The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding transportation management systems (TMS) and their impact on supply chain management. Today’s companies are moving goods across more suppliers, vendors and customers than ever before, and transportation management is critical in the overall supply chain. New technologies are optimizing productivity, increasing efficiency and cutting costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving supply chain operations through their strategic use of transportation management systems and software.
Shipping group Maersk said on Thursday 94 companies and organizations have so far joined a blockchain platform developed with IBM aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping.
A truck driver for the Schwebel Baking Co. rolled out of Cleveland toward Rochester, N.Y., on a recent day with a trailer full of freshly-made sandwich rolls and buns. Less than an hour into the run, sensors tied to his tractor-trailer started sending a stream of urgent data messages that led the big rig to turn around and head back to the bakery.
For transportation providers in the e-commerce era, the choice is clear: disrupt, or be disrupted. The motivating force is, of course, Amazon.com, which has shown distinct signs in recent years of desiring to take over multiple transportation and logistics functions in support of its dominant e-commerce business.