The Logistics Industry Helps Suppliers Connect with Customers

Written by Economic Development Jobs on August 29, 2018. Posted in Load board, Tms system, Trucks customer portal

A recent television special about the famous author Mark Twain talks about his travels. Not only those up and down the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, but also those trips that he made around the world in a quest to write his humorous travel updates. Not even Twain’s tall tales, however, could have imagined the logistics systems that are tracked by transportation management software platforms. And while there are still many shipments that are made across water, Twain, and his wondering soul, would have been interested in the busy network that trains, trucks, airplanes, and ships create across the country and around the world.
Transportation broker software platforms play an integral role in helping both suppliers and buyers make sure that the products that they need reach their destinations on time. From less than load (LTL) shipments that only travel a short distance to multiple train cars that cross the e