What Wholesale Distributors Look for in a Transportation Management Solution

I recently read an article by James Cooke of DC Velocity magazine talking about what to look for in a transportation management solution (TMS).  Based on the distributors I talk to every week, his observations are on target when you look at shippers as a whole. Distributors, however, focus upon a narrower list of features than manufacturers.  Here is how I would categorize TMS features in three tiers based on additional input wholesale companies consistently tell me.  (more…)