In 2009, Trinity Logistics began offering freight management with transportation management software(TMS) for our customers. The technology we offer isn’t new, but for many small- to medium-sized businesses, it can be a foreign concept. It’s good to be cautious, but some commonly held myths seem to be holding many shippers back from incredible improvements to their supply chain! It’s myth-busting time, and we’re here to give you the real scoop on transportation management software.
Have you heard the saying “there’s always room for improvement?” That’s exactly right when you’re looking for a solution to better your supply chain processes. Implementing transportation management software (TMS) could be the missing piece to your puzzle when trying to control costs, catch and resolve transportation discrepancies, and create in-depth reports. This software can help you analyze valuable transportation metrics while keeping supply chain communication as transparent as possible.
This is a question that many customers ponder on a daily and weekly basis. If you are a shipper or manufacturer utilizing intermodal (rail shipments) as a means of moving your freight, no doubt you already have a list of items that you consider when selecting the “best” intermodal logistics provider. Humor me and please keep reading anyway, I may possibly add one or two items that you haven’t considered in the past.
The number one challenge for manufacturers is working to reduce transportation costs. Are you taking the right steps?