Technological advances have brought rapid changes to the transportation and logistics sector.
For businesses with complex supply chains, a cloud-based Transportation Management System (TMS) can unlock new levels of efficiency, improve opportunities for automation and data consistency.
According to a new market report published by Credence Research, Inc., “Transportation Management Systems Market” the global transportation management systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.8% during the forecast period 2015 – 2022.
Benefits of TMS
- Plan, manage and optimize the daily operations of transportation across geographies
- Reduce invoice errors by automating the freight payment and audit processes
- Provide transport intelligence to improve service delivery and reduce cost
- Increase delivery reliability through collaboration across all modes and providers
TMS is not a new concept, but when hosted in the cloud (often as SaaS), is still new to the Shipping industry. With SaaS TMS, there are no costly upgrades, businesses have access to complete and accurate information, and collaboration is faster.
This next-generation of TMS gives remarkable benefits to:
- Shippers – Can gain a global view of transportation in real-time, including order information for each vehicle and its routing progress.
- Supply chain managers – Streamlining all supply chain activities and make better decisions based on real-time data.
- Vendors – By eliminating the labor and upfront investment that traditional software implementations require.
- Logistic Service Providers (LSPs) – Seamlessly connect with their network,optimize all transportation modes, provide the proper metrics needed to manage their businesses.
Trigent enables “logistics–as-a-service” (SaaS) business models for TMS providers. Our services facilitate flexible integrations with other key business processes to optimize all operations.
Our cloud services provide flexibility and scalability, as well as standardized and harmonized processes across the whole organization, which is especially important for LSPs or carriers who have grown through acquisitions, and currently, rely on a patchwork of legacy systems.
For modernization of legacy TMS applications, we start by understanding your unique business requirements and help create a roadmap. By establishing a phase-wise project plan, reinforced with industry best practices and structured processes, the migration will be well planned, executed and supported. Read more about our Cloud Transformation services.
Using a cloud-based Transportation Management System will help your supply chain operate the best it can. Embrace SaaS TMS and stay ahead of competition with Trigent.