Archive for transportation management system

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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How is Your Supply Chain Positioned for the Ocean Carrier Mergers?

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean. Change is the only real constant when managing global supply chains, regardless of the type of goods or any other supply chain attribute; change is driving your supply chain. The most recent change […]

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How Do You Measure “Free Time” Across Your Global Supply Chain?

While we all think that we measure time in the same way, that can change inside a complex global supply chain. Consider the term “Free Time,” which is the amount of time from when a vessel or container arrives at the final destination until the recipient starts paying storage fees. Technically, Free Time is not […]

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5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Last Saturday, we celebrated Earth Day, making this an excellent time for each of us to examine our own commitment to the environment. In recent years, businesses and consumers across the country have demonstrated that sustainability matters – both in terms of what they buy and how vendors are selected. In fact, 22% of U.S. […]

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