It takes an enterprise to meet the challenges of omni-channel shipping.
Thousands of shippers, developers, and logistics service providers rely on Transtream to solve transportation challenges, and they count on Pierbridge to support their efforts.
Increasingly, businesses are turning to cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) to automate business processes to save not just money, but time. In fact, worldwide revenue in the TMS sector is poised to surge from $9.6 billion in 2016 to an expected $30.04 billion by the end of 2025, indicating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.6 percent, according to a study reported by DC Velocity. The increase of cloud-based TMS is an essential factor in the growth.
While the move to the cloud is easier than ever as implementation time and associated costs are falling, there are five things shippers should consider when evaluating production-level performance of their cloud-based parcel shipping system in a business environment where every second counts:Continue reading →
Every day, parcels containing hazardous materials (hazmat) are transported across the country and across the globe. The good news is that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) protects the public by strictly regulating businesses introducing hazardous materials into the stream of commerce. The bad news for shippers of hazardous goods: you better understand the regulations, or you will face sanctions, penalties, and if grossly negligent … jail time. And rightly so. But, while you may be doing your best to control your hazmat shipments, there are some things that may be slipping through the cracks, putting your customers, staff, and company at risk.Continue reading →
While some joke about Christmas decorations on display at their local supermarket before Halloween as “being too early,” eCommerce and retail players know that it is never too early to think about the holiday season.
The retail industry banks on the holidays to meet its annual revenue targets. In fact, in 2017, the holiday season accounted for $687.87 billion in sales, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Of those total retail sales, $108.15 billion was spent online during the holiday season, reported Internet Retailer, making last year’s peak season busier than ever for shippers and carriers as both retail and e-tail players scrambled to deliver gifts on time to residences.
So, with all that history, what is in store (pun intended) for this coming holiday season?Continue reading →
“Becoming part of the WiseTech Global group is an exciting step forward for Pierbridge. E-commerce is driving worldwide demand for smaller, more frequent, last-mile delivery of shipments across borders. By integrating our Transtream parcel TMS solutions with WiseTech’s CargoWise One platform, we will enable Pierbridge customers and partners to extend control of parcel shipping processes well beyond North America.”
- Bob Malley, Managing Director
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