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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.
Does your current WMS hinder your ability to execute the business strategies needed to help you build a competitive advantage?
In this white paper, SeaIntelligence Consulting reviews the state of the global containerized transportation industry, noting these are formative years for the industry as it transitions to a new shipping standard.
The warehouse and distribution center (DC) can be a fertile breeding ground for and home to a wide variety of pests.
Selecting an ERP solution is not easy.
There are many solutions to choose from but we believe every mid-market and enterprise company should consider Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Posted on 10/22 at 06:51 PM
Columbus Global •
Private fleet or purchased transportation? That's the question companies regularly debate. Both approaches face similar business challenges - how to reduce transportation spend and operate more efficiently while enhancing customer service.
Posted on 10/22 at 06:40 PM
There is currently no widely accepted, accurate template for calculating emissions for individual LTL shipments.
Graduate students at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) used actual LTL shipment data from TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson, and a national LTL carrier to examine the issue.
Posted on 10/14 at 07:37 AM
C.H. Robinson •
From failing to appreciate the complexity of the customs clearance process to not realizing that Canada recognizes both French and English as its official languages, U.S. businesses frequently misjudge the complexity of shipping to the Canadian market. This often results in mistakes - mistakes that can come with hefty penalties and border clearance delays, and that can result in lingering negative perceptions among Canadian consumers.
Posted on 10/06 at 12:18 PM
Did you know that there is a correlation between logistics solutions and customer loyalty? 70% of customers are willing to spend more money for good customer service which means you must have on-time delivery, proficient inventory management and a strong logistics strategy.
Posted on 10/02 at 08:54 AM
PLS Logistics Services •
A strong El Niño is coming. The recent flooding from Severe Tropical Storm Etau in Japan is the first significant manifestation of El Niño and it may serve as a wakeup call. Even if you are not impacted by Etau, this is a test of your risk management and resiliency leadership and culture. If you get blindsided by El Niño, you have no one but yourselves to blame.
Posted on 09/28 at 11:05 AM
Risk Management •
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