Posted by Agnes Hartford in Distribution / Supply Chain on November 15, 2018
Moving freight is becoming more profitable than ever. In fact, an average of 40,000 orders for heavy-duty trucks in the US was tallied during the first half of the year to help accommodate the shipping demand of manufacturers and retailers. As the trend continues, so does the need to upgrade and automate fleet tracking systems. […]
Posted by Ellis Booker in Distribution on March 7, 2018
Few spend categories combine the broad impact and complexities of transportation. How can shippers optimize their carrier relationships, keeping quality high, risk low, and costs in line? In the transportation context, spend optimization tools accomplish this delicate balancing act by comparing proposals from multiple carriers and logistics providers. Following business rules, they identify the best […]
Posted by JAGGAER Staff in Distribution / Supply Chain on February 26, 2018
Today’s global trade environment has never been more complex, making transportation and distribution sourcing more challenging than ever before. With transportation rates sky-rocketing, capacities shrinking, and the increasing complexities of carrier contracts, now is a great time to look at your sourcing strategy to ensure that you are doing all you can to contain costs, […]
‘Tis the season when supply chains are under pressure to meet customer demands and to keep internal business procedures running smoothly.