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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Road Transportation


Road transportation is how people and things get from one place to another using vehicles on a paved surface. How road transport systems are set up The two main parts of the land transportation system are roads and rails. This was the start of modern road transportation.

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


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

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


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.

Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation


The post Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation appeared first on 3GTMS. 3PL Freight Brokers Transportation Management

5 Transportation Management Optimization Practices


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 Cost


Transport costs are a way to figure out how much the company that provides transportation has to pay to do its job. Rates and costs of transportation Transport systems need to increase their capacity and lower the cost of getting around.

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services


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. .

10 FAQs on Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

TMS have evolved to include robust functionality around modes, warehouse steps, visibility, cost-to-serve, and much more. Use this FAQ sheet to discover new solution benefits, capabilities, and opportunities available to get the highest ROI on your investment.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance


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.

Intermodal Transportation and Containerization


Intermodal transportation is when people or things are moved from one place to another using more than one kind of transportation. The container has become the most common unit of transport between different modes. Multi-modal transportation. Transmodal 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.

Across the Pond: The European Transportation Market (July 2022)

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was asked by Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to look at what is happening in the European transportation market and they provided me with access to their Transporeon Insights market data for additional insights and perspective.

Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

Transportation, Sustainability and Decarbonization


Sustainable transportation is the ability to meet a society's mobility needs in a way that is good for the environment and doesn't hurt the ability of future generations to move around. Infrastructures like energy, water, sewers, and transportation are needed to keep big cities running.

Today’s Transportation Management Systems: Your Mileage May Vary!


Chainalytics’ Vice President of Transportation Kevin Zweier presented a webinar with Supply Chain Management Review that explored the advantages of today’s TMS applications.

Cutting Emissions Through Better Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Oracle Fursion Cloud Transportation Management offers a solution that allows transportation planners to see estimated emissions – carbon dioxide, nitrous oxides, and particulate matter – before a trip is executed. Transportation is, of course, a major source of green house emissions.

Quarter-End Freight Surges Impact Transportation Rates

CH Robinson Logistics

Do month-end or quarter-end freight surges affect your transportation costs? Those familiar with transportation know that month-end or quarter-end freight surges commonly occur, and that your routing guide may not work as well as it usually does during those times.

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.

Transportation and the Environment


Transportation systems have effects on the environment, from the infrastructure to how vehicles are run. On the one hand, transportation activities help people and goods move around more easily, but on the other hand, transportation activities have effects on the environment that can be bad.

?Best Practices to Improve OTR Transportation


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

Transportation and Energy


Transportation uses a lot of energy because it allows people and goods to move around. Transportation : By getting people and goods from one place to another, distance-based differences in where resources and markets are located are meant to be lessened.

FMCG Transport: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Dave Jordan Logistics Management Transportation supply chain excellenceSupply chains have had a torrid time over the last 2 years and just when you think COVID is dissipating, Putin kicks off!

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.

Top 7 Logistics & Transportation Management Capabilities That Drive Sustainability

Talking Logistics

Read more Top 7 Logistics & Transportation Management Capabilities That Drive Sustainability. The post Top 7 Logistics & Transportation Management Capabilities That Drive Sustainability appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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!

Orchestrating Transportation with data

Supply Chain Movement

Data is the enabler that allows companies to meet these changing market dynamics through optimal transportation orchestration. Here are a few examples of leveraging data to enable modern transportation orchestration: Do you need rapid and accurate evaluation of transportation options?

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Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know


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

Gartner: Uncover the Differences in Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform Vendors

Looking to uncover the differences among the vendors of real-time transportation visibility? Gartner rates 11 visibility platform vendors on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business.

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.

Transport and Spatial Organization


Transportation Spatial Organization Two dimensions are used in the spatial structure to emphasize how uncommon homogeneity is. The spatial structure is influenced by transportation in addition to favoring economic development. Transport thus adds to the local spatial arrangement.

2022 Transportation Market Forecasting & Your 2022 US Trucking Outlook


So, we figured it was time to dust off the old Chainalytics crystal ball and throw our hat into … The post 2022 Transportation Market Forecasting & Your 2022 US Trucking Outlook appeared first on Chainalytics. Well, it’s that time of year again.

Rail Transportation and Pipelines


When vehicles move along tracks, this is called rail transportation. Getting around by train and rail lines In quarries and mines, there were simple rail systems in use by the 17th century, but it wasn't until the early 19th century that the first large rail transportation systems were set up.

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.

Reducing the Impact of High Fuel Costs Goes Beyond the Transportation Department

Logistics Viewpoints

While the transportation department bears the brunt of high fuel costs, it may not have much ability to mitigate the impact of these costs on the broader business as many of the causes of high fuel consumption come from outside the transportation department.

Global Brewer Taps Chainalytics to Optimise Transport Logistics Procurement


To align its logistics efforts around the world, the brewer explored developing a global logistics procurement … The post Global Brewer Taps Chainalytics to Optimise Transport Logistics Procurement appeared first on Chainalytics.

The Key to Transportation Management & Business Success

IT Supply Chain

The post The Key to Transportation Management & Business Success appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Andrew Tavener (pictured). Head of Marketing, Descartes. Industry Talk

Transportation Execution Market Poised for Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation execution solutions allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system. Transportation execution and visibility solutions can provide these efficiencies. The automation can decrease workloads in the transportation department.

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.