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TMS stands for Transportation Management System: a system to control and audit the transportation movements in a supply chain, as well as the resource planning of an organization. TMS can help companies save time and resources by integrating many parts of transportation operations into one complete system. Ted Bowley, Director of Logistics Services at Carter Logistics, provides insights and recommendations on TMS.

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Near-sourcing – a business moving its operations closer to where its end products are sold – is a growing trend as well as a strategy in the supply chain industry today. We can credit several factors for the increasing popularity of near-sourcing.

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Making a choice about outsourcing logistics can be intimidating for companies of every size. Using transportation brokers or contracting warehousing space directly offers some short-term benefits, but these are limited and they lack the added value required to help companies stay competitive in the current market.

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