Howdy and Happy Summer, Welcome to Edition #39 of the JBF Bulletin! Back to business after a long holiday weekend – we have several insightful articles curated in this month’s collection highlighting the importance of due-diligence ahead of vendor selection…. Read More
Howdy, Welcome to Edition #38 of the JBF Bulletin! Lots happening this month! With a shifting market across both the demand and supply sides, there are fundamental questions that many transportation leaders are asking: Are these prices going to stabilize?… Read More
Last week, JBF virtually attended the Blue Yonder (BY) Partner Summit. During the Summit, BY detailed their product strategy roadmap, various organizational adjustments, and changes to their engagement methodology with implementation partners and system integrators. They also shared some interesting analyses of “Red” projects and the common factors that caused the project challenges. Below are the key points that were discussed and JBF’s perspective on the strategy Blue Yonder laid out.
In this month’s edition of the JBF Bulletin, we reveal the results of a poll “What part of your transportation network are you focusing on this year?” If your perspective is that of a shipper, LSP, carrier, or other participant in the transportation function, your definition may be different. Regardless, nearly 4 out of 10 respondents in our recent poll identified a new TMS as a priority.
JBF Consulting recently conducted a poll on LinkedIn, the title of which was “What part of your transportation network are you focusing on this year?” We offered up four responses to our LI community.
In this month’s edition of the JBF Bulletin, Adam Gray explores a very common impact point to ROI for TMS projects – Order Dates. Order date logic is key to unlocking the value of your TMS, and in the vast majority of shippers we work with, this logic is in various pockets and corners of the business. These ‘policies’ need to be controlled, starting with documentation of the rules.
In this month’s bulletin, there are two very pragmatic approaches to ensuring a successful implementation of technology to drive desired capabilities. Both of these approaches address what we at JBF view as the primary barriers to implementation success – and neither are about the ‘implementation’ itself.
Howdy! Happy New Year & welcome to Edition #34 of the JBF Bulletin! The good news is that the freight market appears to be normalizing despite some supply chain ripples from the pandemic. And, since we introduced our Freight Bid Procurement… Read More
We are very proud of our team for all they have accomplished for our clients in 2022, and truly excited for 2023. It’s so inspiring to be around people you constantly learn & grow from, with an organization that still feels like every year is a ‘Startup’ year.
This month, Mike Mulqueen shares the US Domestic Freight Outlook. From a shipper perspective, the softening of the US freight markets comes as a welcome relief. Contract rates, which have remained stubbornly high, have slowly begun to fall.