Archive for the “Data” Category

freight bidding

Automated freight bidding tools pay dividends for shippers, carriers and 3PLs striving for procurement optimization

At the start of the new year, it’s common for freight shippers striving for an optimized supply chain to review their carrier options to make sure they use the ideal mix of freight transportation providers. In 2019, this procurement business has lasted the entire year, as shippers and 3PLs look to take advantage of a softer freight market to secure better pricing and service.

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Big data and LTL analysis create business opportunities

Rising alongside the concept of big data is the job of LTL data scientist. This role combines business and LTL analysis functions and moves it to a broadened level of focus. Many of the traits of the analyst are needed; their formal training encompasses a solid foundation in computer science with emphasis in transportation analysis, math, modeling and statistics.

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