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Managed Transportation Services: It’s About More than Simply Moving Freight 

Shippers are increasingly turning to Managed Transportation Services providers for help in managing the increasing complexity of their supply chains. In this second article in GlobalTranz’s and FreightWaves’ “High Tech, High Touch” series, Ross Spanier, SVP Sales & Solutions for GlobalTranz explains that there is more to a successful Managed Transportation Service partnership than simply moving freight.  

“It’s become a requirement that managed transportation providers go beyond transportation to take a more consultative approach,” he says. “Shippers are asking, ‘How can I leverage data and predictive analytics to anticipate market volatility, to inform my buying patterns, and streamline my warehouse operations?’ Only a provider with a truly consultative approach can help tackle those challenges.”  

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