Posts tagged with ‘visibility’

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 18th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    From online grocery shopping to shipping consumer goods of all kinds in two days or less, Amazon has recently made waves in the world of supply chain and technology. This week’s TIP List delivers a few of these headlines, including Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods and the impact of the “Amazon Effect” on transportation managers. Check out all of the “prime” stories in this week’s TIP List!

  • TMS Talk Series
    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    TMS Talk Series – Part 2: The Importance of Having the Right Strategy Behind Your TMS

    - by Transplace

    Welcome back to our newest series, “TMS Talk,” where we are exploring the ins-and-outs of all things transportation management technology. In the first post, we highlighted the different aspects of a TMS and examined some of the key considerations when selecting a TMS that’s right for your organization. In part 2, we’ll take a look at the importance of having the right transportation management strategy behind this powerful technology.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 11th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    According to a recent report by the National Retail Federation, clothes, electronics and home improvement supplies are a few top sellers that dads may be gifted this Father’s Day weekend. And just as retail will leave its mark on “Dad’s Day,” it’s also featured in this week’s TIP List, which includes articles about innovative supply chain technologies and the impact of e-commerce on retail.

  • TMS Talk Series
    TMS Talk Series Part 1: Key Considerations When Selecting a TMS

    TMS Talk Series | Part 1: Key Considerations When Selecting a TMS

    - by Transplace

    Technology is a driver of efficiency. For shippers, a transportation management system (TMS) can be the window into a world of actionable data that can truly transform your transportation network. But when selecting a TMS provider, what are some of the things you need to know? What capabilities and functionalities should it have, and how can you best put those functionalities to work for you? Our first “TMS Talk” in this newest blog series examines some of the key considerations when selecting a TMS that’s right for your organization.

  • Miscellaneous
    TransMATCH Success: SMC3 Alliance Award 2017

    TransMATCH Success: SMC³ Alliance Award 2017

    - by Transplace

    There is an enormous amount of collaboration and planning involved when implementing a seamless multi-stop truckload solution across numerous shippers – but when done right, it can yield some stellar results. Transplace is honored to have been awarded the 2017 SMC³ Alliance Award at the Jump Start 2017 Conference last month for the results it has seen from its TransMATCH program, in partnership with Best Solution Express and Glanbia Performance Nutrition.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    TransMATCH: A Shipper Solution

    - by Transplace

    Increasing visibility, speed-to-market and efficiency remain constant goals for shippers to continue working to improve. And at Transplace, we’re relentless when it comes to looking for new ways to optimize our offerings to help shippers meet these goals. Recently, we’ve made a number of changes to our TransMATCH program to create more opportunities to consolidate in a multi-shipper environment and truly provide the best possible supply chain outcomes for our customers.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Your Next Transportation Management System: TMS 2.0 – Part 2: Software, Data and Analytics

    - by Transplace

    In part one of this two-part blog series, I explained how today’s advanced technology systems now give you the visibility and capabilities necessary to control your supply chain more effectively than ever before. The next generation of TMS now allows organizations to harness data from a number of different sources and apply it in order to enhance many aspects of their logistics and supply chain operations. In part two of this series, I’ll explain how in this next-generation TMS, software and data are finally being combined to better access and utilize important supply chain data.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Is Your Transportation Network a Nightmare? – The Top 10 Things Keeping Supply Chain Professionals up at Night

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a time for ghosts and goblins, pumpkins and candy corn, fun and festivities. But for many supply chain and logistics professionals, sometimes the transportation network is far from a treat – in fact, it can get seriously tricky. As we head into the end of the year, we wanted to take a look at some of the things that may be keeping supply chain professionals feeling uneasy – and carve up some possible solutions to these tangled scenarios. Check out the list below for what may be haunting your supply chain!

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 2nd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we flip the calendar from September to October, Major League Baseball transitions to its postseason with the first pitch of the wild card games this week. And like the pressures and challenges of playoff baseball, there is certainly pressure when it comes to guiding shippers through an ever-evolving transportation industry. This week’s TIP List takes a closer look at a number of key aspects in the future of the supply chain.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 18th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With the NFL season off to an official start, we’ve been thinking about how many transportation and supply chain technology advancements are out there to tackle. Here’s to hoping we see some big gains in ELD adoption, 3D printing, the Internet of Things and other trending topics on our TIP List this week. Check out the blitz of stories below!

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