Transportation Management

OPTIMIZE LOADS IN ONLY A FEW CLICKS

The fresh supply chain is complex.

Ever-changing regulations, increased pressure on margins, service levels, and food safety, all make effective collaborative management of global procurement and transportation processes effectively strategic imperatives. Transportation management is a critical component of a supply chain strategy today. Linking logistics with procurement and order management is crucial to managing the fast-paced world of inbound transportation and product traceability.

Segments Served:


Transportation Management

OPTIMIZE LOADS IN ONLY A FEW CLICKS

The fresh supply chain is complex.

Segments Served:

iTrade’s Transportation Management Solution (TMS) is a collaborative on-demand solution, leveraged from a synchronized data foundation, that helps you reduce total cost of transportation with your trading partners. Configured as a many-to-many network with over 500 carriers, iTrade TMS spans your entire planning, procurement, visibility and execution processes. All logistics capabilities fully integrate with iTrade’s Order Management System to ensure efficiency and to provide a holistic view across all transactions and trading partner relationships. iTrade TMS improves collaboration with your trading partners, resulting in optimized load shipments, helping you to:

Spend up to 75% less time building and managing loads
Reduce total freight costs
Improve on-time delivery
Improve accuracy and visibility across transportation processes

Ever-changing regulations, increased pressure on margins, service levels, and food safety, all make effective collaborative management of global procurement and transportation processes effectively strategic imperatives. Transportation management is a critical component of a supply chain strategy today. Linking logistics with procurement and order management is crucial to managing the fast-paced world of inbound transportation and product traceability.

iTrade’s Transportation Management Solution (TMS) is a collaborative on-demand solution, leveraged from a synchronized data foundation, that helps you reduce total cost of transportation with your trading partners. Configured as a many-to-many network with over 500 carriers, iTrade TMS spans your entire planning, procurement, visibility and execution processes. All logistics capabilities fully integrate with iTrade’s Order Management System to ensure efficiency and to provide a holistic view across all transactions and trading partner relationships. iTrade TMS improves collaboration with your trading partners, resulting in optimized load shipments, helping you to:

Spend up to 75% less time building and managing loads

Reduce total freight costs

Improve on-time delivery

Improve accuracy and visibility across transportation processes

KEY FEATURES

NEGOTIATE COLLABORATIVELY WITH 500+ CARRIERS

Distribute request-for-quotes online to transportation partners. Manage multiple carriers, segments and receiving zones.

AUTOMATE LOAD TENDERING

Tender full and straight loads prior to load estimating or manual load building. Tender full truck loads to carriers using the rates and criteria in their profile.

GAIN REAL-TIME TRANSPORTATION VISIBILITY

Receive real-time updates and notifications from buyers, vendors and carriers. Access accurate logistical data any time you need it, all the way down to the item level. GPS tracking and exception alerts are also available.

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS

With iTradeNetwork, buyers, vendors and carriers can all collaborate on pickup and drop off schedules and appointments.

QUICKLY RESOLVE DISCREPANCIES

The online and collaborative nature of iTradeNetwork means that discrepancy resolution and invoice reconciliation are a cinch. Receiving and claims adjustments are also much easier.

EASILY CREATE SHIPPING DOCUMENTATION

Create bill of ladings that are accurate and contain up-to-date order information. Print confirmation of sales documents generated from the Advance Ship Notice for any shipment.

OPTIMIZE LOADS

iTrade TMS includes tools to build and optimize loads. Automate the process of combining less-than-truck-load (LTL) orders into full loads. Optimize loads to assign purchase orders to loads using parameters and rates set up in advance. And, with a single click, a day’s worth of loads can be built and sent to carriers.

 

KEY FEATURES

NEGOTIATE COLLABORATIVELY WITH 500+ CARRIERS

Distribute request-for-quotes online to transportation partners. Manage multiple carriers, segments and receiving zones.

AUTOMATE LOAD TENDERING

Tender full and straight loads prior to load estimating or manual load building. Tender full truck loads to carriers using the rates and criteria in their profile.

GAIN REAL-TIME TRANSPORTATION VISIBILITY

Receive real-time updates and notifications from buyers, vendors and carriers. Access accurate logistical data any time you need it, all the way down to the item level. GPS tracking and exception alerts are also available.

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS

With iTradeNetwork, buyers, vendors and carriers can all collaborate on pickup and drop off schedules and appointments.

QUICKLY RESOLVE DISCREPANCIES

The online and collaborative nature of iTradeNetwork means that discrepancy resolution and invoice reconciliation are a cinch. Receiving and claims adjustments are also much easier.

EASILY CREATE SHIPPING DOCUMENTATION

Create bill of ladings that are accurate and contain up-to-date order information. Print confirmation of sales documents generated from the Advance Ship Notice for any shipment.

OPTIMIZE LOADS

iTrade TMS includes tools to build and optimize loads. Automate the process of combining less-than-truck-load (LTL) orders into full loads. Optimize loads to assign purchase orders to loads using parameters and rates set up in advance. And, with a single click, a day’s worth of loads can be built and sent to carriers.

REAL RESULTS

Reduced costs & improved service levels
Fewer out-of-stocks from missing or late loads
Increased on-time delivery
Improved collaboration, visibility, and control over your global transportation system
Improved accuracy of loads between all parties regardless of geographic location or technological sophistication

REAL RESULTS

Reduced costs & improved service levels

Fewer out-of-stocks from missing or late loads

Increased on-time delivery

Improved collaboration, visibility, and control over your global transportation system

Improved accuracy of loads between all parties regardless of geographic location or technological sophistication