Archive for December 2018

Top Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. The numbers speak for themselves: 49 episodes produced in 2018, totaling more than 1,200 minutes of conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain […]

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Defining Digital Transformation

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Construction Is Lagging In Digitization LET’S GET UNSTUCK,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor). What is so new about digital transformation? Haven’t we been using the internet, Web, email, and other digital tools for decades in our […]

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Above the Fold: How Will Same-Day Delivery Market Shake Out?

Editor’s Note: Above the Fold is a new segment on Talking Logistics where we spend a couple of minutes discussing a headline or two from last week’s supply chain and logistics news and raise a question for you to answer. Today’s segment is on same-day delivery. How will the same-day delivery market shake out? Post […]

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How Technology Empowers Freight Brokers to Work Smarter, Not Harder to Drive Profitability

Tom Curee, Vice President of Logistics at Kingsgate Logistics, and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, discuss the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When you look at the way freight brokers have traditionally operated, what are the biggest drivers of cost and inefficiency? What kind of operational challenges […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018)

Why can’t I be you? The Cure was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame yesterday, along with Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music, and The Zombies. The Cure is certainly worthy of induction, but as a rabid Depeche Mode fan, I can’t believe they (and Def Leppard!) got in […]

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How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System

The cost saving and service improvement benefits of a transportation management system (TMS) are well documented. None of those benefits are achievable or sustainable, however, unless you get the implementation right. What are the key ingredients to a successful TMS implementation? What are some of the common mistakes companies make? Has software-as-a-service (SaaS) made TMS […]

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