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Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain
With manufacturing now a global industry, moving product throughout complex supply chains remains a challenge for most organizations. But transportation

truck transportation  space, be it a truck or an airplane, and 2) take into consideration heavy and light items. The data that is pulled from the warehouse management system (WMS) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system gives managers the information on which pallets to load at the bottom so as not to damage any inventory. These two capabilities allow logistics managers to assess how to save on fuel costs. The manager can compare if a load is better sent as one full truckload (i.e., at the maximum weight) with a discount, Read More...
Transportation Management Systems
Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exc...
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Why Is In-transit Visibility (ITV) in the Supply Chain Important?
ITV capabilities allows an organization to meet the challenges of rapidly increasing fuel prices, changes in regulatory requirements, and provides customers

truck transportation  to see inside a truck at any given time during the transportation process to figure out which finished goods are being delivered and which items the organization will be receiving? Having the ability to identify, change, and monitor shipments from origin to destination gives an organization reliability, flexibility, and transparency within the entire supply chain. With the use of in-transit visibility (ITV) capabilities an organization will be able to meet the challenges of rapidly increasing fuel prices Read More...
Who’s Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation
Sure, you’ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it: E-commerce comes to transportation and logistics. This article outlines some of the latest

truck transportation  truck. At $500 billion, truck transportation is the largest single component of overall logistics costs - and has all the characteristics that you'd want if you were seeking to build a better mousetrap: The customer base is large and diverse, with over two million businesses that ship products. While Fortune 500 companies are the biggest shippers, of course, small and medium sized companies that may typically spend say $1-10 million in transportation are a substantial share of the overall market. For thes Read More...
Manugistics To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion
In partnering with Manugistics, Amazon acknowledges the impact that uncontrolled transportation costs have on its business. Its move should embolden smaller

truck transportation  To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion Manugistics To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion S. McVey - June 15, 2000 Event Summary Internet retail giant, Amazon.com announced it would enlist the help of Manugistics Group to support its global expansion and operational improvement initiatives. Manugistics will provide its NetWORKS Strategy and Transport solutions to give Amazon better visibility to its growing global fulfillment network and facilitate the flow of goods from the company's suppliers Read More...
Infinium Attempts To Better Gain Some Markets' Ear
While 2000 was a difficult year for Infinium, resulting in a focus shift and significant restructuring, the company entered 2001 with an expanded product

truck transportation  of North America's leading truck rental, leasing and commercial trucking companies, to address the unique business pains and needs of the for-hire segment of the transportation industry. Infinium, on the other hand, strives to be the transportation industry's preferred provider of human resource and financial enterprise business solutions. It delivers a line of industry-specific enterprise business, CRM and business intelligence solutions, ASP offerings, and services and support tailored to the stringent Read More...
TSi Logistics
TSi Logistics is a third-party logistics company that offers custom global transportation and logistics services, including freight payment, freight claims

truck transportation  Logistics TSi Logistics is a third-party logistics company that offers custom global transportation and logistics services, including freight payment, freight claims management, and transportation management systems (TMS). From its worldwide corporate office in Stockbridge, Georgia (US) and its European operations in Cheshire (UK), TSi offers its TMS software package called iVelocity. Read More...
Logility Unveils Voyager Select For Total Landed Cost
Although Voyager Select is making its debut, the product is actually an amalgam of components drawn from existing logistics applications in the Voyager suite.

truck transportation  algorithms that calculate distance-based truckload and rail carrier rates. Perhaps the most attractive feature of Select is the ability for net market participants to call on it in real-time as a transaction is being performed. Voyager Select can be hosted on the net market's application server or via an Application Service Provider (ASP), and can operate in one-to-many and many-to-many architectures. Market Impact Although Voyager Select is just now making its debut, the product is an amalgam of Read More...
Rising Elephant Creates Euphoria: India's Growing Markets Are a Boon for SCM Vendors
The nature of the organized retailing market in India may present challenges for software providers, but the opportunity to tap into and benefit from this

truck transportation  If, for example, a truck is delayed by even an hour, the vendor is liable for the loss incurred by the retailer. Supply chain management 's (SCM's) role in organized retail aims at increasing efficiency, reliability, economy, and visibility, and at reducing lead times. The role of IT in SCM includes the following: Providing visibility across the supply chain network Providing planning and execution ability for transportation at the network level for long-term (that is, weekly, biweekly, monthly, Read More...
Data Sheet: BestShippers TMS
If you’re looking for a transportation management system (TMS) that will automate all aspects of transportation execution from planning to reporting, consider

truck transportation  Sheet: BestShippers TMS If you’re looking for a transportation management system (TMS) that will automate all aspects of transportation execution from planning to reporting, consider the benefits of BestShippers TMS. Users have reported new opportunities to ship freight more efficiently and the ability to reduce freight spending by more than 13 percent. Learn how it can help you optimize loads and maximize control over day-to-day decisions. Read More...
New Management at Manhattan Associates
ATLANTA, Georgia -- Manhattan Associates Inc. MANH, the global leader in best-of-breed warehouse and transportation management systems, announced the

truck transportation  Management at Manhattan Associates New Management at Manhattan Associates S. McVey - October 19th, 1999 Event Summary On October 18, Manhattan Associates, Inc. announced that Alan Dabbiere will abdicate his position as President and CEO of the Atlanta-based warehouse management system vendor. His replacement, Richard (Dick) M. Haddrill, joins Manhattan from Powerhouse Technologies, a diversified gaming technology company, where he occupied the chief executive position. Founder Dabbiere will continue in Read More...
Cetaris
Cetaris is a full-service software company founded in 1991 to bring flexible computing solutions to the transportation, shipping, and logistics industries

truck transportation  companies in automobile and truck sales, parts and service, vehicle leasing, software, and real estate development. Cetaris is focused on the development and implementation of software products covering the entire vehicle product life cycle. The systems it has implemented include Product Configuration, Product Acquisition, Product Maintenance, Parts Catalogs, and Vehicle Remarketing. Read More...
DPC SmartFleet
DPC SMART FLEET is a comprehensive transportation, logistics, and distribution management application designed to increase efficiency of fleet management

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Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a

truck transportation  inventory financing, detention costs, truck ordered but not used) in an Inbound supply chain model aimed at JIT manufacturing methods should be carefully analyzed before deciding on the utilization of the Core carrier concept. Analyze the overall inbound supply chain structure to understand the nature of shipments (inbound, re-supplies, inter-plant transfers, cross-dock movements). A study conducted for a $.2.6 billion automotive manufacturer based out of Minnesota revealed that a large percentage of Read More...

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