CytoSport, a fast-growing maker of nutritional drinks, began exploring ways to reduce transportation costs in mid-2009. A year later they had implemented the MercuryGate TMS and saved over 20% in freight costs. And the savings don't stop there. The next phase of the implementation will involve consolidating outbound shipments to customers. According to Mike O'Hare, "Optimization is probably going to be the single greatest cost reduction that the TMS will provide us. It's going to allow us to take LTL shipments and consolidate them into truckloads."
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