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Descartes TMS

Overview
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The platform is unique because of its broad capabilities to best manage the flow of freight with unmatched connectivity to hundreds of transportation providers, built-in mode specific functionality, integrated private fleet/for hire transportation management, seamless integration with cross-border customs compliance, and much more

Category

TMS Software

Features

•Route Planning
•Route Execution
•Mobile Applications
•Telematics & Compliance

License

Proprietary

Price

Contact for Pricing

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Company

Descartes

What is best?

•Route Planning
•Route Execution
•Mobile Applications
•Telematics & Compliance

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Ease of use
9.0
6.7
Features & Functionality
8.9
6.8
Advanced Features
8.8
7.7
Integration
8.9
6.8
Performance
9.0
7.6
Customer Support
8.8
8.8
Implementation
7.7
Renew & Recommend
7.0
Bottom Line

Descartes’ next generation transportation management solutions are swift to implement, easy-to-use and maintain, deliver high value, and support Inter-enterprise Corporation between shippers and carriers.

8.9
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7.5
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Descartes’ next generation transportation management solutions are swift to implement, easy-to-use and maintain, deliver high value, and support Inter-enterprise Corporation between shippers and carriers. The platform is unique because of its broad capabilities to best manage the flow of freight with unmatched connectivity to hundreds of transportation providers, built-in mode specific functionality, integrated private fleet/for hire transportation management, seamless integration with cross-border customs compliance, and much more. Regardless of whether the supply chain is international or domestic, effectively managing the purchased transportation process to reduce difficulty, improve control, and reduce costs is essential.

The platform is unique because of its broad capabilities to best manage the flow of freight with unmatched connectivity to thousands of transportation providers, built-in mode specific functionality, integrated private fleet/for hire transportation management, seamless integration with cross-border customs compliance,

Descartes’ Transportation Management suite addresses special requirements across truck, air, ocean or parcel modes with a modular architecture that can be implemented quickly as a whole, or only in the select areas where the greatest help now. Additionally, the Descartes Global Logistics Network. Rapid time-to-value with pre-existing network connections to trading partners and much more.

Descartes offers solid optimized planning, consolidation and tendering capabilities based upon over 25 years of proven experience. Descartes has used this expertise to develop our proprietary multi-stop, aggregation, and pooling optimization functionality to help the costumers determine the right consolidation options to reduce freight spend while meeting service requirements.

The fast and efficient planning algorithms in the software take minutes, not hours, to run, keeping your logistics operations focused on keeping the warehouse picking and the freight moving. Using a settings-based approach, optimization and consolidation configuration are straightforward to understand and adjust. In addition, because of its integration to the Descartes Global Logistics Network, the connectivity to carriers and trading partners required to electronically execute shipments can be readily available through existing network connections.

You may like to read Top Transportation Management Software, Top Cloud, SAAS TMS Software and How to Select the Best Transportation Management Software for Your Business

 

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  • Reuben
    September 18, 2017 at 11:26 am

    Automate manual freight audit and settlement processes bringing visibility to errors

    Company size

    Enterprise (>1001)

    User Role

    IT Support

    User Industry

    Construction

    Rating
    Ease of use8

    Features & Functionality8.6

    Enables users increase operational efficiency, reduce complexity, decrease costs of transportation, and enhance customer service.

    Advanced Features8.4

    Integration8.6

    Training 8.6

    Customer Support8.6

    Implementation8.3

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    The freight audit and settlement makes it easy to improve financial analysis and reporting and providing immediate operational efficiencies and savings. The freight audit and settlement also enables bills to be handled via multiple workflows including self-billing, e-invoicing, and traditional match-pay supply chain processes.

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