Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Jordan.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed). This session will focus on a recent study that surveyed supply chain managers on their international transportation management practices, processes, and technologies that support them.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Oz’s solutions address a number of pain points for e-commerce shippers by automating logistics and supply chain processes, including order fulfilment, inventory management/scanning, and shipping. Back in January 2014, I spoke with one of Oz Development’s customers, Jordan Kivelstadt, founder and CEO of Free Flow Wines , a pioneer in the “wine on tap” movement that Jordan and his partner launched in 2009.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS.

5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Then a global transportation management system (TMS) should be a key part of your supply chain technology strategy. Now shippers need to manage localized inventory variety, location complexity, legal and regulatory concerns, longer distances and shorter distances, more modes, and tighter windows. PANEL: • Jordan Kass, President, Managed Services. Are you looking to improve visibility, automation, and optimization to achieve a more resilient supply chain?

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Jordan. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Toward that end, we would like to provide you with four types of updates: 1) what we are seeing in the transportation marketplace, 2) what our customers are experiencing, 3) some best practices we recommend with regard to bidding, and 4) the actions we are taking to protect our employees and community. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Commonly called “smart mobility” projects, the work aims to improve both the safety and efficiency of transportation, balanced with improved environmental sustainability. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world.

Additive Manufacturing continues to Mature

Enterra Insights

“The traditional supply chain,” he writes, “though it has been much improved over the years, still carries with it a number of glaring inefficiencies, namely: long lead times, high transport costs, complex distribution networks and a dependency on economies of scale. ” Industries in which customization is important will also appreciate the fact that 3D printing can help reduce inventories.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Commonly called “smart mobility” projects, the work aims to improve both the safety and efficiency of transportation, balanced with improved environmental sustainability. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Transportation. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Increasing government regulations around the globe are driving a push towards a more sustainable fleet and means of transportation. Although logistics providers have been gradually switching towards sustainable efforts, such as the use of natural gas-powered vehicles, the push for sustainability in 2016 will exceed that of previous years, explains Jordan England-Nelson. The Internet of Things Will Increase and Benefit Real Time Inventory Management.

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