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.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. The roundtable discussions during the seminar confirmed that it’s a familiar problem.

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5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

If you’re preparing to launch a new career in supply chain or logistics , it will help a lot to know how and where to look for a first job, which appointments can get you off the best start, and what qualifications will be most helpful in getting you into the profession.

Quintiq World Tour: How NTV overcame complexity in passenger rail planning

Quintiq

This year’s Quintiq World Tour kicks off in Rome with a half-day seminar for rail executives. Participate in an engaging planning challenge with Bernd Horsman, Business Consultant of Rail and Public Transport at Quintiq. Transport & Logistics

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Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension!

Transplace

You can expect some of the best and brightest leaders from the transportation and supply chain industries to be in attendance at this 48-hour event, and we hope you’ll be there to learn the latest industry info impacting your organization!

Transportation Sales: Finding Right Thinking Guys

The Logistics of Logistics

One of the keys to being successful in transportation sales is finding the right kind of customers. Most transportation companies don’t do a great job on this step. I help transportation and logistics companies get more sales by targeting right thinking guys.

Transportation Sales: Finding Right Thinking Guys

The Logistics of Logistics

One of the keys to being successful in transportation sales is finding the right kind of customers. Most transportation companies don’t do a great job on this step. I help transportation and logistics companies get more sales by targeting right thinking guys.

A supply chain ‘prenup’

Supply Chain Movement

I posed that question while leading a seminar a couple of years ago. A logistics service provider needs to have a good understanding of the business strategy of the shipper (manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer) who is looking to outsource their logistics.

China Logistics stretched by exponential growth in e-Commerce

EFT

Asia Supply Chain Insights by Mark Millar -Hot on the heels of the Alibaba multi-billion dollar IPO frenzy in New York, let’s explore how the exponential growth of e-commerce is stretching the capabilities of China’s logistics sector.

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Transportation Sales: Finding Right Thinking Guys

The Logistics of Logistics

One of the keys to being successful in transportation sales is finding the right kind of customers. Most transportation companies don’t do a great job on this step. The most popular ways are blog posts, magazine articles, white papers, ebooks, webinars, seminars, speaking engagements and videos. I help transportation and logistics companies get more sales by targeting right thinking guys.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management , omnichannel best practices , and much more. The post The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics?

Logy Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

LOGY Conference is organized annually by the Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics (LOGY). The seminar gathers together almost 800 participants every year. Logy Conference. Date: 11-12 February. Venue Finlandia Hall, Helsinki (Finland). Organisation: Logy. URL: www.logy.fi/en/logy-conference.html.

5 Questions You Should Ask About Customs Compliance

CH Robinson Transportfolio

are provided free or at a reduced rate and are used in the production of goods that are subsequently imported into the United States, the value of the assist, plus the transportation to get it to production, must be added to the total entered value.

Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

ToolsGroup

It’s a problem of “lost in translation”—the differing lingo used by the finance side versus planning, supply, production and logistics. 3-9% reduction in transportation costs as a percentage of sales (overhead costs and profitability).

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Who's Looking Out For the Interests of Freight Brokers?

DAT Solutions

Editor’s note: This is a guest blog post by Tom Malloy, director of sales and membership for the Transportation Intermediaries Association. There's just one organization that exclusively represents the third-party logistics industry: the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).

The Acme Experience: Ignore Trade Compliance at Your Own Risk

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Acme’s story began when its vice president of logistics, Donna Smith, attended one of our seminars on trade compliance and policy. Smith returned to Acme and reviewed some of the things she had learned at the seminar. How can you know what you don’t know about trade regulations?

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

The world of logistics is increasingly driven by technology , with artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation among the biggest logistics trends today. Earlier, Ron was a senior logistics executive at a supermarket chain and a prestigious retailer.

Why Your Supply Chain Isn’t Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’m actually going to go into each of these 8 Tips in a lot more detail at our next Free Breakfast Seminar. Most companies outsource some aspect of their Logistics. 7 – Freight Transport – Service v Cost. That Free Breakfast Seminar.

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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

He gives seminars globally, evangelizing the Toyota-Way of product development, product development organizations, and talent management. ThroughPut’s systems are designed by Fortune 500 geomarket logistics leaders and Silicon Valley analytics and domain experts with decades of experience in the space. MENLO PARK , SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018. ThroughPut Inc.,

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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more. The conference brings together supply chain solution providers, up to 950 of them, and offers 100+ show floor seminars to enhance operations.

Top Ten Tips to Boost Supply Chain Performance to Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’ll also be providing some step by step guides and tools on these at our Free Seminars Series in February and March, but more on that later. Transport Service Selection. Well over 80% of organisations outsource some part of their Supply Chain and Logistics operations.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Today it operates in 67 countries with 143,000 employees and has 76 business units on six platforms that cover animal feed, food production, energy and transportation, financial services and pharmaceuticals.

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Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI). Kobsak Pootrakool, who holds the title of minister attached to the prime minister’s office, told the investment seminar that Thailand’s international competitiveness has been on the decline in recent years. Jatusripitak said the work will transform the EEC into “a smart logistics hub.” “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Advances in logistics technology , such as automated robots , have a big impact on warehouse productivity, along with innovative AI and machine learning solutions, sophisticated warehouse management software and other technology solutions.

Common Supply Chain Mistakes to Avoid

Logistics Bureau

At our seminars I often share case studies demonstrating the impact of not getting this right. The possibilities of outsourcing some or all of your logistics activity. The prices your company is paying for freight transportation. Are You Suffering Too?

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. He, too, serves as staff liaison on several transportation policy committees.

LTL Weight and Inspection Grows: Shippers Who Misrepresent Freight need to know the Consequences

Cerasis

This is especially true as more third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) have grown to create a shared network of carriers. This may include the retraining of how to use a carrier- or 3PL -associated transportation management systems, cost of attending courses or seminars to complete the training or the placement of shipping limitations for each shipper. LTL carriers are under an increasing amount of pressure. Shippers and customers want lower rates.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Logistics failure. While road infrastructure is at an international level near the coast, inland transportation can be a different story. Sharing knowledge and leading practices, joint pilots, seminars, etc., January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind. Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes.

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Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In fact, BMW has adopted any number of digital production technologies, such as data analytics, smart logistics and 3D printing. In any event, Coke has turned to technology to speed its supply chain and logistics processes, such as its use of AGVs throughout its factories and loading docks. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation.

FNAQ – Frequently Not Asked Questions of a SaaS Provider

Tailwind

Here’s is the FNAQ for our web-based trucking and logistics ‘software as a service’ business. s one guy said at a SaaS seminar we attended last week. The post FNAQ – Frequently Not Asked Questions of a SaaS Provider appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software.