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

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation

GlobalTranz

Additional opportunities can be reached through transportation optimization whether using a 3PL or 4PL. It's important to understand how transportation optimization can work well with managed transportation service providers to attain that goal. Blog Transportation Management

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4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

GlobalTranz

The post 4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Transportation Multimodal transportation

 Best Practices to Improve OTR Transportation

GlobalTranz

Managing OTR transportation through disruption is a complex process. We’re sharing seven best practices to improve OTR transportation management, enabling shippers to stay competitive in the face of disruption. Across OTR Transportation Modes. OTR transportation optimization?is

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.

Transportation as a Service: The Value of Cloud-Based Transportation Management + 3PL Partnerships

GlobalTranz

Cloud-based transportation management offers a variety of benefits for businesses that operate in the global supply chain. But there are times when it becomes necessary to outsource the entire process thoroughly, which many refer to as transportation as a service.

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin. To find the right logistics transportation services partner for your unique business needs, shippers should consider these five crucial characteristics. .

5 Transportation Management Optimization Practices

GlobalTranz

The world of logistics and managed transportation is continuously evolving. Transportation professionals are tasked with reducing costs while increasing customer satisfaction levels. Transportation Management Optimization #1: Shipment Pooling.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance

GlobalTranz

Creating a data-driven supply chain tracking important transportation metrics helps shippers respond and adapt as quickly as possible to known and unknown events. Why Monitor Transportation Metrics. Which Transportation Metrics Should Shippers Track to Manage Transportation.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers

The Logistics of Logistics

Original article: Warner’s Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers. In light of the global environment in the past year and a half, we listed the top transportation & logistics influencers. The road hasn’t been easy for the transportation and logistics industries.

Transporting Cars !

Supply Chain Game Changer

Transporting cars article and permission to publish here provided by Saaed Darwish. The auto transport industry provides a very important service. Instead, you can let the transport company handle the details and securely get your car from point A to point B. Subscribe Here!

When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past. Another indicator of switching from in-house to managed logistics transportation services is expanding freight spend.

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

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.

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.

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.

How a 3PL Empowers Shippers With LTL Transportation Stability

GlobalTranz

No carrier or mode has been excluded from the increased demand of e-commerce and a customer base that’s anxious for a return to normalcy, including the LTL transportation sector. How Can a 3PL Help Shippers Manage LTL Transportation Proactively.

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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

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.

Transportation capacity declines accelerate in September

The Supply Chain Journal

The rate at which transportation capacity contracted increased in September, according to a supply chain survey released Tuesday. The Transportation Capacity Index remains historically low, indicating continued downward pressure,” the report read. Transportation prices are soaring.

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.

Transportation Impact celebrates name change

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Impact announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity Monday, unveiling a new name, logo, domain name, and tagline. The name TransImpact is a natural evolution from our original name, Transportation Impact,” said CEO Berkley Stafford. “As

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.

TMS Solution Guide

A digital-first business strategy is your best defense against risk and uncertainty. This guide details how a Transportation Management System (TMS) can help streamline domestic and international, multi-modal supply chains with smart automation and continuous optimization.

The Challenges of Transporting Hazardous Materials

IT Supply Chain

The post The Challenges of Transporting Hazardous Materials appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Andrew Tavener (pictured). Head of Marketing at Descartes. Industry Talk

How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

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.

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.

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.

Editor’s Choice: When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

Logistics Viewpoints

The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past. Another indicator of switching from in-house to managed logistics transportation services is expanding freight spend.

Considerations When Choosing an Auto Transport Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Auto transport company article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Martin. For all car owners, the need to transport your car is something all have encountered or will encounter at some point. When the need for vehicle shipping arises, this is where car transporters come in.

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.

Transportation capacity dips further, prices keep surging

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation capacity remains on a downward trajectory while prices and utilization are “increasing at an increasing rate,” according to a supply chain survey released Tuesday. The transportation capacity subindex of the Logistics Managers’ Index (LMI) increased 560 basis points to 40.5%

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.