White Papers

Your Questions. Answered.

Banyan Technology’s in-house experts offer clear explanations of some of the LTL industry’s most complex aspects in the following white papers. Whether you’re a shipper, broker, forwarder or 3PL, our guides break down ongoing trends and new developments in the industry, ensuring that your questions are answered.

Maximize Technology to Minimize Inefficiencies
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Maximize Technology to Minimize Inefficiencies

Creating internal efficiencies and flexibility through your technology provider can help you save money through both direct and indirect savings measures....

Resolve to Focus on Enhancing Efficiencies
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Resolve to Focus on Enhancing Efficiencies

Shippers seeking significant advancements in their efficiencies to drive their bottom line and gain a competitive advantage have already seen the value in digitizing their supply chain, moving away fr...

Transforming the Shipping Industry Through Technology
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Transforming the Shipping Industry Through Technology

Prior to the pandemic, only 64% of less-than-truckload (LTL) and 28% of truckload (TL) shippers had adopted a transportation management system (TMS) or technology solution, according to a 2019 report ...

The Evolution of a Freight Technology Solution
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The Evolution of a Freight Technology Solution

3PLs need a technology solution that is easy for their shipping customers to implement and use and one that is constantly adapting to their changing needs. Ultimately, you need something that can offe...

Analyzing Challenges to Set Up Your Clients for Success
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Analyzing Challenges to Set Up Your Clients for Success

October has seen a record rise in backlogs of work as businesses struggle to meet demand amid supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages, IHS Markit said in its October 22 flash purchasing managers ...

Check Your Rearview to Remain Ahead of Shipping Curves
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Check Your Rearview to Remain Ahead of Shipping Curves

Understanding critical issues and takeaways from the previous budget cycle or calendar year will help you prepare and adjust your processes to accommodate those disruptions within the supply chain....

How Shippers Can Reduce Freight Spend in 2022
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How Shippers Can Reduce Freight Spend in 2022

Many Shippers still depend on dated methods for obtaining carrier rates, lane availability and scheduling. Printed documents, rate tables, email transactions, and spreadsheets are still being utilized...

Helping 3PLs Increase the Bottom Line in 2022
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Helping 3PLs Increase the Bottom Line in 2022

A technology partner that is constantly innovating to evolve with the industry is a critical resource during this challenging time. You need to embrace technology now, not only to make an impact on yo...

Choosing the Right Supply Chain Technology Partner
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Choosing the Right Supply Chain Technology Partner

After assessing your tech environment and realizing it’s time to upgrade, the next step is choosing who will be your partner and support your success. Adopting new supply chain technology is also th...

Maximize Efficiency and Profit by Upgrading Your Outdated Freight Management Technology
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Maximize Efficiency and Profit by Upgrading Your Outdated Freight Management Technology

According to the Wall Street Journal, as few as 40 percent of transportation companies have switched to digital systems and processes. Historically, the transportation logistics industry has struggled...

Partnering Makes Perfect: Create the Ideal Freight Management Technology Environment with the Help of a Solutions Expert
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Partnering Makes Perfect: Create the Ideal Freight Management Technology Environment with the Help of a Solutions Expert

Technology is proliferating across the supply chain, and digitization and automation are becoming increasingly expected. No matter where a company is on the technology spectrum, from just getting star...

Transparency: The Key to Effective Shipper and Carrier Partnerships
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Transparency: The Key to Effective Shipper and Carrier Partnerships

Effective relationships are the key to any business, and for shippers and carriers, they can even be the difference between failure and success. While shippers can readily recognize service and perfor...

End-to-End Visibility: The Next Level of LTL Freight
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End-to-End Visibility: The Next Level of LTL Freight

In today’s market, end-to-end freight visibility is a must-have. Thanks to the Amazon Effect and boom in ecommerce, consumers have become accustomed to following their packages from order to deliver...

3PL Adding Value Guide
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3PL Adding Value Guide

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are seeing increasing competition in the market. Historically, 3PLs were the leaders in adopting new technology, being the first to deliver multicarrier ratin...

LTL Carrier Negotiations Guide
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LTL Carrier Negotiations Guide

Negotiating contract pricing with your less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers can be daunting, but it is necessary. The goal of all freight pricing contract negotiations should be to get the best outcome ...

Managing Your Freight is Not the Time to Practice a Trust Fall
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Managing Your Freight is Not the Time to Practice a Trust Fall

Industry professionals are seeing firsthand that shippers and carriers can reduce the noise and collaborate in ways that increase transparency, reduce costs, and improve profitability for both parties...

How Capitalizing on Freight Digitization is a Game-Changer
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How Capitalizing on Freight Digitization is a Game-Changer

Digitization in gaming and gaming consoles changed the industry forever. Gone are the days of 8-bit graphics, old-school wired controllers, or blowing the dust out of a Nintendo cartridge (we all did ...