You must be familiar with the term custom transportation management systems. Like most modern businesses, the logistics industry is transforming continuously. As the supply chain demands increase over time, the demand for customized tracking systems also do. We can take the largest firms as an example for custom tracking systems like XPO logistics, Freight logistics, and Gix logistics to name a few.
Who Uses Tracking Systems?
- Ecommerce companies
- Retail businesses
Benefits of Getting a Custom System
Some benefits of TMS are the following:
- Efficient management systems: For logistics companies, it is important to have a record of all fleet vehicles and it is resolved for them by the delivery tracking management software.
- Gaining visibility in the movement of cargo: With GPS based apps, it is possible to track in real-time the goods during their transport. Having the ability to answer consumers’ queries in real time and having a more accurate estimate for time arrivals and departures.
- Flexibility can improve in the delivery process: Delivery apps offer a number of benefits to both customers and service providers. Customers appreciate being able to make changes in the middle of scheduling or receiving their services, and they enjoy increased flexibility in timing. Service providers benefit from increased revenue and by using software, they can streamline processes while reducing errors.
- Safety of drivers: By providing 24/7 GPS tracking and dispatching management, the service enables you to always know the locations of your drivers including their speed. This can help keep them safe while ensuring better productivity and job performance.
Solutions with features like these are currently creating traction in the global market. Custom tracking systems aim to provide new forms of optimization that can potentially drive operational efficiency and enhance the ROI for end-users.
Tracking systems offer shippers, vendors, and logistics providers unique planning and optimal benefits. As the amount of data continues to grow, companies are taking a turn for cloud-based tracking systems due to its efficient configuration capabilities. These can be cost effective in comparison with on-premise tracking systems, mainly due to the lower licensing and management costs. Another significant advantage is the cloud storage for information. So, the people involved can access remotely from any geographic location in real-time. In short, such benefits are anticipated to drive segment growth.
As attendees of this year’s Manifest event, we can say that custom tracking systems were the main topic in large logistics companies and what mid biz are seeking to develop for the future.
About the Autor
Rosy Politron, Sales representative at Advancio, with over 3 years of experience in the hospitality business centered on client/customer experience. Rosy focuses on the logistics industry to help you optimize your supply chain strategy with IT outsourcing solutions.