Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

May 2022

May 2022

From revealing how to keep DC operations in harmony to listing transportation management systems of note, this edition is sure to strike a chord. Tune in for materials handling insights, a yard management system guide, and the latest on the intermodal advantages of key sites.

May 2021

May 2021

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From e-commerce fulfillment strategies that respond to surges and shortfalls to materials handling solutions that can handle the out-of-spec and oversized, this edition gets your warehouse operations in fighting form. Accelerate your supply chain processes with our handy guides to the benefits and leading providers of both yard management systems and transportation management solutions.

TMS: Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies

TMS: Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies

READ THIS EDITION NOWTransportation management systems (TMS) are key to managing disruptions, capacity shifts, fluctuating fuel costs, and evolving customer expectations. This guide to leading solutions providers can put you on the road to improved performance.

April 2021

April 2021

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Covering shipment data-integrating technologies that provide visibility as well as transportation strategies that ensure reliability even during uncertainty, this edition puts you on the fast track to supply chain efficiency. Accelerate your operations with our exclusive market research into the logistics technology sector and our handy list of 100 leading vendors that provide innovative solutions.

May 2020

May 2020

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From intelligent digital solutions for your DC to next-generation warehouse labor configurations, this edition inventories the automation moves and processes that streamline and strengthen supply chains in the face of disruption. Including a section on how to adapt and pivot amidst the COVID-19 upheaval, a buyer’s guide to leading transportation management systems, and a look at how pallets support sustainability strategies, this edition boosts supply chain know-how and resilience.

June 2019

June 2019

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Is it possible to manage a supply chain that both enhances your company’s economic growth and meets its sustainability goals? This edition highlights several companies that have mastered balancing profitability and sustainability, as well as 75 supply chain partners that walk the walk when helping shippers meet sustainability goals. You’ll also find an in-depth look at how to turn logistics challenges into opportunities, some innovative approaches to reusable packaging, and how managing the complexities of the baby products supply chain is no child’s play.

May 2019

May 2019

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From new safety strategies to materials handling innovations, this edition takes stock of warehousing and distribution centers and highlights the best practices that will improve your supply chain. Including a refresher for choosing the right TMS, a guide to leading transportation and yard management systems, and a look at how the right pallets can power the supply chain, this edition lights the way to optimizing warehouse and DC operations.

April 2019

April 2019

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This edition helps you see your way to supply chain visibility–a must-have for matching supply to demand. And for e-tailers charting their next e-venture, this edition details the steps to get them closer to their e-commerce endgame. What’s more, IL’s original research on the logistics IT market gives you clarity on technology trends, while the 2019 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers list points you to the services and solutions to address your technology needs.

January 2019

January 2019

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Jolt your warehousing, transportation, and logistics operations with these 159 actionable to-do’s. Designed to get your supply chain moving and your IT together, this blockbuster edition is jam-packed with need-to-have and trending content. From top-shelf solutions for CPG success, supply chain finance programs that put more cash in your wallet, the freight transportation forecast from a leading transportation economist to a new formula for market domination, this special Planner edition gives you plenty to be amped about.

May 2017

May 2017

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Boosting warehouse and distribution center efficiency starts with measuring what matters. This issue helps you pinpoint the most revelatory metrics and provides actionable information to help you obtain them. Optimizing your warehouse and DC operations also requires technology, and this edition provides a handy how-to guide for implementing and choosing the right TMS and YMS for your company.

May 2016

May 2016

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To meet new shipper and consumer demands, modern warehouse design plans are larger, smarter, and more flexible. This issue draws a blueprint for warehousing best practices that support supply chain optimization, and specs out transportation management systems to reveal the newest technologies and capabilities. Also: Intermodal rail moves supply chain efficiency in the right direction.

May 2015

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The warehouse remains the core of the supply chain but forces beyond the four walls–cloud computing, e-commerce, big data—are reshaping today’s facilities. This issue shows you how to leverage new technology to make your facilities smarter and your workforce more efficient. Also in this issue: building a smarter warehouse, TMS Buyer’s Guide, great rail intermodal sites, an expanding palette of pallet choices, and more.

Thought Leaders

Thought Leaders

Supply chain leaders offer their perspectives on the logistics challenges and opportunities impacting your business.

May 2014

May 2014

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An optimized network and perfectly tuned warehouse automation put you on the road to superior supply chain operations. Also in this issue: rail/intermodal accessibility, strategic pallet systems, and our annual TMS buyer’s guide.