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The transport lexicon

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Transport management system

A transport management system (TM system) is a tool for planners. With the transport management system he can organise the jobs he receives from shippers/manufacturers. Trips and routes are planned with it. He can also see at any moment how busy his vehicles are. Most of the time, the TM system is connected to a GPS device which allows a vehicle to be located and tracked (followed). Invoices can be created with a TM system, so it can also support internal accounting.

See also:

  • Time slot booking-system

    The aim of a time slot booking-system is mainly to avoid waiting time at the loading or unloading place. A freight forwarder or driver who wants to unload cargo at a supermarket, for example, must [...]

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