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Implementing a TMS: Why Communication is a Key Success Factor

Implementing a TMS: Why Communication is a Key Success Factor

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Having invested in a transportation management system (TMS), you’re looking forward to its implementation. But the term “implementation” doesn’t really capture the full implications of this next step. Implementing a TMS means much more than installing and plugging in a system—the experience is transformative and requires some serious change management resources.
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Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

Procuring a TMSInvesting in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. The business models and associated markets can vary widely as well; for example, if the company has grown through acquisitions.
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An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters.Connect

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran in February. Since the Panama Canal opened this past Sunday, we wanted to share it with you again.

In December, the Port of Los Angeles handled the largest container ship ever to call at a North American port. The arrival of the Benjamin Franklin offers a glimpse of a major change in supply chain management in 2016.
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