Intuitive Ground Transportation Planning and Optimization

Rapid Implementation > Simple System Integration > Faster Time to Value > Superior ROI

Tailored solutions for end-to-end supply chain visibility

We design reliable solutions to connect supply chain partners across your logistics ecosystem. Regardless of your company's size, our team will collaboratively manage your transportation workflows for real-time event and cost tracking data.

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Multi-mode Transportation Management Software (TMS) for Shippers of all types and sizes

Broadest, deepest, most comprehensive transportation management system TMS in the market.Multi-mode transportation management software (TMS) for Shippers of all types and sizes

  • Intuitive
  • Single system
  • Real-time management of the full order-to-settlement process
  • Quote management
  • Rating, routing and optimization
  • Load execution including spot quoting and waterfall & broadcast tendering
  • Track/trace capabilities, continuous visibility & proactive exception management, reports, dashboards and document management
  • Financial settlement and audit of both the cost and the billing charges

What is a Transportation Management System?

Crane's Transportation Management System (CTMS) is a logistics and supply chain platform that uses technology to help your business plan, execute, and optimize freight movement.

Our Transportation Management Software gives visibility into day-to-day transportation operations, documentation, and timely delivery of your freight. CTMS solution streamlines the shipping process and makes it easier for businesses to manage and optimize their transportation operations.

Why it’s important to have a Transportation Management System

Our Transportation Management Systems (CTMS) plays a vital role in your supply chain; as a scalable solution, we can be within every part of the process (from planning and procurement to logistics and lifecycle management). Our robust system's broad and deep visibility leads to more efficient transportation planning and execution, which results in higher customer satisfaction. We want to help your businesses grow; our CTMS will help you navigate complicated processes around trade policies and compliance successfully.

Crane TMS Basic Principals

Efficiency, Optimization, and Control of your Operations

Our modern, easy to use, and easy to integrate Transportation Management System can provide several advantages to your company in just a few clicks. A single platform designed for all functionality: Execution, Optimization, Settlement, and Carrier Management.

  • Automation of business operations for faster and more accurate billing and documentation
  • Simplification of supply chain processes across modes and carriers
  • Decreased costs for your business and end customer
  • Fewer manual steps result in less delays and quicker delivery times
  • The ability to track freight on a single platform
  • Better reporting leads to faster action and process improvement
  • Transform valuable data into insightful custom visuals
  • Improve your customer service and customer satisfaction with fewer shipment delays
  • Scale your business by meeting and exceeding customer demands faster

Crane's TMS Key featuresCTMS provides load visibility and document management

  • Negotiated Rates
  • Spot Service
  • Book
  • Track
  • Reports and Analytics
  • Freight Pay and Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Claims Management
  • Carrier Relationship Management

Integration Capabilities

Integrations can be complex for most TMS systems, but transportation management software is only as powerful as its connectivity to the supply chain ecosystem.

While no TMS system implementation is ever easy, integration is a particular hurdle for most systems. According to the Transportation Planning and Execution Benchmark Study by American Shipper, 61% of respondents said the biggest challenge of their TMS was system connectivity.

With the CTMS Integration Hub, customers have the industry’s only Business-to-TMS (“B2T”) integration toolkit. The unique design of our TMS Integration Hub allows for customers, carriers and trading partners to on-board faster and more cost-effectively than with other systems. Our integration tools will enable you to:

  • Rapidly save money (for you and your customers) with highly condensed integration timelines that beat our competitors by months.
  • Gain a long-term TMS solution with an evolving model that adapts with your business needs.
  • Set yourself apart from the competition by delivering bottom-line value more quickly.
  • Reduce the cost and complexity associated with the integration of complementary solutions including order management, ERP, partner/carrier EDI and APIs, and more.
  • Benefit from fast and stable software releases with agile methodology for continuous improvement.

The CTMS platform has the most evolved data model, which makes faster integrations possible and with less effort. The CTMS Integration Hub offers:

  • 100% web-based integration and architecture
  • Flexible integration methods including XML, EDI, CSV, JSON, fixed positional, REST.
  • Comprehensive schema documentation for those who prefer the do-it-yourself approach.
  • Quick connections through a vast library of templates for ERP, accounting, EDI and API connectivity.
  • Pre-established connections with major LTL carriers.
  • Expansive web services/carrier APIs.
  • Integration Hub that’s infinitely scalable; integrate once and connect everywhere.

Scalable & Flexible Platform

Our combination of top-notch technology and niche expertise enables clients to streamline their entire shipping process.

 

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