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Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace
Talking Logistics

The shift from demand-driven to supply-driven processes and exciting new opportunities for enabling assurance of supply

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5 Smart Ways to Make Sustainability a Staple of Operational Execution

Here's how businesses can prioritize sustainability from a practical, operational perspective.

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MPO Named Technology Leader in Omnichannel OMS Matrix

The Quadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix™ provides competitive analysis & ranking of the leading Omnichannel Order Management Systems platform vendors.

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Best Practices When Selecting a TMS

Choosing the best transportation management system takes the right tech strategy

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The “Multi-Multi” Supply Chain Problem No One Is Talking About

To truly achieve agility, flexibility, and resilience across the supply chain, tech strategies must first grapple with the 'multi-multi' problem

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Modernizing vs Digitizing: What's the Best Strategy?

A true digital transformation uses a platform that unites the entire supply chain ecosystem.

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The New Industry Standard for Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

Next Gen TMS solutions are offering advanced in-app functionality and logistics planning

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Support Inbound Purchase Order Management

Quickly and easily onboard new suppliers, optimize purchase order flows, control costs, and become resilient.

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Parcel Is a Crucial Value-Add in the Evolution of the TMS

Shippers and 3PLs are meeting growing market demands with integrated parcel management.

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Analyst Report
MPO Named Leader in MESCBN SPARK Matrix

This profile details why the analyst named MPO a leader in multi-enterprise supply chain business network technology.

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Supply Chain Control Tower Trends 2022

These are the control tower technology trends promoting resilience in 2022

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Look for These 3 Capabilities in a Supply Chain Visibility Solution

Visibility is an empowering tool for organizations seeking to mitigate the impacts of disruption and drive a high-performance supply chain.

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5 Benefits of Integrated Parcel Management

Today's multi-modal TMS covers integrated parcel (small pack) management, saving businesses on time, costs and efficiencies.

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Solution Guide
Transportation Management Solution

MPO's TMS enables customers from diverse industries to improve operational efficiency and optimize service levels and costs.

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Overcome 3 Key Reverse Logistics Challenges

Returns management costs are up by about 75%. Manufacturers investing in reverse logistics create significant advantage.

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10 FAQs: Transportation Management Systems

Answers to common questions about Transportation Management Systems and choosing the best TMS for your specific goals.

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Solution Guide
Control Tower & Visibility

To meet evolving customer demands profitably within a global, networked, multi-channel supply chain, you need visibility.

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What Is the Measure of a Perfect Order?

As supply chain complexity grows, the concept and delivery of OTIF and “perfect orders” becomes harder to pinpoint and master.

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4 Ways to Enhance Your E2E Supply Chain Using Machine Learning

Digital technology like machine learning help organizations mitigate risk and build resilient supply chains.

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How to Optimize Supply Chain Planning

In today's complex, disruptive, and global playing  field, supply chain planning must be an adaptive process.

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End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

How strong is your supply chain visibility solution? Use this checklist as a guide to determine the breadth and depth of your needs.

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Digital Transformation: Create a Future-Focused Strategy

Given the current climate of delays, shortages, and rising costs, it's time to take manageable risks with your digital transformation.

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Supply Chain Sustainability Through Smarter Orchestration

Reach sustainability goals with easy to implement technologies like a digital Control Tower and smart order management.

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How to Create an AI-Driven Supply Chain

AI-Driven supply chains begin with visibility and systems unification before you can create a predictive environment.

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5 Smart Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Here are five ways the MPO Supply Chain Orchestration Platform can help you reach your sustainability goals.

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A New Model of Supply Chain Planning

Learn how an integrated, instant, and intelligent approach can help your business become more resilient, agile, and consistent.

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5 Ways to Ensure a Successful Supply Chain Software Implementation

The strength and success of an upgrade will inevitably depend on the people implementing and executing it.

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How to Be Dependable to Customers Amid Supply Chain Disruption

If you think that visibility and transparency are a B2C need, not B2B - think again.

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How to Get the Critical Supply Chain Capabilities You Need - Fast

Succeed in the new normal with E2E visibility, network collaboration, and flow optimization.

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Embrace Complexity With Dynamic Supply Chain Planning

Get the technology you need to continuously re-plan and optimize your supply chain.

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Control Tower Technology Value Matrix
Nucleus Research

A Nucleus Research review of Control Tower technology and value matrix based on functionality and usability

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Whitepaper
The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery

Consistent perfect order delivery - on-time and in-full at the lowest possible cost – is critical.

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Time Is of the Essence: Get Your Supply Chain Up to Speed With an Agile Transformation

The pressure is on for companies to deliver better and faster.

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Digital Order Fulfillment: Fast, Visible, & Cost-Efficient Delivery

Manufacturers are currently under-prepared to deal with the accelerated changes brought by omni-channel retail.

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Infographic
6 Critical Components of Omnichannel Order Management

Omnichannel order management covers the entire customer experience

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Case Story
GEODIS Saves Customer $1.5 Million a Year With MPO Global Inbound Management

By leveraging MPO’s Supply Chain Orchestration platform, GEODIS was able to significantly enhance their customer's efficiency and enable incredible cost-savings.

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3 Ways Human Factors Affect Successful Supply Chain Software Implementations

A “digital transformation” is about more than just new technology.

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Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation are

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Whitepaper
Digital Order Fulfillment: The Traditional Approach Isn't Working - What's the Alternative

Getting products to end customers as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible is no longer linear, but involves dynamic processes.

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Changing the Game With Digital Transportation Management

Taking into account current market challenges, this feature investigates how the MPO TMS enables businesses to offer customers the most cost-effective, flexible, and efficient services

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How to Manage the Growing Omni-Channel Complexity

Today’s increasingly customer-centric approach has changed the market and supply chain landscape.

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Supply Chain Orchestration Platform

The value chain makes up about 80% of external network activities for many companies - yet most don't have the supply chain technology they need to optimize their business partnering.

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Infographic
Multi-Tier Inventory Management

In today’s highly complex supply chains, cost-effective fulfillment begins with intelligent inventory management.

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Converging Order and Logistics Management

By integrating order, transport, and logistics management, businesses can drive collaboration and optimization across enterprise and network silos for greater visibility, cost control, and consistent OTIF delivery.

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How Can You Ensure a Successful Digital Transformation?

Most digital transformations are about making technology investments more standardized, unified, and cost-effective.

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5 Trends Forcing Innovation in Your Supply Chain

It's no secret that customer requirements have shifted dramatically with the rise of digitization. 

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit: Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of supply chain solutions that build flexibility and agility for greater resilience.

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A Supply Chain Technology Strategy for 2021

What are you doing to turn today's challenges into opportunities?

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Building Resilient, Future-Proof Supply Chains

The global supply chain is always subject to disruption, with global pandemics, tariffs, trade wars, and natural disasters

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Meet Your Sustainability Goals Through these 5 Supply Chain Technology Capabilities

Today's supply chain is global and complex - involving multiple modes of transport and much more.

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Global Contract Manufacturer Uses Digital Platform to Empower Its Customers

Technology leader, Flex manages 16,000 worldwide suppliers and manufactures 12,500 unique end products.

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3 Easy Ways to Improve Returns Management

Having a world-class returns solution that boosts profitability and customer satisfaction is easier than you think.

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Analyst Report
The Value of Orchestration With MPO

Nucleus analyst Isaac Gould describes how MPO helps its customers adapt and minimize risk

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Case Story
LSP Wows Global Client, Quickly Advances to Become End-to-End Provider

Find out how MPO’s Control Tower and Order-Centric TMS enhanced visibility across a global network of warehouses and carriers

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Whitepaper
Making the Case: Optimizing Logistics

Managers are realizing that a modern, Order-Centric TMS is essential, and can fulfill the needs of both shippers and logistics providers

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit for Logistics Service Providers (LSP / 3PL / 4PL)

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help logistics service providers make the most informed decision as a buyer of supply chain technology.

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LSP Digital Transformation Playbook

How a Supply Chain Orchestration platform via Control Tower, Visibility, and Order-Centric Transportation Management capabilities helps logistics service providers overcome their greatest challenges.

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Logistics Control Tower Playbook

Get strategic about your digital transformation with a more technical glimpse into the MPO platform's capabilities.

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The Future of Reverse Supply Chains

Digitizing and automating is easier and faster than most realize.

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Are You Getting Perfect Order Fulfillment Right?

Here's how you can start ensuring your business consistently fulfills the perfect order - even amid disruption.

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Driving a Successful Technology Strategy for Omni-Channel Fulfillment

Technology leaders today face an unprecedented challenge. Especially in our current state of disruption, customer demands have risen across channels

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Why Factor the ROI of Customer Loyalty Into a Digital Transformation?

When we think about digital transformation, customer loyalty is typically an unmentioned benefit.

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How Digitizing Reverse Supply Chains Became Non-Negotiable

The time is now to begin taking action and changing the way we think and talk about returns management.

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Why Prioritize Supply Chain Visibility?

As the supply chain continues to evolve and digitize, real actionability and holistic visibility is more possible than ever before. 

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The Next Evolution of the Supply Chain Control Tower

As the supply chain continues to evolve and digitize, a supply chain control tower that provides real actionability and holistic visibility is more possible than ever before.

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Optimizing vs Reducing Cost: Is Your Supply Chain Getting It Right?

It is vital to invest in systems and processes that break down silos and optimize the supply chain end-to-end.

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Dynamic Invoice Matching

The invoice matching process is typically associated with amounts accuracy.

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Customer Chain Control

Learn more about how the MPO platform enables an optimized "Micro Supply Chain" for each and every customer order.

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Control in the Era of Disruption

What does supply chain resiliency mean in a practical sense?

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3 Ways to Get Quick Time-to-Value for Your Digital Transformation

It’s vital for businesses to start with investments that yield the fastest and most valuable results.

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Multi-Level Order Management

Multi-level order management is a game-changer, enabling extraordinary flexibility in supply chain planning and execution.

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5 Ways Supply Chains Must Prepare for the "new normal"

Many refer to the ‘new normal’ as a future reality. so how do supply chains prepare?

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit: Digital Transformation

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of supply chain technology.

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How Can a Digital Transformation Help Future-Proof Companies Against Disruption?

The unprecedented disruption of COVID-19 has shippers looking to technology to not only manage the impact now, but future-proof their supply chains for years to come. But are businesses ready for full-on digitization?

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit: Supply Chain Visibility

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of Supply Chain Visibility software.

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Solution Guide
The Barging Industry

The barging industry faces many challenges – efficiently handling complex flows, dealing with river uncertainties, gaining network-wide transparency.

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Why Should a Control Tower Blend Planning & Execution?

Most enterprise systems typically focus on planning or execution, but rarely both.

Case Story
Efficiencies & Revenues Skyrocket for Distributor With Digital Order & Logistics Management

Managing a highly complex supply chain network is no easy feat – especially while running eleven distribution centers

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Can MESCBN Technology Help You Stay Agile & Resilient in Times of Disruption?

Companies today are part of a greater business ecosystem: Supply chain operational planning and execution involves multi-party collaboration.

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Control Tower: Must-Have Capabilities

Global supply chains require multi-modal support and business networks need end-to-end visibility beyond just transportation.

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Key Differentiators: Control Tower for Supply Chain Orchestration

Businesses require a supply chain platform that will enable systems unification, network-wide collaboration, and process convergence.

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Time for Plan B: Avoid the Mad Scramble of Disruption

Businesses must start working toward supply chain resiliency to better manage today and tomorrow's disruptions.

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Micro Supply Chain

Order fulfillment can involve complex, multi-form processes; but at the end of the day, customers just want a consistent and satisfying experience.

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit: Digital Order Management & Fulfillment

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of order management and omni-channel fulfillment solutions.

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Toolkit
Solution Buyer Toolkit: Supply Chain Business Network

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of multi-enterprise technology.

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A Rich & Unique Supply Chain Orchestration Platform for the Global Industry

Named "Most Influential Leader in Supply Chain Technology" by trade journal, this article details MPO's offer, founding mission and values, and what makes the platform unique.

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Solution Guide
Logistics Service Providers

LSPs face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition.

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Solution Guide
Optimize Omni-Channel Fulfillment

In the highly competitive world of e-fulfillment, fast and consistent on-time and in-full delivery plays a significant role

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Mastering Omni-Channel Fulfillment - It's Easier Than You Think

It's easier than ever to merge the physical and digital worlds.

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The Age of the Multi-Enterprise Supply Chain Business Network

Companies rely on their multi-enterprise supply chain business networks to stay flexible; when unexpected events occur, it’s important to have options.

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Solution Guide
Aftermarket Services

Aftermarket and spare parts services is one of the most underutilized functions of the supply chain

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit: Returns & Aftermarket Management

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of returns and aftermarket management solutions.

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Are You Aware of Your Supply Chain Blind Spots?

Businesses need both a centralized and granular view of their supply chains.

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Automate & Optimize Reverse Logistics

A practical overview of why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain

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Omni-Channel Fulfillment: Converging the Physical & Digital Worlds

In this brief interview, MPO's VP of Solutions, Vijay Natarajan, discusses the new complexities brands face with omni-channel fulfillment and what it takes to successfully meet those challenges.

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Supply Chain Solutions: Making a Smart Investment

As supply chains become more complex, they will outgrow the differentiated solutions that help run them.

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Supply Chain Needs

There's no direct path to the top without first finding your footing in each step of the hierarchy

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Infographic
5 Reasons to Choose a Natively Unified Supply Chain Orchestration Platform

A natively unified platform offers supply chain capabilities - such as order and transport management, as well as visibility and control over these functions - on a single platform.

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Key Functions of a TMS

The key functions of a Transportation Management System have greatly evolved over the years.

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Making the Case for a Digital Transformation

As the supply chain continues to evolve, digital transformations are increasingly recognized as continuous and necessary investments

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Infographic
Guide to Fast-Tracking a Digital Transformation

With tacit approval from senior management to pick a solution and spend what it takes, there are a few key ways to successfully fast-track your digital transformation

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Checklist
Control Tower Buyer's Checklist

The following checklist will help you ask the right questions and ensure you select the most optimal, long-lasting supply chain Visibility and Control solution

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Checklist
TMS Buyer's Checklist

The following checklist will help you ask the right questions and ensure you select a robust TMS to effectively address your business challenges

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Infographic
Comparing 2 Types of TMS

This guide offers some insight into how these two frameworks differ in terms of capability, functionality, and implementation.

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The brand owner path to omni-channel order fulfillment

Explore some of the common challenges to omni-channel fulfillment, and how to overcome them to better satisfy customers and compete globally.

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Supply Chain Disruption & How to Become the New Leader in Your Market

In this brief interview, MPO CEO and Co-Founder, Martin Verwijmeren, talks about what separates industry winners from those who struggle to keep pace, including underutilized approaches to supply chain orchestration.

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Whitepaper
Digital Supply Chain Control Towers: Selecting the Best Fit for Your Business Needs

Supply chain Control Towers are one of the most recognized and sought after solutions for enhancing collaborations and unifying disparate systems

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Solution Buyer's Toolkit: Control Tower

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of digital supply chain Control Towers.

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Control Tower Buyer’s Guide

Not all Control Towers are created equal. When exploring solutions, you’ll quickly find that capabilities vary widely

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Infographic
How to Master Last Mile Logistics

 Your customer's lasting impression comes from how conveniently and reliably they get their products. 

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Solution Buyer Toolkit: Transportation Management

Browse and explore a range of topical resources to help you make the most informed decision as a buyer of transportation management systems.

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The Order-Centric TMS: Game Changer

In the ever-changing supply chain, the order-centric TMS is a game changer.

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Digital Transformation Is Critical to Competitive Advantage

Here's why more businesses are investing in their supply chains and pursuing digital transformations.

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Order-Centric TMS: Managing the Rising Pressures of the Modern Supply Chain

With the advent of e-commerce, businesses are under increasing pressure to keep pace with growing customer demands

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E-commerce: Serving a Market of One

Did you know that courtship is as important to the art of business as it is to the art of romance?

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Supply Chain Visibility: From Passive to Active

Businesses have access to more data than ever before and the speed at which we are collecting it today, it seems almost impossible to keep up with it all.

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The Vital Power of Making Perfect Orders

Martin Verwijmeren, CEO of MPO, and Russel Goodman, Editor-in-Chief at SupplyChainBrain talk about why companies that master the perfect order win market share, but they don't have to be behemoths like Amazon to succeed.

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Digital Supply Chain Control Towers: A Primer

Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics speaks with President & CEO of International Package Shipping, Tom Nightingale and MPO CEO & Co-Founder, Martin Verwijmeren about how 'The Amazon Effect' impacted the needs of supply chain managers and how software is changing what's possible in supply chain visibility and control.

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The Fear of Not Acting Is Way Higher than the Fear of Acting

In this episode of The Entrepreneur Way, Martin Verwijmeren, Co-Founder and CEO of MPO, explains why so many businesses are afraid to act - and why it's imperative they do.

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Webinar
Returns: Taming the Beast in eCommerce and Aftermarket Operations

Whether it's omni-channel returns, service parts logistics, depot repair, or product replacement and exchanges, reverse supply chains present their own unique challenges

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Case Story
How DtD Optimized Customer Service With Micro Supply Chains

When it comes to order management, one size fits no one. Here's how a contract manufacturer drove better service levels and faster delivery via optimized micro supply chains.

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DSV Gains Better Insight Into and Control Over Transport

Organizing transport for many diverse customers is complex. Learn how DSV Solutions used the MPO cloud platform to improve operations.

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Webinar
Critical Functions of Modern Control Towers Webinar

We’re all familiar with the challenges of buying enterprise technology for the supply chain. Seemingly endless alternatives and substitutes

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Achieving the Perfect Order

Sarah Barnes of "2 Babes Talk Logistics" interviews MPO executives on achieving the perfect order using Supply Chain Orchestration.

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Enabling Agility & Flexibility in Global Supply Chains

Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics speaks with MPO CEO Martin Verwijmeren and Geodis VP of Supply Chain Optimization, Eric St. Amand, about the need for growth-minded businesses to deliver on both operational excellence and customer intimacy rather than specializing in one over the other.

Case Story
How Kramp Optimized Their Network, Ensuring OTIF at the Best Cost

Founded in 1951 and operating in over 22 countries across Europe, Kramp delivers critical agricultural spare parts through local dealer networks.

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Webinar
Mindmapping Supply Chain Orchestration

A visual mindmapping approach to supply chain orchestration

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Webinar
Making Perfect Orders: Delivering On Customer Expectations in a Complex World

In today’s ‘Age of the Customer’ with its elevated expectations and accelerating complexity, delivering on the Perfect Order

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Webinar
The Evolution of the Control Tower & Digital Supply Chain

Digitization has changed everything and it’s helping to usher in an era of increased customer expectations.

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Webinar
Five Trends Forcing Innovation in Your Supply Chain

Have you felt it? There’s been a seismic shift in power within our economy. Customers are in control

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Case Story
Customer-Driven Evolution in eCommerce

Wehkamp, the largest e-retailer in the Netherlands, invested in the world’s largest automated e-commerce distribution center

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