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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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Successful TMS Implementations Begin 6 Months Before Project Kick-off

Why do transportation management systems (TMS) implementations get off track? When the implementation team doesn’t know what they don’t know. A TMS can be implemented successfully, on-time and within budget, but it takes a lot of planning and subject matter expertise, not just around the software, but around the business case, transportation operations, upstream and […]

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How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System [Video]

Geoff Milsom, Senior Director at enVista, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Can you elaborate on why a successful transportation management system (TMS) implementation actually begins before a TMS is even selected? Who should be involved in the TMS selection process? How long should it take? And is it just about […]

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Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation

Companies across all industries are dealing with rising transportation costs and a key question many CEOs, CFOs, and supply chain executives are asking is, “What can we do to better manage and control our freight spend in today’s market?” To get an expert’s response to that question, I interviewed Michael Falls, Senior Manager of Operations […]

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Optimizing Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation [Video]

Michael Falls, Senior Manager at enVista, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are you hearing from your clients regarding the current transportation market? What questions are you getting from them? Besides renegotiating contracts, what else can shippers do to continuously optimize their freight spend? When it comes to […]

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Takeaways from SMC3 Jump Start 2018 Conference

The 2018 supply chain conference season kicked off for me last week. I gave a keynote presentation on emerging technologies (drones, driverless trucks, 3D printing, blockchain, etc.) at the SMC3 Jump Start 2018 conference in Atlanta, GA. Unlike most industry conferences, which are crammed like sardines into the month of May, this one is always […]

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