How Will Your Transportation Management Program Handle the Coming Crunch?
If it seemed like you were getting everything you wanted for a price that couldn’t be beat when you were seeking a transportation management system (TMS) solution, you might have acknowledged that little voice in the back of your mind that said, “This seems too good to be true”.
Mind the Gap – How Are Shippers Overcoming the Challenges of a Private/Dedicated and Common Carrier Mix
Managing private or dedicated fleets using modern transportation software poses an entirely different set of challenges to transportation and logistics practitioners than managing either common carrier shipping or fleet management using the available software tools dedicated to each of these strategies. Contemporary TMS software is well-suited to managing common carriers…
Reuters reports that Amazon is planning a major roll-out of an online grocery business which they’ve been working on for years. Called, “AmazonFresh” the program is already live in its Seattle test market, delivering groceries including fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy to area residents who place their orders online….
Managing director of Supply Chain Management at Accenture, Mark Pearson, completes a four installment series for Logistics Management magazine on the topic of Dynamic Operations. We highly recommend reading the series. Defined as, “global supply chains imbued with the ability to alter the function and focus of key processes like…
“Good logistics alone can’t win a war. Bad logistics alone can lose it.” – General Brehon B Somervell, 1942
Ultra transportation analysts have done the legwork, taking a hard look at what the new rules will actually require and establishing a framework for analyzing client program data to determine the real-world impact the changes will have on their current operations.
shippers today have unfettered access to transportation management systems (TMS) and route/freight/network optimization technologies leveraging all these powerful technologies to capture unbelievable efficiency in the management of complicated supply chains.
Seeing every single roadway etched across the face of the lower 48 really drives home the mind-boggling number of variables factored into transportation planning LoadFusion optimizes
these 5 reasons is likely true when it comes to macro solutions – ERP s produced by the IBMs, Oracles or multi-tenant TMSs produced by the likes of JDA and LeanLogistics – more nimble providers of innovative technology don’t necessarily fall into the traps he mentions.