Transportation Management System

A first class transportation management system (TMS) has to be grounded in the day-to-day operations of your business. The ParcelLogic TMS is based on years of hands on experience in the logistics, freight, next flight out and expedited transportation industry.

Managing complex shipping requirements can sometimes be overwelming. From order creation through operations and billing, you need a full feature system that can handle whatever information you need to manage your shipments. The ParcelLogic TMS is a full feature transportation management system for time-critical shipping providers. Domestic or International, Next-flight-out, local messenger, sameday shipping, service parts logistics, freight, supply chain management, the ParcelLogic TMS covers all of these services.

The shipping process starts with order creation. You can use the full feature Order Entry screen, or use several other methods of direct order entry through the customer web portal, vendor web portal, or several forms of EDI and web services integration.

Some features of order entry include:

  • Account based defaults, you can default almost anything from addresses to reference information.
  • Extensive address search
  • Distance calculation
  • Flight routing using real-time flight information
  • Quote service availability and pricing
  • Attach documents for future reference
  • Bill to shipper, consignee, third party

The heart of the system is the Operations Log. This is a task based system which allows you be highly proactive monitoring and managing your shipments. Never miss a pickup or delivery again, with the warnings the appears on the screen, your personel are always informed of steps that are not happening as expected.

Some features of operations log:

  • Alert agent and drivers directly via SMS, email or fax
  • Completely task based, lets you easily identify "what's next" with the shipping process
  • Customizable views of the log
  • Scalable, assign orders to users, or monitor all shipments

After all the work is done, you have to make sure your customers gets rated and invoice correctly. Besides having an extremely robust and flexible rating engine, the TMS also supports several forms for formal EDI and has extensive reporting capabilities should your customers need additional information with their invoice. You can generate invoices directly from the system, and email or print them directly. Or you can send information to your external account system.

Some features of rating and billing

  • Grid based rating system, allows unlimited charge types
  • Event driven rating based on service and account (defaults can be created by service)
  • Geographic based rating, based on any unit of measure (lbs, kg, distance, etc)

If you would like to learn more about the ParcelLogic TMS, please call us at 310.683.0244 and let us setup a demo for you!


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