When it comes to implementing a transportation management system (TMS), a critical mistake many shippers make is setting the implementation budget and timeline based on a software vendors’ average implementation duration estimates.
Choosing a new technology platform involves more than just design and build phases; the importance of rigorous testing, influenced by various factors such as customer requirements and available resources, cannot be underestimated for a successful implementation.
The FourKites Visibility Conference 2023 focused on a connected ecosystem resonates with the current demands of global supply chains. While FourKites is clearly innovating and expanding its offerings, it’s crucial to keep an eye on how they balance adding value to clients without stepping on the toes of traditional TMS providers.
A deep dive into Oracle’s client-driven enhancements in its latest release. Key areas of focus include investments in AI & ML, digital broker integration for carrier cost optimization, UX & Workbench enhancements, dock scheduling, and global trade management.
Jumping right into selecting a vendor without performing the necessary internal due diligence is like releasing code without testing — it will almost always lead to disappointing, if not catastrophic, results.
In the dynamic world of transportation logistics technology, growth & innovation are inextricably linked. As we mark our 20th year of leading supply chain innovation, we continue to champion this ethos with our newest team members.
Brian Carlson and Tony Wayda dissected the complexity of WMS, TMS, and YMS integration. And they efficiently packed all this into an 11-minute recording! If you’re in pursuit of efficiency and productivity in your supply chain operation, this discussion is a must-see. Watch the replay and read the detailed recap in this article
We recently attended the FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain conference, a premier industry event offering a front-row view of the road ahead. This conference is where the industry’s thought leaders converge, charting the course for tomorrow’s supply chain advancements. Here’s our key takeaways.
In our business, failures are critical – but they are also important and teachable lessons. We define a failure as “an outcome that does not meet the client’s objective or stated expectation.” These failures can be a tremendous catalyst for innovation and improvement.
Seamless integration of your WMS and TMS is critical to keeping your supply chain running smoothly. The work performed before selecting a logistic software provider is as important, if not more important than the actual selection itself. Selecting the wrong provider can quickly become a multi-million-dollar mistake.