Transportation Management. EIN 5346 Logistics Engineering, Spring 2010 Alejandro Leon Arjit Joshi Poonam Ranka Bader Alwoimi. Project Flow. Legalities Documentation Modal Selection Making and Receiving Shipments Transportation Management Systems. Why think about legalities?.
EIN 5346 Logistics Engineering, Spring 2010
China?? India?? Japan?? Korea??
This refers to tactical planning and control of shipments along
with supervision of freight loading and unloading.
Consolidating small Shipments:
Defined as those that weigh more than 150 pounds and less than
Efficiency and productivity in daily operations
1. Planing and Decision Making
TMS will define the most efficient transport schemes according to given parameters, which have a lower or higher importance according to the user policy: transport cost, shorter lead-time, fewer stops possible to insure quality, flows regrouping coefficient…
2. Transport follow-up
TMS will allow following any physical or administrative operation regarding transportation: traceability of transport event by event (shipping from A, arrival at B, customs clearance…), editing of reception, custom clearance, invoicing and booking documents, sending of transport alerts (delay, accident, non-forecast stops…)
Inbound deliveries to Warehouse
Outbound deliveries to Stores
Customer or Stores
Transportation Visibility Tool for Shipment Tracking