7 reasons platforms are the future of supply chain

BluJay Solutions

In The News global supply chain Global transportation Innovation multimodal transportation software Supply Chain Software Transport Management SoftwareIn a special report from Racontuer , a supplement in The Times , a focus on supply chain innovation for 2019 highlights the benefits of cloud-hosted platforms, and why carmaker Volvo opted for BluJay. Read the full article here.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Current supply chain designs have predominantly followed a one-size-fits-all philosophy, on the assumption that raw materials are readily available for sourcing and production globally. Global Transportation Supply Chain Transportation Market COVID-19

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

COVID-19 has caused disruption globally to all business, in one way or another, and navigating this unprecedented time has highlighted many challenges. The Port of Tauranga has announced it is prioritising the unpacking of essential goods so that the cargo can be handled and transported first.