Features, analysis, and case studies on transportation management systems and technologies as well as software tools for planning, operations, and logistics.
Posted 05/01 · 02:52 AM · LM Editorial
This year’s findings indicate a leveling off from last year’s welcome spike, but also indicate a higher overall investment by those firms that are buying new or upgrading. For 2012, the market appears to be progressing on a slow-and-steady growth path that isn’t expected to let up anytime soon.
Posted 02/27 · 09:39 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS) continues to remain active on the acquisition front, announcing last week it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Nashua, New Hampshire-based Capital Transportation Logistics (CTL), a transportation services management (TMS) services provider.
Posted 01/01 · 08:08 PM · LM Editorial
Top supply chain software analysts break down the drivers that will keep the transportation management systems market on a steady upswing for years to come.
Posted 10/06 · 11:01 AM · LM Editorial
This new offering is “designed to deliver optimized solutions that remove waste, create new efficiencies, and introduce Lean continuous improvement processes to transportation network operations.”
Posted 10/01 · 09:43 AM · LM Editorial
Your transportation management system (TMS) is installed and running, but are you getting the most out of it? Our technology correspondent helps shippers determine where the utilization gaps exist and formulate a plan to effectively optimize a TMS investment.
Posted 10/01 · 03:04 AM · LM Editorial
Posted 08/04 · 07:16 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that Vault unites several existing ODFL business units into an independent operating division comprised of warehousing, business solutions, fleet and warehouse dedicated services and truckload brokerage units.
Posted 07/21 · 11:47 AM · LM Editorial
Following a proposed multi-year transportation reauthorization by the Republican Leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works has unveiled an outline for its take on new legislation.
Posted 07/01 · 11:03 AM · LM Editorial
By setting reasonable goals, the converter and packager of cheese products upgraded its antiquated TMS, reduced its LTL shipments by nearly 30 percent, and brought its carrier relations into the 21st century.
Posted 05/05 · 07:52 AM · LM Editorial
The Dedham, Mass.-based firm said that the TMS market has "bounced back" after the global recession, growing faster than the rate of inflation in 2010, with significant growth forecasted through 2015.