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. 3rdwave Transportation

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit

CHAINalytics

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

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

Cerasis

Transportation Management Challenges in E-Commerce Although e-commerce represents an excellent opportunity for shippers, it results in the creation of additional challenges in managing freight spend and moving products. Benchmark existing freight spend and use of transportation modes.

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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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. 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. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests? The post Market Update: Transportation Industry News appeared first on Transportfolio.

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. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests? The post Market Update: Transportation Industry News appeared first on Transportfolio.

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. The Department of Transportation projects the rule to clear the OMB, and it will have a 60-day comment period ending, December 12.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Global supply chains tie the planet together, providing goods to consumers, jobs to workers, and dividends to shareholders. And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. Proximity to raw materials, increased capacity, and labor costs are just a few of the ways that global supply chains work to save money for today’s top companies.

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.

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 Shipping

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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

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. They detract from GDP but add to domestic freight tonnage, so this is positive for the transportation sector.

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?

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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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 Software

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

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.,

Transportation Execution Snapshot

Logistics Viewpoints

I am finishing up my latest market study on global transportation execution and visibility systems. Transportation Execution Solutions (TE) allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system. The post Transportation Execution Snapshot appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation blockchain Machine Learning transportation execution

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?

Use Air Freight to Meet Consumer Demands as Supply Chains Accelerate

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to IATA, global demand for air freight service is decreasing and capacity is growing: As air freight capacity becomes more available and at lower costs, it’s possible to move your freight faster and for less than was possible in the past. Air Global Forwarding Global Transportation

Global Trends Podcast Discusses Today’s Challenges

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Tariffs are the hot topic today, but there are a few other conditions causing challenges for today’s global supply chain professionals. The post Global Trends Podcast Discusses Today’s Challenges appeared first on Transportfolio.

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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How Technology is Reshaping Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Globalization is rapidly adding complexity to the supply chain and changing customer expectations. Ultimately, the future will be defined by tech plus: tech plus global expertise, tech plus local knowledge and tech plus industry-leading service.