In today’s business world, “seat of your pants” is no way to fly. It’s also no way to ship. From overnight letters to ocean containers, or anything in between, your own Transportation Management System, or TMS, can put you in control.
A wave of technological innovation is transforming logistics, making visibility and operational control never before possible available now at the click of a mouse. Forward-thinking companies use these tools to keep costs down, customers happy, and gain a significant competitive advantage.
In the past, the benefits of a proprietary TMS were reserved for billion-dollar multinationals. Now, cloud computing and disruptive innovation from TOTALogistix have brought the efficiencies and savings a TMS makes possible to small and midsize shippers.
Combining a powerful, advanced proprietary shipping engine and an intuitive, user-friendly interface, the system enables employees, even those without logistics expertise, to generate immediate cost savings without compromising service. When things change, your system adapts. Shipping an order is no longer a tedious process. Thanks to interconnected systems your TMS will pull relevant order data from the ERP and provide all your carrier options with transit times across modes giving you the power to choose. This can also be automated based on business rules you specify.
Once the order is shipped, the system will notify your customer and provide them with tracking information. No more WISMO (where is my order) calls. Your system will also close out and update the order in the ERP and track the shipments all the way to delivery. Customer service can now be proactive about managing orders and their status.