Executive Briefings

TMS for Multi-Modal Inbound Logistics and Improved Spot Bidding

Challenge: Help a leading protein processor with: Increased demand from vendors seeking customer assistance in securing equipment; Insufficient visibility for auditing spot market spend; Inability to convert frequent spot lanes to routed lanes; Inefficient manual processes prone to error

Solution: UltraShipTMS implemented for inbound logistics; Online vendor portal implemented including electronic pickup and delivery confirmation function; Bids transmitted to all appropriate vendors and quickly removed from queue once covered; Dramatic improvement in visibility related to spot market usage; Patterns identified in collected data used to support conversion to routed lanes

Results: Spot market usage efficiency reduced time to cover loads; Lower exposure to premium spot market rates thanks to longer lead times; Spot market expenses reduced by 20%; Improved carrier performance monitoring; Improved carrier relationships

About the Solution Provider: UltraShipTMS offers award winning software-as-a-service solutions to leading shippers in food production, retail, manufacturing, and other industries. UltraShipTMS provides a single-source solution for transportation and private fleet management, optimization and settlement; in- and out-bound across all modes. Built by transportation industry veterans and software developers, UltraShipTMS is a leader in logistics IT.

Web: www.UltraShipTMS.com

Email: avitiello@ultrashiptms.com

Phone: 800-731-7512

Solution: UltraShipTMS implemented for inbound logistics; Online vendor portal implemented including electronic pickup and delivery confirmation function; Bids transmitted to all appropriate vendors and quickly removed from queue once covered; Dramatic improvement in visibility related to spot market usage; Patterns identified in collected data used to support conversion to routed lanes

Results: Spot market usage efficiency reduced time to cover loads; Lower exposure to premium spot market rates thanks to longer lead times; Spot market expenses reduced by 20%; Improved carrier performance monitoring; Improved carrier relationships

About the Solution Provider: UltraShipTMS offers award winning software-as-a-service solutions to leading shippers in food production, retail, manufacturing, and other industries. UltraShipTMS provides a single-source solution for transportation and private fleet management, optimization and settlement; in- and out-bound across all modes. Built by transportation industry veterans and software developers, UltraShipTMS is a leader in logistics IT.

Web: www.UltraShipTMS.com

Email: avitiello@ultrashiptms.com

Phone: 800-731-7512