6 Reasons Why You Need A Transportation Management Firm

Aborn and Co.

Transportation management firms are businesses that are dedicated entirely to your supply chain and logistics. Here are 6 reasons why you need a transportation management firm: Technology. A transportation management firm like Aborn & Co.

From the Archives: A Look Back at Some Top Logistically Speaking Topics

Transplace

Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool : How should leading-edge companies view transportation? To start, it’s important to create an ecosystem where transportation becomes a truly strategic weapon and sustainable competitive advantage. The “3-legged stool” of transportation network optimization discussed in this post considers all three core elements of a successful transportation network: price, capacity and service.

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Why Should Manufacturers Get Social With Their Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Network

In many cases suppliers will establish plants in these countries as well to simplify logistics and transportation costs. To be able to tap into a global knowledge base of information is not only useful but it can save a lot of time when trying to get the answers to specific questions.” Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management

Top UltraShipTMS Application Developer Named ‘2016 Pro to Know’

Supply Chain Collaborator

Carretta remarked, “For more than ten years, Shannon has focused on innovation, advancement and the continuous improvement of the UltraShip suite of transportation management and optimization tools helping propel UltraShipTMS to the forefront of our industry. Director of Application Development and 10-year Veteran of UltraShipTMS Team Recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine .

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management

Cerasis

Asset Tracking Provides Cross-Departmental Knowledge. Instead, a quick scan of a barcode label or asset inventory ID tag streamlines the data collection process, making all available information relevant to an asset immediately available company-wide with the use of cloud-based asset tracking system. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Camcode.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

It’s a subsection of knowledge workers within the workforce broken down into two groups: the Creative Professionals and the Super Creative Core. The Creative Professionals are the classic knowledge-based workers. They “draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems” using higher degrees of education to do so. Cities with creative knowledge workers will redefine transportation, commerce, and social systems.

Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

Switzerland has a highly developed manufacturing industry specializing in high-tech and knowledge-based production. Transportation and communication are strong in Switzerland, and its central European location makes it ideal for both imports and exports. Regardless of the mode of transportation for manufactured products, Switzerland has a robust infrastructure that makes it simple to move. The Swiss Confederation became independent from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499.

Missy Cummings from Duke on Logistics Automation: We’re Going in Reverse!

NC State SCRC

Cummings explores this in her paper on skills, rules, knowledge, and expertise that explores the way you do a complicated task. (A You start with skills based reasoning, for instance, how to keep the plane balanced. Then once you learn a skill, you have cognitive rasoning for rules based – procedures. Then you free up cognitive reasoning to do knowledge-based reasoning. Drone technologies are mature, have been around for 30+ years, and are rules-based.

SIGs: Be Part of the In-Crowd at FOCUS, and Beyond!

BlueYonder

And, with 4,000 customers, we have built a powerful base of user expertise in every industry, functional area and region of the world. Category Knowledge Base – June 13 th , 7:00AM. Transportation Management – June 22 nd , 9:00AM. At one time or another, we have all felt like we are facing our supply chain challenges alone. But it doesn’t need to be that way – far from it. At JDA, we believe in the power of the crowd.

The 5 Levels of Supply Chain Transparency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Strategic transparency is contingent upon the gathering of existing data, and building a knowledge base for existing supply chain activities and suppliers. Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? . Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally created and published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at [link] .

Is Truck Driving for You

3PL Insights

Individuals who have local haul truck driving jobs transport goods within their local area and are not required to be away from home for extended periods of time. In addition to demonstrating an appropriate knowledge base and driving proficiency, individuals seeking CDL certification must meet driving history and health requirements to become licensed to drive a truck. Logistics Careers Transportation Truck Drivers

SIGs: Be Part of the In-Crowd at FOCUS, and Beyond!

BlueYonder

And, with 4,000 customers, we have built a powerful base of user expertise in every industry, functional area and region of the world. Category Knowledge Base – June 13 th , 7:00AM. Transportation Management – June 22 nd , 9:00AM. At one time or another, we have all felt like we are facing our supply chain challenges alone. But it doesn’t need to be that way – far from it. At JDA, we believe in the power of the crowd.

Five Steps to Seamless Omni-Channel

BlueYonder

A large-scale retail organization is like a living breathing animal with multiple arms: buyers working with brand vendors and private label suppliers form the sourcing arm, marketing team working with planners and creative agencies form the promotion planning arm, planning team working with distribution team, who in turn work with outsourced DC and transportation vendors forms another arm.

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5 Ways to Bring Your A Game to Sales with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Ann and Joe Lynch have a sales coaching/training program that helps transportation and logistics professionals sell more services. Specialize in a certain market segment like e-commerce or hazardous materials transportation, which will make you an expert in the industry. Research a specific industry and build your knowledge base so that you can feel very confident and comfortable when calling on someone within that industry.

Trends 2021: Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

”[1] Among the industries Ng believes will feel the greatest impact are healthcare, education, transportation, retail, communications, and agriculture. ” He explains, “The ModelOps notion is so emblematic of AI because it gives credence to its full breadth (from machine learning to its knowledge base), which Gartner indicates involves rules, agents, knowledge graphs, and more.”

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How AI Helps Build the Supply Chain that Thinks for Itself

Logistics Bureau

Are production, warehousing and transport ready to become lights-out operations, where no human being is needed? Transport network unpredictability. This AI tool is based on data and rules. So, the idea was born of trying to capture that human expert’s knowledge in an expert system. Create a knowledge base that new workers can access, and based on the knowhow of older workers, as in the Campbell Soup Company example.

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Five Steps to Seamless Omni-Channel

BlueYonder

A large-scale retail organization is like a living breathing animal with multiple arms: buyers working with brand vendors and private label suppliers form the sourcing arm, marketing team working with planners and creative agencies form the promotion planning arm, planning team working with distribution team, who in turn work with outsourced DC and transportation vendors forms another arm.

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How to be Productive during the Global Lockdown: The ThroughPut Playbook to Maintain your Output Levels

ThroughPut

As of right now, top lines have been essentially wiped out for industries like air transportation, freight, gastronomy, tourism, travel, and many more. This is where I can open up the floodgates of knowledge on how to create unprecedented output, leverage the data all companies already have on hand, analyze it with software, and standardize it across their operations. After all, these are your domain experts with years, if not decades of knowledge under their belt.

Cart Before the Horse: Digital Freight Matching, A.I. and Machine Learning for Freight

Parade

Now, a lot of brokerages have their own Transport Management Systems (TMS) and their own freight matching algorithms. This is the business risk for transportation providers putting the “Cart before the horse” when thinking about their digital strategy. Brokerages Should Still Prioritize Digitization to Secure Market Share Transportation as a vertical is big and no winner has been defined; it is important to secure your market share early and make a transition to a digital brokerage.

‘Digital Freight Matching’ Isn’t a Product— It’s a Strategic Methodology

Parade

The ‘digital freight matching’ methodology for consistent freight is simple, especially if you have a Transport Management System (TMS) with up-to-date data about those in-network carriers, such as their seasonal freight needs. Therefore, we recommend diversifying your carrier base by reserving a fraction of your consistent freight (e.g.

‘Digital Freight Matching’ Isn’t a Product— It’s a Strategic Methodology

Parade

The ‘digital freight matching’ methodology for consistent freight is simple, especially if you have a Transport Management System (TMS) with up-to-date data about those in-network carriers, such as their seasonal freight needs. Therefore, we recommend diversifying your carrier base by reserving a fraction of your consistent freight (e.g.