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Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Analysis Key to TMS Buying Selection Process

By: Rick LaGore
August 31st, 2020

It can be argued the transportation management software (TMS) system is the most important IT software platform companies need to drive a competitive advantage in their industry.  The reason for this thought is supply chain management has increasingly become far more complex and customers are demanding more. 

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Top 6 Cloud TMS Implementation Challenges During COVID-19

By: Rick LaGore
August 27th, 2020

A top tier cloud transportation management software (TMS) system can be a game changer in  delivering a competition advantage for any company, but many businesses remain on the sidelines over concerns of an implementation during COVID-19.

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The Ins & Outs of Intermodal Transportation.

The Ins & Outs of Intermodal Transportation.

Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.

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Top 7 Remote Project Management TMS Implementation Essentials

By: Rick LaGore
August 25th, 2020

Implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system remotely can be challenging, no matter the business environment.

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Should Your Company Purchase & Implement a TMS System During COVID-19?

By: Rick LaGore
August 22nd, 2020

The Tough Decision of Implementing a Transportation Management System During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has left many shippers and logistics companies questioning whether it is prudent to continue to push forward with implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system or put the project on hold.  Each company has their own story, but they all have the same challenge of whether now is the “right” time for them.

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Advantages of Outsourcing Your Freight Logistics to an LSP

By: Rick LaGore
July 7th, 2020

Outsourcing logistics services puts the day-to-day execution in the hands of trusted logistics experts that frees up a shipper's resources and capital to focus on their competitive advantage and growth.  According to a recent Armstrong & Associates report, ninety percent of Fortune 500 companies use third-party logistics providers (3PL) for outsourced logistics and supply chain services, which is a strong endorsement to the value in outsourcing to a logistics service provider (LSP).   

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Top 10 Transportation Management Software (TMS) Implementation Pitfalls to Avoid

By: Rick LaGore
August 17th, 2019

Risk-taking and big changes can be daunting to any company.  When a change involves the company's flow of products, which is the lifeblood of the company, the importance of choosing the correct solution and having as close to a flawless an implementation as possible is amplified several times over again.

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Functional Components of Best Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

By: Anna Young
July 24th, 2019

Transportation Management Systems can be leveraged within every company's supply chain to drive a for competitive advantages, whether a shipper, broker or logistics service provider.  

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Ways a TMS Benefits a Company's Supply Chain

By: Anna Young
July 23rd, 2019

How a TMS Can Benefit Your Supply Chain In the blog entitled TMS Market Size & Growth Expectations, we briefly touched upon the benefits a transportation management system can bring to a supply chain, but we aim to provide more in-depth commentary on the topic. 

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TMS Market Size & Growth Expectations

By: Anna Young
July 22nd, 2019

Transportation Management System (TMS) Market Expectations Companies are expected to be implementing TMS software at an increasingly faster pace, which is having many professionals in the transportation management software market believing the TMS software market is set up to grow exponentially. 

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Sustainable Supply Chain Explained

By: Anna Young
July 14th, 2019

Sustainable Supply Chain Defined Supply chain sustainability are the business decisions and processes that effect the environment, in terms of waste, CO2 emissions, fuel consumption and other similar issues.

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