19th April

Mitch Weseley in JOC: Uncovering TMS Differences when Everyone Claims to Offer a TMS

Mitch Weseley in JOC: Uncovering TMS Differences when Everyone Claims to Offer a TMS The adoption rate of TMSs has been on the rise in the last several years, thanks in part to an increase in the types of systems and price ranges that make them more affordable for small and mid-sized 3PLs, shippers, brokers

4th March

Use TMS to Deliver OTIF – Without Fines!

By J.P. Wiggins, Vice President of Logistics Visibility is a hot topic in transportation right now, and it should be. With TMSs able to deliver better visibility than ever before – including connecting internal and external systems, as well as gathering, translating and sharing data – visibility in-transit helps you address problems as they happen

19th February

The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities

Talk to any broker about what keeps them up at night, and they’ll bring up problems around communication, tedious information gathering with so many screens and clicks, and the amount of manual work involved, like making dozens of calls or sending a million carrier emails just to get coverage for one load. Plus, every load

7th February
  • Logistics Viewpoints

TMS Visibility? Inconceivable!

Transportation management systems (TMS) have been around for a good 25-30 years, but they’ve struggled with visibility for most of that time. Sure, the TMS industry has long talked about the visibility of their systems. But it’s only been in the last two or three years that we’ve seen measurable leaps forward in visibility capabilities.

29th January

What Does Your Ideal TMS Look Like? Get the 2019 TMS RFP Template!

Today’s transportation challenges require a level of TMS flexibility that can’t be discovered with a traditional corporate buying process. With our 2019 RFP Template for transportation management systems, we'll help you think beyond whether a TMS has a capability and toward how that capability will potentially work for your operations. In other words, our TMS RFP

24th January

The Role of Technology in a Logistics Partner’s Strategy and Value Proposition

Logistic Service Providers (LSPs) need to fully embrace technology while responding to their customers’ needs to become a partner of choice. In this informative discussion with Talking Logistics, Sonny Catlett of HNRY Logistics explains how this newest operating company of YRC Worldwide is bringing together the right people, with a large network of assets and a

7th December

Know the Key Elements for Harnessing a TMS

In a world where so much transportation data is inaccurate and unreliable, having good data on transportation moves, customer deliveries, as well as good and bad carriers helps companies overcome key challenges like tight capacity, increasing freight rates, and driver shortages. That’s where a modern TMS with the right framework and data model comes into

8th November

KDL Earns Larger Customers with Flexible 3Gtms Technology

When KDL, a 3PL that provides freight management services, needed a more flexible transportation management system, it turned to 3Gtms. The ability to customize the TMS to meet clients’ needs enabled the company to increase their freight-handling capabilities and take on larger, more complex clients. In the end, KDL reports that it's been able to

1st November
  • Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics Viewpoints: Here’s why you can Stop Dreading TMS Integrations

Managing logistics can’t happen in a vacuum; you need visibility and awareness of internal and external systems, partners and resources. The problem is that integration and visibility are a big hurdle for most transportation management systems (TMS). According to the Transportation Planning and Execution Benchmark Study by American Shipper, for example, 61 percent of respondents

25th October

Dynamic Logistix: What to Consider When Selecting a TMS Partner for a 3PL Business

Transportation management systems (TMS) are used by a variety of organizations, but 3PLs have unique requirements to keep in mind when considering a TMS vendor. In this lively discussion with Talking Logistics, Jeff Auslander of Dynamic Logistix, a 3Gtms customer, notes that it’s an exciting time for transportation professionals because TMSs are more innovative and aligned