2017 Year in Review

Strike while iron is hotCSCMP Report Insists Shippers Move NOW on Automation

The CSCMP issued its annual "State of Logistics Report" which insistently urged shippers to take immediate action on deployment of automation technologies like TMS, optimizers, YMS and other logistics IT solutions.



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Benjamin Behind Barbed Wire4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Use TMS from a 3PL

Shippers opting to use a third party logistics (3PL) provider's TMS solution as opposed to implementing and managing TMS internally the almost always lose more than they gain.

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Shakespeare Driving Semi“Is it "Accessorial" or "Assessorial"?

Whether written in transportation industry magazines and journals, or spoken aloud by transportation and logistics professionals and analysts, both spellings and pronunciations are commonly encountered. So, which is correct?

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F Grade on PaperYour TMS Sucks! Here's Why and What You Can DO About it

Here are some of the ways your TMS sucks and how engaging a better solution could improve your transportation logistics and boost your company's competitive advantage.


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Agony of Defeat7 Ways a Leading TMS Solution Fails to Deliver (Can You Guess Who It Is?)

If you've used this supposedly industry-leading TMS solution, we think you'll know right away who we're talking about when you read these side-by-side comparisons illustrating how this "market leader" fails in eight key TMS functions whereas UltraShipTMS excels.

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puzzle piecesHow TMS Helps Shippers Avoid the Looming Capacity Nightmare

Besides the typical scarcity of available trucks during peak seasons, the war between Walmart and Amazon promises to siphon off a big chunk of capacity as Walmart threatens to drop any carriers/truckers that haul for Amazon. The ELD mandate is expected to force many driver/operators to retire and further inflame capacity challenges.

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Adapt checklistLogistics Analytics - Beyond KPIs on Tender Acceptance and Carrier Performance

Big Data technology exists to capture the data and perform the analyses. How can shippers make better use of Big Data and to what end?

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Gartner Magic Quadrant LogoGartner Magic Quadrant: UltraShipTMS a Notable TMS Vendor

UltraShipTMS is recognized as a notable vendor of enterprise transportation management systems and associated logistics IT solutions in Gartner's esteemed Magic Quadrant report for Transportation Management Systems.

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3PL TMS Cave PaintingShippers Dissatisfied with 3PLs' Dinosaur Technologies

The output of recent research confirms the rudimentary logistics IT solutions offered by 3PLs leaves many gaps and much to be desired.

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Most Visited Videos, Articles and Podcasts of 2017


Video ThumbUltraShipTMS Modular Design Video

Get all the TMS functionality you need and none of what you don't with a solution platform built using modular design.



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Pottercast ImageShannon Potter's Interview in Inbound Logistics Magazine

UltraShip's Director of Application Development shares insights on gaining IT department buy-in for new TMS platform implementations in this Thought Leaders article.


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Video ThumbAutomating Exceptions Using Tolerances & Allowances Video

Short video explains how setting tolerances and allowances in the Ultra Freight Payment and Audit module helps reduce man-hours spent on tedious exception management.


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Inbound Logistics Magazine LogoRainer Tauchert's Interview in Inbound Logistics

In his first Thought Leadership interview with Inbound Logistics Magazine, Implementation Manager, Rainer Tauchert talks about using TMS tools to automate the exceptions process in freight payment to save time and money.


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Agony of DefeatRate Benchmarking for Powerful Freight Spend Control Video

Short video explains how freight rate benchmarking is utilized in UltraShipTMS to ensure tight control over spend in every lane.


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Rainer IL ThumbPodcast - Rainer Tauchert Elaborates on the Subject of Automating Exception Management

Besides the typical scarcity of available trucks during peak seasons, the war between Walmart and Amazon promises to siphon off a big chunk of capacity as Walmart threatens to drop any carriers/truckers that haul for Amazon. The ELD mandate is expected to force many driver/operators to retire and further inflame capacity challenges.

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Podcast IconPodcast - Shannon Potter Delivers More Detail on How to Drive Increased IT Support of TMS Initiatives

Inbound Logistics magazine produced this podcast featuring Shannon Potter which delivers an IT expert's perspective on how transportation department leaders can make champions of IT leadership and ensure harmonious implementations of cloud solutions.

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