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How Santa is a Logistics Powerhouse

By |2018-12-26T17:21:59+00:00December 19th, 2018|

by Bill Kleyman Many believe that Santa has his own magical methods of delivering to boys and girls on Christmas and I'm surely not one to challenge Santa. However, if Santa existed* in our lifetime and could use only the tools we have at our disposal, could he deliver all of those presents to [...]

Learning about the Power of Data Visualization

By |2018-12-26T19:39:58+00:00August 10th, 2018|

We live in a world that’s driven by data. If you take a look at your everyday life – you’ll quickly see just how much data plays a role in everything you do. Check your phone today? That just generated a lot of data. Maybe you have a smart thermostat at home? That’s definitely [...]

Improving Technology to Keep Transportation Management Costs Down

By |2018-12-26T19:41:28+00:00August 9th, 2018|

Everyone is trying to reduce transportation costs by optimizing business processes, but not all succeed. To understand why that happens, one need not look into the ‘what’, but the ‘how’. The internet is dotted with scores of articles listing best practices and hacks to help shippers save on freight charges. However, what one must [...]

Logistics is Getting Even More Complicated: Learn How Data Creates Competitive Advantages and Greater Efficiency

By |2018-12-26T19:44:59+00:00July 10th, 2018|

What leading organizations have done around logistics is nothing short of extraordinary. Same-day deliveries, pictures of your item at your front door, advanced tracking capabilities, and new ways to find efficiencies in transporting pretty much anything. However, behind this awesome logistics message are a lot of gears and IT components working very hard to [...]

The Power of Data: How Leading Organizations Leverage Advanced Transportation Management for Competitive Advantages

By |2018-12-26T19:55:41+00:00June 13th, 2018|

Logistics is never easy. In fact, a single mistake not only throws off the entire process, it can ruin a product and hurt the overall brand as well. The major challenge today is working with more demand while still supporting a constantly growing global supply chain. Every single stat and trend points to more [...]

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The Battle of Transportation Management Systems: Oracle vs SAP

By |2018-12-26T21:06:12+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

TMS adoption is on the rise and rightly so. Limited capacity is likely to hike freight rates by as much as 4.9% this year. Shippers can not only offset these charges, but further improve their productivity by using Transportation Management Solutions (TMS). TMS make it possible for shippers to streamline their supply chains, and [...]

Power BI vs QlikView – Business Intelligence Tool Comparison

By |2018-12-26T22:58:39+00:00October 12th, 2017|

In July, I had created a post about Power Bi vs Tableau for BI data visualization. The race between Power BI and Tableau is rather close, as is evident from the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2017. However, you must have noticed that there’s another player in the Leaders’ quadrant – QlikView. While its scores on [...]

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