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Use Global TMS Technology to Connect Your Supply Chain

Use Global TMS Technology to Connect Your Supply Chain.Transportfolio

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In a world so tied together by technology, why is it that only 35% of shippers use a transportation management system (TMS)? It’s probably the same reason that 70% of those users have used the same software for several years—even if it’s outdated. TMS technology usage is even lower when it comes to global modes as compared to domestic. Change is hard. Implementing or changing a TMS can be arduous. But managed properly, a change to a cloud-based, global TMS could be well worth it.
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Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10.Transportfolio

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Transportation is (and always has been) a fundamental issue for fresh produce. In fact, a handful of growers in the Imperial Valley located in southern California founded Western Growers because of a transportation issue. The particular issues they faced in 1926 were tied to the railroad—rates, service levels, and equipment availability to be specific. And 10 years ago, we still faced many of those same problems, across all modes. So we created the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP).
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Connected World, Growing Opportunity: How Governments Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

Connected World, Growing Opportunity: How Governments Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains.Transportfolio

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, and we are only at the beginning of this journey. As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead.
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Counterpoint: Why Trucks Will Uncouple from Human Drivers Sooner than You Think

Why Trucks Will Uncouple from Human Drivers Sooner than You Think

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The driverless truck is no longer a fanciful idea that will materialize in some future world. The technology has advanced rapidly over recent years, and I believe that we’ll see these automated vehicles on our highways in the near future. Here’s why. » Read More