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Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain
With manufacturing now a global industry, moving product throughout complex supply chains remains a challenge for most organizations. But transportation

truck transportation  space, be it a truck or an airplane, and 2) take into consideration heavy and light items. The data that is pulled from the warehouse management system (WMS) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system gives managers the information on which pallets to load at the bottom so as not to damage any inventory. These two capabilities allow logistics managers to assess how to save on fuel costs. The manager can compare if a load is better sent as one full truckload (i.e., at the maximum weight) with a discount,

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Transportation Management Systems

Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements. 

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