Archive for MercuryGate

This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

I’ve been on the road the past three weeks attending various supply chain chain and logistics conferences, and while the discussions inside the hotel ballrooms have focused on industry trends like blockchain and the state of the transportation market, the discussions outside — which I was completely oblivious to until this morning when I drove […]

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Leverage Technology to Succeed in Today’s Transportation Market

As we say goodbye to Q1 2018, one of the predictions for this year has already come true: managing transportation operations has become more challenging and complex than ever due to tighter capacity and more demanding customer expectations. How can shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) work smarter instead of harder to succeed in this […]

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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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Transportation Business Intelligence: Drowning in Data or Winning with Insights?

Supply chain and logistics professionals face many challenges, including drowning in data! This is especially true in transportation management, as companies work across many modes, many geographies, and many sources of data, including from GPS and mobile devices. There’s a lot of discussion these days about the importance of converting data into actionable intelligence. Why […]

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More on The Future of Delivery (Takeaways from MercuryGate Velocity 2017 User Conference)

Many transportation and logistics software companies were launched in the late 1990s and early 2000s, during the height of the dotcom era, but very few of them survive today — they either went bankrupt or were acquired by others. A notable exception is MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor), which was founded 17 years ago and […]

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The Power of One: The Benefits of Taking an Integrated Approach to Fleet and Freight Management

Todd Bucher, Vice President, Fleet Management at MercuryGate, addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Which regulations are “top of mind” for shippers and carriers today? When it comes to transportation and regulations, what risks are involved? What are some of the factors and constraints that companies need to take […]

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