Lean Logistics and Transportation Management

Control and improve your network performance and reduce total logistics cost – from carrier management to network design.


NEW! Transportation Management Project Resources – Template Library

Issuing a carrier or 3PL bid? Trying to resolve issues with suppliers? Need to improve your receiving dock schedule? We’ve rounded up some of our most-used project templates for daily continuous improvement in transportation management. Free for download!

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“Shippers need to focus on long-term relationships with core carriers.”

 From the white paper: Lean Transportation: Trying to Change an Old Game

Articles and White Papers

Blog Post
3 Components to an Effective Transportation Management System
Maturing these three components can help shippers develop and maintain a fast, stable, efficient transportation management system.

6 Simple Metrics for Tracking and Improving Carrier Performance
In this article published in Inbound Logistics, we share six strategic carrier metrics that can tell most shippers a comprehensive story about a carrier’s performance.

White Paper
The Transportation Leader’s Guide to Sanity in a Seasonal Freight Market (And the Rest of the Year)
With driver shortages and changing customer expectations, seasonal and tight freight markets can be a nightmare for transportation professionals. Here’s a guide to stability and sanity.

Case Studies

Transportation Case Study
Business Rental Services: On-Time Delivery and Visibility
Optimizing transportation routes and cube utilization with advanced processes and holistic software for visibility to locations, delivery times, and cost

Transportation Case Study
Retail: Network Strategy – Inbound and Outbound Analysis
Optimizing transportation routes to support a warehouse consolidation strategy aimed at reducing waste and total logistics cost

Transportation Case Study
Industrial Manufacturing: Year-Over-Year Cost Savings with Logistics Control Center Solutions
Every stage of the client’s supply chain is supported by people, processes, and technology that develop rigorous measurement systems, daily engineering, and process discipline to eliminate waste, reduce inventories and costs, and enable the client to deliver unmatched service to its customers.