Discover the latest and greatest in supply chain and logistics insights with JBF Consulting’s curated list of the Top 150 Podcasts for Supply Chain Leaders. New for 2024, we present to you the ones that consistently deliver fresh, engaging content.
Recently, the JBF Consulting team, including myself, Tony Wayda and Mary Wayt , had the opportunity to attend Manifest 2024 in Las Vegas. Here are the key insights that captured our attention.
In this Issue:
Let’s Meet up at Manifest:2024
When Do Shippers Need TMS Optimization?
Financial Transparency Matters When Evaluating Logistics Technology
Pros & Cons of Cloud-Based TMS
New JBF Sentiment Rating™ Guides
🎙 AI Impact and Effective TMS Implementation
JBF Reporter Industry Updates
Increasing use of railroads in moving freight has a moderating effect on volatility. Focusing rail on long distance hauls where it clearly has fuel economy advantages, while getting trucks to do the first and final mile hauling, has the potential to minimize freight supply and demand troughs. A more stable and predictable freight system using both rail and truck means lower operating costs for all.
Brad Forester sits down with Joe Lynch, host of The Logistics of Logistics podcast to talk about the FreightTech market, focusing on the impact of AI and machine learning, and strategies for implementing logistics technology.
Choosing between cloud-based and on-premise TMS solutions can be a complex decision that depends on several factors. This article compares and contrasts cloud-based and non-cloud-based TMS to help you identify which is best for your organization.
Here are the four factors that can be used to identify those shippers that will truly benefit from this capability. A shipper does not need to have all 4 attributes, but they do need to have both a minimum freight spend and at least one other characteristic to make optimization beneficial.
What’s one topic most industries can relate to each other about? Labor. No matter the industry, labor is a challenge. Logistics experts Brad Forester, founder and CEO of JBF Consulting, and Brian Carlson, Principal at Cornerstone Edge met for a short LinkedIn Live discussion on the topic.
Key areas of focus from the recent Descartes Innovation Forum included a customer engagement platform enabling on-demand delivery tracking, a mobile solution for driver safety training, and integrated route planning considering drivers’ HOS with Geotab ELDs.
Happy Holidays from all of us at JBF Consulting. This month we dive into:
Descartes’ Fleet Solutions: Insights from the 2023 Innovation Forum
What’s the Best Axle Configuration to Transport a Giant Turkey?
TMS Optimization Reimagined: Meeting The Needs Of Today’s Shippers
The #1 Mistake Shippers Make When Implementing a TMS
ORTEC 2023: Five Key Aspects Reviewed
Digging into the Data: Master Your Testing Approach