Everything you Thought about Pool Distribution is Wrong

Pool distribution – routing freight through pool points – isn’t new. But it’s rarely cost effective. Determining which pool points make the most sense based on the mix of freight is extremely complex, and one small change to an order can suddenly make your entire plan go out the window. There are just too many potential options for a person [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Point of View, Video|0 Comments

Logistics Viewpoints: Why AR Matters in your TMS

Figuring out the right TMS for your business typically boils down to your vendor’s data structure, which affects every facet of the software. One way to know whether the TMS will work for your needs is to look at its accounts receivable (AR) capabilities. This is where the data structure really comes to light. In this exclusive for Logistics Viewpoints, [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Point of View|0 Comments

Talking Logistics: Keys to a Successful TMS Implementation

Our own Terry Wray, vice president of implementation services, sat down with Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics recently to talk through steps for a successful TMS implementation. It’s no secret that a lot of TMS implementations don’t go as planned – by some estimates, 40% of them fail. Terry has been on the front lines of many TMS implementations and [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: Point of View|0 Comments

3Gtms Named to SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2017

3Gtms Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2017 Shelton, Conn. June 22, 2017 — 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, announced today that it has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, as a recipient [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

An eBook on Using Real-Time Savings and Gross Margin Calculations during Routing

At its core, a TMS is a routing tool. And while the complexity of routing has increased in recent years as more dynamic factors come into play, most TMS systems cannot factor in constraints in real time. What’s more, many organizations still think of route cost purely from a decision-making perspective: For every transportation option, there is a savings of [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Point of View|0 Comments

Weseley Discusses the Need for TMS Creativity in DC Velocity

The fast-changing world of transportation is facing issues not thought of 15-20 years ago, when most TMS systems were designed. Today's TMS needs to be fundamentally different, and enabling creativity is a key part of that. In this DC Velocity article, 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley discusses the need for creative solutions to transportation challenges, and why the best TMS platforms enable [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Point of View|0 Comments