Shippers want to focus on freight savings because traditionally transportation is a bigger spend and more opportunity for savings. But you can see tangible savings sooner in the WMS.
Bootstrapper’s Guide to Logistics Podcast: Modeling Business Models with Brad Forester
Brad Forester, Founder & CEO of JBF Consulting opens up on the finer points of running a supply chain consulting agency. Listen in as he explains how to evaluate risk, build scalable solutions and work ON the business rather than IN the business.
Trimble ‘Shutting Down’ Their Kuebix TMS Platform – Now What?
Trimble announced last week that it would be shutting down Kuebix as of 2025 as they ‘pivot’ to an alternative product. But this article is not about Kuebix, nor is it about Trimble. This article is about the customers that software vendors like Trimble (and Blue Yonder, and SAP, and e2open, etc.) are “pivoting on.”
Fundamentals of a Successful Transportation Management System
Sophisticated shippers capture and prioritize business requirements as a key input into their TMS vendor selection process. Unfortunately, most shippers rely too heavily on 3rd party industry analysis that can’t identify the specific functional requirements that can enable them to more precisely down-select one or more TMS software vendors.
What Does It Cost To Implement A Transportation Management System?
This Forbes article on the transportation management system integration market presents a 360-degree review of freight transportation software technologies from the TMS vendor, systems integrator, and customer perspective. Great read!
What Does it Mean to Be a “Shipper of Choice”?
[PODCAST] Listen to our CEO Brad Forester on this episode of the Extra Mile Podcast, with Robert Bain and Adam Perlmutter. They chat about how 3PL and shipper worlds are colliding. And what it means to be a shipper of choice… Plus learn Brad’s age defying… Read More
Shipper Pain Points – How To Squeeze as Much Value as Possible Out of Your Logistics Systems
In this podcast episode Brad Forester and Joe Lynch discuss shipper pain points. Brad shares insights on the top 4 shipper pain points that he and the JBF team are hearing about from their customers who are large shippers. JBF… Read More
First-Time TMS Implementation: Essential Organization Considerations for Transportation Leadership
“Like building a new house, there is much beyond just getting the foundation and walls right, as a great home design considers long-term maintenance and value from the start.”
6 Considerations for Transport Leaders Before Moving to the Cloud
Maintaining an old-school approach to software is like looking for a CD player when all music is online.
Transport Dive – So, you bought new driver-pay software…
Guest Column by Brad Forester: Read the full article