Welcome to the 31st edition of the JBF Bulletin. Over the past few years there has been an explosion of new and innovative logistics technology (log-tech) companies each attempting to carve out a niche in the ever-expanding logistics technology software space. Read the full story here.
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 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.”
In celebration of National Podcast Day, we invite you to check out JBF’s Supply Chain Industry Podcast Directory. When we first launched this list two years ago, there were 30 shows – now we are proud to feature 87 shows… Read More
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.
As the summer winds down, this is a busy and chaotic time for shippers, with no clear signs of cooling off. Even with the post-pandemic ripples having an impact, coupled with some possible recessionary headwinds – we are seeing
Podcasts are the rage lately, and our industry is no exception. The team at JBF Consulting compiled this list of the Top Podcast for Supply Chain Leaders just for you! Here you will find all the latest and greatest available shows specifically for our industry. Know of a new show? Tell us what you like about it and we’ll add to the list!
Highlights in the Summer 2022 JBF Bulletin:
Supreme Court Denies Petition Against AB5
BY’s New Luminate TMS Platform Reviewed
3 Traps to Avoid in Supply Chain Technology Transformation
Why Freight Tech Fails and What To Do About It?
Highlights from BY ICON 2022
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!
We are delighted to welcome Tony Wayda to the team as a Principal at JBF Consulting. Tony has served as a trusted advisor to organizations focused on transportation, visibility, and end-to-end supply chain solutions because of his deep experience in retail, 3PL, telecommunication, apparel, and CPG.