O'Reilly logo

Transportation Management with SAP TM 9.0 by Tejkumar Pandit, Jayant Daithankar

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 2

image

The Need for TMS: Challenges, IT Landscape

In this chapter, we will cover

  • The need for a transportation management system (TMS)
  • Why third-party logistics providers (3PLs) should invest in TMS product selection
  • Benefits of the software as a service (SaaS) model
  • What TMS offers
  • The role of software systems integrators (SIs)

The growth of the 3PL industry is dependent on the performance of overall trade. The 3PL industry has grown every time  the trade industry has performed better. The present economy has created growth and profit challenges for the industry.

When asked, how they plan to expand their business, moving forward their responses ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required