Features, analysis, and case studies on transportation management systems and technologies as well as software tools for planning, operations, and logistics.
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.
Posted 05/02 · 09:16 AM · LM Editorial
The company has released JDA Transportation & Logistics Management 6.3.4, which company officials said is the “second phase” of its post i2 acquisition transportation and logistics product roadmap integration plan rolled out in April 2010.
Posted 05/01 · 04:41 PM · LM Editorial
Our recent Software Users Survey revealed that shippers are showing a renewed interest in achieving a better understanding of the data supply chain software systems are capable of churning out. Three top technology analysts tell us how to get this done.
Posted 04/05 · 10:52 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said today it has acquired Philadelphia-based SCO Logistics, a 3PL serving the chemical industry. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted 04/01 · 05:54 AM · LM Editorial
While shippers say they’re taking a more calculated approach to vendor and product selection, our survey finds that there will be an increase in overall supply chain software spending over the next 18 months.