A multitude of data factors complicate today’s supply chains. Order Dates are one of the primary—and trickiest—data elements that need to be addressed.
What Does TMS and WMS Have in Common?
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.
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #35
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.
Trends of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Over 20 Years
It’s no surprise that over the last 20 years, the “Duopoly” of FedEx and UPS tops the list of carriers consistently over the span of time. This post shares some fun factoids and trends.
How Superusers Can Make Your TMS a Success!
While choosing the right TMS is critical, having a good Superuser team is just as important to make decisions regarding how to configure the system to handle business requirements.
Insights from Manifest 2023 Supply Chain Conference
Earlier this month our team attended the Manifest 2023 Logistics Conference in Vegas. Over the course of the 3-day event, we had many conversations with colleagues and attended workshops. Here’s a break down of our key insights and themes from the conference.
Desired End State – An Insiders Guide to Acquiring TMS Technology
Over time, the system degrades into a large, unwieldy electronic clipboard where daily operations can be managed, but the value that drove the initial investment is largely incremental and not truly transformative, as had been envisioned.
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #34
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
7 Ways To Run A Painless Transportation Bid
The transportation freight bid process can be complex and challenging. Here are 7 ways you can simplify the process and increase the likelihood of a successful bid.
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #33
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.