Mail ordering (now online ordering) has changed a lot since the Wells Fargo wagon came to town. Customers today want their items yesterday. Your company may specialize in great products, but the key to customer retention nowadays is cost-effective, on-time deliveries. That's where Transportation Management (TMS) software comes to your rescue.
In the speeded-up world of transportation and logistics, on-time performance and cost-effectiveness are crucial. Delivering products to customers promptly and efficiently can make or break your business.
If yours is a small or mid-sized company, you may not have the deep industry connections or the expertise necessary for negotiating the lowest rates or the ability to monitor multiple carriers and routes.
Truly effective transportation management must integrate with your other office systems, particularly your ERP solution. Let's discuss the benefits of partnering with a seasoned logistics provider and employing advanced transportation management software that integrates with your Dynamics ERP for increased customer satisfaction and improved profits.
The Advantages of Transportation Management with Dynamics 365 ERP Software
1. Expertise and Experience:
Managed transportation providers at Next Generation Logistics are specialists in their field. Their industry-specific knowledge and experience allow them to navigate the logistics and complexities of shipping regulations and carrier management. They are also experts at integrating transportation management processes into your Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP.
2. Cost Efficiency:
Transportation management software that integrates with your Dynamics 365 ERP can save money. Managed transportation providers have established relationships with carriers and can negotiate better rates due to volume. They can also optimize routes and shipment consolidation to minimize transportation costs. Integrating their solutions with your Dynamics 365 ERP makes your in-house shipping operations more cost-effective.
3. State-of-the-art Technology:
Managed transportation providers invest in state-of-the-art transportation management software (TMS) such as
4. Scalability of Dynamics 365 ERP for Transporation Management:
Outsourcing transportation management will allow your company to scale its shipping operations rapidly in response to changing market demand. An in-house shipping operation may not have such flexibility without hiring and training supplemental employees.
5. Work to Your Strengths:
Outsourcing shipping management allows your employees to work at what they do best. You can free Internal resources to focus on product development, marketing, customer service, etc.
6. Reduced Admin Load:
In-house shipping can involve significant administrative tasks such as dealing with carrier arrangements, billing, tracking shipments, and addressing customer issues. Managed transportation providers handle these administrative tasks and allow you to leverage their services right from your Dynamics 365 ERP.
7. Lower Risk:
Shipping often involves risks. Delays due to damage or regulatory compliance issues can throw your schedule out of whack and disappoint your customers. Managed transportation providers are equipped to handle such challenges. Usually, they provide insurance coverage and are experts in compliance procedures.
8. Ongoing development:
Next Generation Logistics (NGL) proactively works with our clients to analyze data and implement best practices for continuing improvement. We continuously provide new features for Dynamics 365 integration, helping you get the most from our service.
9. Global Advantage:
Managed transportation services have access to global networks and expertise in international regulations, customs, and documentation. We can simplify the process of international marketing.
Managed transportation with Next Generation Logistics and Dynamics ERP is superior to in-house shipping management due to the expertise, cost-efficiency, technology, scalability, and focus on core business activities it offers. Companies can leverage specialized knowledge and resources while reducing costs and improving shipping procedures.
Shipping can be complex, but it needn't be. Next Generation Logistics (NGL) will partner with you in simplifying operations, improving on-time deliveries, and reducing costs.
Our three and a half decades of experience and our commitment to delivering personalized transportation solutions ensure your products reach their destination on time and with predictable costs. Whether you want to develop an in-house carrier base, have one already, or need a "Best Practices" assessment, Next Generation Logistics Transportation Services offers a variety of transportation programs that we can tailor to your specific needs. Gain expertise without giving up control!
Don't compromise on control or efficiency. NGL's managed services are designed to help you achieve supply chain excellence without the hassles.
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