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Category: TMS

Business Continuity in the Age of COVID-19 Requires an Enterprise Approach to Home Office Shipping

Also listed in: Shipping Software, Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

The COVID-19 crisis has businesses struggling as employees transition to working from home. Instead of managing four offices, companies must now manage 4,000. Lacking a centralized mailroom, employees are forced to improvise when sending materials to customers, prospects, and other employees. This e-ook shows how a cloud-based multi-carrier management solution maintains centralized control while giving employees tools to ship efficiently, cost-effectively, and safely from home offices. Download now.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of a First-Time TMS Buyer: Lessons to be Learned Before Purchasing a TMS

Also listed in: Logistics IT

In this whitepaper, we look at some of the key lessons to learn before you embark on a TMS project. From understanding the fundamental differences in design, to knowing the TMS products on the market today, to understanding the how (not the what), and asking for proof of a vendor’s claims, you can arm yourself with a deeper knowledge of the technology and vendor landscape that will help you ask the tougher questions.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of a First-Time TMS Buyer: Lessons to be Learned Before Purchasing a TMS 

Also listed in: Logistics IT

In this whitepaper, we look at some of the key lessons to learn before you embark on a TMS project. From understanding the fundamental differences in design, to knowing the TMS products on the market today, to understanding the how (not the what), and asking for proof of a vendor’s claims, you can arm yourself with a deeper knowledge of the technology and vendor landscape that will help you ask the tougher questions.

Taking the Next Step and Gain Total Control of Your Supply Chain

Also listed in: Transportation

TMS has been around for more than 20 years, but supply chain complexity and rapidly evolving technology is driving organizations to seek the next level of logistics and supply chain performance. A real-time, network-based control tower is a proven way to achieve new levels of efficiency and performance. But how do you get from where you are, to where you need to go? Find out where you are in your journey with the quick Control Tower Assessment.

The Do’s and Don’ts of a TMS Selection and Implementation

Also listed in: Transportation, Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

Transportation is often the largest supply chain cost for a company. A TMS can yield 6-8 percent savings on transportation costs, yet only a fraction of companies take advantage of a TMS. In this white paper, learn the do’s and don’ts of selecting and effectively implementing the right TMS for your company to realize transportation savings and improve your operations.

The Business Case for Transportation Management

Also listed in: Transportation

To meet continually changing consumer demands and expectations in an increasingly competitive market, shippers need a fast, efficient supply chain. Fortunately, as the supply chain has evolved, so too have transportation management systems (TMS) – now providing organizations with greater visibility and control over their supply chain than ever before. Download this new whitepaper to examine how transportation management solutions can help your company reduce risk, improve operational efficiency, and drive meaningful change within your organization.

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Crossing Over: TMS Delivering Big Value for Small Shippers

Also listed in: Logistics IT, Transportation

No matter the size of your shipping operation, the logistics are complicated. Optimizing loads, reducing dock dwell, load tendering, meeting deadlines, and many other issues combine to challenge your business every day. Transportation Management Systems (TMS) have long been a mainstay in large shipping departments, while smaller shippers have been left using manual systems such as spreadsheets, or worse. Not anymore. A SaaS cloud-based TMS will show you the money - with little to no investment up front, and big value to your bottom line. Find out more by downloading this free whitepaper.
 

The Value of a TMS and Logistics Services for Effective Inbound Freight Management

Also listed in: Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt, Trucking-LTL

This whitepaper will help you gain a deep understanding of how to effectively manage and understand the nuances of LTL freight shipping. It covers the challenges logistics executives face in inbound freight shipping; areas to focus on to improve inbound freight management; and the requirements of an effective transportation management system. Learn how deploying an effective inbound freight program reaps benefits including significant cost reductions, improved transportation efficiency, better control over incoming goods, a boost in customer service, reduction in cycle time, and even freedom from legal headaches.

The Economics of Transportation Management Systems

Also listed in: Logistics IT, Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

Transportation is one of the biggest expenses for companies, and these costs continue to increase. Learn about current industry conditions, the factors that are contributing to these cost increases, and the benefits a Transportation Management System (TMS) can provide. This whitepaper will answer all your questions, from the TMS options available to the return on investment.

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Digital Editions

3PLs to the Rescue Cover

Full Digital Issue

3PLs to the Rescue

(244 pages • 41.8 MB PDF)

Reshaping the Supply Chain Cover

Full Digital Issue

Reshaping the Supply Chain

(420 pages • 103.9 MB PDF)

2020 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2020 Logistics Planner

(128 pages • 16.6 MB PDF)

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards Cover

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Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

(9 pages • 0.58 MB PDF)

3PL Perspectives 2020 Cover

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3PL Perspectives 2020

(10 pages • 1.3 MB PDF)