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6 Benefits of a TMS for Better LTL Freight Management

6 Benefits of a TMS for Better LTL Freight Management | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Businesses that ship via LTL freight will see these 6 benefits to improve their efficiency & cost effectiveness with the use of a TMS.
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Same-Day Delivery? Not So Fast

Same-Day Delivery? Not So Fast | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
How traditional retailers can leverage their bricks-and-mortar stores to outshine their online competitors.
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The IPhone's Secret Flights From China to Your Local Apple Store

The IPhone's Secret Flights From China to Your Local Apple Store | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
As Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled new iPhones yesterday, a complex operation had already kicked into gear behind the scenes to send millions of the handsets to store shelves worldwide.
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UPS Logistics a Masterpiece of Streamlined Supply Chain Management - Supply Chain 24/7

UPS Logistics a Masterpiece of Streamlined Supply Chain Management - Supply Chain 24/7 | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Over the past century, UPS has become one of the world’s premier logistics companies.
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Lessons from a Logistics Turnaround Artist - Chris Jones on Best Practices

Lessons from a Logistics Turnaround Artist - Chris Jones on Best Practices | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Before you decide to spend the next two to three years on some supply chain wide transformation program, consider what compelling things you can do quickly to put your organization on the right performance track.
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XPO Logistics buys 3PD to gain foothold in fast-growing "last-mile" delivery segment – DC Velocity

$367 million deal marries XPO with leader in last-mile logistics
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Why Reverse Logistics Needs to Become a Core Competency Inside Your Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7

Why Reverse Logistics Needs to Become a Core Competency Inside Your Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7 | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Companies and their supply chain managers can no longer afford to treat reverse logistics as an afterthought. There is just too much at stake in terms of brand protection, sustainability requirements, and ultimately profitability.
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A New Kind of Food Truck Makes Millions on Raw Meat

A New Kind of Food Truck Makes Millions on Raw Meat | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Bulk meat seller Zaycon Foods is cleaning up by cutting out the middleman—and learning to deal with local health departments
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Walmart's New Solution for Outbound Routing and Load Building - Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives

Walmart's New Solution for Outbound Routing and Load Building - Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
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Amazon: Just can't wait to be king – DC Velocity

Amazon: Just can't wait to be king – DC Velocity | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Amazon rules the B2C online domain. Now, it has set its sights on the larger B2B space. The plain may never look the same.
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Warehouses Win Investors as Unsung Internet-Trade Heroes

Warehouses Win Investors as Unsung Internet-Trade Heroes | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
The growth of Internet shopping in Europe is luring investors such as Axa Real Estate and Blackstone Group LP to the cinder-block world of warehouses, where yields are beating showy storefronts and sleek offices amid a space shortage.
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Soap opera: Amazon moves in with P&G

Soap opera: Amazon moves in with P&G | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Amazon.com is setting up shop inside the warehouses of P&G and some other suppliers in its effort to sell everyday products like toilet paper, diapers and shampoo.
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Trying on a Tailor-made TMS - Inbound Logistics

Trying on a Tailor-made TMS - Inbound Logistics | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Ralph Lauren’s transport operations team lacked the ability to dynamically route international air freight according to real-time best service and cost options, and it showed in inflated shipping costs.
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Asia: Manufacturing Dynamo or Consumer Powerhouse? - Inbound Logistics

Asia: Manufacturing Dynamo or Consumer Powerhouse? - Inbound Logistics | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Asia today is not just about manufacturing; it's also emerging as a consumer powerhouse. To seize the opportunity, manufacturers and retailers alike are rewiring their global supply chain strategies.
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A TMS is for sharing – DC Velocity

Transportation management software makes it possible for shippers to share freight deliveries and cut expenses. So why aren't more doing it?
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Driving Transport Excellence through TMS | Honeycomb Logistics Technologies

Driving Transport Excellence through TMS | Honeycomb Logistics Technologies | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it

In recent years, as companies turn increasingly toward online retailing, transportation costs as a percentage of total shipment value have risen, due to the smaller order sizes being handled. Companies now have to work with more transportation service providers to support new sales channels, delivering products to a multitude of customers, such as distributors, retail stores and even the end consumer!

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Tesco Roll Out Online Service in China

Tesco Roll Out Online Service in China | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
By Michael Somerville - 12:08PM - Fri 28th June 2013 The world’s third largest retailer announced on Wednesday the launch of its online shopping service in China.
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Collaboration bears fruit – DC Velocity

Collaboration bears fruit – DC Velocity | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
By working with a competitor to boost transportation efficiency, Ocean Spray cut freight costs by 40 percent and greenhouse gases by 20 percent in one major lane.
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"Virtual container yard" aims to eliminate empty container drayage – DC Velocity

Software company says swapping containers outside the terminal reduces congestion, pollution, waiting time.
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Supply Chain and Logistics Technology: Social networking comes to transportation management - Article from Logistics Management

Supply Chain and Logistics Technology: Social networking comes to transportation management - Article from Logistics Management | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
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Transportation Management: A Layered Approach - Inbound Logistics

Transportation Management: A Layered Approach - Inbound Logistics | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
Transportation management systems (TMS) provide the ability to accurately predict shipping costs and manage shipment execution.
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Kimberly-Clark connects its supply chain to the store shelf – DC Velocity

Kimberly-Clark connects its supply chain to the store shelf – DC Velocity | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
In its quest to achieve a demand-driven supply chain, Kimberly-Clark turned to software that generates shipment forecasts based on point-of-sale data.
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AfterShip Launches Package Tracking API, Gives Amazon-Style Post-Sale Powers To Any Online Merchant | TechCrunch

AfterShip Launches Package Tracking API, Gives Amazon-Style Post-Sale Powers To Any Online Merchant | TechCrunch | Latest Logistics News | Scoop.it
One of the nice things about ordering from Amazon is that you get package tracking details and information right on site.
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