Banyan Technology’s 2017 State of Transportation Management Report [Infographic]

By: The Banyan Team

An exclusive look at how companies are managing freight operations, and the future of the transportation management industry. How do you manage your freight operations? That’s the exact question we were wondering, so we turned to the people who know the answer the best: Transportation management professionals. At Banyan Technology, we’ve seen customers realize higher … Continue reading “Banyan Technology’s 2017 State of Transportation Management Report [Infographic]”

How the Top Food Manufacturing & Logistics Companies Stay Ahead

By: Kaity Huff

The food manufacturing and logistics industry is competitive as is. Add in increasing customer demands, industry regulations, and economic uncertainty and it is apparent that food manufacturers must have the tools, tenacity, and know-how to stay ahead of the game. In food supply chain, there is a continuous quest for improvement. But in the search … Continue reading “How the Top Food Manufacturing & Logistics Companies Stay Ahead”

Retailers: These 4 demands from your customers are revolutionizing freight management

E-commerce continues to revolutionize retail. Are your freight management operations equipped to handle the change?

By: Lance Healy

According to DC Velocity magazine, controlling supply chain costs in 2017 was the number one strategic priority for supply chain managers. This response makes sense when you consider how much retail has changed in the past couple of years and how high the stakes are. To better emphasize the importance of controlling costs in retail, … Continue reading “Retailers: These 4 demands from your customers are revolutionizing freight management”

A Touch of Shipping Magic and How to Get Your Own

The lessons all operations managers can learn from the top 3PLs.

By: Lance Healy

Overseeing an organization’s shipping operations is a complicated and time-consuming job. No matter who is in charge of any given organization’s operations—in-house or out—the lessons learned from the technology used by the top 3PLs will improve any businesses’ bottom line. Specifically, over the past several years, the top 3PLs have all turned to one game-changing … Continue reading “A Touch of Shipping Magic and How to Get Your Own”

As Reported in Transport Topics: Will Uber Replace Freight Brokers? ‘Absolutely Not,’ Tech Expert Insists

By: Kaity Huff

Banyan co-founder and chief innovation officer Lance Healy spoke at the Nasstrac (National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo April 9-12. The panel, “Technology Disruption: The Future of Shipping”, was one of the most popular events of the entire conference. As reported by Transport Topics in the April 24 print edition: Will … Continue reading “As Reported in Transport Topics: Will Uber Replace Freight Brokers? ‘Absolutely Not,’ Tech Expert Insists”

Attending TIA 2017 Capital Ideas Conference? Don’t Miss These 5 Sessions.

By: Lance Healy

The goal of any third-party logistics (3PL) provider is to get resources shipped as quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. So, how do you stay on top of the latest industry trends to ensure you’re delivering the best value for your customers? The short answer: Attend the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) 2017 Capital Ideas Conference … Continue reading “Attending TIA 2017 Capital Ideas Conference? Don’t Miss These 5 Sessions.”

Think APIs are just for process improvement? You’re missing the point

By: Kaity Huff

The industry is abuzz… APIs are taking the shipping industry by storm, but it’s time to hit the pause button. If you’re considering APIs for process improvement alone, you’re missing the point. Here’s why. At its core, connecting directly to your carriers fundamentally changes the relationship with your carriers – for the better. Traditionally, shippers … Continue reading “Think APIs are just for process improvement? You’re missing the point”