What is the best Transportation Management System (TMS)? A transportation management system is a subset of supply chain management concerning transportation operations and may be part of an enterprise resource planning system. A TMS usually “sits” between an ERP or legacy order processing and warehouse/distribution module. Making a decision about which one to utilize can […]

This is an interesting article from TransportTopics.  Use www.eTruckBook.com and the Transportation Directory on www.TFSMall.com to get networking and connected! https://www.ttnews.com/articles/perspective-connecting-trucking-industry/ Randy Guillot | Chairman, American Trucking Associations October 9, 2019 1:15 PM, EDT Perspective: Connecting the Trucking Industry The business of moving freight is all about connection. The connection between shipper and carrier, between […]

What Is a Transportation Management System & 6 Ways a TMS Optimizes Shippers? Supply chain management is a complex, ever-changing process. The actions of yesterday do not necessarily reflect the best practices of tomorrow. Amazon and Walmart continue to encroach on small businesses, and the ability to gain insight into freight spend has never been […]

Info and Fleet Owner – Technology – Autonomous Vehicles Neil Abt | Jul 17, 2019 https://www.fleetowner.com/autonomous-vehicles/peloton-outlines-plan-platoons-driverless-following-truck Six fleets are using PlatoonPro in real-world conditions, Peloton said. Peloton outlines plan for platoons with driverless following truck As company works on Level 4 technology for the future, CEO Switkes says fleets reporting strong fuel efficiency gains with […]

ATA: Turnover rates in first quarter present “muddled picture” of driver market The annualized turnover rate at large truckload fleets rose 5 percentage points in the year’s first quarter from the quarter prior, according to the American Trucking Associations, while the turnover rate at smaller truckload fleets fell four percentage points –   the first dip […]

https://www.ttnews.com/articles/amazon-jumps-freight-brokerage Jim Stinson | Staff ReporterMay 16, 2019 9:30 AM, EDT An Amazon package in a mailbox. (John Zeedick/Associated Press) Amazon.com has jumped into the market of the third-party logistics broker, roiling the waters and raising concern that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant could disrupt the freight industry forever and indelibly. Amazon’s new freight-hauling site — […]

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