As supply chains become more global and distributed, transporting goods from origin to final destination, in a timely and cost-efficient manner, is becoming more challenging and complex. Many shipments today involve multiple modes and legs, utilize pool points, or include multi-stop route plans. How are leading shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) addressing this complexity? What factors or constraints are important to consider when managing these types of operations? How are transportation management systems (TMS) facilitating complex loads? What’s the difference between a “customer load” and a “execution load”?
Jim Davis, Vice President of Client Solutions at MercuryGate, addresses those questions and more in this timely and informative episode. After watching, post a question or comment for Jim and keep the conversation going!
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