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20th July

Everything you Thought about Pool Distribution is Wrong

Pool distribution – routing freight through pool points – isn’t new. But it’s rarely cost effective. Determining which pool points make the most sense based on the mix of freight is extremely complex, and one small change to an order can suddenly make your entire plan go out the window. There are just too many

18th July
  • Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics Viewpoints: Why AR Matters in your TMS

Figuring out the right TMS for your business typically boils down to your vendor’s data structure, which affects every facet of the software. One way to know whether the TMS will work for your needs is to look at its accounts receivable (AR) capabilities. This is where the data structure really comes to light. In

22nd June

3Gtms Named to SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2017

3Gtms Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2017 Shelton, Conn. June 22, 2017 — 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, announced today that it has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand

20th June

An eBook on Using Real-Time Savings and Gross Margin Calculations during Routing

At its core, a TMS is a routing tool. And while the complexity of routing has increased in recent years as more dynamic factors come into play, most TMS systems cannot factor in constraints in real time. What’s more, many organizations still think of route cost purely from a decision-making perspective: For every transportation option,

14th June

Weseley Discusses the Need for TMS Creativity in DC Velocity

The fast-changing world of transportation is facing issues not thought of 15-20 years ago, when most TMS systems were designed. Today's TMS needs to be fundamentally different, and enabling creativity is a key part of that. In this DC Velocity article, 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley discusses the need for creative solutions to transportation challenges, and why

14th June

Making the Case for a Different Kind of TMS

It’s been more than 15 years since most Tier 1 TMS systems were designed, and today’s TMS landscape is riddled with bloated and rigid TMS systems – none of which can accurately or fully manage your current needs. You wouldn’t work with 15 year-old accounting software or cell phone technology. So why trust your logistics

8th June

Mitch Weseley Discusses TMS Algorithms in Inbound Logistics

As the transportation industry changes, transportation management systems (TMS) are racing to keep up. From cloud-based offerings to new areas of automation to more sophisticated algorithms, TMS systems can provide nearly any shipper, broker or 3PL immediate cost-savings and benefits. In this article for Inbound Logistics, 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley discusses the importance of algorithms:

7th June

Armstrong & Associates Releases 3Gtms Case Study

Armstrong & Associates Releases 3Gtms Case Study Study highlights 3Gtms optimization functionality, integration capabilities and more Shelton, Conn. June 7, 2017 — 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, announced that Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) has released a case study profiling the capabilities and differentiators of the 3GTMS transportation management

6th June

Executing Transportation in an Uncharted E-Commerce Environment

Shippers and 3PLs are at a strategic crossroads as they attempt to navigate the demands of e-commerce, especially when it comes to distribution channel management. Creating a unified and coherent omni-channel strategy – without a roadmap – is daunting to say the least, as we explain in this white paper in partnership with Logistics Management.

31st May

Dynamic Pool Distribution: An Introduction

If you ship LTL freight, you can save money and improve delivery times with dynamic pool distribution. Pool distribution is often faster to deliver than basic LTL because it moves freight the longest distance on a truck and avoids LTL carriers’ terminal networks. Plus, there are fewer claims because of reductions in handling. The downside