Managing an organization’s entire shipping operation is complicated and time-consuming, which is why many manufacturers and distributors outsource to Third-Party Logistics companies (3PLs). With a wave of their wand, 3PLs resolve issues like missed pick-ups, late deliveries, and damage claims. Plus, they work proactively to negotiate prices, manage inventory, and balance a constant stream of … Continue reading “A Touch of Shipping Magic and How to Get Your Own”
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”
It was great seeing you at the TIA Capital Ideas Conference. We hope you won big, both at the conference and if you tried your luck at the casino. During the sessions, we heard about the importance of staying on top of the latest industry trends to ensure you’re delivering the best value for your … Continue reading “Wrap Up Tweets from the 2017 TIA Capital Ideas Conference”
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.”
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”
There’s been a lot of talk in the freight industry lately regarding how technology is going to impact the way we do business. You’ve probably heard the buzzword “APIs” – but what exactly are APIs? And what makes APIs in freight management the clear winner over EDI? The best way to explain the difference between … Continue reading “The Difference Between APIs and EDI – Easily Explained”
Hi there! Welcome to Live!, Banyan’s blog dedicated to keeping readers informed and connected to the world of live carrier connections. The team here at Banyan is so excited to reveal this new website and blog. We know that the concept of live carrier connections is new to many, that’s why we’re putting the proper … Continue reading “Welcome to Live!”
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