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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. Information Accessibility.

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.

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. In 2014, a Supply Chain Council survey found that managing global supply chain complexity was among the top 5 major issues.

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.

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Global supply chain management through technology. Stripping away those information barriers, unified global technology platforms—like C.H. Whether you realize it or not, your global supply chain is at the heart of everything your business does.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics|Transportfolio. More specifically, it’s impacting the logistics world and global supply chains. IoT technologies are quite distinct from the information technology tools being used today.

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

Supply Chain Network

Intelleflex ZEST™ Data Services, a cloud-based repository for aggregating, warehousing and sharing information across the supply chain, facilitates on-demand access to actionable data for improved supply chain operations to provide a complete picture of data spanning the entire supply chain.

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Due to a possible strike over the USWC, most retailers took precautions and have been moving a high level of inventory replenishment in preparation for a robust year-end shopping season. Robinson for further information. Global Transportation Supply Chain

The Business Case for a Global TMS

3rdwave

Managing global freight is ladened with challenges. Demands on the transportation teams are growing as political posturing ramps up causing rapid disruption to global supply chains. Major Benefits of a Global TMS. Transportation Visibility and Exception Management.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Communicate with the destination distribution centers and warehouses to ensure they have the ability to plan and receive the additional inventory. Be prepared to consider multiple means of transportation, utilizing truck and intermodal as needed to keep products moving.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As many shippers front-loaded inventory in the second half of 2018—especially the fourth quarter—to avoid potential tariff increases, the market saw drastic volume increases beyond what we’ve come to expect from years’ past. Higher inventories to avoid tariffs.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

A human operator loads the tray with an inventory item (for example a coffee mug) that is to be grasped by the robotic arm and moved into the appropriate box from a group of boxes that are awaiting ordered items for shipment to customers. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration.

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

In an more volatile global business environment, supply chain managers simply need to optimize efficiency. Real time information. The heart of a control tower is an information hub, supported by technologies, trained teams and processes.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

Freightos

Two years ago this month, at COP21 , the world committed to capping the global rise in temperature (the Paris Agreement). of global carbon emissions. Air freight emits nearly 50 times more emissions per kilometer than ocean transportation. Global Green Freight Action Plan.

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Oracle Optimizes Global Transportation and Trade Compliance Processes. Setback for Uber as European court advised to treat it as transport firm (Reuters). March 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).