EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report

2016 looks to be a year of great opportunity for logistics service providers (LSPs). That view is confirmed by new industry research from Eye For Transport (EFT) that shows that LSP customers are looking to gain more value from their service providers and, in fact, want to engage with their LSPs more strategically than ever…

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Industry Commentary: American Shipper Global Transportation Benchmark Study

American Shipper recently released its annual benchmark report entitled “Global Transportation Management Benchmark Study: Climbing the Visibility Sophistication Ladder.” The study surveys practitioners from a variety of industries as well as a cross section from a diverse organizational scale. It is an excellent report covering a number of pertinent industry aspects and challenges around developing…

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Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

In my previous article on the evolution of transportation management, Driving Value from a Transportation Management Center: Think Global, Act Local,  I discussed how transportation best practices were evolving from more rigid, centralized control towers to more flexible and collaborative Transportation Management Centers (TMC). The TMC merges technology, organization and processes to establish a set…

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