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Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s

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A New Era in Transport Logistics with Big Data and Self-Driving Trucks

Logistics Viewpoints

Fuel prices and a shortage of drivers are putting transport logistics under immense pressure. The biggest challenge in the transport sector today: there just aren’t enough drivers. Big data for real-time optimizations in transport logistics.

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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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Top Five Transportation Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

From a transportation standpoint, this has included major technological advancements. In my presentation, I highlighted five key transportation trends that are changing supply chains from a technology standpoint. The second of the transportation trends is innovation in TMS.

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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.

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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

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Global Brewer Taps Chainalytics to Optimise Transport Logistics Procurement

CHAINalytics

The beer giant partnered with Chainalytics to harmonise its worldwide logistics sourcing efforts. Because of stellar international growth, one of the world’s largest brewers was working with a complex and costly procurement process that begged for serious efficiency improvements.

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Devising a Simpler Yet More Effective Transport Network for Vion Food Group

CHAINalytics

One of the largest European meat producers grew through mergers and acquisitions, and an unwieldy transport network developed to keep their perishable product flowing.

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Walmart Transportation with Doug Estrada

The Logistics of Logistics

Doug Estrada and Joe Lynch discuss Walmart transportation. Doug currently leads the Great Lakes / Upper Midwest Transportation Region for Walmart overseeing 15 Transportation Distribution Centers with over 2000 Walmart Drivers that support Stores and Clubs in that part of the country.

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Across the Pond: The European Transportation Market (October 2022)

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was asked by Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to look at what is happening in the European transportation market and they provided me with access to their Transporeon Insights market data for additional insights and perspective.

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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.

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Transport Fleet Utilization

Logistics Bureau

Freight Management Logistics Operation Supply Chain Transport Videos fleet fleet transport fleet transport utilisation fleet utilisation freight management

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Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). Below are some transportation strategies for success for suppliers of TMS, TES, and MTS.

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Orchestrate and Operate Sustainable Transportation by Leveraging Logistics Data

Logistics Viewpoints

The role of logistics in modern companies is not only to support corporate strategy but also to enable it. Let’s face it, logistics is always a challenging endeavor, even beyond the latest pandemic disruption, and particularly now as companies struggle to meet sustainability goals.

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Top Suppliers of Transportation Execution and Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to executing mode-specific freight moves from origin to destination efficiently, reliably, and cost-effectively, transportation execution and visibility solutions play a critical role. Supply Chain Visibility transportation execution visibility

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Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 27, 2023)

Talking Logistics

Talking Logistics launched a decade ago on January 29th, 2013. The crazy idea for launching an online video talk show about supply chain and logistics popped into my head while cross-country skiing a few weeks earlier. And just like that, it’s been 10 years.

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Another deal: PLS Logistics acquires D&L Transport

The Supply Chain Journal

Third-party logistics company PLS Logistics Services announced it has acquired freight broker D&L Transport. D&L Transport, a member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, will remain a subsidiary of PLS, continuing to operate under its authority.

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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.

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Across the Pond: The European Transportation Market (July 2022)

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was asked by Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to look at what is happening in the European transportation market and they provided me with access to their Transporeon Insights market data for additional insights and perspective.

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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.

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[Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

Read more The post [Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Read more Past Episode Past Episode - Emerge Transportation Management Emerge freight procurement transportation procurement

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Intermodal logistics outfit RoadOne acquires Rose Transportation

The Supply Chain Journal

Intermodal logistics provider RoadOne announced Wednesday it has acquired intermodal transportation provider Rose Transportation. In February, RoadOne acquired logistics and intermodal outfit JZ Expedited.

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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.

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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.

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10 FAQs on Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

TMS have evolved to include robust functionality around modes, warehouse steps, visibility, cost-to-serve, and much more. Use this FAQ sheet to discover new solution benefits, capabilities, and opportunities available to get the highest ROI on your investment.

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Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

The post Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Brian Honer Emerge transportation management transportation procurement

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FMCG Transport: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Dave Jordan Logistics Management Transportation supply chain excellenceSupply chains have had a torrid time over the last 2 years and just when you think COVID is dissipating, Putin kicks off!

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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.

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Beyond Basic Features: Important Transportation Management System (TMS) Capabilities

Talking Logistics

With all of the transportation-related challenges companies are facing today, transportation management systems (TMS) are back in the spotlight. Read more Beyond Basic Features: Important Transportation Management System (TMS) Capabilities.

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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.

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6 Reasons Why the Logistics & Transportation Industry Needs OT Security

IT Supply Chain

The post 6 Reasons Why the Logistics & Transportation Industry Needs OT Security appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By David Fowler (pictured). Content Writer. Industry Talk

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 13, 2023)

Talking Logistics

The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 13, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I won $2 this week by forgetting to play Mega Millions. What are the odds I’ll be here on Monday if I lose the $2 buying a ticket today?

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Cutting Emissions Through Better Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Oracle Fursion Cloud Transportation Management offers a solution that allows transportation planners to see estimated emissions – carbon dioxide, nitrous oxides, and particulate matter – before a trip is executed. Transportation is, of course, a major source of green house emissions.

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Transportation Insight Unveils Beon Digital Logistics Platform

Supply Chain Brain

Mark Carroll, executive vice president of product strategy with Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group, introduces the company's new transportation management system, the Beon Digital Logistics Platform

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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

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Orchestrating Transportation with data

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics in modern companies not only supports corporate strategy, it enables it. And to meet today’s logistics challenges of the three C’s– customer service, carbon, and cost, these companies are looking to harness data.

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