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Managed Transportation

Optimize your transportation management with Trinity’s Managed Transportation. Gain control and visibility to your supply chain, reduce costs, improve performance, and eliminate manual processes.

Our combination of experienced account management and best-in-class technology delivers a customized managed transportation solution to help your company achieve your unique supply chain goals.

WHAT IS A Transportation management system?

A Transportation Management System (TMS) is a software program that allows you to manage your entire supply chain, including your internal logistics department, suppliers, warehouses, carriers, vendors, and more etc. 

A TMS provides you with the logistics management tools your supply chain needs while Trinity’s Managed Transportation offers you a customized transportation management solution to help your business succeed. 

TMS CAPABILITIES

Order Entry

  • Manual approach facilitated by shipment templates
  • Your dedicated Account Manager can enter these on your behalf
  • Can be imported via batch uploader (.xls, .csv)
  • Automated approach
  • Shipments imported via integration
  • Multiple file formats supported (see “System Integration”)

TMS CAPABILITIES

  • Manual approach facilitated by shipment templates
  • Your dedicated Account Manager can enter these on your behalf
  • Can be imported via batch uploader (.xls, .csv)
  • Automated approach
  • Shipments imported via integration
  • Multiple file formats supported (see “System Integration”)
  • Customized tracking notifications can be sent to external partners (vendors, customers, carriers), and internal users (sales, customer service, warehouse)
  • Tracking automatically captured via multiple methods:
  • Types:
    • Freight Volumes
    • Lane Analysis
    • Freight Spend
    • Exception Management
    • Carrier Performance
    • Rate/Tariff/RFP Analysis
    • Accessorial Breakdown
  • All about optimization
  • Multiple parameters can be considered to build multi-stop loads and consider optimal routing
  • Documents can be automatically captured via carrier’s API (BOL, POD, weight certificate, invoice)
  • Custom documents can be created to support your business (BOL, load tender, labels, quote requests, etc.)
  • Can be captured via integration with 3rd party vendors (HubTran)
  • Generated directly in TMS or transmitted via customized notifications
  • Trinity can handle your claims management by integration with MyEZClaim
  • Claim information can be captured directly in TMS
  • Trinity’s FA&P Services:
    • Carrier contract management
    • Invoice reporting and analysis
    • Payment processing
    • Configurable cost allocations
  • Invoices can be captured in the TMS
    • TMS has capability to auto-approve matching invoices; exceptions easily reconciled by comparing invoice charges against contracted rate
    • Trinity handles payment on your behalf
  • Rating supported by connection to carrier’s API
  • Contracts locally loaded into the TMS and maintained by your dedicated Technical Account Manager
  • Auto-rating/tendering processes can be configured
  • Routing guide
    • Can select carriers based on cost, service, transit days, etc.
    • Supports allocations (Carrier A gets 50% of the lane, Carrier B gets 50%)
  • Tendering
    • Can setup carriers with customized emailed load tender document

The Trinity Experience

There’s no need to worry about an out-of-the-box solution that will have too many or not enough features to support your business, our system is highly configurable. If you’re looking for Software-as-a-Service (Saas), Managed TMS, a fully Integrated Outsource, or something in between, we’ll do a deep dive into your supply chain and work with you to design a solution unique to your business needs.

SaaS+ TMS

  • Tech, Support, & Account Management
  • Gain efficiency, visibility, & predictability

Managed TMS

  • Offload day-to-day processes
  • TMS + Operational Support

Integrated Outsource TMS

  • Fully Managed Transportation Solution
  • Outsourced logistics team/integrated partnership

Our model is focused on continuous improvement for your supply chain. From implementation to go-live and beyond, our dedicated team is here to ensure your Managed Transportation solution meets your tactical and strategic requirements.

Your Account Support Includes:

  • A dedicated technical Account Manager
  • Quarterly Business Reviews to enhance efficiency and evaluate what can be done to escalate growth
  • Identifying any business challenges and new opportunities
  • Growing with you and addressing marketing changes

With Trinity’s Managed Transportation, you get more than just a logistics technology provider. You get best-in-class technology backed by superusers with logistics expertise in transportation management. We can provide valuable insights to help your business and provide access to capacity with our network of trusted carrier relationships.

Trinity’s Managed Transportation Benefits

When you partner with Trinity Logistics for your logistics and supply chain solutions, you go from focusing on the day-to-day hassles of transportation management to growing and optimizing your business. You can trust that your Trinity experts will work as an extension of your business to provide transportation management solutions, improving your operational processes and giving you an advantage over your competitors.

  • Managed Spend
  • Reduced Risk
  • Enhanced Customer Experience
  • Increased Efficiency
  • Managed Change

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Fill out our savings calculator to see how much Trinity’s TMS (or Managed Transportation) could potentially save you.

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See what others are saying about Trinity Logistics

Trustpilot is a review platform that’s open to everyone. If you’re curious what it’s like to work with Trinity Logistics, check out some of these recent Trustpilot reviews. 

Testimonials

“….Trinity has gone above and beyond working with our transportation visibility partners to integrate their carriers directly. Through the different initiatives our organization sets forth, Trinity is a reliable partner for our transportation needs.”

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Sysco

“Having Trinity Logistics as part of our ‘team’ gives us the comfort of knowing that our transportation needs will be met which allows us to achieve our main goal of supplying our customers with on time delivery. Their management and customer service personnel are truly logistics experts. “

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Nichino America

““Trinity Logistics is second to none! They deliver an exceptional service, have outstanding communication, and it is all at a wonderful price. Whatever your transportation need is I strongly recommend doing business with them.””

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Cardinal Brush Corporation

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