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The Internet of Things and the Modern Supply Chain

The Internet of Things and the Modern Supply Chain

You have probably heard the term Internet of Things (IoT) quite a bit in the past year. It is frequently mentioned in the same breath as supply chain, with the common observation that it will significantly impact supply chain operations. This whitepaper clarifies what is meant by the IoT, and identifies some ways in which […]

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Restructuring Business Models to Satisfy the E-commerce Effect 

Restructuring Business Models to Satisfy the E-commerce Effect 

Supply chain professionals everywhere are grappling with the challenges e-commerce has presented. Companies need to find strategic solutions to restructure their business models to accommodate these changes — but where should they begin? This white paper takes an in-depth look at the disruption of e-commerce in the supply chain by examining different markets and processes […]

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Navigating the New Trucking Landscape

Navigating the New Trucking Landscape

Shippers are up against serious challenges in 2018. Numerous factors are combining to make it difficult for manufacturers and retailers to achieve the increased volume, speed and accuracy demanded by our booming economy. Put simply, constrained capacity has turned transportation into a pain point for many shippers. It’s a story we’ve heard before, but this […]

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Purchasing and Implementing a Yard Management System

Purchasing and Implementing a Yard Management System

You will find everything you need to know about purchasing and implementing a Yard Management System in this practical guide. It aims to help inform the decision to implement a YMS–from investigation to scoping to vendor selection and implementation. The whitepaper covers: who needs a Yard Management System, specific areas where YMS can optimize operations, […]

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Understanding Dock Scheduling

Understanding Dock Scheduling

This white paper’s objective is to help industry professionals understand the basics of dock scheduling, supported by real industry case studies. It will help you assess whether you need a dock scheduling system, identify your potential cost savings, determine where to start, and evaluate which solution is best for your business. You will also find […]

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Cloud or Licensed Supply Chain IT Systems – Which is Right for You?

Cloud or Licensed Supply Chain IT Systems – Which is Right for You?

As we rely more and more on global visibility into supply chain operations, whether across carriers, modes, or continents, cloud-based SaaS applications will become the standard. Can you trust cloud-based supply chain systems?  This whitepaper compares and contrasts SaaS versus licensed supply chain IT systems offering benchmarks related to cost and security while also exploring […]

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Becoming a Shipper of Choice

Becoming a Shipper of Choice

If you are a shipper relying on for-hire carriers, or an asset-light 3PL, you are no doubt aware that there are at present several significant issues conspiring to make it more expensive and more difficult to get your goods delivered. The solution for many is to become what’s known as a “Shipper of Choice”. This […]

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Understanding Chain of Responsibility in the Supply Chain 

Understanding Chain of Responsibility in the Supply Chain 

 With increasing traffic congestion, safety on the highways is of great public concern. Recent incidents involving heavy vehicles are influencing the legislative landscape across the world. Regulatory bodies recognize that responsibility for highway safety goes well beyond mere driver compliance to Hours of Service regulations, thus bringing forward the concept of Chain of Responsibility (CoR). […]

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Dock Scheduling and the Retail Industry

Dock Scheduling and the Retail Industry

Are you still making dock appointments with emails, paper calendars and spreadsheets? Then check out this free eBook, which explains the benefits of using a dock scheduling system to cut the time spent on scheduling, obtain better visibility via KPIs, and access reports to make operations more efficient.

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