TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. What is a Transportation Management Software? A transportation management software (TMS) is a subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. What is a Transportation Management Software? A transportation management software (TMS) is a subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. What is a Transportation Management Software? A transportation management software (TMS) is a subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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New Transport Intelligence Study

Supply Chain Movement

The recent study on Supply Chain Risk and Visibility in the Movement of Goods which was carried out by leading transport and logistics research company Transport Intelligence and Kewill is now available. >>Please Transport Intelligence Study. Reports download itsubwaymap Kewill logistics research results risk transport Transport Intelligence visibility

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[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs

Cerasis

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Case Study Freight Technology Podcast Freight Tech Innovation

TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

What defines the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market for transportation management systems (TMS)? I began my presentation at last month’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference with that question, in a session titled “TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt,” where I co-presented with Andra Gibson (Project Manager, Logistics Service Solutions at Carhartt) and Gregg Lanyard (Director, Product Management at Manhattan Associates).

Supply Chain Management Case Study

LeanCor

Supply Chain Management Case Study: Total Delivered Cost Model. In this supply chain management case study, read how LeanCor analyzed the supply chain to find opportunities to reduce total delivered cost, and identified pilot SKU’s for implementation. The client suffered from high transportation costs, 30-40 day lead times, and large gaps between what they produced and actually needed. Read – Supply Chain Management Case Study: Healthcare Logistics.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

Transportation Management Study - Supply Chain Insights

Logility

Lora Cecere, founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, is taking a deeper look at the role of transportation process maturity in supply chain excellence. As part of this research project, she has developed a brief survey to better understand today’s transportation planning priorities. This survey is targeted at manufacturers, retailers, and distributors as well as transportation providers, consultants and software providers.

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A Case Study in Closed-Loop Operational Management

Talking Logistics

Simply put, if companies tried to optimize orders, inventory, and transportation simultaneously, across thousands of SKUs, the optimization models would either break down because they couldn’t handle that level of complexity or the solve would take way too long (many hours or even days), which would make the effort impractical, especially if the goal is to tightly link planning with daily execution.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. In order to accelerate the learning, this article has gathered 20+ most sought-after supply chain case studies, analyzed/categorized them by industry and the findings are presented. This section features the supply chain case studies of H&M, Benetton, Zara and Adidas. The last supply chain case study in the fashion retailing industry is Adidas.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

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.

A Transportation Management System or Managed Transportation Services? Why Not Both?

Logistics Viewpoints

Last year the ARC Advisory Group did a study on the ROI a shipper would get by having their transportation managed by a third party logistics firm. In a managed transportation services (MTS) arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute the shipper’s moves. We’ve done similar research on transportation systems (TMSs).

Revisiting Transportation Forecasting

Talking Logistics

Many companies have collaborative planning and forecasting processes with suppliers and manufacturing partners, but very few companies translate demand and production forecasts into transportation capacity requirements. In this episode, Adrian discusses the key challenges and opportunities associated with transportation forecasting. Watch as Adrian discusses: Two key reasons why transportation forecasting has been a challenge to implement.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. We hope the following case study shows you the proverbial proof in the pudding of effective Logistics KPIs management. . A Case Study of How one Large Shipper Used Effective Logistics KPIs Management to Stay Strategic and Competitive.

6 Applications and Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management

Cerasis

Let’s talk about Blockchain technology in transportation management. Blockchain technology in transportation management improves effectiveness because of the technology’s capability and chronological elements. 3 Applications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management. The blockchain isn’t wildly popular in transportation management yet. 3 Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management. Supply Chain Transportation Management

Study finds COVID deepening the relationship between shippers and 3PLs

EFT

The new study from Penske has found that shippers and their 3PLs are moving closer to a strategic relationship and further away from a transactional one, driven by the pressures of COVID-19. .

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DiManEx Contributes to Find the Business Case for Digital Spare Parts in VTT Study

DiManEx

This comprehensive joint research project with Aalto University studied identification methods to find parts that are suitable for AM, as well as part performance, workflow and quality assurance implications, and embedded intelligence or “smart” spare parts.

Case Study: Refrigerated Transport Services for Legendary Chocolate Maker

West Coast and California Logistics

A few years ago, they turned to Weber Logistics to provide a variety of refrigerated transport services in a very specific part of the globe – the U.S. We recently wrote a case study on the relationship, which we preview in this article.

Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

Cerasis

For shippers, culture and behavior have to change to apply Lean Transportation thinking. The “Them (company leadership) versus Us (shop floor associates)” mentality also needs to change for Lean Transportation to " WE. The 8 Rights To Achieve Lean Transportation Practices. The are the 8 Rights of Lean Transportation thinking: Right Materials, Right Quantity, Right time, Right Place, Right Source, Right Price, Right Quantity, and. Transportation takes time.

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Case Study: How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend | Transportfolio. Our team provided North American transportation to Generac at the time. Generac implemented our global transportation management system (TMS), Navisphere ® and integrated it with its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. With a global TMS, Generac can also optimize shipments more effectively and choose the best mode of transportation.

Case Study: TMS Reporting Saves 20% for Steel Manufacturer

PLS Logistics

The company wanted to remain focused on their core competencies, but its transportation needs were taking up too much time and effort. It needed to partner with a scalable transportation management expert who could handle a complicated, wide-ranging transportation network. As a steel manufacturer, the company needed a 3PL that prioritizes safety and could be responsible for various levels of transport.

Transportation Management Case Study: Medical Supply Company Decreases Freight Claims Percentage, Improves Visibility, & Reduces Costs

Cerasis

In a first of several case studies to come out from Cerasis regarding how our solutions aid shippers in managing transportation more effectively thru our transportation technology and managed services, learn how a Medical Supply Company switched providers and increased overall results. A Brief Synopsis of Transportation Management Success. Fill out the Form Below to Download the Case Study. Case Study Freight Transportation Management

New 3PL Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

In the 2015 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, survey results showed the continuing, positive overall nature of shipper-3PL relationships. The 2015 3PL Study showed that 73% of those who use logistics services and 77% of 3PL providers are satisfied that they have received open, transparent and effective communication from their partners. The results from this year’s study again confirm that the IT gap continues to narrow to some extent.

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[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. The applications of blockchain technology range from better management of the ELD mandate to improvements in overall transportation management. In the age of software-as-a-service and cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS). Blockchain Technology Transportation Management White Papers

Logistics Negotiation Study

The Logistics of Logistics

One of Heather’s areas of study is logistics negotiation. I am proud to say that many readers of this blog participated in Heather’s study. Partnering means lots of negotiations on everything from service, to payment terms, transportation modes, and of course cost. Logistics Negotiation Study Findings: Strong Relationships Lead to Supplier Performance. Logistics Negotiation Study. Fill out the form to download a free copy of "Logistics Negotiation Study".

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Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. A Case Study. This case study will show you the analysis of Apple Supply Chain core processes, challenging issues and complexities of its operations. Information about Apple Supply Chain is a bit here, there and everywhere, its kinda tough to find the actual case study. To the best of my knowledge, many business schools still use the case study " Apple Computers Supplier Hubs: A Tale of Three Cities " from Stanford University (1996). A Case Study.

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

Cerasis

This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . But nearly all of these processes revolve around a few common factors, reports DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation, and you need to understand what they mean for the supply chain and transportation industries. . Take a moment to study the following graphic: It demonstrates how complex selecting the appropriate route for a given shipment can be.

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

Their testing spans across many industries including aerospace, automotive, surface transportation, construction, energy, and sports. I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation. Studies suggest that platooning could help drive down these operating costs. According to a report released by Transport Canada, some studies have shown fuel savings as high as 21 percent.

Have You Missed the Most Valuable Aspect of Your Transportation Management Solution?

Descartes

Adrian Gonzalez , industry expert and host of an online video talk show and blog Talking Logistics, connects with Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes for insights from benchmarking studies Descartes conducted about getting the most value from transportation management systems. Overview: Whether you run a fleet or purchase transportation, the value of transportation management extends well beyond the transportation department.

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. Transportation is an Afterthought. In fact, in the JDA Vision 2015 Supply Chain Market Study , only 16 percent of respondents reported they could fulfill omni-channel demand profitably.

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

Cerasis

According to a research study from Forrester, EDI continues to prove its worth as an electronic message data format. 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. There are many benefits of transportation EDI which are a value added service via a transportation management system offered by transportation providers or 3PLs.

Redesign to Improve Value: A Case Study of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

In the recent study of the Voice of the Supply Chain Leader , we find that the gaps are large, and growing. I also think that Quintiq’s leadership in concurrent planning to solve new problems is promising, especially in the design of transportation and inventory flows. For example, we discovered that transportation and duties are 5x the expense of labor and overhead. Is it duties, or is it transportation?

Reimagining How You Purchase Transportation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

We recently announced our latest innovation, Procure IQ™ , which reimagines the way shippers purchase transportation. Our work together has led to a product and approach that will enhance the way transportation is purchased.