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%.

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? Will you need to procure equipment and bookings using forecasts, then re-plan again with the actual orders? The optimization software you choose is critical for global optimization. Jim parlayed this unique experience into a successful career implementing transportation management.

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.

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.

How to 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. How to Differentiate a Globe-Spanning TMS.Connect.

The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

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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Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

Transportfolio

Procurement and sourcing have stretched supply chains globally, and they will remain prone to disruptions such as strikes, political unrest, and even natural disasters like the flash flood in South India a few months back that crippled Chennai and the surrounding areas for weeks.

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6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Transportfolio

In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season. Freight Services Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Supply Chain ConsultingThe start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda.

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

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. million TEUs were to be injected into the global marketplace. In terms of options, ensure you have procured enough capacity with your service provider(s), and that if you have been showing up with your cargo each week, as per your MQC, that you will continue to be protected on your MQC.

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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. A Global TMS must have the functionality to help shippers improve productivity and reduce the bottom line.

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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.

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 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.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

One year ago global technology company ABB launched the second stage of its Next Level Strategy. Its high voltage cables transport power further than ever before and its substations stabilize and supply power to a wide range of urban and industrial applications.

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.

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. Transportation Analytics.

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. We believe our global platform will help accelerate LeanLogistics already impressive growth through leveraging our extensive European and Asian networks.”,

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.

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