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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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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.

The key to making your supply chain data work for you is realizing that every load you move is a constellation of valuable data points that can be used to rocket your business miles above the competition.

Studies show that not everyone is ready to embrace technology, however a TMS system is essential for today's transportation industry.

Five things to consider when managing cross-border logistics between the United States and Mexico.

Frequently overlooked and often pushed to the bottom of a shipper’s supply chain agenda, good inbound freight management can help companies improve shipment visibility, save money, and enhance customer service.

As shippers, intermediaries and ship owners look ahead a few years to forecast trends in several areas of change, there’s one area that would be smart for everyone to put some effort into—billing accuracy.

Many small and medium-sized businesses want the ability to manage shipments, book loads and track packages using a Transportation Management System, but they feel the cost is prohibitive, not so anymore.

This ebook provides a guide to benchmark your company against best practices in the transportation and shipping industry and helps to put together a strategic approach to capitalizing on the opportunities to manage the “art of the inbound.”

Amazon has set the standard for customer service and today every consumer expects every retailer to have the same service capabilities from their e-commerce business including an integrated transport management system to provide accurate, on-time delivery of customer orders.

10 methods to help increase, and potentially maximize the ROI of your TMS.

Chicago-based project44 said it kicked off what it called an expanded integration into cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) provider MercuryGate International Inc.’s TMS.

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.

Dan Clark, Founder and President of Kuebix, gives his annual vision of what he sees happening in the transportation and supply chain industry including; tax reforms, decreased capacity, higher rates, and digital transformation.

Despite decades of improvement in our transportation management systems (TMS), we still have not yet fully realized the value of these systems unless we’ve grasped the concept of settlement” and not just “freight payment.”