Transportation Management Systems (TMS) are known to have several functional components to leverage a competitive advantage for logistics professionals.
Definition of Drop Shipping Drop shipping is when a seller ships its customers' orders direct from its supplier's warehouse.
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Transportation Management Systems can be leveraged within every company's supply chain to drive a for competitive advantages, whether a shipper, broker or logistics service provider.
How a TMS Can Benefit Your Supply Chain In the blog entitled TMS Market Size & Growth Expectations, we briefly touched upon the benefits a transportation management system can bring to a supply chain, but we aim to provide more in-depth commentary on the topic.
Transportation Management System (TMS) Market Expectations Companies are expected to be implementing TMS software at an increasingly faster pace, which is having many professionals in the transportation management software market believing the TMS software market is set up to grow exponentially.
Just as logistics professionals use some industry terms interchangeably, the same misconception is found when using “warehouse” and “distribution center.”
Definition of Volume Shipment Rates Volume shipping quotes are used for LTL shipments that fall outside the normal less-than-truckload parameters, yet shipment is not large enough for a full truckload.
Definition of a Blind Shipment A blind shipment is when consignee / receiver of the shipment is not aware of the shipper or its origin.
The logistics of transporting heavy machinery and other cargo are always complex. For starters, the act of moving a piece of heavy equipment, such as a CNC machine, out of its current space is a complex feat of physics and planning. From there, the machine must be loaded onto the first mile carrier, potentially moved to a ship or cargo plane, and finally transported to its end location where it must be unloaded and set up.
Definition of BCO (Beneficial Cargo Owner) BCO, beneficial cargo owner, is the party that ultimately owns the product being shipped.