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 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.
Posted 05/01 · 06:45 PM · LM Editorial
This year’s findings indicate a leveling off from last year’s welcome spike, but also indicate a higher overall investment by those firms that are buying new or upgrading software. For 2012, the market appears to be progressing on a slow-and-steady growth path that isn’t expected to let up anytime soon.
Posted 05/01 · 02:52 AM · LM Editorial
This year’s findings indicate a leveling off from last year’s welcome spike, but also indicate a higher overall investment by those firms that are buying new or upgrading. For 2012, the market appears to be progressing on a slow-and-steady growth path that isn’t expected to let up anytime soon.
Posted 02/27 · 09:39 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS) continues to remain active on the acquisition front, announcing last week it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Nashua, New Hampshire-based Capital Transportation Logistics (CTL), a transportation services management (TMS) services provider.