Archive for transportation management system

This Week in Logistics News (July 2-6, 2018)

It’s been a long hot week here in Boston, and even though we had the 4th of July holiday tucked in the middle, I still feel like I need another break. The forecast calls for thunderstorms this morning and afternoon, which should bring down the temperatures a bit — and hopefully raise my energy level […]

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Final Mile Delivery: The Role of TMS and Predictive Analytics

Even though shipments may be transported over hundreds of miles, or just a few miles, the main focus today is on the final mile — that is, making sure the delivery experience for the end-customer (which in many cases is a home delivery) is a positive one. What factors are driving this growing attention to […]

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Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Frequently overlooked and often pushed to the bottom of a shipper’s supply chain agenda, good inbound freight management can help companies improve shipment visibility, save money, and enhance customer service—all […]

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CFO Beating You Up Over Rising Freight Costs? Hit Back with a TMS

“Freight spend is up 15% year over year and it is eating into the bottom line!  What the hell is going on over there in transportation?!” barks the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) into the phone. Supply chain management leaders, especially in transportation, are under heavy fire from CFOs for the dramatic increases in freight spend […]

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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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Continuous Pool Optimization: Putting Creativity to Work in Transportation

Mitch Weseley, CEO and Founder of 3Gtms, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What’s changed the most with transportation management systems (TMS) over the years? What is continuous pool optimization? What types of companies or industries are driving demand for this capability?  From a technology standpoint, what innovations make […]

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