Transportation Costs Play a Significant Role in the Price Consumers Pay for Products

Written by Wall Street News on July 3rd, 2018. Posted in Tms systems, Tms with load board integration, Transportation management software

Transportation management systems (TMS) play an increasingly important role in the economy of not only this country, but the world. As consumers order more and more of the products that they want on line, in fact, TMS systems are required to not only get supplies to traditional retail locations, but also make sure that individual online goods are delivered to individual consumers as well. As a result, there is an increasing market for advanced transportation broker software, and various types of transportation broker software platforms. In an effort to make sure that the nearly 12 million trucks, rail cars, locomotives, and vessels efficiently move goods over the transportation network, it takes close attention to detail of warehouse space, delivery times, and correct calculations of expedited shipping fees.
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The Basics of Load Board Shipping

Written by Wall Street News on February 9th, 2018. Posted in Load board integration, Tms systems, Tms with macropoint integrated

Types of transportation broker software

The freight management world is busy and complicated. The LTL market alone is worth an estimated $35 billion, and in 2013 trucks were transporting about 15 billion tons. That amount is expected to grow to nearly 19 billion by 2040. The terminology and logistics can be confusing though and understand the types of load boards, what a transportation broker does, and what broker systems are can take some time and experience. If you need things shipped, here’s a quick guide to the basics that will help you figure out what to do next.

What is a Load Board?

It’s basically a software system that allows carriers to communicate with those who need