Prior to the pandemic, supply chains were already growing in complexity due to increased globalization, data sources, and customer demands. Disruptions from COVID-19 accelerated these challenges, requiring supply chains to be more agile and resilient than ever—something that isn’t possible if don’t have the right technology and talent in place. In this dynamic environment of [...]
Over the past year, major disruptions from the global pandemic, severe weather, capacity shortages, the Suez Canal blockage, and more, have reinforced the vital importance of supply chains, but also shined a public spotlight on their fragility in some cases. While the industry has been undergoing a digital transformation for some time, the current environment [...]
At this time last year, global supply chains were already in trouble. The world didn’t know it yet, but we were somewhere between 60 and 90 days away from understanding what would happen.
Adding efficiency to your supply chain is a never-ending journey. There’s always an opportunity to improve. Often, these areas of opportunity present themselves when your organization or the market is fluctuating.
Are you looking to improve visibility, automation, and optimization to achieve a more resilient supply chain? Then a global transportation management system (TMS) should be a key part of your supply chain technology strategy.
As you encounter various supply chain disruptions, from regional weather and traffic issues to the unprecedented global impacts of this pandemic, do you have the necessary agility, visibility, and risk management to keep your operations running during the unexpected? If not, a global transportation management system (TMS) can be your solution – but only if [...]
Identify Cost Savings in Your Oil & Gas Supply Chain No doubt, oil and gas supply chains are changing. Concerns about sustainability have driven developments in innovations like electric cars, beginning to reduce the demand for oil and gas worldwide. This, in addition to other ever-shifting global market and government factors, has caused oil and [...]
Chapter 1: What REALLY Impacts Carrier Rates and Service—Lead Time.Transportfolio Truckload service may seem like an art to some. But it’s most definitely a science. Over time, you develop ideas about how to improve a process. But until you can actually prove it, it’s just a hypothesis. That’s why truckload and supply chain research is [...]
With more than $56 billion spent online via desktop devices and $12 billion via mobile devices in the United States during the 2015 holiday season, it’s no wonder that the most discussed topic at this year’s RILA conference was ecommerce and its effects on supply chains. The consumer shift to ecommerce is a major disruption [...]