July 3, 2018

For years it's seemed like every article on technology adoption in the logistics industry states an old, unsubstantiated “fact” that (insert made up number here) percentage of shippers who could benefit from a TMS don’t use one.  The intent is to give the imp...

June 1, 2018

There is more, and better, logistics technology available than ever.  It’s also less expensive and easier to implement, which is especially helpful to small and medium sized companies.  These are good things.

The future is bright too.  There is a constant stream of new...

December 1, 2017

Not too long ago buying anything that qualified as logistics technology involved at least a six figure investment – usually more.  Thankfully those days are gone and there are plenty of new and innovative technologies available at much lower costs.  Many of the solutio...

September 1, 2017

As vital as international shipping is to the global economy, it’s a process that is both frustrating and intimidating to most companies. What should be simple often feels stuck in the past and needlessly complicated.

The best example of this is the way most shippers rel...

July 15, 2017

The equation a manufacturer would use to determine if offshoring makes sense seems like a simple one.  This is reinforced by the perception that the difference in labor savings companies can realize through offshoring offset any problems that come along with it.  That...

July 1, 2017

TLDR; Be your own advocate, self-educate, and don’t let sales people control the conversation.

I am writing this with humility as a former logistics technology sales person (and not a good one at that).

Evaluating logistics technology requires good people skills – e...

May 15, 2017

Here is a link to a recent article I wrote for Hit the Button. Click Here.

May 1, 2017

A link to a recent post I wrote for Freightos - click here.

March 1, 2017

As supply chains become more global and interconnected, so must the logistics technology that shippers and logistics service providers use.  Yet, most supply chain technology is not built to handle the demands of international shipping.  This creates inefficiencies at...

January 31, 2017

Shippers face constant uncertainty about how competitive their freight rates really are because cost benchmarking is so difficult.

There are a lot of reasons benchmarking rates is hard.  The most obvious is that rate contracts are confidential between shippers and carri...

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