Brewers Supply Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management to Deliver Best-in-class Service for Customers

BluJay Solutions

22, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces that Brewers Supply Group, Inc., has selected BluJay’s Transportation Management technology and Managed Transportation Services to manage freight for its multiple divisions across North America. After an extensive search, BSG chose BluJay to bring efficiency, scale, KPIs, benchmarking, and real-time rates and data to its transportation operations.

National Food Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Improved Logistics Execution and Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 24, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces that National Food Group has deployed BluJay’s Transportation Management platform for improved execution and customer service. National Food Group (NFG) has been partnering with foodservice professionals since 1990 to provide delicious, on-trend menu items, as well as reliable staples every kitchen needs. About National Food Group.

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A Transportation Management System or Managed Transportation Services? Why Not Both?

Logistics Viewpoints

Last year the ARC Advisory Group did a study on the ROI a shipper would get by having their transportation managed by a third party logistics firm. In a managed transportation services (MTS) arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute the shipper’s moves. We’ve done similar research on transportation systems (TMSs).

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization

Talking Logistics

This post from Descartes Systems Group’s blog discusses how to get the most value from transportation optimization technologies. The post Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Descartes Technology Transportation Management Descartes Systems Group transportation management systems transportation optimization

DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

LeanCor

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

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Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

Whether it is access to data, maneuvering around competing innovation objectives, tracking down actual factory-floor operators, or involving oft-neglected procurement groups, there are internal bottlenecks everywhere. This week, we would like to focus on a unique problem that many start-ups face in Silicon Valley and around the world in the so-called Centers of Innovation: navigating the enterprise with Innovation Groups, our champions within the enterprise.

Chainalytics Expands Service into Ocean Transportation Management

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (November 15, 2017)–Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence, today announced a new transportation service offering, Chainalytics’ Ocean Buying Group, to expand its comprehensive supply chain competency for clients and partners. Press Release Chainalytics Transportation Management Ocean Buying Group Ocean Transportation Management

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. Natural disasters in the United States over the last few years that have impacted the country’s transportation infrastructure , from hurricanes and floods to snowstorms. Disruption of Transportation Industry.

Have You Missed the Most Valuable Aspect of Your Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Talking Logistics

Transportation cost savings is usually cited as the number one reason companies invest in a transportation management system (TMS), but does the value go beyond that? Those are the main questions I discussed with Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes Systems Group , during a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Transportation benchmark studies. and “What is your management’s attitude toward transportation management?”

Dedicated Fleet: A Growing Piece of the Transportation Puzzle

Talking Logistics

A month earlier, in a post titled “ What is the Future of Truckload Transportation? ,” I highlighted how leading carriers like JB Hunt and Swift Transportation were prioritizing intermodal, dedicated, and brokerage services over generic truckload services. Fast forward to today and the puzzle pieces of transportation are still changing. Over the next two years [Celadon Group Inc.] Hunt Transport Services Inc., Swift Transportation Co.

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment. Musti Group at a Glance. Company name Musti Group Nordic Oy. – Matti Salmi, Purchasing Director, Musti Group Nordic. Store Service Manager, Musti Group Nordic.

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Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 According to industry analyst group, Gartner, end-to-end supply chain visibility will increase by 50 percent by 2018. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Elemica predictive analytics supply chain operating network supply chain visibility transportation management

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

The Chainalytics Ocean Buying Group, in partnership with Drewry, will provide participating Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) with enhanced purchasing power, service monitoring and cost … The post Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers appeared first on Chainalytics. Press Release Transportation Beneficial Cargo Owners Ocean Carrier Ocean Freight Procurement

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

Cerasis

As explained by the Boston Consulting Group , supply chain leaders should gather all stakeholders from an organization. Alternatively, managers may want to implement big data in areas that would not necessarily require much change management, such as the actual transportation of goods and products after leaving the facility. LinkedIn The post How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy? Data Supply Chain Transportation

Why You Need to Centralize Transportation Management Operations

Talking Logistics

A recent review of two companies with different transportation management strategies reinforced my belief that centralization of transportation management operations will produce better operating results today and in the future.

HCL Tech signs global alliance agreement with JDA Software Group

Supply Chain Network

From IIFL: “HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services provider, announced today that it has signed a global alliance agreement with the JDA Software Group, Inc, leader in supply chain management. The alliance addresses the unique supply chain challenges for business in the areas like planning, procurement, production, distribution, warehousing, inventory, transportation and customer services.

Top 5 Questions About Keeping Transportation In-House

Talking Logistics

Is this true for your in-house transportation management department? Why would you hand over your transportation management to someone else? There are viable reasons to outsource the system, people, or both; for example, your transportation requirements are not unique enough to staff a full department. Other segments in your business could be outsourced, but a core function like transportation planning within your supply chain might not be one of them.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption. Even though most have little-to-no IT support or technology, they dominate a mode of transportation that can’t be ignored. The framework for creating a truly viable transportation visibility blockchain network is within our grasp. He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

REPOST: Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich. Peter Stefanovich and and Joe Lynch discuss buying and selling transportation/logistics companies. Peter Stefanovich is the Managing Partner at Left Lane Associates, a mergers and acquisition firm representing buyers and sellers in the transportation, logistics, and supply chain industries in North America. Key Takeaways – About Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies.

3 Things Your Transportation Management System May Lack

LeanCor

Before our recent webinar, “Transportation Management: Driving improvements in cost, quality, sales, and delivery,” we conducted a transportation bench-marking assessment to discover industry trends and areas of opportunity in transportation management. Participants were then grouped into specific performance levels depending on their total points for the categories of People, Process, and Technology. transportation cost).

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. However, where transportation management traditionally focused on the basics of moving “boxes” or “packages”, today it is much more strategic. Transportation information is foundational to managing any global supply chain.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

While the Logistics transactional activities – such as freight quotation management, freight contract management, shipment execution and transportation tracking – are important, in and of themselves, these individual activities fail to deliver to their potential if they are not orchestrated, synchronized and communicated. 5 Reasons Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize. The post Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize appeared first on 3rdwave.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack. This year’s study again showed that IT spend in transportation management is expected to increase. Figure 1: Transportation IT Spend Change Next 2 Years (Source: Descartes).

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

Talking Logistics

Industry Trends Blinking Owl Distillery brokers Capital Logistics COVID-19 Descartes Systems Group Echo Global Logistics EverBlock Systems logistics service providers Million Gallons Challenge transportation managementToday’s post is part of our “Making a Difference: Supply Chains for a Better Tomorrow” series that focuses on the supply chain capabilities that will separate the leaders from the laggards in the years to come.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.

Transportation Management and the Promise of Machine Learning

BluJay Solutions

The primary reason companies buy a transportation management system is for freight savings. Steve Banker of the ARC Advisory Group assesses the ROI of TMSs, and how machine learning and Big Data sets of network-based solutions like BluJay’s Transportation Management are optimizing performance. The post Transportation Management and the Promise of Machine Learning appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

What’s the ROI Of Transport and Logistics Providers & A TMS?

Cerasis

Much talk about sales, automation and improved processes dominate the conversation when considering outsourcing logistics processes to a transport and logistics providers or using a 3PL-based transportation management system (TMS). Often, the transport and logistics providers' reps claim initial returns may be as high as 25 percent, if not greater. There are many benefits that accompany the use of transport and logistics providers and their TMS systems.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

Road to VR

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health.

What 2017 Reveals for Transportation Management Software in 2018

GTG Technology Group

Top Trends in Transportation Management Software Development. Those that do will transform into innovative companies that offer customers the best in transportation service. Less than a decade ago, most transportation companies expected to be able to continue operating the way they always had. However, with the arrival of transportation management software (TMS), businesses that quickly embraced change started to edge out competition.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K. I’ll admit that I was first prompted to dig deeper into this topic after introducing our dock scheduling system to a group of Australian logistics professionals. A person or corporation is part of the chain of responsibility if their actions, inactions or decisions affect road transport operations.

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems

The Logistics of Logistics

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems. Each year as businesses of every size and industry fight to broaden market share the same old questions haunt the boardrooms, “How can we reduce transportation costs? The answer almost always requires close scrutiny of a companies supply chain infrastructure and the status of its Transportation Management System (TMS). Transportation Management Systems. JDA Transportation Manager.

Four Reasons Why You Should Be Using Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Adopt Transportation Management Software Today. Transporting goods seems straightforward, but to the experienced professional, it’s a complicated balance of success, unforeseen circumstances, and problem management. Keeping track of the entire system requires a small army, unless a company installs transportation management software (TMS). Here are the top benefits of adopting the latest transportation management software. Stop Holding Your Company Back!

How to Use a TMS to Manage Inbound Transportation (And Gain Visibility)

PLS Logistics

Inbound freight management is multifaceted and can eat up more than 40% of the average organization’s annual freight budget, according to Aberdeen Group. 35% of shippers claim that lack of visibility is one of the biggest challenges of inbound transportation, while 37% say determining hidden costs, and 25% say data analysis and decision support are the greatest challenges.

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The Most Popular 16 Transportation Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

We trudge on with our top posts from our main blog categories by page view for all of 2014 from the Cerasis blog by featuring another area Cerasis is an expert in: Transportation. In fact, transportation management is our specialty as we’ve been providing our shipper customers with a web-based transportation management system and managed transportation services since 1998. Top 16 Most Popular Transportation Blog Posts of 2014.