Shippers today rely on transportation management systems (TMS) to drive down distribution costs and realize competitive advantage.
While a TMS is a vital platform for planning, route optimization, carrier selection and tendering, most supply chain leaders are not utilizing TMS modules to perform freight audit and payment (FAP). Instead, they prefer to outsource freight payment functions to third parties that deliver an integrated solution. Why? Shippers have many reasons, all depending upon their particular supply chains.
See the 9 reasons shippers choose not to use their TMS for freight payment.