Best Transportation & Logistics Software include:
Trimble Fleet Mobility (formerly PeopleNet), Oracle Transportation Management Cloud, Descartes Logistics Technology Platform, BluJay Global Trade Network (GTN), AFS Transportation Management, FourKites Predictive Visibility Platform, BluJay Transportation Management, GTZShip, Flexport, and TradeBeam.
Transportation & Logistics Software Overview
What is Transportation and Logistics Software?
Transportation and Logistics Software includes a variety of products aimed at coordinating the physical movement of goods across a company's distribution network. These activities may include:
managing freight and shipping costs
meeting service agreements
automated job scheduling and tracking, and
optimizing transit time and routes.
Transportation and Logistics software is commonly used by businesses that have delivery needs, such as:
Freight forwarding companies
Courier service providers
Network service providers
It is used within engineering, analyst, and delivery operations teams to create the most cost-effective means of delivering products. Evaluating how route or shipping changes will impact journey time and mileage is a core functionality of most route planning Transportation and Logistics software.
Transportation & Logistics Software Features & Capabilities
Route and delivery planning
Real-time route scheduling
Route optimization based on set parameters
Stop placement optimization
Evaluate impact of potential route changes to travel miles/hours
Automated job scheduling and dispatching
Live delivery monitoring and tracking
Freight cost calculation
Financial services (optional)
Integration with on-board monitoring devices
Centralized dashboard or command center (optional)
Reporting and analytics (optional)
Some vendors offer a free trial of their Transportation and Logistics software. Most vendors do not openly disclose pricing information but provide quotes upon request.