Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits.


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BlueVoyant launches CRx to reduce cyber risk in business ecosystems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has launched its Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services for business ecosystems, including entire supply chains and investment portfolios

Trucker Tools with Kary Jablonski

The Logistics of Logistics

Kary Jablonski and Joe Lynch discuss Trucker Tools. Kary is the CEO of Trucker Tools , the leading carrier relationship management platform that helps brokers grow their carrier network, book loads digitally, track freight, and build enduring relationships with carriers to drive reuse.

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The Supply Chain & Logistics Journey: Humble Beginnings, Troubled Present, Amazing Future

Speaker: James A. Tompkins, Ph.D.

This presentation provides a brief overview of where supply chains have been and their current status, then dives deep into the incredible role that supply chains will play going forward.

WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby. Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, robotics, mobile apps, big data, the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs Explained


Many shippers have realized that working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) leads to more efficiencies and cost savings. There are a variety of third-party logistics services available, making it particularly important to choose the right one. TMS Technology.

The Cloud Technology Opportunity for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

Supply chain technology is becoming mission-critical for global companies. 86% of logistics service providers (LSPs) said their shippers increased outsourcing this year over last, according to a recent Capgemini survey. This requires IT investment in advanced supply chain technologies. Technologies in areas of Cloud, Supply Chain Visibility, Collaboration and Order Management are among those in high demand. It Takes a Platform.

The 5 Benefits of Hybrid SaaS TMS


New, innovative technology platforms have greatly sped the expansion and evolution of transportation as well as logistic solutions. Most notably are we seeing technology platforms that improve and simplify the users by means of integrating partners and using collected data. In today’s post, we talk about the 5 main benefits derived from the use of SaaS TMS and introduce what we call a Hybrid SaaS TMS. We call this SaaS TMS model Hybrid SaaS TMS.

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services


As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin. Blog Logistics Transportation

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

Logistics and Advanced Technologies

Enterra Insights

Logistics can be traced back to the earliest repeated exchange of resources and goods between tribes and villages. … Logistics refers the movement of products or services to a designated location at an agreed upon time, cost and condition.”[1] Logistics 4.0

The New and Game-Changing Technology Solutions Redefining Last-Mile Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The New and Game-Changing Technology Solutions Redefining Last-Mile Logistics. Solving for scale and complexity with technology. At first glance, last-mile logistics planning boils down to finding the quickest possible route between two points. The age of the platform.

Why is SaaS-based logistics software in demand?


SaaS or Software as a Service is creating a buzz in almost every industry and supply chain is no exception. To understand why this shift is happening; let’s first understand what SaaS is? Here is why SaaS-based logistics software is in demand.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security


SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Logistics Software: How to Make Handling Peak Times Easy

Logistics Viewpoints

Transparent data prepared especially for your logistics operation will get you easily through your peaks. The hype usually revolves around just one item and can easily be managed by a modern logistics system. They might also affect the technologies or resources.

TMS in the SMB Market: The Evolution Toward Software-as-a-Self-Service

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015 was that 3PLs and software vendors would focus more on acquiring small and midsized business (SMB) clients this year. As I wrote back in December: For a variety of reasons (the high cost of sales being one of them), most 3PLs and software vendors have historically underserved the SMB market, focusing their sales efforts on large companies instead. 3PL Cloud/SaaS Transportation Management Systems app store C.H.

Supply Chain Risk Management: How SaaS-Based, Collaborative Platforms Provide Business Continuity


The Challenges of Supply Chain Risk Management With Disparate Systems Disparate, siloed supply chain systems refer to those systems or technology solutions that add some value, such as the automation of a process, but fall short of delivering maximum results.

Carriers bet on Capacity-as-a-Service

The Supply Chain Journal

Over the past decade, as-a-service (aaS) business models have infiltrated supply chain actors in order to advance the industry to keep up with increasingly tech-focused lifestyles. They are no longer looking at it as advanced technology but table stakes needed to remain competitive.

Real-Time Trackers: A Welcome Labor Solution for Logistics

This playbook explains how the right information, accessed at the right time, can help businesses across the industry work smarter (rather than harder), all while overcoming labor challenges.

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals


Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. For any developing business, adopting the widely used and affordable technologies is more economical. Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. The Scandit mobile application software.

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Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security


SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose.

Logility Honored Among Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software and Technology Providers


a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today was announced a winner of Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software & Technology Providers award. Software developments and emerging technologies are what make the world go round.

Trucker Tools acquired to scale faster, expand services

The Supply Chain Journal

ASG announced Tuesday that it has acquired digital freight management platform Trucker Tools. ASG buys, builds and operates vertical software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies as a portfolio company of Alpine Investors. Those tools are really valuable.”.

TMS+: Go Beyond Transport to Optimize Cost, Service, & Resiliency

In the aftermath of the pandemic, supply chain inadequacies have been revealed in a new light. In order to thrive, companies need to take a more synchronized approach. Learn why a holistic “TMS+” approach is integral to success in the new normal and beyond.

Newly Announced B2B Supply Chain and Control Layer Cloud Platforms

Supply Chain Matters

In this special edition of Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech , we highlight significant B2B supply chain platform and control layer announcements that are coming forth from prominent ERP and enterprise software providers at a particularly rapid rate.

Amazon’s AWS Supply Chain Joins the B2B Supply Chain Platform Race

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech highlights yet another Cloud based B2B supply chain control layer platform announcement, this time from Amazon’s AWS Cloud computing division.

Forming a Partnership with Your Software-as-a-Service Provider

Talking Logistics

Sending out a Request for Proposal — an RFP — is what most companies do when they’re looking for a technology solution. It seems like companies are starting to move in that direction, viewing and evaluating providers of technology not as prospective vendors , but as prospective partners. How is the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model aligned with this partnership approach? They realize they need to get more from a software provider relationship.”.

EKA Solutions adds functionality to Omni-TMS platform

The Supply Chain Journal

For growing third-party logistics (3PLs) companies, the ability to quickly onboard personnel is critical to continued success. That includes getting up to speed quickly on various technologies. Yeti has found that combination with EKA Solutions’ Omni-TMS platform. “We

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs


FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs. What role do 3PLs play in the greater logistics industry? Logistics and transportation operations are an essential part of the supply chain process. What logistics services and modes do 3PLs offer?

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. Amazon comes to mind for a lot of us when we think about platforms. FedEx’s service, FedEx Advantage, includes BigCommerce.

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10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS


SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today. Examples of SaaS software include Abivin vRoute - an AI-powered Logistics Optimization Platform for businesses.

10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS


SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today. Examples of SaaS software include Abivin vRoute - an AI-powered Logistics Optimization Platform for businesses.

Case Study: DSV Implements a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint

This case study illustrates how DVS implemented a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint to deal with the challenge of connecting people, systems, and processes.

Streamline Your Logistics Operations with Sreenivas Vemulapalli

The Logistics of Logistics

Sreenivas Vemulapalli and Joe Lynch discuss how to streamline your logistics operations. Sreeni is Associate Vice President at Emtec Digital , a global technology services company that provides digital software engineering and transformation solutions to clients across multiple industries.

Looking Beyond Four Walls With SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics


Meanwhile, the massive surge in demand continues to push forward another aspect of logistics—reverse logistics. Reverse logistics costs further contribute to higher total cost of ownership within the supply chain More. Reverse Logistics SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics

BlueGrace, Trucker Tools spotlight benefit of FreighTech partnerships

The Supply Chain Journal

Implementing carrier-focused technology in a logistics company comes down to one deciding factor: How sticky is that product? With over two decades in logistics, BlueGrace COO Mark Ford simplifies the problem he has experienced firsthand. million truckers on its platform.

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Simplicity-as-a-Service: A New Value Proposition for Software Vendors and 3PLs?

Talking Logistics

What got the wheels turning in my head the most, however, was a single phrase spoken by Razat Gaurav, JDA’s EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, in his keynote address, which I immediately tweeted: Razat Gaurav @JDASoftware on improvements in #UI and #UX : New definition for #SaaS : Simplicity-as-a-Service. A new definition for SaaS: Simplicity-as-a-Service. Which led to another question: How would I define Simplicity-as-a-Service in that context?

How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.