The logistics industry is dominated by swift order fulfillment, attention to detail and customer retention, and the option of the quick “click” makes it simpler to handle daily tasks on schedule and on time.
Make it work – a phrase that’s become part of the business-world lexicon, thanks to the combined influence of reality TV and the web. Closer to home, it’s the logical approach for transportation management and fleet management providers to embrace – but companies short on technology and heavy on effort may spend vast amounts of time trying to make it work without much progress.
You’ve seen the tool vendor’s truck parked outside a fleet’s service bays. It’s there for a reason. Someone needs a specialized tool. They don’t have it. The tool guy does.
On today’s shop floor, that tool is a part of the TMW Fleet Maintenance software arsenal. TMT Fleet Maintenance is a base system that delivers a complete set of tools that you can integrate with your transportation management system.
Bid season 2016-2017 is winding down.
Shippers are reviewing the latest round of carrier rates and volume commitments; carriers are anticipating lane awards and subsequent impact on their operating network.
Fuel delivery is fluid.
So many factors impact a company’s profitability from rack to retailer. Success depends on the performance of equipment and personnel every step of the way. And, the ability to optimize those assets and resources to ensure maximum performance under changing market conditions is a challenge.
The transportation industry is ever-changing. The vehicles we use may look similar from year to year, but the technology we rely on to move cargo and manage logistics is constantly evolving—from in-cab devices to in-office truck management software. Continuing education is crucial to keep up with shifting capabilities and best practices, let alone stay ahead of the competition.