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.
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