Download: The Impact of Big Data in the Supply Chain & Transportation Management Industry Webinar Replay, Transcript & Presentation


For this 60 minute webinar, join Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis, as he discusses how Big Data provides actionable insight to truly affect business outcomes, resulting in reduced supply chain costs and a more strategic approach to transportation management. How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started in Collecting & Using Big Data? What Is the Impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? •

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Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

Today’s truck capacity shortage can be linked to several market forces, some that the transportation industry has dealt with for years and others that are new and unfolding. Market Review: Past, Present and Future. The past, present and future market forces causing today’s extreme truck capacity shortage include: Strong Economy. Present. This is a good thing in terms of transportation safety and compliance, however it also tightens already limited capacity.

Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future

Talking Logistics

Customers often cost-justify implementing an operating network based on increased efficiency, on the ability of their customer service reps or transport planners to handle more customers, more orders, or more shipments faster based on the automation. The post Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

Road to VR

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. The 21 st century presents a new kind of threat that challenges older defense measures. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected.

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Our vision at TRAMES, is to reduce global trade barriers through digitalizing international freight and transportation. a) Across the various actors in any single transport chain. Trames’ EcoSystem presents a number of opportunities for process improvement and productivity gains.

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs


One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management. We call this the transportation supply chain. What is the Transportation Supply Chain? Transportation refers to the movement of product from one location to another as it makes its way from the beginning of a supply chain to the customer’s handle. Any supply chain’s success is closely linked to the appropriate use of transportation.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

Robinson (CHR), the world’s largest provider of truckload transportation services, visited MIT CTL recently to give his view of the changing face of logistics. Most people thought of transportation as a part of their overhead.” Truckload transportation will continue to be a core part of CHR’s business model, but the company is looking to reinforce its presence in the intermodal and less-than-truckload modes, said Wiehoff. Logistics on the move.

Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

20Cube Logistics

TMS (Transport Management System) is one such automation that is helping manage and automate the operations by providing visibility into the transportation activities. All details are presented on a single screen that makes decision making better and accurate.

Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain


Supply chain experts and software leaders converge to discuss the current transportation environment and provide valuable tips on what companies should be doing now to get ready for what’s coming next. . However, besides the pandemic, logistics and transportation in general are ongoing challenges and still present a lot of other risks, including: Consumers are behaving differently. Increasing demand for transportation. Transportation visibility.

3 Requirements for Meaningful & Useful Data in Transportation & Business


As data in transportation becomes more abundant and readily available, the question of “ What data is available ?” Is the data presented as useful to make better business decisions or improve business practices? They should offer controlled and accurate data that is presented in a manner that speaks specifically to your organization’s objectives and initiatives, producing KPIs specific to departments responsible for their consideration.

Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa


The post Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation coupa Freight Procurement freight sourcing sourcing optimization Transportation Procurement transportation sourcing Truckload procurement

Impact of Food Safety Modernization Act on Transportation

Talking Logistics

I wasn’t able to attend all of the conference sessions, but I’m glad I sat in on the presentation given by William Bierman , senior partner at the law firm of Nowell Amoroso Klein Bierman, P.A., As outlined in their presentation, the proposed rule includes the following expressed obligations: Shipper will be required to specify, in writing, its sanitary requirements, such as required temperature, to the carrier.

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Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 Prescriptive analytics envision many different scenarios using intelligence gathered in real-time, and presents an optimal solution. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Elemica predictive analytics supply chain operating network supply chain visibility transportation management

4 Benefits Shippers Realize when Transportation EDI is Utilized in a TMS


As a shipper in today’s growing market, there are many advantages to shifting to the use of transportation EDI with your transportation providers or 3PLs. If you are unfamiliar with the concept of EDI, read our first post in this series on what is EDI in transportation and how it works , but as a quick recap, essentially, EDI takes human interaction out of the equation completely, and lets technology take over.

Get More Out of Your Transportation Management Strategy Amid COVID-19


On February 17, 2020, enVista had the pleasure of speaking amongst hundreds of supply chain professionals at the Omnitracs Outlook Conference, where we kicked off the morning with a presentation on trends in transportation management. We presented on seven trends: Visibility Application, Traceability, Transformations, Master Data Management, Integration, Final Mile Evolution, and Fleet-for-Hire & Backhaul. Transportation

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. But there’s a truth about global transportation that applies to all companies, regardless of how they became global: transportation happens locally. As Mike explained: Most companies are trying to get a global view of transportation, but the reality is that transportation happens locally.

Cerasis Co-Hosts “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” Webinar for U.S. Department of Transportation


The Department of Transportation (DOT) turned to Cerasis, a 3PL with expertise in transportation management by way of technology through their transportation management system (TMS) and managed transportation services, due to their extensive experience in working with shippers and carriers in the rapidly growing sector of freight shipments derived from sales generated through the e-commerce channel. Cerasis then presented after Ms.

Why Reverse Logistics Systems and Transportation Management Should Be Considered Together


This presents opportunities for developing new revenue streams, an exciting challenge to logistics professionals. In the interest of both, businesses are increasingly tying reverse logistical operations to transportation management as a natural fit. Many companies now outsource transportation, accounting, logistics technology, accounting, and other systems management. Logistics Reverse Logistics Transportation Management reverse logistics systems

International Transportation: The Benefits of Taking a Holistic and Integrated Approach

Talking Logistics

Historically, many companies treated international transportation separately from domestic transportation, much like they treated inbound separate from outbound. I asked Doug Surrett, VP of International Solutions at MercuryGate , these and other questions in an effort to help shippers make more informed decisions around their own holistic, integrated approaches to transportation management. Does the system collect data and present it in a user-friendly manner?

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

The cranes extract pallets using forks and transport them at incredible speed to a conveyor system, which will carry them to a dispatch area and straight into waiting trailers. Imagine stepping back in time to visit a large warehousing operation in 1990. If it were only possible, such an adventure would really throw today’s distribution center advances into focus.

Want a Better Supply Chain? Here Are 4 Reasons to Outsource Your Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Now more so than ever, corporations understand the tremendous impact logistics and transportation can have on their overall business performance and are taking meaningful strides to optimize their supply chain operations. While some organizations have the human capital, industry depth and expertise, and IT infrastructure to manage their transportation on an insourced basis, a majority do not.

Trending Transportation Updates: February 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new and exciting transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in February 2020! Transportation Updates: February 2020 FMCSA present Tech Celerate, a new safety program FMCSA has recently announced the rollout of the newest program, Tech Celerate 2020, that aims to […]. Blog logistics news transportation news transportation trends transportation updates

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Improvements to Mexico’s Rail Network Presents Tremendous Opportunity

Logistics Viewpoints

Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Trends Transportation Transportation Management SystemsTwenty years ago, there was only one railroad in Mexico, which was run by a public agency and broken into three regional classes. At that time, there needed to be tremendous improvements to rail service, engines and cars, and to key infrastructure such as bridges and tracks. Then in 1995, the Mexican government announced that […].

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Where Do the Savings from Managed Transportation Services Come From?

Talking Logistics

Managed transportation service providers work to deliver transportation solutions to maximize service at the lowest cost through people, process, and technology. The process involves investigating the current transportation activities and engaging in new opportunities for cost-savings while optimizing service levels. A recent ARC Strategies study on managed transportation services found, on average, MTS can save a company between 2 and 10 percent of its transportation spend.

Transport Logistic – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Transport Logistic – 2015. Single showcase for all solutions: transport logistic. transport logistic, Leading International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management , presents the entire value chain and the major international market leaders out of the transport and logistics sector. KEY FACTS of transport logistic. Date: 5-8 May, 2015. Venue: Messe München, Germany. Organisation: Messe München GmbH.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends. Natural disasters in the United States over the last few years that have impacted the country’s transportation infrastructure , from hurricanes and floods to snowstorms. Disruption of Transportation Industry.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption. Even though most have little-to-no IT support or technology, they dominate a mode of transportation that can’t be ignored. The framework for creating a truly viable transportation visibility blockchain network is within our grasp. He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize


The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. The tools supporting digitization enables the presentation of information in ways not conceived of pre-2009. The ability to present digital information dynamically and graphically provides the user with interfaces that make information gathering and sharing a pleasant, exciting, or sometimes addictive experience.

Today’s Tightened Transportation Market


Capacity is tight across most areas of the supply chain, presenting challenges in the truckload, drayage, less-than-truckload(LTL), intermodal rail, and warehousing markets. Although many areas of the supply chain are experiencing a capacity constraint, transportation capacity. Transportation 3pl Supply Chain

The Complexity of Wind Turbine Transportation Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

As the size and complexity of wind turbines grow, so do the manufacturing process requirements and component transportation costs. These new blades approach the limit of existing ground transportation infrastructure in terms of managing their delivery from the factory to the installation site.

Trending Transportation Updates: May 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in May 2020! Trending Transportation Updates: May 2020 FMCSA presents the final HOS rule update Over the recent months, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration had updated the HOS rules several times before […]. Blog transportation trends transportation updates trending updates

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Use these 5 Data & Analytics Best Practices to Reduce Transportation Costs

Intelligent Audit

Being able to reduce transportation costs requires managers to focus on ways to boost overall return on investment (ROI). By taking advantage of different shipping methods and analytical processes, it is possible to enhance transport productivity and reduce transportation costs.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.