Transportation & Logistics Software

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

Delivery Planning

  • Route modeling

  • Route and delivery planning

  • Real-time route scheduling

  • Route visualization

  • 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

Cost Analysis

  • Freight cost calculation

  • Financial services (optional)

Logistics Support

  • Integration with on-board monitoring devices

  • Centralized dashboard or command center (optional)

  • Reporting and analytics (optional)

Pricing Information

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.

Transportation & Logistics Products

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Oracle Transportation Management Cloud
4 ratings
3 reviews
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 ma…
1 ratings
1 reviews
GlobalTranz headquartered in Scottsdale offers GTZShip, an all in one transportation management system for managing large supply chains.
1 ratings
1 reviews
Flexport in San Francisco offers a freight forwarding solution via its eponymous platform, designed to bring visibility, analytics, and collaboration to large shipping operations.
E2Open Digital Transformation Solutions
3 ratings
1 reviews
E2Open offers the Channel Shaping Intelligent Application Suite (formerly Zyme), a partner relationship management (PRM) software solution acquired by E2open to add channel management/indirect sales, inventory, and demand capabilities to its supply chain management offerings.
TradeBeam GTM is a supply chain management software solution deployed on a highly secure, cloud-based platform. It is now owned and supported by Avolin since Aptean's divestiture of the product in 2018.
Cargoscan is a freight weight measuring system for airlines and freight carriers, from Swiss company Mettler Toledo. It includes features such as set freight price strategy and calculate freight cost based on dimensional weight.
Ramco Logistics Software
Ramco Logistics Software is a unified cloud based software for Third Party Logistics, Freight forwarders and Courier service providers. Ramco’s Logistics offering is built to address the needs of 3PL, Freight Forwarders and Network Service Providers. According to the vendor, Ramco Logistics enables …
FarEye is a mobile workforce management platform. It is a customizable job scheduling & tracking app for enterprises with a mobile workforce. FarEye automates processes, including planning, managing, and dispatching the field workforce. FarEye is a global IT start-up that was launched in the yea…
Descartes Logistics Technology Platform
The Logistics Technology Platform is a supply chain management offering from Descartes Systems Group headquartered in Ontario.
LLamasoft Transportation Guru
LLamasoft headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan offers the Transportation Guru platform, for managing transport and logistics.
Descartes Transportation Management Suite
Descartes Systems Group in Ontario offers their suite of Transportation Management applications.
Descartes Global Logistics Network
Descartes Systems Group in Ontario offers the Descartes Global Logistics Network (Descartes GLN) to support logistics-heavy operations with document management (transportation / logistics related) and information sharing (e.g. fax, messaging, translation) between enterprises needing to communicate w…
ProTransport is an all-in-one, easy to use, fully integrated software product designed specifically for trucking companies. ProTransport's technology can assist in every function of operating a trucking business, including booking a load, transporting the goods, updating and billing customers, and …
Avaal Freight Management
Avaal Freight Management (AFM) Suite is a web based software solution for Carriers, Freight Brokers and Freight Forwarders. AFM Suite has Dispatching, Accounting and Safety & Compliance core modules.
3Gtms offers a flexible, self-configurable TMS for shippers, brokers and 3PLs. The product manages the full transportation life-cycle, including: RatingRoutingOptimizationTenderingTrackingFinancial settlementExecutionPlanningReportingCustomers range from mid-sized companies searching for their first…
BluJay Global Trade Network (GTN)
BluJay Solutions headquartered in Michigan offers the BluJay Global Trade Network (GTN), an extensive and modular transportation and logistics management platform. BluJay Solutions is the new name for the merger of Kewill and LeanLogistics. BluJay Solutions is a supply chain logistics company deliv…
VIP Delivery
Vermont Information Processing (VIP) offers VIP Delivery, the company's route iOS based route management and distribution intelligence platform for beverage distributors designed to obsolesce ruggedized legacy devices, and also provide an electronic invoicing system to eliminate the driver's need to…
LogiNext Mile
LogiNext Mile is a last mile distribution and delivery channel optimization software which promises to enable companies to save costs by optimizing and automating delivery resource and medium management, delivery route planning and scheduling dispatch while dynamically tracking all the on-field move…
Manhattan Active Transportation
Manhattan Active Transportation is one half of Manhattan Active Supply Chain suite, and emphasizes the oversight and control of large complex logistical operations, subsuming modules for fleet management, network modeling and transportation procurement, alongside Manhattan Associates' Transportation…
Omnitracs Roadnet
Omnitracs in Dallas offers the Roadnet suite of fleet management applications oriented around route optimization and scheduling, telematics, territory planning and dispatch, scaling to provide a total transportation management system if desired.
Omnitracs Sylectus Transportation Management System (TMS)
The Omnitracs Sylectus Transportation Management System (TMS) focuses on the economic and scaling questions of complex logistical operations and is designed to provide the analytics required to help companies meet demand and eliminate systemic inefficiency, and includes access to the Omnitracs Sylec…
AFS Transportation Management
AFS Logistics in Shreveport, Louisiana offers their Transportation Management technology which emphasizes logistics optimization via analytics and freight audit.
UltraShipTMS in New Jersey offers a supply chain solution in its transportation management software platform, providing zoomed out supply chain optimization analytics, routing management, and fleet management features via associated module which provides GPS tracking, dispatching driver payroll and …