Archive for transportation management system

Trucking Capacity: Tapping into the Long Tail

What are you seeing and hearing in the trucking market today? It’s my favorite question to ask industry executives these days, and it’s a question I asked Jeff Potts, Vice President of Sales at BluJay Solutions in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “We aggregate in excess of $17 billion in annual freight spend through […]

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Logistics Service Providers Customer Billing and Pricing: There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Approach

When you think about logistics service providers (LSPs) and the different ways they can differentiate themselves and create value, customer billing and pricing is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But when you dive deeper into the topic, you realize that enabling and managing customer billing and pricing in smart and efficient […]

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Using Business Intelligence to Navigate Supply Chains

Karen Sage, Chief Marketing Officer at MercuryGate, addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is converting data into actionable intelligence so important today? What are the main challenges shippers and logistics service providers face in this area? How have BI/analytics capabilities in TMS evolved over the years? What are […]

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Top 5 Considerations When Selecting a TMS

Our industry has gone through some significant changes in the last 10 years and we’re likely to go through even more thanks to factors like omni-channel, autonomous trucks and increasingly complex routing. The good news is that a transportation management system (TMS) can give you one of the strongest return on investments (ROIs) of any […]

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The Future of Freight Procurement

Jeff Potts, Vice President of Sales at BluJay Solutions discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are you seeing with regards to rates and capacity based on the activities on your network and the shippers and carriers you work with? Are shippers in a better position to weather this storm […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 11-15, 2017)

Happy Friday from Saratoga Springs, NY! As you read this, I’ll be at a meeting with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates and over 500 other people in preparation for tomorrow’s 100-mile JDRF Ride. The weather forecast for tomorrow looks very good — partly sunny and 82F (a little warmer than I’d like, but […]

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