Is Software Making Us Dumb?

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A couple of weeks ago, a man drove a tractor-trailer into a Milwaukee park and over two pedestrian bridges, where it ultimately got stuck (a towing company had to use a crane to lift the trailer onto a nearby road). Truck Gets Stuck in Milwaukee Park, Driver Blames GPS (Source: WTMJ). It’s the same look you might see on a transportation planner’s face if their company’s transportation management system goes down.

The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

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Is managing your transportation operations an art form? The key tool for a logistics planner has long been a transportation management system (TMS), but the increased complexity of the market is driving demand for more creative TMS capabilities. Let’s say a manufacturer based in Milwaukee needs to ship freight to Tampa. Look hard at your transportation practices.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”. Mergers/Acquisitions Supply Chain & Logistics Trends This Week in News Transportation Management Systems Amazon Best Buy Descartes Manhattan Associates McLeod Software MercuryGate same-day delivery Stifel Swisslog trucking

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Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It 20 | Management: Transport Collaboration starts with regional partners. Vorrath lives in Germany since 2012 and commutes between two offices in Germany, in Hanover and Burscheid, and Milwaukee, Wis.

UltraShipTMS Inbound Logistics Solution Selected by The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

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The Milwaukee, WI and York, PA based retailer operates 268 department stores across 26 states and has a robust online/ecommerce site. The challenges of managing the inbound logistics of thousands of products from hundreds of suppliers prompted Bon-Ton’s supply chain leadership to seek and engage a comprehensive, inbound transportation management system (TMS) solution. NJ-Based Logistics IT Solution Provider Continues Growing its Profile among Retailers.

A Better Way to Sell Logistics Services with Matt Collins

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General Manager of SunAnt Interactive out of Milwaukee, WI. • 07:28] You have some very strong opinions about transportation and logistics websites. download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:31] 00:31] Introduce yourself and your company. MBA from the Thunderbird American School of International Management. After that, he started a business with his brother dealing with lead capture solutions and CRM.

Flatbed Rates Set Another Record

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Demand for flatbed transportation has been off the charts for much of 2018. Cleveland demand has been relatively cool, but prices were up 3% last week - the lane to Milwaukee was up to $3.82 For a seven-week stretch in April and May, the national load-to-truck ratio was above 100 loads per truck. Flatbed ratios are often inflated because loads get reposted and truckers in that segment are the least likely to post their trucks, but those ratios were still unprecedented.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

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Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. This year’s weather may not be as severe, but truckers will need to be aware of road conditions on Interstates 80 and 90 through those states, and there could be delays in and around Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.

Breaking News: Walmart, Facebook, and Uber Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Unrivaled Commerce Experience

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By bringing together the strengths, capabilities, and scale of the world’s largest retailer, the world’s largest social networking community, and the world’s most innovative transportation network company, we will deliver unrivaled value to consumers everywhere and rewrite the rules for success in commerce.”. Transporeon Group Launches Next Generation of Mobile Order Management for Complete Visibility Into the Digital End-to-End Transportation Journey.