Many ERP systems are adopting transportation management software as embedded functionality. Functionality for item staging, route management and delivery is deep and often varies from company to company. TMS can be very simple to complex but when managed with the proper system offers great opportunity to be optimized. Sales personnel and financial resource all can benefit from transportation information.
Transportation Management software enhances these functional areas:
- Load sequencing and optimization
- Route management
- Mobility, both inventory and sales order entry
- Data such as location, temperature, etc.
- On-the-spot invoicing and billing