Supply Chain Collaborator Digest

Connecting Logistics Thought Leaders

April 2016 Newsletter

3 Reasons Web-Based TMS is Superior to ''Web-Enabled'' TMS3 Reasons Web-Based TMS is Superior to "Web-Enabled" TMS

What's the difference between a TMS solution designed from inception to operate in the cloud and one that was born as a hosted solution, and then subsequently modified to be offered via the web? The web-enabled solution provider will insist there is no difference. But in reality, there are a number of reasons why the web-native TMS is superior to its web-enabled counterpart. Here are some of the prominent reasons.

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TMS Platforms Neutralize Seven of 2016's Top 10 Trucking Industry IssuesTMS Platforms Neutralize Seven of 2016's Top 10 Trucking Industry Issues

The Spring/Summer issue of Food Shippers of America magazine has hit the stands with a feature article on the Trucking Industry's Top 10 industry issues for 2016. Seven in ten of the issues on the list can be addressed and overcome through the use of a good logistics IT solution. We recommend reading the article online here (while you're there, see our ad on the inside cover) and then read on to learn how TMS platforms can overcome 70% of 2016's top trucking issues.

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''SOWing'' The Seeds of Success in TMS Selection"SOWing" The Seeds of Success in TMS Selection

The article, "The TMS selection and implementation process is fraught with challenges and liabilities for those tasked with driving it. Choose the stodgy, uninspired logistics IT solution provider with the middling results/poor cost efficiency it delivers and you'll be remembered as lacking vision. Choose the sexy, innovative/disruptive provider with unproven capabilities and you risk being remembered as having saddled your organization with a costly and ineffective solution. Is it even possible to make a well-conceived choice that protects your legacy as visionary leader with a knack for sussing out the solution with the most applicable capabilities with appropriate total costs of ownership?

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UltraShipTMS named Top a 100 Logistics IT Provider for Seventh Year UltraShipTMS named Top a 100 Logistics IT Provider for Seventh Year

April 5, 2016 – Fair Lawn, NJ – Editor Felecia Stratton contacted UltraShipTMS to confirm that, for the seventh consecutive year, the Ultra organization had earned a spot on Inbound Logistics magazine's "Top 100 Logistics IT Providers" list. The full list is published in the April 2016 issue. The acknowledged publication of record for the logistics industry, Inbound Logistics recognition is synonymous with achievement in the field of supply chain logistics management.

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