A top tier cloud transportation management software (TMS) system can be a game changer in delivering a competition advantage for any company, but many businesses remain on the sidelines over concerns of an implementation during COVID-19.
Implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system remotely can be challenging, no matter the business environment.
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The Tough Decision of Implementing a Transportation Management System During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has left many shippers and logistics companies questioning whether it is prudent to continue to push forward with implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system or put the project on hold. Each company has their own story, but they all have the same challenge of whether now is the “right” time for them.
Outsourcing logistics services puts the day-to-day execution in the hands of trusted logistics experts that frees up a shipper's resources and capital to focus on their competitive advantage and growth. According to a recent Armstrong & Associates report, ninety percent of Fortune 500 companies use third-party logistics providers (3PL) for outsourced logistics and supply chain services, which is a strong endorsement to the value in outsourcing to a logistics service provider (LSP).
Risk-taking and big changes can be daunting to any company. When a change involves the company's flow of products, which is the lifeblood of the company, the importance of choosing the correct solution and having as close to a flawless an implementation as possible is amplified several times over again.
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.
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