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

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services


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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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

Global Brewer Taps Chainalytics to Optimise Transport Logistics Procurement


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.

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.

When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation 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. Another indicator of switching from in-house to managed logistics transportation services is expanding freight spend.

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.

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!

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


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

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Impact of hydrogen on logistics Part 2: Off-Road Transportation

All Things Supply Chain

In the first part: Impact of hydrogen on logistics Part 1: Road Transportation, we considered truck transportation and the production of hydrogen.

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.

Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs Explained


Many shippers have realized that working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) leads to more efficiencies and cost savings. There are a variety of third-party logistics services available, making it particularly important to choose the right one. Managed transportation services.

Impact of hydrogen on logistics Part 1: Road Transportation

All Things Supply Chain

Whether we believe it or not, it is true that hydrogen as… General Logistics C02 delivery delivery vehicle green hauling hydrogen hydrogen supply chain logistics supply chain trucking trucks

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance


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


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.

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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2022 Transportation Market Forecasting & Your 2022 US Trucking Outlook


So, we figured it was time to dust off the old Chainalytics crystal ball and throw our hat into … The post 2022 Transportation Market Forecasting & Your 2022 US Trucking Outlook appeared first on Chainalytics. Well, it’s that time of year again.

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Already upended for two years by the COVID-19 pandemic, the worldwide logistics industry is facing new challenges. With gasoline prices reaching record highs , transportation managers must make smarter decisions that minimize road miles and associated costs.

Transportation Logistics


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.

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin. John Larkin and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics industry outlook. Clarendon remains 100% focused on the transportation & logistics industry, broadly defined. Key Takeaways: Logistics Industry Outlook.

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.

Transportation Execution Market Poised for Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation execution solutions allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system. Transportation execution and visibility solutions can provide these efficiencies. The automation can decrease workloads in the transportation department.

FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs


FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs. What role do 3PLs play in the greater logistics industry? Logistics and transportation operations are an essential part of the supply chain process. What logistics services and modes do 3PLs offer?

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2022)

Talking Logistics

Read more Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2022). The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2022) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Inflation. Russia-Ukraine War.

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.

Get to Know Your Transport Organisation, Your Network, and Your Partners


Don’t treat transport like a commodity. Transport keeps supply chains moving and customers happy. However, in too many cases, transport is managed as a commodity.

Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking


Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. But deciding which logistics KPIs to track isn’t always straightforward. But goals may change over time, so the logistics KPIs you choose to track often are a moving target.

Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics


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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Solve Driver Shortage with Smart Logistics Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

Increasingly distributed supply chains across the world have made logistics services more important than ever, but this also highlights a crucial issue that continues to grow: resource shortage. 3DEXPERIENCE Automotive Logistics Planning driver shortage logistics planning