Last week, I had the opportunity to speak again at CSCMP’s annual global conference, which focused on providing attendees with real-world strategies to maximize and transform supply chains. With 3,000+ attendees and 100 sessions at the event, the content addressed a wide range of supply chain opportunities and challenges. Read More…
There are many reasons a company might be in the market for a transportation management system (TMS). Often at the top of the list is the need for streamlined shipping processes and visibility to all transportation activities in one technology platform. Common supply chain challenges that lead to a TMS purchase include procurement and transportation operations living as two separate functions, lack of visibility to freight movement, and limited control of freight from inbound suppliers.
Regardless of your company’s size or reason for wanting to implement a TMS, there are several key points to remember as you work through this transformative process.
How can global shippers most efficiently distribute products to an extremely diverse, multinational customer base? Delivering exceptional service levels, regardless of where products are sourced and manufactured, or how buyers choose to purchase products is a constant challenge. To accomplish it, many turn to global logistics solutions that blend transportation management system (TMS) technology with supply chain expertise.
With the peak holiday shopping season here, the last mile segment of global supply chains is in the spotlight. Even the most efficient supply chains can fail miserably if customer expectations are not met during the final delivery of a product.
There are many ways to improve last-mile service standards – including the use of transportation management system (TMS) technology to plan, manage, and analyze the final hand-off to the customer. Read More…
Keeping pace with constantly changing multichannel models can be a formidable supply chain challenge. Increased competition and the quest for growth are driving the need to react quickly to changing market demands, all while maintaining high service standards and meeting consumers’ rising expectations. TMS technology can play a key role in helping companies develop new multichannel capabilities and improve existing ones.