BY KEN LOUISE, SENIOR MANAGER OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS We’ve been thrilled to work with Idahoan. Not only do we love their potato products, but we love how our partnership has created a smoother process for managing deliveries. Idahoan sells to all the major grocery chains and ships about 4,000 loads per year through intermodal, full truckload, and LTL using about 15 different carriers or brokers. When they were looking for a Transportation Management System (TMS), they had a keen understanding of their goals and this benefited the partnering process.
If you’ve started looking for a TMS or are thinking about switching, you’ve made a great decision. A TMS is an increasingly common way to identify your best option for a shipment and track it all the way from pickup to reporting. Here are a few things you’ll want to evaluate: