LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software

Cerasis

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Guess Who Announced New Transportation Management Software (TMS) Functionality Yesterday

Talking Logistics

If I ask you to guess who announced new transportation management software (TMS) functionality yesterday, who would you guess? My bet is that you would name a software company, perhaps a best-of-breed TMS vendor like some of our sponsors, but the right answer is actually a third-party logistics provider. First, it underscores a point I made last year in Putting Software Vendors and 3PLs in a Box : That the answers to “What is a third-party logistics provider?”

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How Dock Scheduling Software Improves Capacity Woes

C3 Solutions

Shippers need to understand the current state of the capacity crunch, how dock scheduling software reduces the impact of capacity challenges and the use cases of such software to augment capacity. Dock Scheduling Software shipper of choice transportation capacity crisis

5 Pitfalls To Avoid When Selecting Supply Chain Software

Cerasis

As your business grows, you supply chain software will need to expand. You may opt to organize your business into an independent third-party logistics provider (3PL), or you may want to purchase software for tracking, monitoring, and processing all of your needs. No matter which direction you choose, supply chain software comes riddled with opportunities for confusion, demise, and incapability. 5 Pitfalls of Supply Chain Software Selection. #1:

TMS in the SMB Market: The Evolution Toward Software-as-a-Self-Service

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015 was that 3PLs and software vendors would focus more on acquiring small and midsized business (SMB) clients this year. Transportation management system (TMS) vendors have been in that race for some time, and earlier this week, C.H.

Transformative Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

It can be a difficult choice to make; supply chains are not one-size-fits-all, and your transportation technology solutions shouldn’t be, either. It could be the “just right” fit a company is looking for, especially when considering large-scale changes to a transportation model.

BluJay launches supply chain software releases

BluJay Solutions

Air Cargo News covers the news of BluJay’s latest transportation, distribution, and compliance software application releases. The post BluJay launches supply chain software releases appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

Is Software Making Us Dumb?

Talking Logistics

Rather than lifting us up, smart software seems to be dumbing us down. Today, the skill is being built into the software, especially for managing supply chain and logistics operations. Is software making us dumb? The post Is Software Making Us Dumb?

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? Although the worst consequences have not yet materialized, here are some potential problems shippers might expect as this debacle continues and ways that transportation management software can help. <> All these unnatural conditions couldn’t possibly fail to have an impact on a shipper’s transportation plan.

Shippers: Don't Believe These 4 Myths about TMS Software

PLS Logistics

A software as a service (SaaS) transportation management system (TMS) solution doesn’t add value, is expensive, and doesn’t present ROI for years. The SaaS model of TMS software requires little to no IT or monetary investment, unlike traditional software.

The Digital Supply Chain: Why Modifying Supply Chain Software May Cause More Headache Than Benefits

Cerasis

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Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

At the recent McLeod Software User Conference , however, I delivered a keynote address to over 1,000 attendees, and most of them were carriers and transportation service providers. How do you plan for the future of transportation?

Transportation Management Systems: Overcoming Implementation Challenges

3GTMS

A transportation management system (TMS) is one of the most transformative supply chain management technologies that a 3PL, shipper or broker can implement: It saves an organization 8-10 percent in freight cost on average, delivering one of the strongest ROIs of any supply chain software.

Modern Transportation Management Software Demands Carrier Connectivity

GTG Technology Group

Anyone in the shipping and transportation industry recognizes the importance of carriers. With increasingly complicated logistical and resource issues arising, Transportation Management Software (TMS) must remain at the forefront of technology to stay afloat.

What 2017 Reveals for Transportation Management Software in 2018

GTG Technology Group

Top Trends in Transportation Management Software Development. Those that do will transform into innovative companies that offer customers the best in transportation service. Advanced analytics enabled transportation companies to refine routes and cut costs as never before.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. In these most read 10 transportation management or transportation articles this year we saw, as with the other categories, a large portion focus on technology, such as transportation management systems.

Four Reasons Why You Should Be Using Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Adopt Transportation Management Software Today. Transporting goods seems straightforward, but to the experienced professional, it’s a complicated balance of success, unforeseen circumstances, and problem management. Stop Holding Your Company Back!

A Transportation Network is Your Pit Crew

Talking Logistics

You’ve developed a well thought out transportation plan that supports your supply chain. You’ve conducted a transportation procurement event and have agreements in place with carrier partners to provide the type of capacity you need, where and when you need it. You’ve communicated the final transportation plan and carrier strategy to your internal and external constituents, and have made essential business process changes to ensure successful execution.

5 Key Benefits of Implementing a Dock Scheduling Software

C3 Solutions

Failure to properly maintain and proactively manage the yard, warehouse managers, the dock, and transportation will result in higher freight spend. Shippers need to understand the value of implementing dock scheduling software and how it can contribute to increased efficiency.

Transportation, Planning, and Omni-Channel Fulfillment

Talking Logistics

But when PwC asked CEOs in a recent survey ( Global Retail and Consumer Goods CEO Survey: The Omni-Channel Fulfillment Imperative ) what areas most needed their additional attention to achieve omni-channel fulfillment, 88 percent said it is their transportation and logistics operations.

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.

10 Reasons to Consider a Transportation Management System (TMS)

The Network Effect

by Nilam Oswal, Software Analyst, SoftwareSuggest.com If your company functions in retail, distribution, manufacturing, e-commerce or third party logistics, chances. The post 10 Reasons to Consider a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management Transportation Visibility logistics TMS transportation

Forming a Partnership with Your Software-as-a-Service Provider

Talking Logistics

How is the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model aligned with this partnership approach? They realize they need to get more from a software provider relationship.”. Another factor is the evolution of software across multiple applications,” added Josh. As an example, Josh notes that, “Over the past few years there has been the convergence of transportation management, where multiple modes have been brought together into a single platform.

How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System

Talking Logistics

The cost saving and service improvement benefits of a transportation management system (TMS) are well documented. Has software-as-a-service (SaaS) made TMS implementations easier or harder? Geoff also recommends you involve IT, even if you’re looking at a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application. ” This person might come from the transportation department, process management or IT, depending on the organization.

[WHITE PAPER] Why Blockchain is Set to Transform Transportation Management

Cerasis

Blockchain set to Transform Transportation Management & Trucking Blockchain’s use in logistics and transportation management is an exciting area of study. In the age of software-as-a-service and cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS).

From the First Message to the Last Mile, BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Improve Complex Logistics and Global Trade Operations

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK and Holland, MI – April 30, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, has released version 20.1 of its transportation, distribution, and compliance software applications. BluJay’s Transportation Management for Shippers now offers a Client Portal, which allows clients of BluJay shippers to create orders and track their shipments.

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. Disruption of Transportation Industry.

SCLA – Transportation Innovation, Customer Experience and Growth

Descartes

The event brings together thought leaders from a spectrum of companies including shippers, road carriers, rail carriers, ports, 3PLs, and software providers. My participation was in the transportation area, and I have summarized the event to help share the insights I took from the event

6 Costly Transportation Management Software Mistakes Technology Can Correct

GTG Technology Group

The result has been a push toward high-tech Transportation Management Software (TMS) and cloud-based IT. Human error accounts for a large amount of loss in transportation. There is no denying that logistical operations within supply chains are exceedingly complicated.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This process usually involves the application of mathematical modelling techniques using computer software.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This process usually involves the application of mathematical modeling techniques using computer software.

Transportation Management and the Promise of Machine Learning

BluJay Solutions

The primary reason companies buy a transportation management system is for freight savings. The post Transportation Management and the Promise of Machine Learning appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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?

Tailwind Transportation Software Launches Fully Web-Based Enterprise TMS

Tailwind

Tailwind Enterprise is a flexible, cloud-based Enterprise Transportation Management Software (TMS) for fast-moving logistics companies. Gone are the days of long sales cycles, lengthy implementations, and expensive customized modules for massive and inflexible software systems.