2019 TMS Buyer's Guide

Tags: Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Transportation Management, Supply Chain

Some leading vendors in the TMS market.

360Data

360data.com
Product: 360data TMS
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Integrates with ERP systems or operates as a standalone. Full functionality without large capital investment.

3Gtms

3gtms.com
Product: 3G-TM
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Manages the full order-to-cash transportation cycle for 3PLs, brokers, freight forwarders, and shippers.

4flow

4flow.com
Product: 4flow Vista
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Integrates supply chain optimization and transportation management – from strategic design to tactical planning and daily execution, including claims. Offers individual shipment and route optimization.

Acuitive Solutions

acuitivesolutions.com
Product: Global TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Targets the international ocean, dray, airfreight, and inbound small package execution needs of large- and mid-sized shippers and retailers.

Agistix

agistix.com
Product: Agistix
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Monitors, manages, and measures inbound, outbound, and third-party shipments across all carriers and modes.

ALC Logistics

alclogistics.com
Product: AlchemyTMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Helps address transportation demands by simplifying multi-pick/multi-drop, change orders, spot bids, and appointment scheduling.

Amber Road

amberroad.com
Product: Global Trade Management Platform
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Evaluates different options on international moves, calculates accurate total landed costs, performs freight audits, identifies discrepancies, and provides performance management analytics and reports.

Alpega

na.alpegagroup.com
Product: Alpega TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Enables shippers, 3PLs, and carriers to manage end-to-end logistics processes. Sources, plans, optimizes, executes, settles, and analyzes all transportation workflows to reduce freight spend.

AndSoft

andsoft.com
Product: e-TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Includes the whole process of transporting goods in which all departments of the company are involved, from order entry to the transfer to accounting, including planning-dispatching, execution tracking, invoicing, and reporting KPI phases.

AR Traffic Consultants

artraffic.com
Product: CalcRate
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Allows users to see shipment costs before shipping, consolidate shipments, and perform advanced analytics to visualize and control their freight spend.

AscendTMS

theFreeTMS.com
Product: AscendTMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Manages logistics and distribution operations with the same technology to ensure control over daily freight movements.

Blinco Systems

3rdwave.com
Product: 3rdwave gTMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Features an integrated solution for global transportation management and control. Includes freight contract management, shipment planning and booking, execution, and freight auditing.

Blume Global

blumeglobal.com
Product: Blume Visibility
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Combines TMS features with a global trade management system and real-time tracking to provide end-to-end logistics data.

BluJay Solutions

blujaysolutions.com
Product: Transportation Management Software
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Provides process automation and collaboration in a single workflow for freight moves across all modes.

Carrier Logistics

carrierlogistics.com
Product: FACTS: TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Helps manage dispatching, freight bill entry, mobile communications, call logging, general ledger, and Internet tracing.

CargoSmart Limited

cargosmart.ai
Product: CargoSmart Transportation Management
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Provides global shipment management solutions for collaboration, visibility, and predictive insights that leverage artificial intelligence and IoT to optimize supply chain planning and operations.

CDM Software Solutions

cdmsct.com
Product: CDM Web Freight
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Includes air, ocean, export, import, document management, global shipment compliance, global shipment tracking, and air/ocean carrier EDI integration.

Cerasis

cerasis.com
Product: Cerasis Rater
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Includes a web-based TMS for over-the-road transportation with modules for reverse logistics, e-commerce, and vendor portals.

Cheetah Software Systems

cheetah.com
Product: Cheetah LOOP
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Allows users to build and dispatch optimized route plans. Plans around all variables and constraints, providing users with the ability to assess impact and analyze route alternatives.

ClearDestination

www.cleardestination.com
Product: Delivery Management Solution
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Features end-to-end delivery management solutions for manufacturers, retailers, and carriers.

ClearTrack

cleartrack.com
Product: Clarity Shipment & Order Visibility
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Allows manufacturers, brands, and retailers to track goods, orders, and shipments from origin to destination anywhere in the world with geo-maps, dashboards, and business analytics.

Clearview Audit

clearviewaudit.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides real-time control over freight carriers in one portal, accessible online from all client-designated users.

Cloud Logistics

gocloudlogistics.com
Product: Cloud Logistics TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Reduces freight costs and offers a user experience that optimizes carrier selection.

Command Alkon

commandalkon.com
Product: TrackIt
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally)
Description: Offers GPS truck tracking and telematics, fleet and workforce management, analysis and optimization, real-time mapping, and truck tracking specifically for the heavy building materials industry.

CT Logistics

ctlogistics.com
Product: FreitRater
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Provides global freight quotes from multiple carriers in all modes, least-cost analysis, automated shipment execution, real-time status information reporting, and searching and data mining.

CTSI-Global

ctsi-global.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Empowers U.S. and global shippers and 3PLs to plan and execute transportation and fully integrate with CTSI-Global’s freight audit and payment, business intelligence, and managed services.

Descartes Systems Group

descartes.com
Product: Descartes Transportation Management
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Modular solution with standard and advanced functionality for transportation operations of any size. Leverages the Descartes Global Logistics Network to connect carriers and trading partners.

Ehrhardt Partner Group (EPG)

epg.com
Product: LFS.tms
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Coordinates warehousing and transportation. Integrates with EPG’s Warehouse Management System LFS, managing and controlling logistics processes from a single system.

Elemica

elemica.com
Product: Elemica MOVE
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Helps companies connect and collaborate with logistics service providers for execution, visibility, site logistics, and freight cost management.

Emerge TMS

emergetms.com
PRODUCT: Private Freight Marketplace
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website
Description: Allows users to access the lowest rates on live capacity by expanding partner networks and connecting to thousands of verified carriers and brokers.

Eyefreight

eyefreight.com
PRODUCT: Eyefreight SaaS TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Provides a single platform for central coordination and detailed data visibility over complex transportation operations to reduce costs, increase service levels, and ensure sustainability.

Fortigo

fortigo.com
Product: TMS & Freight Audit Software
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides an on-demand TMS, freight audit, vendor portal solution. Products are based on a carrier-neutral platform.

Freightgate

freightgate.com
Product: Freightgate TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Features ocean and air TMS, global visibility, truck dispatch, ISF filings, solas VGM, and customizable processes.

Freightview

freightview.com
Product: Freightview
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Helps small and mid-sized businesses streamline quoting, booking, tracking, and reporting for LTL shipments. Supports multiple users and API access.

GlobalTranz

globaltranz.com
Product: GTZconnect™ TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Features an enterprise TMS for shippers, 3PLs, and carriers. Provides multi-mode rating, routing, optimization, and visibility with asset/carrier management, predictive analytics, integration, and freight pay and audit.

GTG Technology Group

gtgtechnologygroup.com
Product: Intermodal Management System and Extension
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Features an enterprise TMS for shippers, 3PLs, and carriers. Provides multi-mode rating, routing, optimization, and visibility with asset/carrier management, predictive analytics, integration, and freight pay and audit.

Haven

haveninc.com
Product: Haven TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides singular shipping capabilities with one platform that includes booking, tracking, data analysis, and payment to allow global shipping teams to work more efficiently and reduce costs.

HighJump

highjump.com
Product: HighJump TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed local), cloud based
Description: Offers a single platform for transportation and logistics management for truckload carriers, freight brokers, and outsourced logistics providers.

Highway 905

highway905.com
Product: Highway 905 Transportation Management System
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Provides an end-to-end suite for carrier selection, load optimization, freight pay audits, and more, along with on-demand business-specific customization.

Infor

infor.com
Product: Network Transportation Management
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Control tower orchestration provides multi-modal transportation visibility and synchronized, multi-party, multi-leg planning, in addition to freight procurement and optimized, automated execution.

Intellect Technologies

intellecttech.com
Product: Intellect eFreight
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Manages shipping and logistics operations securely and profitably. Covers ocean, air, and ground modes, and can be implemented regionally or globally.

IntelliTrans

intellitrans.com
Product: IntelliTrans TMS
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Provides complete operational, visibility, and analytical capability, and integrates with TransCore’s fixed and handheld readers.

JDA Software Group

jda.com
Product: Transportation Management
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Helps infuse value and visibility into transportation and logistics networks by facilitating an end-to-end intercontinental planning process to manage transportation lanes for intercontinental moves.

Kuebix

kuebix.com
Product: Kuebix TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Enables companies to capitalize on supply chain opportunities through visibility, control, and the use of predictive analytics.

Logility

logility.com
Product: Logility Voyager Solutions
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Automates multi-modal shipment planning, execution, and freight accounting. Supports automated, unattended operation by monitoring activities with real-time alerts. Analyzes productivity using KPIs to deliver reports.

Logistix Solutions

logistixsolutions.com
Product: Logix
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally)
Description: Incorporates robust transportation planning and distribution network optimization for freight management routing and scheduling, LTL shipment consolidation, load optimization, mode selection, backhaul optimization, and driver/vehicle scheduling.

Logistyx Technologies

logistyx.com
Product: Logistyx TME
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Combines advanced business intelligence and a global network of 8,500+ carrier services to enable on-time delivery and increase revenue per shipment.

Made4net

made4net.com
Product: SCExpert platform
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Includes a suite of integrated warehousing and transportation modules that can be individually deployed, modified, or combined as needed based on business requirements.

Manhattan Associates

manh.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Improves carrier collaboration and connectivity, delivering network-wide visibility to enable strategic and operational planning, execution, and real-time route adjustments to improve efficiencies.

MercuryGate

mercurygate.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Manages all stages of the transportation lifecycle – planning, selling, execution, and settlement.

Navegate

navegate.com
Product: Navegate
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Includes a software platform for supply chain, logistics, customs, transportation, and vendor management. Provides API and full customer integration and customization.

Next Generation Logistics

nextgeneration.com
Product: DynamicsTMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Enables effective and efficient transportation decisions through a complete enterprise transportation management planning and execution suite.

Nulogx

nulogx.com
Product: Transportation Management Solution Online (TMS-O)
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Helps users determine how to ship more efficiently, eliminate manual work, and receive information on transportation activity.

nVision Global

nvisionglobal.com
Product: Impact TMS
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Offers visibility and management of global shipments and multi-modal solutions in a single, configurable package.

One Network Enterprises

onenetwork.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Optimizes, automates, and tracks the entire logistics lifecycle, from order to delivery, on a global network of 17,000 multi-modal carriers.

Oracle

oracle.com
Product: Transportation Management Cloud
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Manages all transportation activity throughout global supply chains. Supports shippers and 3PLs and is ideal for basic transportation needs and/or highly complex logistics requirements.

Optimize Worldwide Transportation Solutions

bit.ly/optimizeworldwide
Product: OPTIMIZE
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides an end-to-end solution for domestic and international logistics. Analyzes the supply chain for savings, boosts efficiency, and cuts waste to optimize each shipment.

Paragon Software Systems

paragontruckrouting.com
Product: Routing and Scheduling Software
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally)
Description: Improves the efficiency of route planning by maximizing the use of all drivers and vehicles, reducing fuel costs, and improving the accuracy of ETAs.

PLS Logistics Systems

plslogistics.com
Product: PLS Pro TMS
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Features truckload and LTL shipment management, including back-office and document management, with tendering to simplify TL carrier selection process.

Pierbridge

pierbridge.com
Product: Transtream Parcel TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Provides transportation visibility, omnichannel shipping, technology integration, and analytics to lower costs, increase delivery choices, and improve processes.

Port TMS

porttms.com
Product: Port TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Improves automation of carrier management and document transaction, streamlines workflow with visibility, and eliminates mistakes with digital double check.

Princeton TMX

princetontmx.com
Product: Transportation Management Software
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Provides tools to improve efficiency, freight spend, load planning execution, and settlement, as well as optimize carrier selection.

Proship

proshipinc.com
Product: Transtream Parcel TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Handles shipping automation, advanced rating, tracking, and business rule processing to reduce costs per shipment at increased scale of performance.

QAD Precision

precisionsoftware.com
Product: International Shipment Execution and Global Trade Management
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Streamlines shipment execution, automates business processes, and handles freight payments. Allows users to rate, route, produce labels, and manage service levels for any shipment mode.

Ramco Logistics Software

ramco.com
Product: Logistics ERP
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Works across a multi-modal transport network and manages all key processes covering shipment order management, planning, execution, documentation, and billing.

RateLinx

ratelinx.com
Product: ShipLinx TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Delivers global logistics management on a single platform for multiple shipments a day across all modes.

Revenova

revenova.com
Product: RevenovaTMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides a multi-modal customer, carrier, and account management system all in one application.

SaaS Transportation

saastransportation.com
Product: e-Transportation TMS Software
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Features a TMS developed around API and EDI, allowing connectivity to hundreds of carriers easily.

SAP

sap.com
Product: SAP Transportation Management
Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Combines capabilities for sales, supply, and inventory optimization to fulfill demand with real-time supply chain.

Tecsys

tecsys.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), cloud based
Description: Features transportation planning and execution software suitable to common carrier shipments or proprietary courier fleet.

ShippersEdge TMS

shippersedgetms.com
Product: Transportation Management System
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides an affordable and capable solution for small to mid-sized businesses.

Teknowlogi

teknowlogi.com
Product: LES
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Maximizes profits, increases productivity, eliminates bottlenecks, and creates a homogeneous logistics environment.

Transporeon

transporeon.com
Product: Transporeon
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Offers a global collaborative platform for supply chain communication. Allows shipments to be automatically based on predefined guidelines or based on spot market assignment.

Transportation Insight

transportationinsight.com
Product: Enterprise Logistics Platform
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Blends a proprietary and commercial platform to offer order, mode, route, and carrier optimization, shipment rating, execution and tracking, and process automation.

TransportGistics

transportgistics.com
Product: TGI:TMS
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Provides simple, incremental solutions to improve, monitor, and enforce compliance among partners and across supply chains. Reduces, uncovers, and avoids excessive costs.

TransTelligence

transtelligence.com
Product: ViaTMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Provides customized systems, system integration, and strategic consulting for 3PLs.

Transwide

transwide.com
Product: TMS and Dock Scheduling
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Cuts down on transportation management costs while streamlining and improving communication. Supports multiple languages.

Trimble Transportation

enterprise.trimble.com
Product: TMS Solutions
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Features end-to-end transportation solutions for 3PLs, fleets, and diversified operations. Includes full order-to-cash workflow, asset and/or carrier management, multi-mode rating and planning, web portal, EDI, and customer visibility.

UltraShip TMS

ultrashiptms.com
Product: UltraShip TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Features a single-source solution for transportation and private fleet management, optimization, scheduling, and settlement for high-volume shippers, in food production, packaging, manufacturing, retail, and other industries.

UROUTE

uroute.net
Product: UROUTE
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Features procurement, visibility, bill audit, dynamic reports, multi-facility scalability, and carrier-driver management functions.

WIN, Web Integrated Network

gowithwin.com
Product: Supply Chain Control Tower
Platform: Licensed to user (installed locally), hosted on the vendor’s website, cloud based
Description: Offers TMS functionality and access to the WIN marketplace of carriers.

Zero Down Solutions

zdscs.com
Product: TMS
Platform: Cloud based
Description: Features parcel and freight transportation management systems that allow users to obtain quotes from carriers and initiate and track shipments with one login.






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