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TMS users achieve an average freight savings of 7.5 percent thanks to increased usage of preferred carriers, better procurement negotiations, and use of lower-cost mode selections, and now the cloud is making it easier than ever for midsized businesses to reap the benefits.
The May TCI reading of 7.01 was in line with April’s 7.03, which posted a more than 4 percent gain over April. (July 21, 2017)
Carloads headed up 0.3 percent to 262,869, and intermodal units saw a 7.4 percent annual gain to 277,136. (July 21, 2017)
Most key metrics in the June edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems, which was released yesterday, were in the right direction, with both freight shipments and expenditures posting annual gains for the sixth consecutive month. (July 20, 2017)
It starts with the label. (July 20, 2017)
Readers are buying and replacing warehousing and distribution center software, but not before they do their own homework.
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On July 12, Yusen Logistics held an opening ceremony for Thilawa Logistics Center in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Myanmar. (July 20, 2017)
A premier national cosmetics chain was in need of a reliable, flexible and secure transportation solution for the delivery of its high value products, especially in times of urgency. (July 20, 2017)
Two agreements related to the west coast and trade flows between the United States and Asia were addressed today by the Federal Maritime Commission during a regularly scheduled meeting, as were recent developments regarding government linked ocean carriers. (July 19, 2017)
Kuebix, creator of a transportation management systems (TMS) providing shipping intelligence, recently partnered with SimpliShip International Freight Rate API to manage all freight modes and providers on one cloud-based platform. (July 19, 2017)
Digitizing global trade management processes can be more closely aligned to business policies and objectives – unlike traditional methods of outsourcing processes and/or managing disparate systems. (July 19, 2017)