TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. A transportation management software (TMS) is a subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. The TMS serves as the logistics hub in a collaborative network of shippers, carriers and customers. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. A transportation management software (TMS) is a subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. The TMS serves as the logistics hub in a collaborative network of shippers, carriers and customers. How Was the TMS Study Conducted?

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. A transportation management software (TMS) is a subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. The TMS serves as the logistics hub in a collaborative network of shippers, carriers and customers. How Was the TMS Study Conducted?

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[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs


Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. Freight & Logistics Technology Resources 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply More. Case Study Freight Technology Podcast Freight Tech Innovation

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation


We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. The Reiterated Importance of Understanding and Managing KPIs in Business and Logistics Management. We hope the following case study shows you the proverbial proof in the pudding of effective Logistics KPIs management. .

Lionel Racing: An Omni-Channel Case Study

Talking Logistics

That’s how Rick Gemereth, CIO at Lionel Racing , set the stage for describing his company’s omni-channel strategy and journey in a video interview I conducted with him a few weeks ago at the Descartes’ Evolution 2016 conference (Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor). Lionel acquired the NASCAR collectibles business in 2010 and merged the two operations in 2012, which greatly increased the scale and complexity of its order fulfillment and logistics processes.

TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

I began my presentation at last month’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference with that question, in a session titled “TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt,” where I co-presented with Andra Gibson (Project Manager, Logistics Service Solutions at Carhartt) and Gregg Lanyard (Director, Product Management at Manhattan Associates). He will be my guest on Talking Logistics in an upcoming episode, so I don’t want to steal his thunder today.

Getting Away from Excel Spreadsheets: A Project Logistics Case Study

Talking Logistics

We talk a lot about the importance of agility and flexibility in supply chain management and that is certainly true when it comes to project logistics. It’s really vital for us to have a very transparent supply chain where we can see what’s going on and where every box [of materials or components] is currently moving,” said Gabriele Hennecke, Head of Logistics Execution and IT at Siemens Energy Management in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

A Case Study in Closed-Loop Operational Management

Talking Logistics

As I’ve said before, the biggest challenge facing supply chain and logistics executives today is not managing change, because that’s always been the norm in supply chain management, but managing the rapid pace of change. In a recent webcast hosted by Logistics Management and sponsored by Solvoyo , I had the opportunity to interview Orhan Da?l?o?lugil, I encourage you to watch the webcast to hear them tell their stories directly, but here’s an overview of A101’s case study.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. In order to accelerate the learning, this article has gathered 20+ most sought-after supply chain case studies, analyzed/categorized them by industry and the findings are presented. This section features the supply chain case studies of H&M, Benetton, Zara and Adidas. The last supply chain case study in the fashion retailing industry is Adidas.

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? The OEM turned over management of one of the most critical, high-volume segments of its reverse logistics program—the processor business—saving the manufacturer millions of dollars each year; reducing excess inventory; increasing same-day, on-time ship rates; and improving customer satisfaction. Configured a highly structured and efficient reverse logistics program to supplement demand inventory and reduce sourcing costs.

New Transport Intelligence Study

Supply Chain Movement

The recent study on Supply Chain Risk and Visibility in the Movement of Goods which was carried out by leading transport and logistics research company Transport Intelligence and Kewill is now available. >>Please Transport Intelligence Study. Reports download itsubwaymap Kewill logistics research results risk transport Transport Intelligence visibility

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New 3PL Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

In the 2015 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, survey results showed the continuing, positive overall nature of shipper-3PL relationships. Both parties view themselves as being successful, and shippers are seeing positive results again this year: an average logistics cost reduction of 9% an average inventory cost reduction of 5% and an average fixed logistics cost reduction of 15%. Logistics providers face competition for employees.

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Logistics Negotiation Study

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics Negotiations. How did you prepare for your last logistics negotiation? There seems to be lots of opinions about logistics negotiation, but not very much research. Wouldn’t it be nice to enter your next logistics negotiation with some more negotiating know how? Understanding What Works in Logistics Negotiations. Heather is a Logistics instructor at Georgia Southern University and a researcher at the Georgia Center for Innovation in Logistics.

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Competing on Analytics: A Supply Chain Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

This logistics services company manages hundreds of millions of supply chain assets for its clients, has hundreds of thousands drop off and pick up points, and make over 10,000 deliveries per day moving through over 100 logistics centers. Business Intelligence Logistics Outsourcing

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


September 26, 2019) A new study by ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Spinnaker, a supply chain services company, has found that only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning. The study shows that companies are aspiring to reinvent themselves as an entirely new entity, working to balance all these dimensions to achieve their digital transformation goals. PRESS RELEASE.

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2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

The success of the third-party logistics industry is evident in the generally high marks given to 3PLs by respondents to a survey as part of the 2013 17th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, which identifies trends and explores how both 3PLs and shippers are using these relationships to improve and enhance their businesses and supply chains.

Capgemini’s 2012 3PL Study Provides Great Insights

The Logistics of Logistics

The brilliant minds at Capgemini ( [link] ) have released their 2012 3PL study. The study is very comprehensive and used academic rigor to ensure valid results. For the study, 1561 shippers and 697 3PL executives were surveyed. This post can’t possibly do justice to the 52 page report, so please check out the complete 3PL study at [link]. Executives from the electronics field are not confident that 3PLs can adequately solve all the logistics problems they are facing.

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Talking Logistics: PINC and project44 Partnership Commentary


According to a research study we recently conducted (to be published soon), companies recognize that having digital yard management capabilities provides a range of business benefits beyond the yard. Source: Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 28, 2020).

3 SEKO Logistics eCommerce Case Studies

Supply Chain 24/7

Providing end-to-end supply chain solutions, enabling eCommerce stores, and freeing up management to focus on creativity, SEKO Logistics addresses the supply chain and logistics needs of London's Portobello Road MOU company, the iconic Lulu brand, and Escalade Sports

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

Our approach simply breaks accountabilities and goals across the areas of Manufacturing, Logistics/Network Optimization and Ingredients/Packaging. Over the course of the last two years, we at Supply Chain Insight s have worked on a methodology to gauge supply chain improvement. We named it the Supply Chain Index. We have found that supply chain metrics are gnarly and complicated.During

Study finds COVID deepening the relationship between shippers and 3PLs


The new study from Penske has found that shippers and their 3PLs are moving closer to a strategic relationship and further away from a transactional one, driven by the pressures of COVID-19. .

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DiManEx Contributes to Find the Business Case for Digital Spare Parts in VTT Study


This comprehensive joint research project with Aalto University studied identification methods to find parts that are suitable for AM, as well as part performance, workflow and quality assurance implications, and embedded intelligence or “smart” spare parts.

Case Study: Project Cargo Logistics

PLS Logistics

Project logistics refers to specialized freight moves that are oversized, heavy-lift or hazardous. Moving over dimensional, over weight or toxic cargo is a complex job that involves heavy shipping equipment and moving project materials to w ork sites, facilities and construction stations whether on- or off-highway. 3PL Flatbed Shipping

Logistics suppliers

Supply Chain Movement

High-tech companies such as Apple and Cisco have also completely outsourced their manufacturing and logistics activities. Notably, although suppliers are responsible for much of the innovation related to manufacturing and product development, that has not yet become commonplace for logistics due to the relentless price competition. It would seem that logistics service providers are often still hands-on subcontractors rather than being strategic logistics suppliers.

Case retailing that delivers

BluJay Solutions

White goods and technology retailer has logistics front and centre of what it does: its delivery capability is built not just for its own operation but also set up for third parties. tonne trucks, white vans and vehicles – all branded with its 3PL operation Expert Logistics. The post Case retailing that delivers appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

Case Study: TMS Reporting Saves 20% for Steel Manufacturer

PLS Logistics

The steel manufacturer realized its need to outsource logistics functions to a 3PL. A national, high-quality steel manufacturer was experiencing difficulty within its supply chain because of a limited scope and sole focus on outbound management. The company wanted to remain focused on their core competencies, but its transportation needs were taking up too much time and effort.

AutoStore and the Rise of Flexible Automation: The Parts Town Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

The post AutoStore and the Rise of Flexible Automation: The Parts Town Case Study appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Material Handling automation AutoStore Highjump logistics supply chainHistorically, we talked about warehouses as being manual or highly automated. Manual warehouses are more flexible. Highly automated warehouses have much higher throughput, but their lack of flexibility adds risk.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. A Case Study. This case study will show you the analysis of Apple Supply Chain core processes, challenging issues and complexities of its operations. Information about Apple Supply Chain is a bit here, there and everywhere, its kinda tough to find the actual case study. To the best of my knowledge, many business schools still use the case study " Apple Computers Supplier Hubs: A Tale of Three Cities " from Stanford University (1996). A Case Study.

Implementing RFID for Manufacturing Visibility: A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

This article is a guest commentary from Prof Ming K Lim who is Head of Centre of Excellence for Supply Chain Improvement and Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics Operations at Derby Business School. The grand aim is for all suppliers and stakeholders to collect and share data for an overall process understanding and improvement in the logistic activities to reduce cost and errors.

Supply Chain Innovation Study


It analyses the input of manufacturers, retailers and logistics providers. . Teaser / Précis: Innovation has gone from something reserved for start-ups or ‘The Big 5’ – Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft – to buzzword du jour. However, in taking over today’s business zeitgeist, the concept has also become strategic. That is, innovation has become critical for businesses looking to adjust to modern technology and disruption.

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Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics


Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

7 Traits of Great Supply Chain Leader: A Case Study of Tim Cook

Supply Chain Opz

Jobs also run the day-to-day operations, which resulted in the relationship problems with key vendors and third party logistics providers. The value of supply chain management as a discipline has gained more and more recognition from the business communities. Some supply chain leaders now take the helm at the world''s leading companies like Apple Inc, Wal-Mart and Tesco in UK as the CEOs.

Healthcare Logistics


Healthcare Logistics: A Network Design Case Study. 23 million dollars in total healthcare logistics cost savings; how would that make you feel? Constructing a total cost model and performing a Greenfield analysis to identify optimal distribution center locations and transportation network allowed the LeanCor engineers to identify $23M total healthcare logistics cost savings for a healthcare product distributor. By: Leeanna Thomas – Manager Business Development.

Industry Study looks at Inventory Management as a Critical Function within Omni-Channel Logistics

Supply Chain 24/7

LEGACY Supply Chain Services and Adrian Gonzalez, president of Adelante SCM, have released the findings from their 2018 research study on inventory management trends within omni-channel logistics, and it's extremely interesting

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