Define transportation management system (TMS)

Transportation Management System (TMS)

A transportation management system (TMS) is a part of supply chain management (SCM) that concerned with the planning, implementation and control of the transportation of products. With TMS, the clients are able to manage and optimize the routine operations of their carriers and thus reduce transportation costs. TMS actually manages the key processes of transportation management include Planning and decision making, Transportation Execution , Transport follow-up and Measurement.It serves both shippers and logistics service providers. 

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