How will Transportation Management Systems (TMSs) improve the efficiency of logistics?
Transportation Management Systems (TMSs) will improve the efficiency of logistics by helping them become more strategic, in addition to allowing them to save money. Gartner points out that logistics is pressured to "deliver near-perfect performance, while business conditions continue to become more complex, risky and difficult" (Burnson, 2012). TMSs allow logistics to become more sustainable and able to report verified data to operate more efficiently.
Examples are given of Cemex using i2 Technologies to save $4.5 million by upgrading their transportation management system and USCO Logistics, reducing inventory expenses, by using a ...
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