Order-Centric for Flawless Execution
Optimizing your transportation operations can be a logistical nightmare. Businesses must orchestrate orders between multiple manufacturing sites, distribution centers, and sales channels, effectively monitor the process, as well as manage carrier costs and performance across inbound, outbound, and reverse order flows. The MPO transportation management system (TMS) streamlines and optimizes this complex process and seamlessly connects to a vast carrier network, providing visibility and collaboration across all transport modes (ocean, air, truck, rail, last mile, and parcel) - on one platform.
“Building a single integrated Pan-European supply chain network has enabled us to serve our customers better while driving down overall costs. It’s helped us increase our product availability, decrease our freight and transportation costs and provide our customers with the spare parts they need to be successful faster. In short, it’s helped us be a better partner with all of our customers.”
International Distribution Manager - Kramp
“We went through an entire selection process and picked MPO’s global cloud platform for supply chain and transport orchestration as the system we would use for the future,” says O’Brien. “MPO ticked all the boxes that were on our list for current and future needs.”
Senior Director, Business Development - Flex LtD
“MPO is a software supplier rooted in the transport world which understands the sector’s dynamics. they work closely with us to identify intelligent solutions for organizing and managing our logistics processes. We now have more control over our transport activities, while our customers have better insight into both their transport costs and their day-to-day performance. Thanks to MPO, we can continually compare carriers’ performance against their service level agreements. We also have much better insight into the cost and profit of our transport activities. our logistics has become measurable and transparent at customer level.”
CCO - DSV Solutions
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Logistics Management Q&A
Working with global ecosystems of suppliers, partners, carriers, and customers across multiple sales channels in a volatile market has exposed businesses' many blind spots. The impacts of disruption can be quite significant; so what can logistics managers and directors do to become more agile and resilient?
MPO Named Leader in TMS Technology
The analyst report presents market dynamic and trends in TMS and identify key differentiators in transportation management systems, including innovative process transformation strategy models and frameworks, ease of configuration and customization, and the sophistication of AI and ML capabilities. Get the full report and learn why MPO is recognized as a leader in TMS software.
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TMS+ Go Beyond Transport to Optimize Cost, Service, & Resiliency
Thriving in the today’s volatile, global market calls for a synchronized approach to business processes. The concept of the ‘TMS+’ recognizes that supply chain execution requires smart and timely orchestration across multi-party ecosystems and that transport management activities are just one component of high-functioning supply chains.
Selecting a TMS Solution
What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?
Transportation Management Systems vary widely, and most standalone options are too limited to fuel the tiered complexity of an international, multi-segment supply chain. Find out what types of capabilities are setting the new industry standard.
Q&A with Inbound Logistics
Parcel Is a Crucial Value-Add in the Evolution of the TMS
Transportation management systems continue to evolve to meet the demands of shippers and logistics service providers (3PLs and 4PLs). One area of expansion is through multi-modal capabilities, including integrated parcel management. Click to download the Q&A and learn more.
3 Important Trends in Transportation Management Systems
Learn about three significant ways transportation management systems have evolved to span not only outbound management, but facilitating visibility, network collaboration, and optimization across inbound purchase orders and reverse flows as well.
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Streamline Purchase Order Management
Holistic transportation management systems enable logistics teams to seamlessly onboard new suppliers and other parties, dynamically partner, as well as control costs, optimize inbound flows, and stay agile and resilient.
10 FAQs: Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
Transportation management sits at the heart of effective supply chain operations. Yet solutions can vary widely, so it's critical to choose the best transportation management software that matches the breadth and depth of your business needs - from modes to sustainability concerns to rate and parcel management.
Squeezed between the need to improve service levels while also reducing costs, logistics managers across all industries have a lot on their plates right now. Order-Centric Transportation Management Systems are essential to fulfilling the needs of both shippers and logistics providers with a unified, cloud-based platform that manages their end to-end supply chain networks and business processes.
Success in the modern supply chain comes down to efficient and effective networking to provide the best products and unique services at the lowest possible costs. Many Transportation Management Systems rely on outdated frameworks that are holding teams back. This toolkit offers insight into the limitations of common practices and why, going forward, an order-centric platform will be indispensable not only to effective transportation management, but to supply chain management overall.
As part of Logistics Tech Outlook’s investigation into next-gen logistics management solutions, they recognized MPO as one of the Top 10 Transportation Management Solution Providers in Europe 2021. This feature offers an insightful view into current challenges in the market, as well as what sets the MPO solution apart in enabling the most cost-effective, flexible, and efficient services.
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Flex went from making reactionary to strategic decisions across an extensive global network and empowered their customers using a global cloud platform for supply chain and transport orchestration.
An LSP used MPO’s Control Tower and transport management software to enhance supply chain visibility across a global network of warehouses and carriers and gain efficiency and cost control over remote and time-restricted shipments and expedites.
MPO’s order and transportation management allowed an agricultural spare parts distributor to streamline fulfillment, obtain full order visibility, and reduce shipping costs for customers.
DSV Solutions organizes transport for many diverse customers with varied product ranges and extensive networks. The MPO Transport Management System (TMS) enables DSV to control costs and provide optimal transparency to their customers
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