January 5, 2012
Which issues will dominate the freight industry in 2012? There are many to choose from. We asked leading industry analyst Adrian Gonzalez about three challenges that are important to the future of freight transportation.
Collaborative freight networks. Everyone talks about it. Do you see competitors working together to finally store/ship product together? What’s the feedback been like? How were the barriers of resistance broken down? Read More...
Tags: fuel costs human resources Logistics Viewpoints
Categories: Guest Posts Market Trends Talent Management Transportation Management
October 20, 2011
The value of a transportation management system (TMS) is directly proportional to the expertise of the people using it. We explored this relationship in our recent posts Turning Tacticians into Strategists and Developing an Analytical Playbook for Your TMS. And the individuals who are best equipped to extract this value are power users.
As industry analyst Steve Banker says in a recent blog post, “What is the point of buying a Ferrari and then having your nearly-blind grandmother drive the car?” Read More...
Tags: human resources Logistics Viewpoints transportation management
Categories: Talent Management TMS Technology Transportation Management
November 23, 2010
Last week, Elizabeth described how people processes and strategy are aligned at TMC, and the huge value we place on the talented individuals who define our organization (see the Technology is Important, but What About the People? blog, 18 November 2010). She also made the point that clients do not usually vet our workforce with the same rigor that they evaluate our technology. In this week's blog, I'd like to take this point further by looking at what human resources questions buyers of transportation management systems (TMS) technology should be asking as part of their due diligence. Read More...
Tags: human resources
Categories: Talent Management