In dealing with the economic consequences from the pandemic and other resulting challenges, companies across all verticals are looking for ways to manage their supply chains more efficiently with less – while reallocating resources to more productive activities and maximizing freight spend value. In this Ebook, learn how a key piece of supply chain software technology, a Transportation Management System (TMS), can bring incremental benefit to logistics operations within the value chain.
“With COVID-19, we’ve seen firsthand the domino effect of disruption on global supply chains. Similar risks are posed by natural disasters, economic factors, political unrest, and labor issues. These events confirm how interconnected we all are — regardless of geography or industry.
With disruptions of all types happening more frequently, combined with the fact most companies’ supply chains operate very lean, they are more vulnerable to disruptions when they occur. So how can a TMS be an element of value for today’s supply chain?
To better prepare to minimize the risks disruptions present and mitigate their impact, supply chains need to be more dynamic in order to respond to changes such as a loss of supplier or logistics service provider. Building a more flexible and agile supply chain to meet the new norms of today’s economy requires a TMS. Here’s why.”