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Attaining Supply Chain Visibility Doesn’t Have To Be an Overwhelming Task

Supply chain visibility will be a weighty topic in 2018, as the industry acclimatizes itself to new levels of supply chain control, however, the question is no longer whether visibility is essential for shipping companies, but how long customers are willing to patronize suppliers without it.

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A global online logistics community should be a vibrant entity where transparency of information, pricing, and service levels empower enterprises, carriers, and suppliers to take full advantage of revenue opportunities and build trusted-partner relationships.

A couple of years ago, we set out on a new project to redesign our user interface with the goal of setting a new standard by which all TMS user interfaces would be measured against.

Supply chain visibility will be a weighty topic in 2018, as the industry acclimatizes itself to new levels of supply chain control, however, the question is no longer whether visibility is essential for shipping companies, but how long customers are willing to patronize suppliers without it.

As capacity tightens and freight rates rise, both new and established TMS vendors are coming up with solutions that fit the smaller shipper’s budget while also offering all of the bells and whistles that larger systems offer, and logistics operations of all sizes are catching on.

In this eBook, we explain how companies that switch to the right Transportation Management System, experience a 10%-20% ROI on their freight spend in a matter of months, and how by taking back the management of their logistics operations in-house they make better shipping decisions every day.

As capacity tightens and freight rates rise, both new and established vendors are coming up with solutions that fit the smaller shipper’s budget while also offering all of the bells and whistles that larger systems offer and logistics operations of all sizes are catching on.

Fleet management technology can drive positive supply chain and business results. Explore this special edition of Making the Case where we lay out the benefits of integrated fleet management technology in your organization.

With 200+ locations, this 105-year-old food retailer is leveraging a Cloud transportation management system (TMS) to streamline inbound and outbound freight activities at its 1.3-million-square-foot distribution center in Central Pennsylvania.

While a bevy of high-tech outfits have threatened to disrupt the current freight forwarding marketplace with their digitized offerings, established players are hardly standing still as far as innovation is concerned.

To get the most out of a TMS investment, numerous parties across the organization should lend their expertise.

The third time is the charm for this U.S. manufacturer on the hunt for a third-party logistics (3PL) provider that could successfully combine transportation services and technology capabilities under one roof.

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.

Shaw Industries Group, the world's largest carpet manufacturer, needed a TMS to improve transportation planning.

Once the domain of the green eyeshade set, today’s freight payment and auditing companies are enjoying new markets with sophisticated online data mining and analytics capabilities. Best practices are saving big dollars for industry and shippers.

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Explore the value of building a TMS on carrier connectivity, explain the difference between doing this yourself versus working with a vendor that has baked this connectivity into its solution, and show the benefits that come from making this move early in the TMS selection and implementation process.