Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Read more Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics. The post Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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

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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. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

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).

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. Innovation Groups do not have natural internal operations-savvy salespeople.

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?”

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.

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. Disruption of Transportation Industry.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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. LinkedIn The post How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy? Data Supply Chain Transportation

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.

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.

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. Transportation Cost Management.

[Video] Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020

Talking Logistics

Mike McLelland, SVP of Transportation at Kenco, discusses key trends in the U.S. transportation market and provides advice on how companies can successfully navigate the road ahead. Mike McLelland, SVP of Transportation at Kenco, discusses key trends in the U.S.

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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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Robinson, and Descartes Systems Group for your support! News This Week in News Transportation Management Systems BestTransport China tariffs Descartes Systems Group Domino's Pizza Elemica Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Starship Technologies Uber Freight

Transportation Management and the Promise of Machine Learning

BluJay Solutions

The primary reason companies buy a transportation management system is for freight savings. The post Transportation Management and the Promise of Machine Learning appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

5 Reasons Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize. Most Logistics group are built around these discrete activities, but in practice, all these activities are part of a holistic process. The post Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize appeared first on 3rdwave.

Transportation Spot Market Inversion

Talking Logistics

The great transportation spot market inversion has occurred. Those are some of the questions I discussed with Andrew Lockwood, Senior Manager of Analytics and Solution Design at Kenco Group , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

Transportation in 2019 and Beyond: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand

Talking Logistics

As we begin 2019, what are the key lessons learned from last year, and what trends and factors should shippers keep an eye on to make sure they’re able to respond effectively to whatever happens in the transportation market in the weeks and months ahead? A “new normal” in transportation? A strong economy in late 2017 through to late 2018 drove demand to outstrip supply for transportation across truckload, LTL and intermodal, with shippers shopping across modes to cover loads.

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. Advanced analytics enabled transportation companies to refine routes and cut costs as never before.

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. A person or corporation is part of the chain of responsibility if their actions, inactions or decisions affect road transport operations.

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.

Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020

Talking Logistics

We all know that the transportation market is cyclical, with various factors impacting rates, capacity, and service levels across different modes. Read more Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020. The post Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Episode Highlights Transportation Management Kenco Group logistics Mike McLelland transportation management trucking

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. Stop Holding Your Company Back!

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health.

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.

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Transport collaboration starts with regional partners

Supply Chain Movement

International transport generates approximately seven percent of the world’s carbon emissions and, if things continue as they are, those emissions will increase fourfold by 2050. In addition to being ambassador for syn chromodal transport, Van den Boomen is also programme manager for NewWays.

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. These tips include how you yourself can better manage your transportation department and maximize resources.