Archive for transportation management

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing. Yet, issues are already apparent — including some significant problems that cannot be resolved until the shutdown is over. If the shutdown extends longer term, more […]

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Editor’s Pick: How the Best Transportation Operations Build Loyal and Happy Customers

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from project44’s blog shares insights from Joe Delussey, Target’s Director of Logistics, on how transportation operations can build loyal […]

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CSCMP Edge 2018: Three Must-Attend Sessions

Are you attending CSCMP Edge 2018 next week in Nashville, TN? It’s one of the best learning and networking events for supply chain and logistics professionals. One of the challenges, however, is determining which sessions to attend each day since there are so many to choose from. Let me help you by recommending the following […]

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Visibility-Driven Workflow for Transportation Execution

Despite industry professionals talking about it for 20+ years, many companies still don’t have real supply chain visibility beyond a rudimentary level. So how can we achieve this? What business processes will it impact? How can we convert greater visibility into sustainable business value, especially in light of today’s increasing transportation costs and more demanding […]

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Closing the Gaps in Supply Chain Visibility

Not having adequate visibility to your shipments, orders, or products is an ongoing challenge for many companies. You may have very good visibility in some areas of your supply chain, but have poor visibility or blind spots in other areas such as transportation. How do you go about identifying and closing those visibility gaps? How […]

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Solutions for Managing Transportation Spend

Successfully managing their transportation spend is a key challenge for transportation executives across all industries today. It’s easy to get bogged down in day-to-day operations, like making sure you get the capacity you need, at the right cost, to meet your immediate delivery commitments. Leading companies, however, take a broader perspective to set themselves up […]

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