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%.

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4 Challenges in Global Transportation Management

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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.

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.

Enterprise Global Transport Management System: 7 Steps to Build The Business Case

Haven

The use of a global transport management system forms one way in which companies can achieve this goal. Maintaining a successful supply chain depends on the ability of shippers, carriers, brokers, and logistics service providers (LSPs) to share information and work together.

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.

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?

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.

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain. Adoption rates for new services and cloud-based technologies are climbing, and the global transportation management system (TMS) is expanding. In fact, according to FreightWaves, the global TMS market will achieve a.read More. Freight Transportation Management Trends Transportation Management Trends for 202

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.

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.

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.

Transportation Logistics

LeanCor

6 Solutions for Your International Transportation Logistics Challenges. While companies may see global sourcing as a means to reduce material or component costs, they must be mindful of what the customer is actually willing to pay for through total landed cost. Other challenges in international transportation logistics can include supply chain velocity, variability, visibility, and complexities in documentation and diverse requirements.

Accelerating growth in the Transport Management Systems market

Prophetic Technology

The use of a global Transport Management System (TMS) is one way in which companies can achieve this goal. Maintaining a successful Supply Chain (SC) lies in the ability of shippers, carriers, brokers, and logistics service providers (LSPs) to share information and work together.

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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Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit

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“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.

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

In the age of e-commerce, maintaining the status quo will result in failure, disgruntled customers and added expenses, but shippers that leverage 3PL resources to apply transportation management best practices for e-commerce , as listed below, can navigate the issues that arise in e-commerce and achieve sustained profitability. As a result, shippers must understand the transportation management challenges in e-commerce. 3PL E-Commerce Logistics Transportation Management

International Transportation: Where Many Companies Fall Short

Talking Logistics

When it comes to managing global supply chains, international transportation is where the rubber meets the road. But as many companies quickly find out, managing international transportation is very different from managing domestic transportation. I asked Russ, “From your perspective, where do many companies fall short in terms of their ability to manage international transportation effectively?”

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

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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Navigating the Risks and Complexities of International Transportation

Talking Logistics

When it comes to managing global supply chains, international transportation is where the rubber meets the road. But as many companies quickly find out, managing international transportation is very different from managing domestic transportation. What are some of the risks and complexities associated with international transportation? Where do many companies fall short in terms of their ability to manage international transportation effectively?

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests?

Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger: Best Practices for Transportation Risk Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Omnichannel business models often lead to more complicated global supply chains. Due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, many global shippers are recognizing the value in a risk management plan to best prepare themselves for the current situation and others like it in the future. Global shipments are exposed to multiple risks from a wide range of human and natural forces. Freight Services Global Forwarding Global Transportation Supply Chain

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests?

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests?

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Transportation Sourcing Solution

Talking Logistics

However, if your role is managing the movement of widgets from point A to point B, or multiple points, the freight procurement task before you can be labor intensive and time consuming — unless you use a technology solution specifically designed for transportation sourcing. Here are the top five reasons you need a transportation sourcing solution: 1. Freight sourcing is as unique and complex as the transportation industry itself.

International Transportation: The Benefits of Taking a Holistic and Integrated Approach

Talking Logistics

Historically, many companies treated international transportation separately from domestic transportation, much like they treated inbound separate from outbound. I asked Doug Surrett, VP of International Solutions at MercuryGate , these and other questions in an effort to help shippers make more informed decisions around their own holistic, integrated approaches to transportation management. Will it be able to handle all global trade constraints and regulations (e.g.,

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. They detract from GDP but add to domestic freight tonnage, so this is positive for the transportation sector.

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.

Ocean Transportation: Don’t Sacrifice Customer Service

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Global Transportation: Get the Customer Service You Deserve. The post Ocean Transportation: Don’t Sacrifice Customer Service appeared first on Transportfolio. Global Transportation Supply Chain Ocean Transportation P3 Alliance The recent rejection of the P3 alliance by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has brought these large scale steamship unions under greater scrutiny than ever.

Successfully Managing a Multi-Everything Transportation Operation

Talking Logistics

As the transportation operations of shippers and third-party logistics providers become more global and complex, so do their transportation management system (TMS) requirements. What are the main challenges shippers and 3PLs face in managing a multi-everything transportation operation? Are shippers and 3PLs taking a centralized or decentralized approach to managing their global transportation operations?

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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