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Hanjin Collapse Spotlights Concerns About Shipping Temperature-Sensitive Perishables
Recent events, such as the Hanjin collapse, have shone a spotlight on the deeply interconnected nature of today's container shipping networks and demonstrated how little... »

Driverless Transport? Don't Take Your Hands Off the Wheel Just Yet
Jitendra Malik, a researcher in computer vision for three decades, doesn't own a Tesla, but he has advice for people who do. "Knowing what I know about computer vision, I... »

Navigating the Roadblocks of Personnel Misclassification Navigating the Roadblocks of Personnel Misclassification
Over the last few decades, international trade has exploded, driven in large part by tremendous improvements in efficiency and transportation cost reductions related to the... »

Videos
B2B Commerce on Cloud B2B Commerce on Cloud
See how you can bring the best of B2C to your B2B eCommerce site in less than 90 days. Please CLICK HERE to view the video.

Transportation Procurement: Problems & Predictions
Shanon, Vice President, Product Management, MercuryGate, details how the automated freight-bid process benefits carriers and shippers -- and why it's not always about the... »

How Green Freight Policy Benefits Your Company
Achieving a sustainable freight transportation system requires data capture, appropriate metrics and 'smart' analysis, says Elena Craft, EDF senior scientist. [Run Time... »

Editors' Blog
Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers
The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher.

The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy
Having weathered numerous downturns in the past, major container lines might have thought they were immune from the laws of supply and demand. Now they know better.

How Amazon's Prime Day Creates New Challenges for Traditional Retailers
First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. And now, Amazon.com's Prime Day. Why do retailers invite peak-demand headaches?

Webinars
Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Learn how Woodgrain Millwork utilizes SAP Transportation Management to make the best use of its... »

Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR When it comes to moving goods, having an optimized transportation network can be a competitive advantage for your supply chain. The transportation... »

  News
3PLs Transition from Providers to Collaborative Partners, Study Says
Today's rapid pace of change is adding complexity to the roles of shippers and their logistics providers, so many 3PLs have evolved from tactical service providers to... »

North American CEOs Pleased With Recent Growth, Project Even More, Study Finds
All CEOs of 14 North American 3PLs say their companies were profitable in 2015 and believe the regional 3PL industry had also been profitable for the year. Moreover, each... »

Warning: Your Drone Can Be Hacked, Directed to Crash Warning: Your Drone Can Be Hacked, Directed to Crash
Insurance giant Allianz has warned that the increasing volume of drones in our skies could present a major cybersecurity threat, potentially even resulting in loss of life.

White Papers
Electronic Invoicing: European Union Directives Bring New Efficiencies and Cost Savings to Shipping
Despite the benefits of e-invoicing and looming regulation deadlines, many companies doing business in Europe still print and mail invoices, following old operating... »

Getting Live on ERP in Less than 100 Days - The New Reality
Learn how Lindemann Chimney and Wittek Golf took the SuiteSuccess approach to ERP implementation and got their distribution businesses up and running in less than 100 days.... »

CPQ: 5 Steps to the Perfect Quote
Find out how IBM Configure Price Quote can help make sales of the most complicated configurable products easy. Please CLICK HERE to download the whitepaper.

Podcasts
Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipments to Canada Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipments to Canada
The boom in e-commerce is a global phenomenon, but each country has its own unique requirements for ensuring the smooth flow of shipments to the buyer.

A New Plan for Fixing the U.S. Transportation System A New Plan for Fixing the U.S. Transportation System
What stands in the way of a solution to the nation's crumbling, outdated and inadequate transportation infrastructure?

The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses? The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?
The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns?

Supplier Case Studies
Diversified Services Provider Saves $15,000 Monthly with MacroPoint
Challenge: Our client, a family of distinct but related businesses involved in a variety of services such as recycling, material handling, and equipment sales, found that 95... »

Freight Audit and Payment Saves Auto Manufacturer More Than $1 Million
Challenge: A large auto manufacturer struggled with cumbersome, manual paper freight audit and payment processing. As their business grew, their existing internal processes... »

Eyefreight SaaS TMS Improves Freight Management Efficiency
Challenge: One of the world's largest steel manufacturers seeks to improve the efficiency of its logistics function. The manufacturer faces two key challenges: 1.) An overall... »

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