Bankruptcy and Visibility Going Hand in Hand

Bankruptcy and Visibility Going Hand in Hand

South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy two weeks ago, which has caused a well-publicized upheaval in shipping. Financial issues at the world’s 7th-largest container shipping line have caught the world’s attention—proving yet again how little the general population appreciates containerization and its impact of daily life. Immediate fallout has been disruption of supply chains[…]

REZ-1 Dispatch – Many Modes – One Global Solution

REZ-1 Dispatch – Many Modes – One Global Solution

REZ-1 provides a high-service, secure, and scalable technology platform connecting a global network of customers and trading partners. REZ-1’s cloud-based applications foster collaboration within that connected community and bring visibility to actionable information for both asset and transportation management. Critical criteria for effective transportation management systems, according to logistics industry analyst group Gartner, are breadth[…]

Enterprise SaaS vs. Networked Platforms in Supply Chain and Transportation Management

Enterprise SaaS vs. Networked Platforms in Supply Chain and Transportation Management

A recent report from Boston-based ChainLink Research on supply chain platforms compares Enterprise SaaS applications serving single, multi-tenant instances with true “Networked Platforms” that provide SaaS solutions for multiple parties–not necessarily in direct commercial relationships, initially–interacting on one platform. A networked platform features a many-to-many model for data, security, connectivity, and onboarding. The network platform approach[…]