Tag: TMS

Investing in the Right Transportation Management System

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The demand for transportation management systems (TMS) is on the rise. A basic solution manages truck and carrier dispatch, fleet maintenance, driver records, billing and driver pay, and DOT compliance, while additionally streamlining operations by optimizing carrier routes, managing customer activity, and reporting analytics. Read the full article…

Transportation Management Increases Efficiency for Leading 3PL Provider

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As a third party logistics partner for pharmaceutical, life science, retail and consumer products companies, MD Logistics knows the value of accuracy. Many of their customers provide lifesaving drugs to patients across the globe. From its inception in 1996, the company has had one mission: delivering the Right material, in the Right condition, to the Right place, at the Right time.

“We were evaluating transportation management systems (TMS), Agile Network being one of them,” Jon Francis, Director of IT for MD Logistics, remembers. As they reached the final phases of the vendor selection process, integration of transportation IT and warehouse IT became a deciding factor. Read the full article…

Transportation Management System Case Study

Transportation expenses associated with shipping commodities across the world can be mitigated with strategic freight decisions. Successful companies understand the importance of freight optimization, which is the process of strategically selecting carriers based on a variety of factors, including price, service offerings and retail compliance.