Joe in the Press

Is Your TMS too ” Truck Centric”? Is it Capable of Handling Increased Shipping by Rail and Intermodal

By on Monday June 9th, 2014 in Carrier Capacity, Joe in the Press, Rail, Supply Chain, Transportation Management Systems, Trends. No Comments.

Intermodal continues to increase year over year; more shippers are re-discovering  the rail box car; two new refrigerated unit train services ( McKay TransCold Express and Green Express) have been announced and Railex, who currently operates refrigerated unit trains  is expanding to Florida.  Are your systems, inventory strategies, facilities, and people ready for this shifting? […]

Questions a TMS Must Answer

By on Tuesday January 28th, 2014 in Joe in the Press, Quotes, Transportation Management Systems. No Comments.

Link to Supply Chain Collaborator Blog on A five part series answers questions on what  a best in class TMS needs to offer a shipper. I had the privilege of providing input for part 1. TMS solutions are no longer just for ” big” shippers. With SAAS(software as a solution) and cloud computing […]