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Streamlining and Automating the Procure-to-Pay Process

Streamlining and automating the procure-to-pay (P2P) process is something many companies are focused on, especially those dealing with hundreds, if not thousands, of suppliers and high volumes of purchase orders, shipments, and invoices. What are the current challenges companies are facing in their efforts to streamline and automate their P2P processes? How is technology helping […]

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Tapping Into Private Fleet Backhaul Capacity

In today’s challenging transportation environment, the more avenues shippers have to find and secure capacity, the better. While there is currently considerable investment and effort to add capacity to the market, there’s also a lot of wasted capacity such as empty private fleet backhauls. How can shippers tap into this source more efficiently? What are […]

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How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation

Last year many shippers were caught flat-footed by rising transportation costs and capacity constraints. It’s safe to say that in 2019 shippers will likely be more vigilant and more proactive in looking for opportunities to better manage and control their transportation costs. What are some of these cost-saving opportunities? How can shippers realize them? That […]

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How to Combat the Uncertainty and Risks in Today’s Global Supply Chains

Whether it’s the escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China, what’s happening (or not happening) with Brexit in Europe, or the status of “New NAFTA” and other trade agreements, one thing is clear: there is growing risk and uncertainty in global supply chain management. How are leading companies navigating these risks and uncertainties? That was […]

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The Role of TMS in a Logistics Partner’s Strategy and Value Proposition

What do shipper’s look for in a logistics partner? Operational excellence, of course. But beyond that, shippers today also expect their logistics partners to provide them with technology solutions, timely and accurate data, and business intelligence and analytics capabilities. What factors are driving these expectations? How are logistics service providers responding? What capabilities are most […]

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Preparing Now for the 2019 Peak Season in Transportation

Even though the peak season in transportation recently ended, it’s never too early to start preparing for the next one. What did we learn from the 2018 peak season that we can apply in our planning for 2019? What actions should companies take now to start preparing? How can technology help in the preparation process? […]

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