A Transport Management System/Software (TMS) is a logistics platform that allows users to manage and optimize the daily operations of their transportation fleets. It comes under the subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM). Its primary function is to plan and execute the physical movement of goods.
Why do you need a Transport Management System?
A Transportation Management System is an essential weapon in any company’s arsenal. To keep up with the ever-changing business environment, a TMS is a necessity!
The right TMS can optimize your core operations and transform the way your business functions.
Here’s 10 reasons why:
Improved Cash Flow
A good transportation management software will help a business immensely in reducing shipping costs.
Integrated Planning and Execution
The new generation transport management systems integrate smoothly with existing systems that are essential for managing the transport needs of a company.
Automation of all accounts using a TMS will save precious time and money spent on bulky paperwork.
Through TMS, businesses can monitor the lifecycle of orders and shipments in real-time and get status updates on each.
Supply Chain Visibility
Having this full operational visibility and access to real-time data from all systems is a huge plus. It enables managers to quickly act on any opportunities or resolve any issues that may arise.
Optimized Routing through Pool Distribution
Order cycles have shortened and shipment sizes have shrunk. As a result, routing is more critical than ever.
Tracking Drivers En-Route
Driver tracking enables users to assess the optimality of different routes taken by the drivers, which can help to generate a more efficient schedule.
Accurate Order Fulfillment
With a reliable transport management system ensures that shipping becomes more accurate.
Improving Customer Experience
TMS will bridge the gap between order management and warehouse management systems. It will help to consolidate all customer orders to find the best carrier at the lowest possible price. A win-win for both consumers and businesses!
Repeat Business and Referrals
The right TMS saves your time and money. It enhances your company’s overall productivity and efficiency.
PIMM™ TMS is the ultimate in-cab mobile platform to support “Drivers”. It’s our answer to expensive, proprietary and limited functionality of the on-board computers (EOBR/ELD) solutions in the market today. PIMM™ TMS is jam-packed with Driver-inspired features including Electronic Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports; Route Assignment; Route Navigation; Trailer Temps; Proof of Delivery, Driver Hours of Service (HOS); Driver Performance; Record On Duty Service (RODS); and Electronic Logging Device (ELD).
Leran more about this and other features of our PIMM™ Transport Management System by visiting our website or call today (858)457-8160.