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Transportation Management Systems

By Bridget McCrea · January 10, 2018
As capacity tightens and freight rates rise, both new and established vendors are coming up with solutions that fit the smaller shipper’s budget while also offering all of the bells and whistles that larger systems offer and logistics operations of all sizes are catching on.
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By LM Staff · October 22, 2017
Fleet management technology can drive positive supply chain and business results. Explore this special edition of Making the Case where we lay out the benefits of integrated fleet management technology in your organization.
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By Admin · August 2, 2017
Few companies are putting transportation management best practices to work in their supply chain operations. However, when executed correctly, a transportation management solution is an effective way to improve cost efficiency and serve evolving customer needs.
By Bridget McCrea · July 11, 2017
With 200+ locations, this 105-year-old food retailer is leveraging a Cloud transportation management system (TMS) to streamline inbound and outbound freight activities at its 1.3-million-square-foot distribution center in Central Pennsylvania.
By Patrick Burnson · May 2, 2017
While a bevy of high-tech outfits have threatened to disrupt the current freight forwarding marketplace with their digitized offerings, established players are hardly standing still as far as innovation is concerned.
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By SCMR Staff · March 8, 2017
It’s important for companies to consider how they’ll build global supply chain visibility, especially when third party service providers own the execution data around shipment status, carrier performance, and freight costs within their own systems.
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By LM Staff · February 21, 2017
To get the most out of a TMS investment, numerous parties across the organization should lend their expertise.
By Bridget McCrea · November 3, 2016
The third time is the charm for this U.S. manufacturer on the hunt for a third-party logistics (3PL) provider that could successfully combine transportation services and technology capabilities under one roof.
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By LM Staff · November 3, 2016
Shippers in the mid-market segment face competition from startups and large Fortune 500 firms, in addition to having to manage ongoing volatility in transportation rate and capacity markets, rising distribution costs and a more demanding marketplace.How Redwood Logistics levels the playing field for midmarket organizations through flexible integrated solutions that cut transportation spend and allow shippers to focus on their core business.
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By MMH Staff · October 25, 2016
Shaw Industries Group, the world's largest carpet manufacturer, needed a TMS to improve transportation planning.
By John D. Schulz · August 31, 2016
Once the domain of the green eyeshade set, today’s freight payment and auditing companies are enjoying new markets with sophisticated online data mining and analytics capabilities. Best practices are saving big dollars for industry and shippers.
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By Ben Camiel · November 16, 2015
Explore the value of building a TMS on carrier connectivity, explain the difference between doing this yourself versus working with a vendor that has baked this connectivity into its solution, and show the benefits that come from making this move early in the TMS selection and implementation process.
By Bridget McCrea · January 1, 2015
With transportation networks becoming increasingly global and complex in nature, why aren’t more shippers investing in transportation management systems (TMS)? We attempt to answer this age-old question and reveal how TMS providers aim to turn the tide on adoption.
By Bridget McCrea · November 1, 2014
Leading SCM analysts explore the top trends in cloud-based TMS, share how they’re affecting end-to-end supply chains, and give us the inside track on a few up-and-coming trends we’re soon to see in the cloud.
By Roberto Michel, Contributing Editor · September 1, 2014
TMS and YMS expand on integration and supply chain visibility capabilities, gaining a better handle on warehouse constraints in the process.

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