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Adaptive Logistics and Transportation
Innovative companies improve efficiencies by integrating logistics and transportation functions with critical operating processes. By factoring transportation constraints into the planning and execution of warehousing, production and fulfillment, these companies are outperforming their competition.
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Transportation Management and the Adaptive Supply Chain Network
Transportation Management and the Adaptive Supply Chain Network. Read White Paper for Transportation Management and Adaptive Supply Chain Network. To respond to the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment, traditional linear supply chains are evolving into complex, global ecosystems. These “pull” (demand-driven) environments working in conjunction with traditional “push” environments are known as adaptive supply chain networks (ASCNs). ASCNs allow all supply chain stakeholders to share knowledge, make collaborative decisions, and sense and respond immediately to changing conditions.
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The Top 10 Transportation Management Best Practices
Freight costs can represent a significant component of your supply chain—often around 5-7 percent of sales for manufacturing, retail, and wholesale/distribution companies. For many firms, this responsibility is not managed as well as it could be. This white paper shares 10 best practices in transportation management, with valuable insights from industry professionals.
: The Top 10 Transportation Management Best Practices The Top 10 Transportation Management Best Practices Source: Nulogx Document Type: White Paper Description: Freight costs can represent a significant component of your supply chain—often around 5-7 percent of sales for manufacturing, retail, and wholesale/distribution companies. For many firms, this responsibility is not managed as well as it could be. This white paper shares 10 best practices in transportation management, with valuable insights from
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Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain
With manufacturing now a global industry, moving product throughout complex supply chains remains a challenge for most organizations. But transportation management systems are spearheading the way to help solve the dilemmas of today’s manufacturers, offering functionality that eases the transfer of goods from place to place.
: Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain David Bourque - August 31, 2009 Read Comments Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, and as manufacturers create a “value chain” that spans many countries, transportation of final goods or raw materials is a critical component to their business. If goods do not arrive at their destination on time, the manufacturing process will come to a halt and links within the
Transportation Management System (TMS)
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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
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What Can Manufacturers Do in a Tough Economy? – Part II » The TEC Blog
: “ Collaborate with Transportation Providers to Receive Preferred Rates — The high cost of fuel coupled with constrained transportation capacities have resulted in steady increases in freight rates and fuel surcharges. As the drop in factory orders brings the transportation demand back in line with capacity, manufacturers should leverage the opportunity to collaborate with transportation carriers to receive lower rates. In exchange, manufacturers should offer to provide transportation providers with
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Case Study: Routing Guide Tender Management
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Descartes Evolution Yields Revenue Growth But No Profits
Descartes Systems Group recently announced its financial results for the third quarter ended October 31, 1999. Revenues were $10.5 million, an increase of 7% over last quarter, but a decrease of 16% from the same period last year. Descartes attributes the renewed revenue growth to its successful evolution into a provider of customer fulfillment network optimization software. In contrast to its revenues, Descartes posted a net loss of $4 million, suggesting that it has not yet fully recovered from an acquisition spree in 1997 and 1998.
: supported by The National Transportation Exchange. In addition, other SCE vendors are moving into the customer fulfillment space as evidenced by components in Industri-Matematik s VIVALDI suite. Descartes is targeting a market with huge potential but will face competition from a growing number of players. User Recommendations Although Descartes revenues advanced this quarter, users should temper any enthusiasm with the fact that it has not reported a profit in at least ten quarters. Wall Street s
Kewill Announces Plans to Acquire Four Soft » The TEC Blog
a provider of multimodal transportation software solutions with over 7,000 customers around the world. Historically, Kewill has provided some of the best supply chain execution capabilities and currently includes three product suites, for logistics, transportation and shipping, and business integration to drive B2B e-commerce and supply chain integration. The Four Soft products include a multimodal transportation management system, 4SeTrans; a collaborative Web-based collaboration portal, 4SVisilog; a
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Best Practices for Transporters and 3PL Service Providers
The business of transporting goods is risky, complex, and effort-intensive. Despite the continuing rise in fuel prices, employee salaries, and other overhead costs, transporters often face the prospect of providing their services at lower rates. How can transporters survive in such a difficult business climate?
: warehousing, in-plant services, etc.). Transportation is the crucial link among all partners in any supply chain. Goods move from suppliers to manufacturers, from manufacturers to distributors, and from distributors to retailers. In cases of rejections, repairs, and customer service, goods move in the reverse direction. Transportation of goods is the lifeblood of most businesses, and in an ever-increasing global market, its role is becoming increasingly vital. In the agrarian societies of yore,
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