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Efficiency of Logistics

How will transportation management systems improve the efficiency of logistics?

Field, A. M., (2006). One platform, many uses. Journal of Commerce, New York August 21.

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One way that transportation management systems will improve the efficiency of logistics, is that these management systems can calculate logistical operational needs such as transportation fuel supply needs for example, in a much more expeditious manner that could be conducted utilizing human ability. These systems can also calculate the typical operational needs in a simultaneous manner, which means that the systems can calculate transportation fuel supply needs, the repair parts needs for a given fiscal year, and the number of transportation personnel that will be needed for transportation vehicle repair simultaneously for example. In addition to being able to perform complex numerical calculations in an expeditious manner that is almost instantaneous, transportation management systems can perform ...