Transportation Management Solution


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Transportation Management Solution

  1. 1. Transportation Management Solution
  2. 2. What is it? <ul><li>A SaaS Internet Portal, customized for the Client, that: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully automates and controls the entire logistics process from order receipt through carrier and routing selection through tendering and delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tracks shipments from source to destination on an end to end basis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a single point of transaction and accountability for invoice, payment and audit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides management metrics and reporting for carrier cost and performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables visibility and control of all shipments across all modes from a single point of view </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An opportunity to leverage our best carrier contracts and relationships by aggregating your spending with ours </li></ul><ul><li>An opportunity to leverage our existing infrastructure and redeploy your resources to higher value-adding activities </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are the benefits? <ul><li>Hard Savings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower tariff rates by joining your freight spending to ours and leveraging our advantaged rates and relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quickly compare alternatives for each shipment and always select the best combination of cost and service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System settings for consolidation to reduce the number of shipments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized carrier assignment, scheduling and tracking – control costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive carrier bid options – take advantage of spot market pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Soft Savings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We can do all the execution from scheduling, tracking, contracts, invoicing, payments and audits, while you maintain complete control via the TMS. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase customer satisfaction and reduce expediting expenses – award carriers more business for superior on-time delivery performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce “churn” and eliminate errors – no more phone calls, manual expedites or manual processes of any kind </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What are the benefits? <ul><li>Visibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See all shipments across all origins and delivery points from a single view </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run reports on carrier performance for improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See all logistics spending across all modes, carriers and locations from a single view </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed authorization controls for non-standard carriers, routings, expense levels and premiums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See exceptions for late deliveries or higher-than-lowest cost selections </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What does it cost? <ul><li>No initial IT investments are necessary as this is a hosted service and most find the system meets their needs “as is”. Some clients have special configuration or reporting requirements which can cause some minor investments ($5 -$10,000 range) </li></ul><ul><li>Training can be accomplished remotely (and quickly) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are the next steps? <ul><li>Provide us with the data we need regarding your current logistics profile (most of this information should be available from your current ERP or Logistics Management system). </li></ul><ul><li>We will provide an analysis, typically within 7 business days, of the hard savings via spend leverage we can deliver. Assessment of the soft savings potential can follow if desired. </li></ul><ul><li>If you decide to move forward with we will work with you to develop an Implementation Plan. Time to first savings can be in the 30-60 day range. Time to full savings should not require more than 90 days. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Summary <ul><li>TMS is a World Class Transportation Management Solution that has already been implemented at several major companies on a global level. TMS implementation clients are realizing hard savings of 15-20% and more on their logistics spend. </li></ul><ul><li>Our delivery partners are well known industry leading providers and separately and collectively are already serving some of the world’s best known brands. </li></ul><ul><li>This is an exceptional opportunity to reduce costs while improving supply chain performance. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thank You!