Smarter Transportation Bidding With Cloud Sourcing Technology
Facilitators: Mark Maxwell, North American Sales Director, Trade Extensions and
Daniel Vendette, CCLP, Managing Partner, 2.0 Consulting
Air Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Time: 12:00pm EST – 1:00pm EST
Cost: General Rate – $75
CCLPs & CITT students: Free
Register: Click here to register now
Bid processes are becoming increasingly complex in today’s evolving transportation landscape. This webinar will teach you how, through cloud computing and business process outsourcing, you can gain:
- A competitive edge on transportation bidding process,
- A structured bid that includes all your specific business parameters
- Better relations with your provider and how to have a bid process without surprises
With transportation networks becoming more and more complex, business models are changing from off-shoring to near-shoring and transportation is becoming more critical in the network design and total cost of ownership. Transportation Management Systems (TMS) can provide some solutions, but not all – with TMS adoption rates at only 35 % there is still a need for better managed transportation bid process. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) can help gather information and orchestrate rigorous bid processes that simplify and accelerate information gathering.
Transportation managers and sourcing teams have limited time and resources to organize and execute a bid – and managing a multi-variable bid can include capacity, lead time, multiple awards to same lanes for TMS, seasonality fluctuations, many lanes for tender, multi-leg shipments, FSC, tolls, pike surcharges, LUT, and more. The complexity of it leaves money on the table and can create costly surprises.
After viewing this webinar, you’ll be able to:
- Apply and leverage cloud sourcing technology
- Apply a successful and proven recipe/workflow to TL bids
- Develop a strategic vision and be able to apply it to their bid
- Run multi-mode bids as an option
Who should attend this webinar?
Anyone involved in the negotiation of transportation purchase, including:
- Transportation providers
- Supply chain directors/executives
- Category managers
- Procurement specialists
About the presenters:
Mark Maxwell, is a 12 year professional in the global sourcing scene and serves Trade Extensions as the North American Sales Director.
Mark holds a certification in International Trade from Concordia University, a certification in Contract Management from Villanova University and a degree in Business Administration from Champlain College. Mark is a lifelong native of Montreal, Canada and is fluently bilingual in both English and French.
Mark’s strong career achievements and project success track record in purchasing and operations management have always been focused on improved profitability, enhanced operational performance, eliminating / mitigating risks, identifying and building modern and progressive business systems. His reputation is built on delivering consistent bottom-line results as a skilled operator who can quickly identify and eliminate waste. He has an excellent record of cost reductions, process improvements, business development, and making high-stake decisions. Mark thrives on attacking complex business issues and providing expert advisory services.
Daniel Vendette, CCLP is a 27 year professional in supply chain consulting scene and serves as managing partner at 2.0 Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in Supply Chain Optimization where he acts as the transportation subject matter expert.
Daniel holds an MBA in Transport and Logistics from the University of Québec and has held the CCLP designation since 1996. As an active member of the CITT Quebec Chapter, Daniel has served all functions and is a past chapter president. He is a native of Montreal and fluently bilingual.
Dan’s expertise lies around transportation, warehousing and supply chain. He has managed outsourcing deals, transportation reviews and network design. In terms of technology side, Dan has integrated many TMSs (Descartes, Geoconcept, Oracle OTM (GLogs), Tailwind, Maddocks) and WMS solutiona (Manhattan, Copilote). He has work in Canada, Europe and USA
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