Archive for Past Episode – UltraShipTMS

Leveraging TMS Capabilities to Become a Shipper of Choice

Anthony Vitiello, Director of Marketing at UltraShipTMS, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: There are a lot of things shippers can do to win favor with carriers, but what’s most important today? What transportation management system (TMS) features or capabilities can help carriers win back time and productivity? Can […]

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Beating the Capacity Crisis: Ways to Manage Transportation Capacity More Effectively

The dynamic nature of the transportation industry is leading shippers to take a smarter, more integrated approach to transportation management, especially when it comes to securing and utilizing capacity. In this timely and informative episode, Nicholas Carretta, President at UltraShipTMS, discusses the trends and challenges facing transportation executives today and the actions they are taking, including leveraging technology, to secure and manage […]

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The Time is Right to Focus on Yard Management

Yard Management Systems (YMS) have been misunderstood in the marketplace for a long time– is it part of a TMS, WMS, or a standalone application? As a result, many companies have a limited perspective of its role and value proposition, and so they’re missing out on big opportunities to improve visibility, reduce costs, and increase productivity. […]

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Usability Matters: The Importance of the User Interface in TMS

Evaluating whether a transportation management system (TMS) meets your functional requirements remains critically important. But after that list has been checked off, you need to give equal time and consideration to evaluating the user experience. Many user interfaces are crammed with too many features and too much information that users don’t need or want to accomplish […]

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Calculating the Cost Savings and Return of a Transportation Management System

In a previous episode of Talking Logistics, Nicholas Carretta, President at UltraShipTMS, discussed some of the barriers companies face in implementing a TMS and how to overcome them. “Building the business case” was one of the challenges he discussed, and in this episode, Nicholas dives deeper into that topic. What are the main cost factors shippers need […]

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Removing the Barriers to TMS Implementation and Benefits: Nicholas Carretta, President of UltraShipTMS

Despite the fact that transportation management systems (TMS) have been around for a long time, there are still a lot of companies — especially small and midsize firms — that still manage their transportation operations with spreadsheets and fax machines. What are some of the reasons why these companies haven’t invested in a TMS yet? […]

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