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  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    3PL Industry Update: Combining Technology and Industry Expertise

    - by Transplace

    The 3PL industry continues to evolve and grow – presenting tremendous opportunity for shippers. As we get ready to head into Q4, I wanted to briefly comment on some of the changes that we are seeing in the market.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Next-Gen Supply Chain Management: Making the Goal a Reality

    - by Transplace

    Conceptually, a next-gen solution that creates a more reliable, predictable supply chain is easy to envision, and the technology now exists to make it a reality. However, that’s where the simplicity in the process ends. The art and the science of getting a next-gen supply chain right is in the extensive groundwork laid for implementing a new or refreshed strategic roadmap.  Taking this on is unglamorous and gritty work that involves examining current operating and business practices and then utilizing that knowledge as a springboard to build new capabilities – using tools and technologies that simply weren’t available before.

  • Transportation Management
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Next-Gen Supply Chain Management: There is No Single Solution

    - by Transplace

    Major transformational change in supply chain and logistics is certainly not a frequent occurrence, but it has happened with regularity throughout history. For example:

    The advent of the steam engine and the related rise of railway and steamship lines.
    The invention of diesel and turbine engines resulting in the supplanting of steam-powered vehicles with oil-fueled locomotives, trucks and airliners.
    The construction of limited-access super highways and the rise of trucking services.

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