Archive for February 2018

[Video] Managed Services vs. Software-as-a-Service: Which Path is Right for You?

Chuck Papa, Senior VP of Sales at Transplace, addresses the following questions in this timely and informative episode: What is transportation managed services? How does it differ from traditional transportation outsourcing? What benefits does software-as-a-service (SaaS) offer over traditional in-house deployment of a transportation management system (TMS)? If I’m a shipper and I’m deciding between […]

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Navigating the Unknowns of E-Commerce: Why Reinvent the Wheel?

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Part 1 an Executive Brief series co-written by Adrian Gonzalez, President of Adelante SCM, and Mike Glodziak President & CEO of LEGACY Supply Chain Services. You can download the full brief at LEGACY’s website. The rules for success in e-commerce and omni-channel fulfilllment are still being written, […]

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Supply Chain Innovation Technology: No Longer Just a “Build vs. Buy” Decision

A couple of years ago, Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, wrote a post on LinkedIn where she stated that “Every Company is a Technology Company.” She went on to say: As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, we’re now living in an era of disruption, what we call the Idea Economy. Companies today […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

This was school vacation week for my kids, which means it was a working vacation for me — with more emphasis on vacation than working. But I did manage to keep a pulse on what was happening in the supply chain and logistics industry; here are the items that caught my attention: KFC restaurants could […]

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Dig Deep: What to Know About TMS Hosting, Data Models and Integration

If you’ve ever purchased a transportation management system (TMS) for your organization – or any enterprise software – you know that the term “software as a service” (SaaS) gets thrown around a lot. The problem is, it means different things to different people, and some vendors twist the meaning of the term to make it […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 12-16, 2018)

It’s one of those Friday mornings: lots to do, not enough time. So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 per Share in Cash in a Transaction Valued at Over $300 Million Amber Road, Inc. Rejects Unsolicited Proposal from […]

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