Features, analysis, and case studies on transportation management systems and technologies as well as software tools for planning, operations, and logistics.
Posted 01/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
Shippers who are facing pricing pressure from driver shortages, new regulations, and rising fuel and equipment costs frequently ask me: “How can we get the carriers to be more efficient?” I interpret more as: “How can I save money without suffering from poor service?”
Posted 11/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
The fastest growing enterprise application market is on track to continue its double-digit growth trend over the next 12 months. Here are eight key trends that supply chain software analysts say are shaping the TMS landscape—and pushing more logistics managers to finally put it to work.
Posted 04/16 · 08:28 AM · LM Editorial
Last month, 3Gtms, a Shelton, Conn.-based provider and developer of transportation management systems (TMS) and Transite, a TMS provider, said they had officially completed a merger, with the new entity operating under the 3Gtms name.
Posted 01/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
Research reveals that multiple factors such as volatile fuel prices and the oncoming capacity crunch are finally pushing adoption numbers up in the transportation management systems (TMS) space.
Posted 10/01 · 12:26 PM · MMH Editorial
Today’s warehouse management systems come with sophisticated rules and logic, real-time seamless integration to aligned business applications, and effortless interfaces to automated equipment
and mobile technology. But why are we still not putting these capabilities to work?
Posted 09/06 · 12:44 PM · LM Editorial
Many companies that employ an on-demand transportation management system (TMS) to automate their transportation processes realize double digit savings on their total transportation spend within the first year. Better yet, when a TMS is delivered as-a-service (SasS), companies begin reaping potential benefits within weeks, without the high cost of entry or long implementation cycles.
Posted 08/29 · 11:41 AM · MMH Editorial
Trimble announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held TMW Systems, a leading provider of enterprise software to transportation and logistics companies for $335 million.
Posted 07/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
Adoption rates for transportation management systems (TMS) hover around 37 percent, yet the systems have proven to be game-changing, cost-saving freight facilitators. If you’re still dragging your feet, here’s some food for thought.
Posted 05/07 · 08:56 AM · LM Editorial
Looking at the North America TMS market, ARC said that revenues has bounced back strongly since the end of the recession, with pent-up demand leading to robust growth next year, which will then be declining to historical growth rates.
Posted 05/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Five leading technology analysts explore the roles ERP, business analytics (BI), RFID, TMS, and social media are playing to help logistics professionals capture and utilize data to improve supply chain visibility—and their careers.