Supply Chain Collaborator Digest

Connecting Logistics Thought Leaders

April 2017

Schedule iconAdvanced Scheduling Arrives for TMS Solutions

A wise man once said, “Failing to plan is planning to fail”. But what about those instances where planning does occur and yet, failure still follows? For example, what good is it to schedule shipment pickups or deliveries if, when the carrier arrives, he finds a line of others waiting to load/unload; or worse, a yard altogether closed? Why is scheduling of shipments so frequently an exercise in frustration and waste? And what can be done to improve the current state of affairs? (Click "Featured Video" below for a quick demo)

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Happy IT Bloke3 Reasons Why Corporate IT Leaders Should Learn to Love Cloud TMS Solutions

IT management has its reasons for being contrary to TMS initiatives – but they’re largely erroneous and we’d like to show them why they ought to be embracing TMS, not shooting it down.

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SunsetBreaker 1-9, Truck Drivers Falling Victim to Automation Technology

Recent reporting by CNN suggests the possibility that 3.5 million truck drivers in the US could lose their jobs over the next decade as self-driving trucks make the jump from science fiction to fact. What will be the ramifications of this radical shift within the transportation logistics industry; and is the industry ready to accommodate such a transition?

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