Making the Case for Transportation Management Systems

On average, a TMS can save shippers between 2% to 10% on annual transportation costs right out of the gate thanks to better visibility, optimization, and automated decision making. Discover how to make the case for TMS for your organization.

By · January 26, 2017

There was a time when shippers were able to run their transportation networks with a few human resources, a couple of spreadsheets, and a reliable phone line.

In a world where supply chains have become increasingly complex and global in nature, managing with spreadsheets and phone conversations with carriers are no longer viable options. Shippers need a robust, always-available transportation management system (TMS) that not only handles the orchestration of multiple freight modes domestically and internationally, but also optimizes activity in a way that reduces costs and meets delivery targets.

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