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 Freight Transportation Bulletin #36
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.
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.
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
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.
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #32
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.
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #31
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.
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #30
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
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #29
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
JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin #28
Spring is finally here in New England, as the days are beginning to warm up. The freight markets seem to be cooling, however – depending on which pundit you listen to.