3 min read

New LTL eBOL API Standard to Drive Industry Efficiencies

By Point To Point on November, 9 2022

On October 24th, the Digital LTL Council of the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) announced that it had established a new application programming interface (API) standard for electronic bills of lading (eBOL). This marks the first time in the industry’s history that less-than-truckload has had a standard format for electronically sharing these vital and ubiquitous documents.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain Technology LTL
4 min read

Transportation Management Systems: Simplify Your Shipping Efforts

By Point To Point on November, 23 2021

The term ‘Transportation Management System’ has become increasingly common in the logistics industry as companies look for ways to remain competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace.

Topics: Supply Chain Technology Freight Handling
5 min read

The Supply Chain In The Clouds

By Point To Point on February, 14 2020

Cloud-based technology is rapidly becoming more than just an outlier or a luxury. Businesses around the world have recognized the potential that a cloud-based supply chain strategy has to dramatically increase both efficiency and profitability.

Topics: Supply Chain Technology
2 min read

Protecting Your Supply Chain From Cybersecurity Threats

By Point To Point on March, 28 2017

Transportation and supply chain cybersecurity rank among the top concerns of shippers, according to a 2016 survey by Wills Towers Watson. Considering the rapid advancements of technology over the years and the shipper's growing reliance upon web-based systems, the findings may not come as a shock. 

Topics: Technology
3 min read

3 Ways A Transportation Management System Improves Shipping Efficiency

By Point To Point on February, 24 2017

Employing a transportation management system into your business may sound like a daunting challenge to undertake. However, the potential return on investment can easily wash away any anxieties you may feel about changing the way you have managed your transportation and supply chain needs in the past.

Topics: Supply Chain Technology
4 min read

5 Ways A Warehouse Management System Can Improve Your Supply Chain

By Point To Point on June, 1 2016

What is a warehouse management system?

In recent years, you've probably heard or read about warehouse management systems (WMS) in trade magazines and online. So what are they and how do they work?

Topics: Technology Freight Handling