Transportation and Logistics Management

Dispatch Software: Key Features, Benefits and Recommendations

Ever seen one of those circus routines where someone spins a dozen plates on poles? Managing drivers and large trucking fleets is pretty much the same thing — except harder. With countless details to manage on a daily basis, you need a system to keep track of it all. Dispatch software does just that, making it a vital part of TMS software (Transportation Management System).

Hunter LoweDispatch Software: Key Features, Benefits and Recommendations
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How to Create a Transportation Management System RFP

We take a lot of things in life for granted. One the biggest is how much we depend on transportation management systems (TMS). TMS software enables shipping to happen in a streamlined fashion — which is how things like groceries get to your local supermarket on time.

Because the TMS is a crucial link in the supply chain, it’s important that you choose the right solution for your organization. One tool at your disposal is the transportation management system RFP.

Zachary TotahHow to Create a Transportation Management System RFP
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TMS System Requirements Checklist & Features

With shipping costs on the rise, many companies are looking for every way possible to make up the costs. Hormel’s Chief Executive James Snee explains, “We’re thinking about minimizing miles, maximizing weights, how many days a week do you need delivery.” Luckily for Snee, that’s exactly what TMS software was built to do. A transportation management system (TMS) helps manage and streamline your logistics, allowing you to save time and money.

Kim O'ShaughnessyTMS System Requirements Checklist & Features
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