Selecting a transportation mode and carrier isn’t as simple as identifying the fastest or least expensive option. It’s a complicated process that takes into account timelines and risks as well as budgets. Industry experts share best practices that will help save money and prevent costly mistakes.
Inbound Logistics' exclusive annual trucking market research report delivers shipper and trucker insights into industry challenges and trends.
Freight is a key part of most companies’ transportation expense. Along with ensuring freight bills are accurate and reflect contracted terms—a key capability—freight payment and audit firms can add even greater value.
Warehouse management systems provide organizations with a boost to their operations and help them keep up with the growing demands of their customers and partners. Still, implementing a WMS is a complex process that requires extensive planning, study and patience. Experts point to a number of key factors to consider when shopping for a system for your organization.
Our annual trucking directory helps match shippers with the truckers that can best meet their needs.
With a pull instead of a push replenishment strategy, golf ball maker Acushnet increased supply chain efficiency.
Profile of Doug Braun, CEO of BluJay Solutions
Profile of Yone Dewberry, chief supply chain officer, Land O’Lakes
Truckers and shippers weigh in on the state of the economy as we head into 2018.
Use these tips to identify and respond quickly to changing variables in an omni-channel supply network.
Readers share the logistics mementos and paraphernalia they would preserve in a time capsule for people to open in the year 2067.
IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain Technology
Here are five steps to consider when implementing the Internet of Things across the cold chain.
The Lean Supply Chain
Having a global supply chain risk management strategy in place can not only increase value to your customers but also reduce your costs and increase performance.
To get the most out of a TMS, professionals must identify and match operational requirements with the solution’s features. Joe Couto, chief operating officer at HighJump, outlines 10 tips for picking a TMS.
In order to drive sustainable, impactful change within your organization, it’s important to have the tools and expertise to turn data into actionable business intelligence.
Boost procurement sourcing by finding a provider who can deliver all three of the necessary components: transportation expertise, technology and process. Here’s how.
Manufacturer of drywall and joint compound USG partnered with Transplace and was able to reduce the delivery time of its product from 6 weeks to 48 hours to Mexico—leading to double-digit sales growth.
With increasing access to data, it can be difficult to hone in on the information relevant to shippers. Here’s how to determine what data to analyze.
Here’s how trends in U.S./Mexico cross-border operations are shaping today’s supply chain.
An experienced and knowledgeable 3PL provider can help life sciences and pharmaceutical customers adopt VMI as a supply chain management practice.
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