September 2017 Digest

TMS platforms help shippers weather hurricanes and other natural disastersHow to Weather Hurricanes (and more) with a Heavy-Duty TMS

For shippers, this year's overly-active hurricane season in the US is raising alarm bells for supply chain logistics operations. The enormous disruption to all manner of commodities production and deliveries has wide ranging ramifications for high volume-shipping industries across many verticals. Here are some grim statistics illustrating the significant disruptions created by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. With Hurricanes Jose and Maria still bearing down on the Caribbean, its time to consider some critical ways a strong transportation logistics program helps smart shippers literally weather these storms and maintain efficient operations in their wake.


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New ButtonHave You Visited the Beautiful New UltraShipTMS Online Demo?

Visit the beautiful and informative new UltraShipTMS online product demo to learn what it means to go "Beyond TMS". The new installation explains each of the six modules that comprise the UltraShipTMS platform for transportation logistics automation. Watch the videos, enjoy the impactful screen captures of the latest version of the application and take the opportunity to request a live product demo.

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New release stamp imageNew Release Report - What's In UltraShipTMS Version 5.11

Concerns about food safety and, perhaps more critically, sustainable food production are behind the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) currently being implemented in the United States. As usual, we must look to technology which is crucial to helping solve this kind of complicated and complex challenge. How do supply chain technologies help achieve both safety and sustainability in our food supply?


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Great White SharkListen: UltraShip's Shannon Potter's Podcast (or "Pottercast")

Director of Application Development, Shannon Potter was recently featured in Inbound Logistics magazine on the subject of gaining corporate IT support for a new TMS platform implementation. The print interview was a small excerpt of the discussion. Here's the full interview!


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