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. In fact, according to FreightWaves, the global TMS market will achieve a.read More.

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.

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Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Five Lessons in Building Global Planning Organizations.

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. 3rdwave Transportation

Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

This episode features Greg Ackner, VP at Capital Logistics, Jay Gustafson, SVP of Marketplace Solutions at Echo Global Logistics, Read more Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes.

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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%.

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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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.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. However, globalization comes with responsibility. The Challenge of Being Global.

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Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management Sustainability Transportation

Re-valuating The Supply Chain: Transportation Execution Driven By Innovation In Uncertain Times.

PINC

With billions of moving parts, and impacted by the convergence of a global pandemic and economic downturn, the trucking industry is in the process of shaking off these negative impacts with the help of innovative technologies. What are the key transportation and trucking challenges?

The Importance of International Transportation Visibility in a Global Pandemic

3rdwave

That is a question that anyone involved in the global supply chain is asking…sometimes hysterically. Without inbound international transportation, product level visibility organizations are flying blind – or, they are at a minimum, severely visually impaired.

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.

Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know”

CHAINalytics

For twenty years, Supply and Demand Chain Executive has … The post Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know” appeared first on Chainalytics.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. In these most read 10 transportation management or transportation articles this year we saw, as with the other categories, a large portion focus on technology, such as transportation management systems.

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.

How Technology Can Help Midstream Transportation Companies?

PLS Logistics

These shifts are affecting every single industry, and the energy industry is one of the most influenced branches of the global economy. For midstream transportation, digitization plays an […]. Technology and innovation are changing our world and the way we live.

A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation and coronavirus have been getting a lot of attention lately. The global supply chain is becoming more complex due to increased regulations, trade wars, cross-border commerce, and most recently, the impact of coronavirus.

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.

Chainalytics Delivers Award-Winning Global Logistics Procurement Program

CHAINalytics

Chainalytics, a recognized global leader in supply chain … The post Chainalytics Delivers Award-Winning Global Logistics Procurement Program appeared first on Chainalytics.

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?”

Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Descartes

While The Economist article was referring to consumer data and the big ecommerce players, the same transition is taking place in transportation and logistics. A couple of years ago, The Economist published an article claiming the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.

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Coronavirus and It’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain

Loftware

As a new strain of coronavirus – formally known as COVID-19 – has sickened over 70,000 people worldwide, it’s also thrown a wrench into complex global supply chains.

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6 Applications and Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management

Cerasis

Let’s talk about Blockchain technology in transportation management. Blockchain technology in transportation management improves effectiveness because of the technology’s capability and chronological elements. 3 Applications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management. The blockchain isn’t wildly popular in transportation management yet. 3 Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management. Supply Chain Transportation Management

Transportation Risk Management: Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger

Logistics Viewpoints

Omni-channel 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.

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.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends. Global Supply Chain Strategies.

Improving Transportation in the Real World

Talking Logistics

Ideal transportation operations are difficult to achieve, but an ideal approach to improving transportation in the real world — finding real savings and adding value to other functional areas in the supply chain, or business more broadly — is achievable.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

And as supply chains continue to grow, diversify and become increasingly global, total insight, oversight and foresight will become increasingly critical. Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00

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.

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?

Coronavirus and its Impact on the Global Supply Chain

Loftware

As a new strain of coronavirus – formally known as COVID-19 – has sickened over 1 million people worldwide, it’s also thrown a wrench into complex global supply chains.

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[PODCAST] How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data

Cerasis

On today’s episode we welcome Hannah Testani, Chief Operating Officer of Intelligent Audit , a global logistics and freight audit company. In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : Hannah address one the biggest issues shippers face today: rising transportation costs. Listen to “How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data” on Spreaker.

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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.,