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? How Was the TMS Study Conducted?

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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.

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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.

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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.

Study 100

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 for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

What defines the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market for transportation management systems (TMS)? Case Study Cloud/SaaS Retail Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems Carhartt cloud Manhattan Associates omni-channel SaaS TMS transportation management systems

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.

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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. 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.

A Case Study in Closed-Loop Operational Management

Talking Logistics

Therefore, the manageable approach has been to aggregate SKUs into groups or categories, and to optimize orders, inventory, and transportation separately, with planners making manual adjustments afterwards to balance the outcomes.

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. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

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.

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.

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. 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.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.

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. Again with this year’s study, the most frequently outsourced activities tend to be those that are more transactional, operational and repetitive.

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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.

[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).

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.

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

The post BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management BASF bulk chemicals Descartes Systems Group MacroPoint real-time freight visibility transportation

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. In the United States, transportation cost is the big portion of total logistics cost. A Case Study.

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

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. . 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.

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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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).

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Have You Missed the Most Valuable Aspect of Your Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Talking Logistics

Transportation cost savings is usually cited as the number one reason companies invest in a transportation management system (TMS), but does the value go beyond that? During our conversation, Chris shared some insights and advice from some TMS benchmarking studies he conducted recently. Transportation benchmark studies. For the past three years, Descartes has conducted TMS benchmarking studies. Why do these studies?

Best Tip Ever: CPG Can Use JIT Transportation

PLS Logistics

Transportation is vital to CPG operations. In fact, in a recent study , 83% of supply chain leaders in the CPG industry say transportation is their top concern. The CPG supply chain has become more complex and consumer demands are driving the need for transportation efficiency.

Case Study: People and Processes Drive Supply Chain Improvements at Honeywell

TMC

Then you’ll be able to leverage your transportation management system (TMS) to execute, automate, and optimize those processes, as well as gain visibility to business intelligence to drive continuous improvement.