As the logistics industry goes through paradigm-shifts, transport management systems (TMS) have become key catalysts in creating an efficient supply chain. A critical link between ERP and warehouse distribution, TMS allows enterprises to organize its vendibles in real-time—enduing organizations with capabilities such as transportation execution, follow-up, planning, decision-making, and measurement of major performance indicators. In efforts to streamline transport operations and stave off competition, companies recognize the need to update their existing legacy TMS, signaling an increased demand for advanced transportation management solutions.
As procurement and shipping operations impact the bottom-lines of businesses, software vendors across the board have been integrating more transportation optimization capabilities into their solutions, making it easier for shippers to streamline their supply chains while also making them more cost- and time-efficient. With a typical TMS offering payback in one year or less, latest innovations are bridging the chasm between a company’s ROI expectations and product offerings. As technology vendors leave no stone unturned in innovating comprehensive solutions with an extensive range of features, enterprises are investing time, resources, and money in finding the perfect solution.
In this scenario, to help CIOs find the right transport management solution provider, a distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, analysts, and the Logistics Tech Outlook editorial board has researched and selected the leading technology companies in this arena. In our selection, we looked at vendors’ capability to fulfill the burning need for cost-effective solutions that add tremendous value to the complex transport management landscape.
We present to you Logistics Tech Outlook’s Top 10 Transport Management Solution Providers 2017.