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.
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.
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.
What’s on Santa’s List From Today’s Supply Chain Leaders?
As supply chain disruptions lag on, costs continue to increase, and labor remains hard to find, we know there are more than a few things today’s supply chain leaders are hoping Santa brings them so they can be more prepared in the year to come.
How Improving Appointment Scheduling Can Reduce Driver Detention
Driver detention is among the issues stemming from poor appointment scheduling processes. Appointment scheduling is a big problem that needs to be addressed
Get Maximum Value From Your Transportation Freight Bid
Most shippers drop the ball by not paying enough attention to the post-bid process which prevents them from capturing all of the benefits afforded to them. In our experience working with clients we’ve come up with the top 10 post-procurement activities that will help you extract maximum value from your transportation freight spend. Staying on top of these activities can be a challenge for even the most experienced teams. Don’t let these slip through the cracks and you’ll be able to incrementally improve your processes—and uncover some hidden benefits along the way.
Putting the Brakes on the Rush to Build Fully Self-driving Trucks
Read the full article here About Tony Wayda Tony Wayda is a seasoned leader with over 30 years of supply chain solution design and logistics software selection, implementation and management. Having operations and a technology background gives him a unique… Read More
Challenges of an Annual RFP and Why it’s Going Extinct
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.
3 Reasons Why Freight Tech Fails – Logistics of Logistics Podcast
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.
Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics
“The old way of doing business, where a carrier has to commit to providing capacity (on a lane) for an entire year is not working anymore. There is a need for a nimble, continuous bidding process.” says Mike Mulqueen quoted in today’s Forbes article ‘Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics’ by Steve Banker.