Archive for Past Episode

How to Create Friction-Free Borders with Customs Management

Celeste Catano, Global Product Manager Customs Management at BluJay Solutions, addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How has customs management changed over the years? What are some of the challenges and potential issues companies face today? Are you seeing companies looking to bring customs management in-house? What are some important […]

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Winning the Ongoing Competition for Carrier Capacity

Ed Hildebrandt, Senior Vice President, Global Business Development at CLX Logistics, and Jeff Baxter, Director of Supply Chain at Pilot Chemical Company, discuss the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Is capacity assurance as important (or even more important) than cost management? How is capacity assurance a competition? What actions should shippers […]

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There’s No Silver Bullet: Extracting Maximum (and Ongoing) Value from a TMS

John Carey, VP at MercuryGate, and Al Toliver, Chief Logistics Officer at Redwood Logistics, discuss the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode:  What are you hearing from shippers in terms of the challenges they’re facing in their day-to-day operations? What are some of the hurdles or roadblocks shippers have to overcome […]

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Achieving Sustainable Transportation Savings: Practical Advice for C-Level Executives

It’s one thing to achieve your expected transportation savings in the first year, but being able to sustain those savings over multiple years is the ultimate goal. What are some of the critical factors or capabilities companies need to achieve sustained transportation savings? Why are so many companies still struggling to achieve sustained savings? How are leading […]

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Why Relationships Matter in the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry

Brent Nagy, VP Enterprise Customer Strategy at C.H. Robinson, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What defines a healthy relationship between supply chain operations, IT, and the executive management team and how do you get there? What are the main barriers to building strong shipper-carrier/3PL relationships? How do you […]

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Stop Thinking Micro: Maximize Your Savings with Macro-Optimization

Supply chain management software offers a lot of optimization opportunities, but most of those cost savings are realized through micro-optimization. What is the difference between micro-optimization and macro-optimization? What are the limitations or drawbacks to micro-optimization? Is macro-optimization the right approach in every case or does micro-optimization still have a role What’s required to enable […]

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