Posts tagged with ‘RFP’

  • Business - Transportation

    From the Archives: A Look Back at Some Top Logistically Speaking Topics

    - by Transplace

    2019 is in full swing, and it’s the perfect time to take a trip back into our Logistically Speaking archives and showcase some of the topics that have been of particular interest to our readers over the past few years. These blogs have stood the test of time, and revisiting older trends is often a helpful way to frame current conversations and further all of our respective industry educations.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 3rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With the holidays right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start putting together your wish list. Likewise, we’ve compiled our list of the transportation and supply chain trends that you need to know this week. From supply chain predictions for the New Year to potential driver pay increases – check out the full TIP List below for a little industry holiday cheer!

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    - by Transplace

    How should leading-edge companies view transportation? Today, leading-edge companies are transforming their process for buying and managing freight capacity from a tactical, frequently siloed, rate-shopping exercise to a holistic, multi-modal, enterprise-wide optimization of their transportation network. This creates an ecosystem where transportation becomes a truly strategic weapon and sustainable competitive advantage. Unfortunately, very few organizations recognize all of the benefits that can come from robust supply chain network optimization and what a strategic transportation partnership can bring them.

  • Supply Chain Consulting
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    How to Improve Your Strategic Sourcing Events

    - by Transplace

    These days, sourcing has become a common discipline in supply chain and transportation management. There is an organizational expectation that transportation modes will be sourced and cost will be taken out of the network with some regularity. However, meeting these expectations while maintaining service year-over-year has become more challenging. To get more out of the market, we need to change the approach, as it is no longer enough to simply conduct a “bid” for transportation capacity. While price is important, a sourcing exercise has to be done within the context of solution and should meet operating goals. What’s the optimum solution of a sourcing event? It’s a blend of the best match of service, capacity and rate.

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