What is the purpose for using a TMS for your 3PL?
A Transportation Management System (TMS) is an all-in-one software used by logistics companies to track and measure the planning, execution, along with optimizing the physical movement of goods within the company. Furthermore, measuring key performance indicators (KPI’s) a TMS makes sure the shipment is compliant with the proper documentation.
In addition the right TMS ultimately provides visibility into your daily operations and ensures the timely delivery of fright. For example, right software can also include product lifestyle management, order management, inventory, warehouse and fulfillment management.
Features and Benefits of choosing the right TMS
- Reducing transportation costs
- Increasing visibility of shipments
- Save time by decreasing errors with automated tasks.
- Increase the accuracy of reports, billing and documentation.
- Increasing scalability by measuring the right KPI’s to meet customer demands.
- Analytics reporting meant to drive your business forward, now.
Reducing Transportation Costs
By having day-to-day activities in one place, the need for multiple different software solutions is eliminated saving time in labor and other operating costs.
Increasing Visibility of Shipments
Using a TMS helps our company and clients in real time. This allows clients to track their shipments and know if anything should arise during transport to be ready at a moment notice to adapt to any changes.
Save time by decreasing errors with automated tasks.
The ability to see everything in one dashboard saves clients time. Additionally automation is based on customer orders instead of manually entering weights, pickup/delivery times into bulky spreadsheets.
Increase the accuracy of reports, billing and documentation.
Using a TMS, allows ITF to search directly for what the client needs since the proper documentation is digital. Therefore, finding information is simple, efficient and accurate.
Increasing scalability by measuring the right KPI’s to meet customer demands.
The right TMS will grow as your company grows. There is no need to rethink strategy. Ditat allows ITF Group to acquire more space, grow our fleet and expand into new markets.
Analytics reporting meant to drive your business forward, now.
Providing the right information in a timely manner to clients to grow with us. We can get their freight to them fast, cheaper and with complete visibility. Through the use of our TMS we are able to enhance our relationships with our clients.
ITF Group has partnered with Ditat to help streamline the process for it’s customers.
Ditat’s cloud based software has helped ITF Group adapt in unimaginable ways. Moreover, remote access means the company can keep operating at normal or increased speeds. The process is streamlined as to not waste any efforts by users.
Ditat also integrates seamlessly with other programs such as FourKites, Samsara, Quickbooks and Safewatch. As a result of Ditat’s integration with Samsara, ITF can monitor driver idling, speed and driving hours which leads to the opportunity to quickly address driver training and behavior. In conclusion this increased visibility allows us to monitor and address anything that should arise in real time.
By implementing such a user friendly, scalable TMS, we can make shipping more efficient for our clients. The feature rich software grows as we grow.