Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

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s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s

4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

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Manhattan Associates Launches Active Transportation Management

Logistics Viewpoints

From a historical perspective, transportation management systems are all about freight savings. Manhattan Associates unveiled its latest TMS, Manhattan Active Transportation Management, last week during the company’s virtual user conference.

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

GlobalTranz

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain. Freight Transportation Management Trends Transportation Management Trends for 2020

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Transporting Cars !

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process? Read more Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative.

Transport Lessons of COVID-19: Preparing for Future Disruptions

CHAINalytics

Transport keeps supply chains moving. If nothing else, the transport lessons of COVID-19 have taught us much about being ready for the unexpected. Coronavirus disruptions … The post Transport Lessons of COVID-19: Preparing for Future Disruptions appeared first on Chainalytics.

Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-haul transportation industry has been tested daily. The post Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. The biggest issue? Fluctuations in supply and demand.

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS). When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Transport and Logistics

A 3000 word comprehensive introduction to the transport and logistics industries, including the impact of COVID-19. Written for the ICC by Sonja Chapman, Associate Professor at the Fashion Institute for Technology.

Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

GlobalTranz

The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern. Of course, you always want to start with trusted transportation on.read More. The post Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

AI-based Configuration: The Future of Optimized Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s always been tension with the optimization technologies used for fleets or common carrier transportation. Attempts at simplification run counter to the need for greater flexibility to more accurately model the transportation problem and better meet the performance goals of the business.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility 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.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Improving the Transportation Solve: Jointly Optimizing across Inventory and Transportation

Logistics Viewpoints

They can buy and implement a transportation management system (TMS). Or they can outsource transportation planning and execution to a 3PL that provides managed transportation services (MTS). Food & Beverage Industry Inventory Management Logistics Outsourcing Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Management Systems inventory Mananged Transportation optimization TMS

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

GlobalTranz

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.

Transportation of Goods in a Changed World

Kuebix

The post Transportation of Goods in a Changed World appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Covid-19 TMS Truck Drivers Community Load Match kuebix tms Transportation Management SystemsThe Covid-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of both small and large businesses for the foreseeable future.

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

GlobalTranz

Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. That is where multimodal metrics that leverage transportation data can make all the difference.

A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation and coronavirus have been getting a lot of attention lately. FourKites founder and CEO Matt Elenjickal shares his thoughts on transportation and coronavirus. The post A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Editor’s Choice: Dodge Disruption Using Smarter Transportation Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s article is from Open Sky Group and highlights the need for a smarter transportation management system. And, more often than not, it was a modernized, intelligent approach to transportation management that gave them the critical edge.

A Data Journey: Making Improvements in Transportation Management

CHAINalytics

While this is true across an entire organization, substantive improvements in transportation management presents some unique but ultimately rewarding challenges. The 29th stanza … The post A Data Journey: Making Improvements in Transportation Management appeared first on Chainalytics.

The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

River Logic

While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries. Even these services struggled to deliver.

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. More than a strictly outsourced model, a hybrid of managed services and technology can adjust to fit unique supply chain needs, provide visibility to a company’s transportation data and network benchmarks, and supply the expert talent a company needs.

Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility

CHAINalytics

Freight transportation is constantly defined by the ups and downs of the market. As a result of recent market swings … The post Transportation Portfolio Diversity is the Antidote to Volatility appeared first on Chainalytics.

Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity

CHAINalytics

Increasing supply chain efficiency benefits more than the bottom line Logistics … The post Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity appeared first on Chainalytics. Increasing efficiency and lowering costs is the mission of logistics.

Transportation Management 2021 Outlook

NFI

Transportation Management 2021 Outlook Featuring Jeff Kanterman, RVP of Transportation Management at NFI What do you think will be in store for transportation management in 2021? Transportation

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

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.

Managing transportation in times of tight capacity and high rates

Logistics Trends and Insights

No matter the mode of transportation a shipper uses, the shipper is paying more for it, that is, when they can find space. However, the demand has impacted every mode of transportation – ocean, air, truck, rail, and parcel carrier.

Dedicated Transportation 2021 Outlook

NFI

Dedicated Transportation 2021 Outlook Featuring Bill Mahoney, EVP, Chief Commercial Officer What do you think will be in store for dedicated transportation in 2021? Supply Chain Transportation

2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market

GlobalTranz

The availability of seasonal workers and a labor shortage in general due to the pandemic, as well as its effects of personal transportation and ability to get to the field, remains. Yes, it will be difficult to find transportation capacity, but there is a better way forward on the horizon.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

GlobalTranz

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

River Logic

While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries. Even these services struggled to deliver.

Why is Transportation Management Important?

Kuebix

Before transportation management systems (TMSs) came into the picture, nearly all logistics processes were done on paper. Transportation management technology changed all of that. The post Why is Transportation Management Important? Blog Cloud Digital Supply Chain Technology TMS Visibility Integration kuebix tms Supply Chain technology Transportation Management