As part of ongoing network growth and process improvements, a strategic approach to a TMS implementation must include efforts to vet TMS onboarding processes. This allows you to assess the candidacy and ability of a TMS to work within your company.
After all, extensive onboarding processes and cost-intrusive implementation could undermine the efficiency improvements a TMS seeks to make.
According to InTek Freight & Logistics, “It can be argued the transportation management software (TMS) system is the most important IT software platform companies need to drive competitive advantage in their industry. The reason for this thought is supply chain management has increasingly become far more complex, and customers are demanding more.”
With that in mind, here are a few steps to follow to vet TMS onboarding and ongoing implementation to determine if the platform is right for your company.