Integrating ERP and TMS: Why Your Business Needs Both Systems

Cerasis

While ERP systems provide excellent tools to manage accounting, human resources, customer relationships and more, they considerably lack the tools needed to properly manage transportation. Users can set up appointments through the system, reducing errors in communication and dissatisfaction.

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Supply Chain Technology Integration: Making the New Technology & Legacy Systems’ Marriage Last

Cerasis

However, simply wiping out your existing systems, which can represent millions of dollars in past investments, is not the answer. While modern supply chain technology systems allow for broad customization, keep your eye on the prize, not the bells and whistles of something out of reach.

The Transportation Management System Barbell

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for this year was that the transportation management system (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped ( mirroring what is happening in the third-party logistics industry ). “We’re

The supply chain planning system crystal ball

The 21st Century Supply Chain

If we think about traditional supply chain planning systems, they’re like balancing your check book by hand, which while necessary, is time consuming and error-prone. Planning systems, however, are not designed to allow you to ask ‘what if?’

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

and structuring data • Have a distaste for drawn-out and tedious system. Spread- sheets and in-house systems commonly used. ERP is the primary support system despite lacking. the system quickly and get some immediate benefits. •

Integrating Blockchain With Other Supply Chain Systems

Shipchain

Systems that work together can ensure that all parties in the supply chain have access to the information and resources necessary to fulfill more orders and please customers. The introduction of blockchain technology is no different from traditional upgrades to supply chain management systems.

Transportation Management Systems (TMS) in the Food Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Podcast version (click to play): The post Transportation Management Systems (TMS) in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

Casey and Paul Vigna – that opened my eyes to bitcoin’s true potential: as a new operating system for supply chain networks. Will blockchain become a new operating system for Supply Chain Operating Networks? The post Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

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6 Benefits of Effective a Reverse Logistics System & The 9 Core RevLog Metrics to Track

Cerasis

With the purpose of optimizing supply chain efficiency and asset recovery rates, applying a reverse logistics system has increasingly become a tool that positively impacts profitability as well as assisting an organization in meeting sustainability goals. Reverse Logistics Information Systems.

Why Reverse Logistics Systems and Transportation Management Should Be Considered Together

Cerasis

Needs for efficient reverse logistics systems continue to increase as e-commerce claims greater market share, and as so many traditionally functioning businesses grow and inevitably incur increasing volume of returns. Effective Cost Management Driven By Reverse Logistics Systems.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

siloed systems or simply not made available because it is owned by. supply chain systems is riddled with holes, duplicates, errors, out-of-date. with building efficient systems that cater to the needs of the organization and. Unlike other systems, machine learning.

6 Steps to Effectively Implement an Order Management System

Cerasis

Being in control of your supply chain and warehouse is essential to your success, and warehouse management systems follow suit. Fortunately, you can follow these steps to ensure you implement an order management system properly. Plan How to Implement an Order Management System.

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What Drives an Investment in a Warehouse Management System? 5 Considerations for Your Selection

Cerasis

For these companies, the use of a dedicated transportation management system, such as Cerasis™ Rater , can be deployed to lower transportation costs across the entire supply chain. However, costs can be further reduced through the use of a warehouse management system (WMS).

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The 5 Top Benefits of a Warehouse Management System

Cerasis

In their place, warehouse management systems have risen to make managing inventory easier, and these systems provide tremendous benefits, explains Rick Register of Inbound Logistics. Let’s take a look at the top five benefits of a warehouse management system.

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Warehouse Strategy: Put Wall Systems

The Network Effect

The post Warehouse Strategy: Put Wall Systems appeared first on The Network Effect. by Alex Barrio, Senior Project Consultant, Tompkins International Supply chain professionals know that running a distribution operation comes with several. Distribution Material Handling Warehousing ecommerce order picking shelving storage warehouse

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

and structuring data • Have a distaste for drawn-out and tedious system. Spread- sheets and in-house systems commonly used. ERP is the primary support system despite lacking. the system quickly and get some immediate benefits. •

TMS Systems: The 3 Core Areas & 9 Main Features to Expect Upon Evaluation

Cerasis

Efficient management of transportation plays a major role in determining the success rate of an organization’s distribution system. Often, the deployment of transportation management software systems or TMS systems is a great aid in reducing overall hard and soft transportation costs.

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Yet Another Airline System-wide Outage- Implications for Supply Chain Backbone Systems Technology Change

Supply Chain Matters

Last week’s United system glitch was reportedly attributed to the airline’s weight reporting system which calculates and governs an aircraft’s total weight load […]. Last week, thousands of airline passengers were delayed worldwide after a computer glitch temporarily halted departures at United Airlines, the latest in a series of outages to affect other airlines as well.

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Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS

Cerasis

There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. When shopping for a Freight Rating Software System with TMS, look for key points that will add value and provide additional benefits for shippers. The Basic Functionality of a Freight Rating System.

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7 Reasons ERP Systems Can Increase the Productivity of Your Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

ERP systems are a raging trend in the corporate arena these days – these miraculous platforms are a sure shot way to infuse productivity into your routine operations! ERP systems are comprehensive vehicles that gather, edit, update and manage business information comprehensively.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

An event in one function or system needs to have an. equivalent, translation, or handling rule for another function or system to. into systems. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain?

Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

Cerasis

We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System.

Benefits of a Transportation Management System (TMS)

PLS Logistics

Many companies could easily improve their supply chains by utilizing a transportation management system (TMS). Some companies chose not to use a TMS, and other companies may just not have a good understanding of what exactly a TMS is. It is important to know exactly what a TMS is and how it can help your company save money and time.

When To Replace Your TMS System

PLS Logistics

Deciding when you should replace your transportation management system (TMS) can be tricky. Many new systems are delivering so much more than what is necessary to help make your job easier. You don’t want to wait until the software begins to hold you back and affects the visibility of your supply chain. Many companies TMS’s enable some planning, optimization and routing tasks.

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Top 5 Tips To Optimize Your Warehouse Storage System

Cerasis

Optimising your warehouse storage system to ensure that it stays organized at all times of the month will be a dream come true, right? There are many ways to optimize your warehouse storage system, such as: 1. Use Bin Locators in Your Warehouse Storage System. It refers to a designated inventory storage location system, where you mark all the rows, columns and racks. Do you have a messy, unorganized warehouse?

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End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

systems fueled by flawed data. systems to get started, it?s 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the. Amazon effect," many companies are. looking to digital ly transform their. businesses.

The Future of the Distribution System: The New Distribution System: Part 3 of 3

Cerasis

In part 3 of the 3-part series, Jake discusses the New Distribution System and where the industry is headed. The New Distribution System. Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Jake Rheude with Red Stag Fulfillment.

The Best is Yet to Come with Transportation Management Systems

Talking Logistics

I conducted my first research study on transportation management systems (TMS) back in March of 1999. How will transportation management systems and the TMS vendor landscape continue to evolve in the months and years ahead? To provide VENDORS of transportation management systems with insights, analysis, and advice about user needs, requirements, and priorities, and to provide aggregated visibility to demand trends by industry, geography, company size, and other segments.

How to Reduce Time to Implement a Warehouse Management System in 4 Steps

Cerasis

Making the decision to implement a warehouse management system can be among the most cost-effective means to improve warehouse operations. Unfortunately, the road to warehouse management system implementation is not always clear, and it is filled with risk.

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Supply chain planning system revolution: Are you yanking my chain?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Goodwin does a great job of extracting the definition of the supply chain planning system revolution from Sicard. The revolution in supply chain planning systems begins to happen when these links are connected. The post Supply chain planning system revolution: Are you yanking my chain?

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

in antiquated systems. you have the systems to make sense of it. INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. Growing Challenges Shippers, carriers, terminal operators, freight forwarders and 3PLs spend millions of dollars and.

The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

C3 Solutions

Industry gatekeepers like supply chain managers hold much of the logistical power, but with power comes responsibility - they’re usually the first to receive blows from upper management and customers when things go awry.

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3 Things Your Transportation Management System May Lack

LeanCor

We shared the aggregate assessment results in the webinar and included some interesting findings around transportation management systems: Opportunity 1: “Our transportation management system facilitates real-time, exceptions-based communication.”.

Terex AWP: New Yard Management System Works like a Charm

PINC YMS

yard management system digital yard Terex Logistics ViewpointsClint Reiser , Director of supply chain research for ARC Advisory Group and a contributor to LogisticsViewpoitns.com, just published a very interesting article about how Terex is using digital technology for yard management to locate and identify over fifty thousand finished products a year in one of their facilities. Here's a quick excerpt from the original article.

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How to Minimize Customs Issues with an Accurate Labeling System

Loftware

Customs can be a problem for companies with inadequate labeling. Supply Chain Labeling Track & Traceability

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Moore’s Law and supply chain planning systems

The 21st Century Supply Chain

I remember the days when prospects approached Cloud with skepticism, specifically around the security of cloud based systems. The well intentioned users of such systems spend more time in data gathering, preparation, and piece together information on outdated data using excel macros and such.