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Technology’s Role in a Logistic Service Providers Strategy and Value Proposition

Logistic Service Providers (LSPs) need to fully embrace technology while responding to their customers’ needs to become a logistics partner of choice.

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Logistic Service Providers (LSPs) need to fully embrace technology while responding to their customers’ needs to become a logistics partner of choice.

This Transportation Management System RFP is intended to be a helpful starting point for narrowing your list of TMS vendors and will help you think beyond whether a TMS has a capability that will potentially work for your logistics and supply chain operations.

Company officials said that this new offering will offer shippers with what it called an integrated, cost-saving parcel shipping solution, adding that it will augment Redwood’s key service offerings.

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Emerge, a provider of its proprietary Private Freight Marketplace (PFM) and TMS focused on accelerating productivity and increasing visibility for supply chain stakeholders, recently announced it has named Grant Crawford as the company’s new president.

The booming freight market has created new opportunities for data analytics, but experts say beware of companies offering too much depth and not enough expertise.

The transportation management systems market is growing right along with the number of challenges that shippers face in today’s hectic freight transportation environment.

For 2019, we believe the U.S. transportation industry and supply chain professionals will place more emphasis on digitization within the supply chain to help them address future complex challenges.

If your TMS is modern and built with an architecture that doesn’t depend on decades-old technology, the experience of onboarding customers, carriers and trading partners should be faster (and less costly) than what TMS systems of the past could ever provide.

Your transportation management system (TMS) will serve as the centerpiece for your organization’s new supply chain ecosystem, here are five key factors to consider when selecting one.

Here’s how the tariff wars are playing out in the world’s supply chains, and how good visibility, proactive thinking, and reliable supply chain partners can help protect companies of all sizes from the impacts.

Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide said this week it has launched a new entity through the meshing of its LTL network with a freight brokerage and customer-facing transportation management system (TMS).

Earlier today, Scottsdale, Arizona-based Emerge, a provider of its proprietary Private Freight Marketplace (PFM) and TMS focused on accelerating productivity and increasing visibility for supply chain stakeholders, announced it has raised $20 million in a seed round, which was led Greycroft Partners, a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles and New York, in addition to participation from other investors as well.

TMS visibility is live and on the market now, and is transforming the way data is gathered and translated.

Failure to use a transportation management system or tms as part of an e-commerce logistics strategy contributes to higher freight spend by limiting shipping capacity and forcing shippers to continue with spot rates among carriers.

Kuebix, creator of a transportation management system that delivers true freight intelligence, today celebrates the one-year anniversary of Kuebix Free Shipper, the industry’s first free multimodal TMS that offers unlimited rating, booking, and tracking of TL, LTL and parcel freight.