TMS

By Roberto Michel · August 1, 2016
With more orders, more products and tight expectations from customers, efficient, accurate inbound logistics paves the way for effective order fulfillment. TMS solutions can smooth inbound processes through a combination of visibility/execution features and fuller use of optimization algorithms to pick the best inbound routes and carriers. Benefits of Transportation Management Systems
By Jeff Berman · July 20, 2016
Niles, Illinois-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider AFN Logistics said today it has acquired HA Advantage, the Transportation Management System (TMS) and less-than-truckload (LTL) division of HA Logistics Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of transportation and logistics services for small- and medium-sized companies.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · June 6, 2016
During this webcast we'll examine the path needed to gain 100% visibility across all modes as well as explore the common challenges companies face when managing complex multi-modal, multi-leg shipments.
By Bridget McCrea · June 6, 2016
By enabling collaboration and optimization across previously siloed functions, supply chain software convergence helps shippers better leverage their IT investments across the enterprise. Here’s how the concept has evolved—and the vendors that have jumped into the game.
By MMH Staff · June 2, 2016
Integrated solution to provide best-of-breed transportation planning and shipping execution solution across all modes for traditional and omni-channel fulfillment.
By Jeff Berman · April 20, 2016
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
WHITE PAPER
By PLS Logistics · April 13, 2016
Historically, O&G companies’ soaring profits masked the poor state of logistics operations within their supply chains. But now, low oil prices, growing supply inventories and decreasing global demand have created a need to cut costs through better transportation management.
By Peter Moore · April 1, 2016
Over 300 air cargo shippers recently surveyed by the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) expressed continued reticence to use air cargo because of eight factors. According to the IATA, the persistent issues included the mode being too complex; having a lack of transparency; bad past experiences; a weak value proposition; poor customer service; carriers maintaining an old-fashion culture; no real-time information on tracking; and overall inefficient processes.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · February 9, 2016
In this webcast we'll explore how successful companies use strategies such as cross-client load consolidation, zone skipping, pooling, etc. to minimize freight cost. You’ll hear how transportation optimization is used to generate cost savings and where the ROI comes from.
By MMH Staff · February 9, 2016
Students to learn TMS software and receive a free freight brokerage software package at graduation.
By 24/7 Staff · January 1, 2016
TMS users achieve an average freight savings of 7.5 percent thanks to increased usage of preferred carriers, better procurement negotiations, and use of lower-cost mode selections. Now the cloud is making it easier than ever for midsized businesses to reap the benefits.
By Peter Moore · January 1, 2016
Recently, Uber announced that they’re beginning to coordinate small package express deliveries by their independent cars in New York City—competing, of course, with global players like FedEx, UPS, and even the bicycle messenger services.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2015
Consumers ready to 5% more for online orders if delivered sustainably, 76% would wait an extra day for climate-friendly transport.
By Bridget McCrea · November 1, 2015
With adoption levels still low, three top industry analysts outline their reasons why every shipper should be integrating TMS into their overall supply chain management efforts.
By Patrick Burnson · October 28, 2015
A recent report concludes that technology exists today to secure digital access and identity issues and help companies monetize their data assets responsibly.

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