Descartes Logistics Technology Platform vs. Oracle Transportation Management Cloud

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Descartes Logistics Technology Platform
Score 8.7 out of 10
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The Logistics Technology Platform is a supply chain management offering from Descartes Systems Group headquartered in Ontario.N/A
Oracle Transportation Management Cloud
Score 8.7 out of 10
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Part of the Oracle SCM Cloud, Oracle Transportation Management Cloud spans all modes and geographies to provide robust capabilities for transportation planning and execution. Designed to support both shippers and logistics service providers, Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service can help manage, track, and streamline transportation activity across fastmoving, global supply chains.N/A
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Descartes Logistics Technology Platform
Chose Descartes Logistics Technology Platform
It is a powered tool that can be used by any of the current logistics (and why not?, non-logistics companies), that need a reliable, accurate, and well-based amount of information of the fleet, with ease. Using the [latest] technologies, integrating a wide view of …
Oracle Transportation Management Cloud

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User Ratings
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10.0
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User Testimonials
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Descartes Systems Group
Descartes Logistics Technology Platform has a control tower view which we have used a lot. It permits us to check on [the] real-time status of every truck, also has the features and option to communicate with the trucks' ELD, which gives us the most liable information about his current location and status.
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Oracle
Does a good job for automatization, bulk planning. This offers better chances for cost improvement and costs reduction or savings. Also the ability to have multiple service providers participating in a spot bid offers better chances to get an offer and a better cost. In addition, Parcel is not [Oracle Transportation Management Cloud]'s strongest point.
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Pros
Descartes Systems Group
  • An easy and free of hassle mobile application
  • Precise location of a truck in a map view
  • Identify possible delays to stops
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Oracle
  • Loads bidding
  • Spots management
  • Orders management
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Cons
Descartes Systems Group
  • Intelligence, it gets stuck in some areas of the country
  • Integration with [other] apps, we would appreciate a collaboration with [other] tracking apps that can share the same information if they are being installed [on] the same device
  • A better and clean dashboard, its face needs a renewal, a fresh look, adapted to the current trends
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Oracle
  • Back-order management
  • Rolling freight conditions from item level to header level
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Alternatives Considered
Descartes Systems Group
It is a powered tool that can be used by any of the current logistics (and why not?, non-logistics companies), that need a reliable, accurate, and well-based amount of information of the fleet, with ease. Using the [latest] technologies, integrating a wide view of transportation, inventory, [and] custom status on a single but not simple platform.
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Oracle
We were using a custom application, but the planning capability was not there. Our custom application was integrated with Oracle eBusiness Suite. Now we have moved to Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and integrated it with eBusiness Suite
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Return on Investment
Descartes Systems Group
  • Positive, we can do our things faster than ever with using the information shown in the platform, avoiding unnecessary calls and interactions
  • Increasing the liability of the gathered information about trucks' actual/real location
  • A solution to improving our overall shipment visibility
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Oracle
  • One objective is to improve our efficiencies and reduce freight cost annually and, for some, how it impacts cost reduction in freight costs.
  • Operations efficiency gained through the automated planning process.
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