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Freight Visibility: Why It’s Important

What Tools Can Help Improve Visibility? Strategies for Enhancing Your Freight Visibility Solution: How Managed Transportation Providers Deliver Freight Visibility Solutions: Managed transportation providers play a pivotal role in delivering freight visibility solutions tailored to the unique needs of shippers. By leveraging advanced technologies, data, and industry expertise, these providers offer centralized platforms, real-time tracking […]

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10 Signs You Need a Transportation Management System (TMS)

10 Signs You Need a TMS Transportation Management Systems play a critical role in managing shipping programs, but it’s essential to recognize that they are just one piece of the larger transportation puzzle. While a TMS excels in managing transportation logistics, it operates within a broader ecosystem that includes various other components and systems. Viewing […]

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Navigating the Supply Chain Impact of the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse 

With the intricate nature of global commerce, bridges often serve as unsung heroes, quietly facilitating the movement of goods essential to economies worldwide. However, when one of these crucial links falters, the repercussions ripple far beyond the span of concrete and steel. Such is the case with the recent tragic collapse of the Francis Scott […]

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Data-Driven Logistics: Leveraging Business Intelligence

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, transportation management stands as a critical component of operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. From sourcing raw materials to delivering finished goods, every step in the supply chain requires strategic planning and execution. With the advent of data-driven technologies and business intelligence (BI) tools, companies now have the power to revolutionize […]

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Inbound Freight Management Strategies for Customer Satisfaction

While innovation and marketing often take the spotlight, inbound freight management remains a potent tool for differentiation. This article explains how business can leverage their inbound freight strategy to gain a competitive edge, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately gain more market share. The Role of Inbound Freight Management in Competitive Differentiation Efficient inbound freight management […]

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Domestic Truckload Market: Q1 2024 Market Update

Overview The US Truckload (TL) market is a dynamic ecosystem that constantly evolves in response to economic, regulatory, technological, and weather disruptions. In this post, we’ll provide an update on the current state of the US TL market, highlighting key trends and insights that can help shippers, carriers, and other stakeholders navigate the road ahead. […]

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A Guide to Savings in Managed Transportation

Managed transportation encompasses a suite of services aimed at streamlining freight management processes. By outsourcing transportation functions to third-party providers, businesses can leverage expertise and resources to enhance efficiency and reduce costs. Understanding the core components and benefits of managed transportation is fundamental to unlocking its potential for savings. As businesses navigate supply chain management, […]

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Measuring LTL carrier performance is one of the grayest areas in transportation. Join Jill Clifford and Curtis Garrett as they deep dive measuring LTL carrier performance and discuss how shippers can make their freight attractive to carriers.  

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Maintaining Control in Managed Transportation: Balancing Oversight and Efficiency

In the realm of managed transportation, businesses grapple with the challenge of balancing oversight and efficiency. This blog unveils advanced strategies and collaborative approaches that empower businesses to navigate the complexities of managed transportation, ensuring optimal control and efficiency. Understanding Managed Transportation Managed transportation involves outsourcing the planning, execution, and optimization of transportation activities. From […]

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Moving Beyond Price-Centric Models for Effective Carrier Partnerships

The approach to selecting carrier partners has undergone a significant transformation. Gone are the days when the primary focus was solely on securing the lowest price for freight services. Today, successful transportation programs demand a more nuanced and strategic approach—one that prioritizes service quality, reliability, and carrier capabilities beyond mere pricing. The Changing Dynamics of […]

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