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Transportation Management System
Manhattan Associates' Transportation Management solutions provide users with the ability to automate a transportation network@whether inbound or outbound, or

transportation trucking  Management System Manhattan Associates' Transportation Management solutions provide users with the ability to automate a transportation network—whether inbound or outbound, or private fleet or common carrier. Transportation Management solutions integrate transportation procurement, planning, and execution. Transportation Management solutions include transportation procurement, transportation planning and execution, fleet management, carrier management, audit, payment, and claims.

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Transportation Management Systems

Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements. 

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Transportation and Warehousing


The transportation industry moves goods in a number of ways: via land, ocean, or air. As the product is moved from location to final destination, successful delivery operations are vital for an organization’s financial bottom line. The link between the organization’s warehouse and its transportation operations need to be well coordinated for efficient product movement. Processes in the transportation industry must accurately reflect the scope of its customers’ needs and accommodate changes to those needs according to market trends and consumer behavior.

transportation trucking  and Warehousing The transportation industry moves goods in a number of ways: via land, ocean, or air. As the product is moved from location to final destination, successful delivery operations are vital for an organization’s financial bottom line. The link between the organization’s warehouse and its transportation operations need to be well coordinated for efficient product movement. Processes in the transportation industry must accurately reflect the scope of its customers’ needs and Read More

Manugistics To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion


In partnering with Manugistics, Amazon acknowledges the impact that uncontrolled transportation costs have on its business. Its move should embolden smaller Internet retailers to seek help in cutting costs and capturing elusive profits.

transportation trucking  historical reports for improved transportation planning. Among Manugistics' more recent offerings, NetWORKS Strategy will allow Amazon to plan locations of distribution centers for its global expansion program to best optimize its business around constraints such as supplier lead times, fixed and variable costs, and tariffs and taxes. Both applications are intended to give Amazon help in controlling distribution costs. Market Impact Amazon.com arguably best exemplifies the companies competing for market Read More

G-Log Offers New Start For CEO, Management Team


Global Logistics Technologies (G-Log) will soon launch its Internet-based logistics software business for the transportation industry. G-Log is a new beginning for CEO Mitchell Weseley.

transportation trucking  software business for the transportation industry. G-Log's products are targeted for international shippers that face significant complexity due to multi-mode cross-border shipments, global sourcing, and foreign trade regulations. A Web interface will afford users the ability to manage shipments on a global basis from virtually anywhere. In a recent announcement, G-Log CEO Mitchell Weseley welcomed three new vice presidents to head up sales, marketing, and business development for the new company as it Read More

Who’s Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation


Sure, you’ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it: E-commerce comes to transportation and logistics. This article outlines some of the latest developments in this fast-moving field, and provides some background and context to help companies better understand the alternatives available to them today.

transportation trucking  say $1-10 million in transportation are a substantial share of the overall market. For these shippers, e-commerce should help with the often difficult task of finding trucking companies that can provide both superior rates and consistently high quality. The supply market is extremely fragmented, with nearly 200,000 separate trucking companies today, 95% of which have fewer than 25 trucks in their fleet and serve limited areas of the country or specialized market segments. Using e-commerce techniques Read More

Howard Publications


Founded in 1951, Howard Publications publishes magazines about international logistics and transportation. Its American Shipper magazine debuted in 1974.

transportation trucking  about international logistics and transportation. Its American Shipper magazine debuted in 1974. Read More

Transportation Management Systems Software Evaluation Report


Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements.

transportation trucking  Software Evaluation Report TEC's Transportation Management Systems Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision. This Software Evaluation Report provides extensive information about vendor or provider Read More

NTE Suite


As a provider of online logistics, NTE, LLC offers Web-enabled and software-based solutions that can help improve supply chain efficiency in supply chain execution and transaction management, particularly for transportation services. NTE's North American clients use the company's solutions for transportation event management, visibility, optimization, and shipment rating, planning, and execution. Through NTE, these clients have found improved decision-making capabilities, reduced costs, increased revenue opportunities, and improved customer satisfaction. The NTE Suite of solutions offers order management, warehouse management, and transportation management modules that can be deployed on the NTE Platform independently to manage a single segment of the supply chain, or together to provide an end-to-end supply chain solution. The order management module is focused on the fulfillment of customer, requisition, and purchase orders. The warehouse management system provides flexible location management and storage definition capabilities, for precise control of inventory across multiple customers and warehouses. The transportation management module provides automated routing guide execution, which helps ensure shipping compliance with your business rules. All three on-demand modules are guided by the principles of visibility, accuracy, and adaptability, to meet the needs of small, medium, and large enterprises.

transportation trucking  transaction management, particularly for transportation services. NTE's North American clients use the company's solutions for transportation event management, visibility, optimization, and shipment rating, planning, and execution. Through NTE, these clients have found improved decision-making capabilities, reduced costs, increased revenue opportunities, and improved customer satisfaction. The NTE Suite of solutions offers order management, warehouse management, and transportation management modules that Read More

Transportation Management Systems


Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements.

transportation trucking  Management Systems Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements. Read More

RedPrairie - New Name For A Brave New Value Proposition Paradigm Part Three: Continued Market Impact


RedPrairie's solution for the first time enables both private & third party logistic providers (3PLs) to meet the needs of multiple vertical industries within a single WMS solution

transportation trucking  When it comes to transportation procurement and execution, however, most ERP vendors, even those with strong native transportation planning capabilities (e.g., J.D. Edwards ) have had to turn to the partnership option. WMS applications traditionally automate activities falling within the four walls of a warehouse, such as receiving, put-away, serialization, picking, packing, and shipping. However, since the warehouse is no longer merely a static storage facility, it now has to use real-time data to Read More

Are You Considering Distribution Software?


Distribution organizations play a key role between the manufacturers and retailers. Being the middle organization between a manufacturer and a retailer, a distribution center (DC) needs to have a robust operation and accurate information for delivering products and services to its customers.In the past, DCs focused primarily on selecting a strategic location in order to be as close to

transportation trucking  Rankings for modules like transportation and human resources are higher in 2010 than previous years, which is an interesting trend. In my opinion, these trends will continue, as the transportation functionality has advanced to levels where a distributor is able to procure, plan, execute, and pay for transportation cost in real-time. This helps the distributor get the entire view of the supply chain from the transportation stand point by knowing how to make a schedule that works with both suppliers and Read More

Logistics.com Might Prove An Internet Success Story After All- Part 2: Market Impact


By being able to address the needs of all stakeholders across the board from shipper to transport provider, and with the marketplace/private trading exchange (PTX) tool in the middle, Logistics.com can connect trading partners at various levels.

transportation trucking  consolidating or disappearing. While transportation management services lend themselves well to the Internet, the adoption rate so far has been sluggish. One lingering issue has been the perceived focus of Internet exchanges and hosted services on cost and not necessarily on the quality and reliability of service. Also, the lack of established relationships with preferred carriers, which one typically develops only over the years, has plagued the higher growth rate. Another complaint has been the lack of Read More

Transportation Management System (TMS)


Transportation Management System (TMS): The ability to manage orders, optimize loads, select the best carriers, tender shipments, manifest parcel, track their progress, and manage claims can reduce transportation costs by 10 to 30 percent. Freight Audit & Payment: By allowing experts to manage your contracts, audit your bills, allocate the charges, make the payments, and report the results, you are assured of paying the correct amount. Business Intelligence: Having the online tools to dynamically report, graph, map, trend, and model your entire operation provides the performance reporting, key performance indicator (KPI) dashboards, and insight for continuous process improvement and maximum savings. Global Consulting: With the information derived from these technologies, CTSI-Global is able to extend client savings by consulting in all key areas of interest including benchmarking, KPI management, global network design, bid preparation, and negotiations.

transportation trucking  Management System (TMS) Transportation Management System (TMS): The ability to manage orders, optimize loads, select the best carriers, tender shipments, manifest parcel, track their progress, and manage claims can reduce transportation costs by 10 to 30 percent. Freight Audit & Payment: By allowing experts to manage your contracts, audit your bills, allocate the charges, make the payments, and report the results, you are assured of paying the correct amount. Business Intelligence: Having Read More

A Manufacturer’s Guide to Lowering Transportation Costs


Manufacturers already apply transportation management systems (TMSs) to outbound shipping, but they often overlook the money they could save by using a TMS to control inbound shipping costs as well. Find out how improved inbound transportation practices can help you predict true total delivered costs, get visibility on inbound shipments, enforce routing guides, optimize freight, and minimize accessorial charges.

transportation trucking  Manufacturer’s Guide to Lowering Transportation Costs Manufacturers already apply transportation management systems (TMSs) to outbound shipping, but they often overlook the money they could save by using a TMS to control inbound shipping costs as well. Find out how improved inbound transportation practices can help you predict true total delivered costs, get visibility on inbound shipments, enforce routing guides, optimize freight, and minimize accessorial charges. Read More

SCE Leaders Partner To See Beyond Their Portfolios


Recent partnerships that Manhattan Associates and RedPrairie have struck with demand planning and/or integration providers might indicate an ongoing 'collaboration' of the planning and execution sides of supply chain management (SCM) as to create one adaptive supply chain.

transportation trucking  new adapter for its transportation management system (TMS) that will provide integration to PeopleSoft ERP and SCP applications. Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) and PeopleSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT) —Manhattan Associates became a member of PeopleSoft Software Alliance Program and plans to develop integration between its product and PeopleSoft Supply Chain Management (SCM) modules. Manhattan Associates and SeeBeyond (Nasdaq: SBYN) — Manhattan Associates has selected SeeBeyond, one of the Read More