Kuebix, a Trimble Company and transportation management system provider, and Loadsmart, a digital freight technology company, announced that every shipper in Kuebix can now receive real-time Loadsmart spot quotes on truckload shipments.
Procurement technology is developing rapidly. Systems driven by machine learning and artificial intelligence are taking over key decisions about supply strategy and practice that were once the exclusive province of humans.
SAP has extended open access to SAP Ariba Discovery, enabling buyers to post sourcing needs and any of the four million suppliers on Ariba Network to respond with their ability to deliver the goods and services required with no fees through December 31, 2020.
Dennis McRae, senior director of consumer and industrial products with West Monroe, explains why it has become "very feasible" for manufacturers to shift operations from China and other parts of Asia back to the U.S.