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
The RFP isn’t broken. Your process is! In this webinar moderated by Marney Edwards of Loadsmart, industry experts Rush Feldhacker of Metafora and Dennis Heppner of JBF Consulting discuss why the annual RFP is going extinct.
“Few shippers, tech vendors, or implementation partners have all the tools and skills to build an addition to your “logistics house.”
Given my primary role at JBF Consulting is to evaluate and recommend TMS solutions for our customers, the main stage presentation given by Oracle Sr. Director of Strategy, Dr. Srini Rajagopal was most relevant to me. In this session, Dr. Rajagopal laid out Oracle’s short to mid-term strategic investment areas. Here are the 5 most interesting roadmap items as well as my perspective on their usefulness for a transportation operation.
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!
Check out this lively conversation with Joe Lynch and Michael Wolf, JBF Client Engagement Director, on this latest episode of the Logistics of Logistics Podcast. They discuss why freight tech fails and what can be done to improve the situation.
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.
“Blue Yonder has the best pedigree of any supply chain company as it pertains to math based, predictive decision making.”