Entries by Tim Taylor

Visibility isn’t the Problem

Visibility isn’t the Problem Visibility isn’t the problem, it’s having visibility of the problem, that’s the problem Visibility of your supply chain is good, right? Having visibility isn’t the problem, it’s having visibility of the problem, that’s the problem. Let’s face it, you need answers to questions, questions like, has my supplier shipped or is […]

Mitigating the cost of motor carrier reweighs

Mitigating the cost of motor carrier reweighs Similar to airlines, LTL carriers are constantly trying to improve their yields. One of the tools at their disposal is to reweigh shipments. Scales built right into the forklift itself has made the process of reweighing your shipment easy and lucrative. Some carriers will also charge you a […]

Software for Shipping

Software for Shipping If you are looking for software for shipping take a look at innovative shipping software from ShippersEdge. ShippersEdge has been on the market as a hosted logistics software since 2002. Always in development, ShippersEdge takes the drudgery out of procuring your low-cost provider and alerts you to pending problems in your shipping […]

Stand-Alone TMS for Shippers

Stand-Alone TMS for Shippers Our Professional Edition ShippersEdge has a stand-alone TMS for shippers. It’s called our Professional Edition and it has remarkable capabilities not found in competing products. What can ShippersEdge do that competing product will not do? Here is a partial list: Ability to upload rate tables for carriers that do not do […]

Advantages of insourcing logistics management

The advantages of insourcing logistics management It used to be that outsourcing was in vogue and always the first choice among the learned business school elite. The trend is reversing as logistics management software has evolved and become highly affordable by mid-sized businesses. By using advanced and capable software more and more companies are insourcing […]

Why Transportation Management Software is so Important

Essential to cut workload and drive down spend Why transportation management software is so important. In today’s rapid fire work environment, a TMS, often referred to as a Transportation Management System or Transportation Management Software, is essential to cut workload and drive down the transportation spend. A good TMS will give visibility on the freight […]

Why Mid-Range TMS Software has the Best ROI

Mid-Range TMS Software has the Best ROI Why does mid-range TMS software present the best value? Mid-range TMS software offers 90% of the functionality of large legacy transportation management systems at a fraction of the price. Compared to for instance Mercury Gate, ShippersEdge a mid-range and highly capable TMS is priced at about 20% of […]