5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

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

Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers

The Logistics of Logistics

Original article: Warner’s Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers. In light of the global environment in the past year and a half, we listed the top transportation & logistics influencers. In fact, the logistics market is expected to reach US$6.9

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When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past. Another indicator of switching from in-house to managed logistics transportation services is expanding freight spend.

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation

GlobalTranz

Additional opportunities can be reached through transportation optimization whether using a 3PL or 4PL. It's important to understand how transportation optimization can work well with managed transportation service providers to attain that goal. Blog Transportation Management

A Comprehensive Introduction to Transport and Logistics

A 3000 word comprehensive introduction to the transport and logistics industries, including the impact of COVID-19. Written for the ICC by Sonja Chapman, Associate Professor at the Fashion Institute for Technology.

Transportation as a Service: The Value of Cloud-Based Transportation Management + 3PL Partnerships

GlobalTranz

Cloud-based transportation management offers a variety of benefits for businesses that operate in the global supply chain. But there are times when it becomes necessary to outsource the entire process thoroughly, which many refer to as transportation as a service.

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle. Marty Wadle and Joe Lynch discuss transportation vs logistics. Marty earned a Bachelor degree in Transportation and Logistics from the College of Business at Iowa State University. About Ruan Transportation.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance

GlobalTranz

Creating a data-driven supply chain tracking important transportation metrics helps shippers respond and adapt as quickly as possible to known and unknown events. Why Monitor Transportation Metrics. Which Transportation Metrics Should Shippers Track to Manage Transportation.

5 Transportation Management Optimization Practices

GlobalTranz

The world of logistics and managed transportation is continuously evolving. Transportation professionals are tasked with reducing costs while increasing customer satisfaction levels. Transportation Management Optimization #1: Shipment Pooling.

Editor’s Choice: When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s article is from GlobalTranz and looks at the difficult decision of transitioning in-house logistics to managed services. The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

Transportation Logistics

LeanCor

6 Solutions for Your International Transportation Logistics Challenges. Other challenges in international transportation logistics can include supply chain velocity, variability, visibility, and complexities in documentation and diverse requirements. Thought leadership and a custom approach to international transportation logistics can help companies overcome these challenges. Solution: Global Transportation Optimization.

Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

20Cube Logistics

With the constant technology evolution, the supply chain logistics is being introduced to a new and innovative way of shipping consignments. Saves time and money : TMS helps to reduce the amount of time and money spent on shipping and logistics services.

Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Descartes

While The Economist article was referring to consumer data and the big ecommerce players, the same transition is taking place in transportation and logistics.

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199 transportation and logistics companies make the Inc. 5000 list

The Supply Chain Journal

Third-party logistics provider MoLo Solutions was the top-ranked transportation and logistics company on the 2021 Inc. In all, 199 transportation and logistics companies – including software providers related to the freight industry – made the list this year.

Transportation capacity declines accelerate in September

The Supply Chain Journal

The rate at which transportation capacity contracted increased in September, according to a supply chain survey released Tuesday. The latest reading of the Logistics Managers’ Index (LMI) showed the capacity component of the dataset fell 330 basis points from August to 37.2%

Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity

CHAINalytics

Increasing efficiency and lowering costs is the mission of logistics. Increasing supply chain efficiency benefits more than the bottom line Logistics … The post Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity appeared first on Chainalytics.

Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process? Read more Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative.

What Is Last Mile Logistics & Why Are More Shippers Looking at This Transportation Function?

GlobalTranz

Last mile logistics is among the most misunderstood parts of transportation networks. In addition, growth in e-commerce is radicalizing how shippers view last mile logistics. To understand wide-ranging benefits and key concerns inherent in last mile logistics, your organization needs to understand what constitutes last mile logistics, it’s challenges, how it impacts e-commerce and omnichannel supply chains, why it is evolving, and how new technology improves it. .

When to Outsource Reverse Logistics

GlobalTranz

Reverse logistics are a major hurdle to efficiency and profitability in modern supply chains. As a result, supply chain executives need to find a way to handle the reverse logistics problem. Reverse Logistics outsource reverse logistics

Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

GlobalTranz

The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern. Of course, you always want to start with trusted transportation on.read More. The post Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Improving the Transportation Solve: Jointly Optimizing across Inventory and Transportation

Logistics Viewpoints

They can buy and implement a transportation management system (TMS). Or they can outsource transportation planning and execution to a 3PL that provides managed transportation services (MTS). Food & Beverage Industry Inventory Management Logistics Outsourcing Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Management Systems inventory Mananged Transportation optimization TMS

Manhattan Associates Launches Active Transportation Management

Logistics Viewpoints

From a historical perspective, transportation management systems are all about freight savings. Manhattan Associates unveiled its latest TMS, Manhattan Active Transportation Management, last week during the company’s virtual user conference.

Transportation Impact celebrates name change

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Impact announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity Monday, unveiling a new name, logo, domain name, and tagline. The name TransImpact is a natural evolution from our original name, Transportation Impact,” said CEO Berkley Stafford. “As

Crowley gifts $2.5M to University of North Florida for transportation, logistics

The Supply Chain Journal

million endowment at the University of North Florida (UNF) to create and operate a logistics center. The goal is to give students hands-on experience and fresh perspectives on transportation and logistics challenges.

What is Reverse Logistics?

GlobalTranz

What is reverse Logistics? Before we dive in the nuances of reverse logistics, otherwise known as return logistics, integration, let's briefly recap what reverse logistics is. Reverse logistics refers to all operations related to the reuse of products and materials.

Transportation capacity dips further, prices keep surging

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation capacity remains on a downward trajectory while prices and utilization are “increasing at an increasing rate,” according to a supply chain survey released Tuesday. The transportation capacity subindex of the Logistics Managers’ Index (LMI) increased 560 basis points to 40.5%

Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network

The Network Effect

The post Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics autonomous energy internet logistics supply chain transportation

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Trend # 5: Quality Management Deepens and Extends Itself to Automotive Logistics.

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Considerations When Choosing an Auto Transport Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Auto transport company article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Martin. For all car owners, the need to transport your car is something all have encountered or will encounter at some point. When the need for vehicle shipping arises, this is where car transporters come in.

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris Fish was appointed Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation in 2017. About Ruan Transportation. Key Takeaways: Successful Bulk Food Transport.

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Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris Fish was appointed Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation in 2017. About Ruan Transportation. Key Takeaways: Successful Bulk Food Transport.

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How a 3PL Empowers Shippers With LTL Transportation Stability

GlobalTranz

No carrier or mode has been excluded from the increased demand of e-commerce and a customer base that’s anxious for a return to normalcy, including the LTL transportation sector. How Can a 3PL Help Shippers Manage LTL Transportation Proactively.

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Why Reverse Logistics Systems and Transportation Management Should Be Considered Together

GlobalTranz

Needs for efficient reverse logistics systems continue to increase as e-commerce claims greater market share, and as so many traditionally functioning businesses grow and inevitably incur increasing volume of returns. This presents opportunities for developing new revenue streams, an exciting challenge to logistics professionals. Need For Reverse Logistics Breeds Opportunity. Efficiently managing reverse logistics is a daunting challenge for many businesses.

5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track

GlobalTranz

Across returns supply chains—a core component of reverse logistics—the need to improve performance has never been higher. The post 5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.