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. There is still a significant delta between contract and spot rates, however market forces will put downward pressure on contract rates to close this gap over the next few months.
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
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.
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.”
In this podcast episode, Adam Perlmutter chats with Mike Mulqueen, Consulting Strategy Practice Lead at JBF Consulting about logistic systems and the complexity of selecting the right one. Mike also outlines big logistics technology changes, recent market trends, and key technologies/considerations that shippers should be watching.
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.
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
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.
“Blue Yonder has the best pedigree of any supply chain company as it pertains to math based, predictive decision making.”