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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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. .

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

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.

A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation and coronavirus have been getting a lot of attention lately. FourKites founder and CEO Matt Elenjickal shares his thoughts on transportation and coronavirus. The post A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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.

Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-haul transportation industry has been tested daily. The post Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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

[PODCAST] Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice” in Any Capacity Crunch

GlobalTranz

The Freight Project Podcast – Episode 2 – Greg Braun – C3 Solutions – Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice” On today’s episode we welcome Greg Braun, Senior Vice President of C3 Solutions a Yard Management & Dock Scheduling software platform. What are the most pressing issues Greg & C3 Solutions sees in the logistics industry today as they work with all players involved.

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider.

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.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

GlobalTranz

As reported by Trimble, a well-thought-out strategy for tracking performance through reverse logistics KPIs allows organizations to reduce administrative costs, shorten cycle times, reduce TCO, increase customer service, and derive more value from returns management.

Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies

GlobalTranz

Among these, integrated reverse logistics strategies can make or break successful operations. The post Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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Transportation Management

LeanCor

The Laws of Lean Transportation Management. There are all these things in life that we think “Oh, I cannot live without that,” and if it wasn’t for transportation management we most likely would not have anything we want or need on time. Transportation, like inventory, is necessary activity within logistics. Fast, efficient transportation explains a great deal about why cities develop where they do. Transportation Management Cost Consideration.

How Machine Learning is Transforming Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Derek recently authored an article on Logistics Viewpoints describing recent advancements in logistics predictability through the application of machine learning. Third, what are Oracle’s machine learning capabilities in transportation management? Other Notable Logistics Trends.

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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The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

A Transportation Management System or Managed Transportation Services? Why Not Both?

Logistics Viewpoints

Last year the ARC Advisory Group did a study on the ROI a shipper would get by having their transportation managed by a third party logistics firm. In a managed transportation services (MTS) arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute the shipper’s moves. We’ve done similar research on transportation systems (TMSs).

How Does Transportation Affect Logistics?

Abivin

Transportation is an inseparable component of logistics. While the sights of trucks and trains carrying products of a company or parked at a business facility are common, few people understand how much the economy depends on economic and reliable transport. What is transportation? Transportation is one of the largest industries in the world. Transportation is a key element in the logistic chain. Railways: Plays an important role in transportation.

Kanban boosts logistics transportation services with additional trailers

Kanban Logistics

Kanban Logistics has recently added 8 trailers to its fleet, bringing its total number of trailers to 25. North Carolina logistics transportation services. Kanban’s logistics transportation services include: Final mile delivery. National transportation services.

Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

This episode features Greg Ackner, VP at Capital Logistics, Jay Gustafson, SVP of Marketplace Solutions at Echo Global Logistics, Read more Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes.

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Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration

GlobalTranz

Managing reverse logistics can be challenging. Unfortunately, the rate of returns and demand for reverse logistics are increasing. The post Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

GlobalTranz

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

Omni-Channel’s Ripple Effect on Transportation

Logistics Viewpoints

When Transportation Optimization and New Shopping Behaviors Collide One needs to go back to the early 2000s to see green shoots of modern omni-channel retail. Guest Commentary Omni-channel logistics Supply Chain Convergence Transportation Management Systems omni-channel logistics supply chain conversion TMS Transportation

Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics. The post Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain reverse logistics technology

2015 Predictions: Transportation and Logistics

Enterra Insights

Gone are the days when a majority of humankind could walk to their jobs … Continued The post 2015 Predictions: Transportation and Logistics appeared first on Enterra Solutions. The world is on the move. Critical Infrastructure Miscellaneous Supply Chain

Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

GlobalTranz

The application of analytics offers opportunities to increase supply chain value, and in today’s world, few applications of analytics carry the weight placed on reverse logistics analytics. Data Reverse Logistics reverse logistics analytics

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

Digitization is an essential cornerstone capability that enables Logistics to deliver its true potential. From the perspective of Logistics, understanding digitization is particularly relevant because much of the information logistics requires is in analog format. Why should Logistics Care about Digitization? Logistics should care about digitization because its activity is heavily dependent on vast amounts of data originating with 3rd parties outside of its control.