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Transportation Management and the Adaptive Supply Chain Network
To respond to the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment, traditional linear supply chains are evolving into complex, global ecosystems. These

transportation contract example  and cost framework for transportation management that includes the following: Strategic collaboration and contract planning with logistics service providers (LSPs) to adjust proposed equipment allocation and freight agreements Analytics to prepare bids based on historical data and adjust future contracts Support for Web-based interaction with LSPs to maintain address and service profiles and respond to bids Support for requests for quotation for ocean and land transportation processed via the Web. These

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Transportation Management Systems

Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements. 

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How the Mining Industry Benefits from ERP Systems


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transportation contract example  purifying, and transportation. The transportation cost (ton-kilometer rates) is elevated, as the goods shipped require improved handling. The addition of alloys to make a special form of metal increases the finishing or work-in-process costs. 5. Sales and Marketing The sales and marketing operations for manufacturing and mining are similar. The sales team for mining companies looks to manage contracts for deliveries based on seasonal demand. The metal is now considered make-to-order (MTO) to meet a Read More

Elementum Does Mobile End-to-end SCM


After about two years of stealth operation, Elementum, a novel mobile cloud platform for holistic supply chain management (SCM), announced that it has more than $60 million in funding and several major customers. The Silicon Valley-based startup has $44 million in Series B funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Flextronics (which was also the major pilot customer) and brand name customers like Dyson and Enphase Energy Inc.

transportation contract example  predicted to be late? (transportation management combined with supply chain analytics) As a common component manufacturer (e.g., Intel), how do I measure a KPI such as order cycle time across all my customers (e.g., Dell and HP)? (supply chain network analytics) Collaborative planning across the supply chain has been attempted many times. While Elementum has the technical wherewithal to disrupt the SCM market, time will only tell how easy it is to change mindsets. Few lower-level or even upper-level Read More

Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain


With manufacturing now a global industry, moving product throughout complex supply chains remains a challenge for most organizations. But transportation management systems are spearheading the way to help solve the dilemmas of today’s manufacturers, offering functionality that eases the transfer of goods from place to place.

transportation contract example  requires three types of transportation methods (for example, rail, truck, then rail again), the system will be able to schedule all three of these means of transport. Geographic set-up : This will link geographic locations together, as well as set up the service levels between different parties along the logistics chain. Carrier and contract details : Whether the company using a TMS solution is outsourcing some of its transportation needs or managing transportation methods itself, the system will Read More

Drink-IT Is TEC Certified for Mixed-Mode Enterprise Resource Planning


TEC is pleased to announce that Drink-IT by the NORRIQ Group is now TEC certified in the mixed-mode enterprise resource planning (ERP) software space. Drink-IT is one of the only global ERP solutions designed specifically for the beverage industry and supports the unique needs of beverage producers and manufacturers with additional extensive functionality on top of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform.

transportation contract example  purposes Transportation Management coordinate transportation planning in a simple way, and assign a driver and truck route proposals for optimized planning based on customer preferences and pre-set routes for each day of the week dispatching issues: weight, volume, and delivery date constraints typical actions to be taken (for example: move load to another truck and split orders amongst trucks) record details for analysis of costs EMCS (European Movement and Control System) excise movement and control Read More

Pronto Signs Deal with Largest Family-owned Theme Park in the US


Pronto Software, provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business intelligence (BI) software, announced signing a new contract with Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation (HFE). HFE is the largest family-owned theme park in the United States. The Pronto solutions will be rolled out across HFE’s portfolio of entertainment, tourism, and hospitality properties, replacing legacy retail

transportation contract example  Signs Deal with Largest Family-owned Theme Park in the US Pronto Software, provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business intelligence (BI) software, announced signing a new contract with Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation (HFE). HFE is the largest family-owned theme park in the United States. The Pronto solutions will be rolled out across HFE’s portfolio of entertainment, tourism, and hospitality properties, replacing legacy retail and inventory systems. According to Andrew Read More

Descartes Systems Group, Inc.


Descartes is a provider of logistics technology. Descartes serves global trade and transportation organizations that want to differentiate their businesses through effective logistics strategies and processes, or need to improve existing logistics processes to compete in a variety of markets. Descartes customers include an estimated 1,600 ground carriers and more than 90 airlines, 30 ocean carriers, 900 freight forwarders and third-party providers of logistics services, and hundreds of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, private fleet owners, and regulatory agencies.

transportation contract example  serves global trade and transportation organizations that want to differentiate their businesses through effective logistics strategies and processes, or need to improve existing logistics processes to compete in a variety of markets. Descartes customers include an estimated 1,600 ground carriers and more than 90 airlines, 30 ocean carriers, 900 freight forwarders and third-party providers of logistics services, and hundreds of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, private fleet owners, and regulatory Read More

Case Study: Routing Guide Tender Management


To keep up with rising transportation-related costs, an industrial manufacturer realized it needed an automated transportation management system (TMS). Without a structured process to determine which carrier needed freight enders, management knew it was not always finding the right carrier and that often it was paying far more that it should. Learn about the TMS solution it used to gain real-time visibility and more.

transportation contract example  it needed an automated transportation management system (TMS). Without a structured process to determine which carrier needed freight enders, management knew it was not always finding the right carrier and that often it was paying far more that it should. Learn about the TMS solution it used to gain real-time visibility and more. Read More

Coficab Group Standardizes on Infor LN for Automotive


Infor recently announced it has signed a contract with Coficab Group, one of the biggest worldwide suppliers of wires and cables for the automotive industry, involving a comprehensive multinational, multi-site implementation. Infor LN for Automotive is designed to facilitate the standardization of systems and easier reporting throughout Coficab Group.

transportation contract example  Group Standardizes on Infor LN for Automotive Infor recently announced it has signed a contract with Coficab Group , one of the biggest worldwide suppliers of wires and cables for the automotive industry, involving a comprehensive multinational, multi-site implementation. The contract will see Coficab standardize on the enterprise resource planning (ERP) application Infor LN for Automotive , which will be implemented first in Portugal and then in Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia, Romania, and the United Read More

DPC SmartFleet


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transportation contract example  FLEET is a comprehensive transportation, logistics, and distribution management application designed to increase efficiency of fleet management, and enhance the visibility of mobile inventory and asset management. It integrates global positioning system (GPS) sources, enterprise resource planning (ERP) order management sources, and all electronic data interchange (EDI) formats to provide an end-to-end application for network users. Read More

Precision Software Achieves Oracle Validated Integration


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transportation contract example  Precision Software , a transportation and global trade management (GTM) division of QAD and a Gold level member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) , announced that it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of Precision Software Transportation Management System (TMS) Parcel v2012 with Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) 6.2 . Needless to say, QAD and Oracle do compete in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) arena, but Precision Software has had autonomy with regard to its marketing activities Read More

Data Sheet: BestShippers TMS


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transportation contract example  you’re looking for a transportation management system (TMS) that will automate all aspects of transportation execution from planning to reporting, consider the benefits of BestShippers TMS. Users have reported new opportunities to ship freight more efficiently and the ability to reduce freight spending by more than 13 percent. Learn how it can help you optimize loads and maximize control over day-to-day decisions. Read More

Compaq Wins Supercomputer Contract, But Is It Enough?


Compaq recently was awarded a contract for the world’s largest supercomputer, which will use its Alpha processors. But what’s happening with their standard high-end machines?

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transportation contract example  Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions Microsoft is acquiring Blue Horseshoe's Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions as part of a collaboration agreement announced yesterday. Both the WAX and TRAX solutions are products within Blue Horseshoe’s Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX. The solutions provide embedded industry-specific functionality directly into Microsoft’s Dynamic AX architecture. This technology will help Microsoft accelerate its Read More