Posted 05/25 · 11:16 AM · LM EditorialSupply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates this week released updated figures for 2009 U.S. third-party logistics market revenues.
Posted 05/25 · 08:38 AM · LM EditorialWhile the effects of the global recession took its toll on enterprise software markets to a large degree in the form of a double-digit revenue reduction, it does not appear that damage to the Transportation Management System (TMS) market was nearly as severe, according to research from ARC Advisory Group.
Posted 05/21 · 09:51 AM · LM EditorialEntitled Managed Transportation Services (MTS), company officials said this offering provides shippers with superior visibility from pickup through delivery, coupled with centralized technology to monitor and improve supply chain operations.
Posted 04/01 · 01:30 PM · LM EditorialThe results of our annual study shouldn’t surprise anyone: Spending is down or flat across most supply chain software categories; purchase expectations are lower than they were in 2009; and more shippers are turning to SaaS in lieu of purchase-and-install. Our tech correspondent divulges all of the findings.
Posted 04/01 · 12:06 PM · LM EditorialMany trucking executives believe that we’re on the cusp of a steady, prolonged recovery with solid price increases to match. Analysts aren’t so sure. But nearly all agree that shippers should expect rate increases when their contracts expire, some in the 3-percent to 5-percent range. Here are the four issues that are now in the driver’s seat.