Archive for transportation management

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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Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Shyp is a startup that “picks up, packages, and ships anything at the best price, through major international carriers like USPS, UPS and FedEx, for business and everyday use.” Well, it used to do those things until the company called it quits last Tuesday and shut down its operations. Shyp and Uber: Pulling the Plug […]

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The Great Transportation Spot Market Inversion of 2018

Andrew Lockwood, Senior Manager Analytics & Solution Design at Kenco Group, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What is this “spot market inversion” and what factors are behind it? What does this mean for shippers? How should they interpret and respond to this trend? What’s the biggest mistake a […]

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