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.
Trimble announced last week that it would be shutting down Kuebix as of 2025 as they ‘pivot’ to an alternative product. But this article is not about Kuebix, nor is it about Trimble. This article is about the customers that software vendors like Trimble (and Blue Yonder, and SAP, and e2open, etc.) are “pivoting on.”
“Return on Investment is a key element of the business case for TMS, or any technology, projects.”
“As a shipper, if you are not utilizing technology to manage transportation functions, you are behind the curve.”
“Shippers of all sizes are not only dealing with angry customers, they are angry themselves.”
“Stewardship means taking ownership of the investment you have made and ensuring that solution quality decay does not occur.”
“Just because someone has domain expertise and knows the logistics functions inside and out, does not mean they are well-suited to drive a project to successful completion.”