The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Transportation Sourcing Solution

Talking Logistics

If you are buying widgets, there are many ways to make your purchase, from going to a retail location, ordering online or using a standard procurement software tool that allows you to order lots of widgets and receive them over a specified period of time. A transportation procurement solution that is aware of carrier attributes and historical performance can provide a valuable decision support tool in shortlisting candidates.

The Logistics of Customer Experience with Scott Perry

The Logistics of Logistics

From humble beginnings in 1919 as a moving company in Jacksonville, Florida, The company has grown into a $600-million global transportation, relocation management and logistics company, serving 180 countries with 2,000 employees around the globe.

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Beeline and Ivalua Partner to Optimize All Corporate Spend through an Integrated Solution

ivalua

Procurement continues to face a need to manage more contingent talent and services spend temporary staff, consultants and contractors,” said Brian Hoffmeyer , Beeline senior vice president of market strategies.

Equipping Your Supply Chain Risk Management Kit

Enterra Insights

”[5] Justin Bateh ( @BatehJustin ), supply chain expert and professor of business at Florida State College at Jacksonville, told Rosencrance, “When managing supply chain risk, it’s important to control for financial risk, inventory risk and procurement risks. People now have access to more information than at any time in history — and it’s all available at the click of a mouse.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are some details from the press release: The newly acquired intermodal operations, with locations in Jacksonville, FL, Cincinnati, OH, Memphis, TN, Chicago, IL and Dallas, TX, will operate as part of Transplace’s intermodal division – Celtic Intermodal, which is led by President Doug Punzel. Simply put, as shippers take a more holistic approach to transportation network design, procurement, planning, and execution, all modes are on the table for consideration.

The dark rate: Broker-to-Carrier Contract

The Supply Chain Journal

At a high level, the procurement strategies to win business are the same between carriers and brokers — there is really not much of a difference. In this example, an award may go out for 156 loads per year from Jacksonville, Florida to Chicago – three loads per week.