Moore on Pricing: Freight settlement and your TMS

Despite decades of improvement in our transportation management systems (TMS), we still have not yet fully realized the value of these systems unless we’ve grasped the concept of “settlement” and not just “freight payment.” By “settlement” I’m referring to the exchange of delivery information, tracking data and claims data in addition to the payment of […]

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State of Transportation Management Systems (TMS): Interest continues to rise

A critical link in the supply chain, transportation is costly, time-consuming, and sometimes difficult to manage—and it’s going to get even more complex as capacity tightens and rates continue to rise over the course of 2018. Approached haphazardly, transportation management can quickly eat up human resources, consume a good portion of logistics spend, and can […]

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Third Party Risk: Too Close for Comfort

By LM Staff · November 13, 2017 Identifying, managing and monitoring third-party risk is complicated. You’ve got a handle on many of the potential supply chain “disrupters” that can paralyze your business. But the real risk is embedded in areas you may have overlooked. Many organizations leave themselves exposed by: Failing to take a continuous […]

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Making the Case for an Integrated Fleet Management Solution

By LM Staff · October 22, 2017 Whether you are a senior executive, a fleet manager, a transportation planner, or a maintenance or safety director, integrated fleet management technology can drive positive supply chain and business results. That’s because rather than “swivel chair” integration between point solutions or looking through spreadsheets for answers, information about […]

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Refining TMS Integration Outside the Four Walls of the Warehouse

By LM Staff · October 4, 2017 By some accounts, nearly 40 percent of transportation management system (TMS) implementations fail. Some fall short of meeting their desired objectives, some miss implementation deadlines, and others aren’t implemented at all because of integration conflicts. Download this new white paper to learn more about how to overcome critical integration […]

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FourKites and 3GTMS team up for strategic partnership

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · August 4, 2017 Earlier this week, two supply chain and logistics technology providers–FourKites, a provider of real-time tracking and visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, and 3GTMS, a provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, said they are collaborating “to enhance processes” for 3PLs and shippers. […]

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