Transportation Management

Increase Efficiency, Reduce Cost, and Enhance Service Across Transportation Operations

Solution Overview
Descartes provides standard and advanced capabilities that improve transportation efficiency, coordination and visibility
Industry Survey Results
2023 Transportation Management Benchmark Survey
Talking Logistics
What Dominates The Transportation Management Agenda In 2023?

The Multimodal Solution for Minimizing Transportation Costs While Maximizing Service

Synchronize transportation processes and optimize the flow of goods with multimodal transportation management, real-time visibility, dock scheduling, and yard management solutions.

Optimize and execute transportation across modes
Real-time Visibility
Enhance performance with real-time shipment status information
Capacity Matching
Find available capacity to cover more loads and build stronger carrier relationships
Retail Distribution
Better control inventory flow from distribution centers to stores
Parcel Shipping
Automate and optimize small package shipments
Freight Broker TMS
Robust transportation management specifically built for freight brokers
Dock Scheduling & Yard Management
Automate and improve visibility for dock door scheduling and trailer movements
Data Analytics
Transform and visualize transportation data with a powerful business intelligence solution
Flatbed TMS
Designed for companies who require highly specialized or heavy duty transportation
Solutions for Air Cargo
Innovative technology for air carriers, & ground handling agents

The Industry’s Most Comprehensive, Digitally Connected, Global Transportation Management Solution

With Descartes, you can optimize transportation across modes including: air, ocean, truck, private fleet, parcel, and pool distribution. Digital connections to suppliers and customers, along with global carrier coverage through the Descartes Global Logistics Network cut effort and accelerate time to value.

Proven Results

Decrease in Freight Spend

Less Time Spent Tracking

Productivity Increase
"In addition to reducing freight costs across our three business divisions, the Descartes solution increased shipping productivity and reliability, helping us to elevate our customer service and strengthen carrier relationships — big wins for us.”
- Jenifer Westergaard, Transportation Manager, The Vollrath Company

“The ability to do everything in one platform, including process incoming orders and rate shop the best price and delivery options for parcel and LTL, saves us both time and money.”
- Nick Kierpiec, Director of Operations, ZUP

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Customer Success

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Sunset Transportation
By prioritizing lanes where capacity is tight to proactively adapt to market rate movements, Sunset Transportation protects its margins, boosts productivity, and strengthens customer and carrier relationships.
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SEL Supply Chain Solutions
By automating time-consuming manual processes, SEL simplified and streamlined operations to increase productivity, strengthen carrier relationships, and boost top and bottom-line growth.
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EASE Logistics
Using the Descartes MacroPoint real-time freight visibility solution to replace manual track-and-trace processes, EASE Logistics boosted productivity and strengthened customer and carrier loyalty.

Additional Resources

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The ROI Behind Freight Visibility
Visibility tools are crucial to meet evolving customer expectations as competitors continue to raise the bar on distribution service & performance.
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In the News
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ENERGY Transportation Group
Based in Montreal, Canada, ENERGY Transportation Group is an asset-based third-party logistics provider (3PL) serving diverse industries across the U.S. and Canada

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