Let’s face it, the freight audit and pay process is one of the least favorite tasks within the logistics industry. One would think moving freight from anywhere in the country to anywhere in the country on any given day comes with challenges that would never approach paying a bill, but that is just not the case.
Managed transportation services continue to be the #1 topic we talk with shippers about as they look to optimize their supply chain performance against the challenging backdrop of rising freight rates, tight truck capacity, along with changing and more challenging customer requirements.
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.
The decision to outsource your logistics functions is not one to be made lightly, but a choice thousands of other companies have successfully executed.
We talk with hundreds of transportation management software (TMS) system buyers every year.
The cloud TMS evolution has not only brought capabilities that were unthinkable just a few years ago, but it has also opened up the opportunities of companies of all sizes to top ties systems that previously were off limits because of cost.
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.
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.
Implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system remotely can be challenging, no matter the business environment.
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.
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).