TMS

By Bridget McCrea · January 13, 2017
What new trends and opportunities will emerge for both shippers and software vendors this year in the transportation management systems (TMS) market? We gathered three of our top supply chain software analysts to see where they think the market is headed.
By Mike Levans · January 10, 2017
Following LM tradition, we start off the New Year with our annual “Rate Outlook” cover story and subsequent Webcast
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By LM Staff · November 3, 2016
Shippers in the mid-market segment face competition from startups and large Fortune 500 firms, in addition to having to manage ongoing volatility in transportation rate and capacity markets, rising distribution costs and a more demanding marketplace.How Redwood Logistics levels the playing field for midmarket organizations through flexible integrated solutions that cut transportation spend and allow shippers to focus on their core business.
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By LM Staff · October 31, 2016
Shippers are giving pool distribution a second look thanks to today’s third generation TMS, which is more powerful, flexible, and sophisticated than prior generation products.
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By MMH Staff · October 25, 2016
Shaw Industries Group, the world's largest carpet manufacturer, needed a TMS to improve transportation planning.
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By LM Staff · September 23, 2016
A special report on how and why Mexico has emerged as the new nearshore destination
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
Exacting service levels have driven the convergence of software solutions from discrete functions to a more holistic platform. The success of each software package is no longer measured by performance in a given silo, but in the overall mission to achieve optimal customer satisfaction. Supply Chain Software Insight, Warehouse Management Software, WMS Advice
By Bridget McCrea · August 31, 2016
A look at what’s going on under the hood and shaping the supply chain execution space in 2016—and beyond. Software trends in 2016 for Supply Chain Managment
By Roberto Michel · August 1, 2016
With more orders, more products and tight expectations from customers, efficient, accurate inbound logistics paves the way for effective order fulfillment. TMS solutions can smooth inbound processes through a combination of visibility/execution features and fuller use of optimization algorithms to pick the best inbound routes and carriers. Benefits of Transportation Management Systems
By Jeff Berman · July 20, 2016
Niles, Illinois-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider AFN Logistics said today it has acquired HA Advantage, the Transportation Management System (TMS) and less-than-truckload (LTL) division of HA Logistics Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of transportation and logistics services for small- and medium-sized companies.
By Bridget McCrea · June 6, 2016
By enabling collaboration and optimization across previously siloed functions, supply chain software convergence helps shippers better leverage their IT investments across the enterprise. Here’s how the concept has evolved—and the vendors that have jumped into the game.
By MMH Staff · June 2, 2016
Integrated solution to provide best-of-breed transportation planning and shipping execution solution across all modes for traditional and omni-channel fulfillment.
By Jeff Berman · April 20, 2016
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
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By PLS Logistics · April 13, 2016
Historically, O&G companies’ soaring profits masked the poor state of logistics operations within their supply chains. But now, low oil prices, growing supply inventories and decreasing global demand have created a need to cut costs through better transportation management.
By Peter Moore · April 1, 2016
Over 300 air cargo shippers recently surveyed by the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) expressed continued reticence to use air cargo because of eight factors. According to the IATA, the persistent issues included the mode being too complex; having a lack of transparency; bad past experiences; a weak value proposition; poor customer service; carriers maintaining an old-fashion culture; no real-time information on tracking; and overall inefficient processes.

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