3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, and Crowley Logistics, a provider of logistics services around the world, today announced Crowley’s expanded use of the 3G-TM transportation management system (TMS) for its inland transportation customers.
The implementation of the 3Gtms solution is consistent with Crowley’s objective of increasing the velocity of customers’ supply chains and reducing their total landed costs. Crowley is able to do that with 3Gtms’ Optimization and Execution tools, which enable the Crowley team to better manage the transportation challenges and unpredictable hurdles that are prevalent in today’s world. Additionally, customers, carriers and other partners benefit from easier integration through faster onboarding and lower costs.
A transportation management system is a program used to manage all aspects of transportation of goods, including planning and decision making; transportation execution; transport follow up, which typically involves following any physical or administrative actions; and measurement and reporting. A TMS typically integrates with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, or Warehouse Management System (WMS) and takes over where those systems step out. TMS can be used for tracking, planning and optimization purposes. When used properly customers can see efficiency cost reductions and improvements in order visibility.
“Our robust TMS gives Crowley unmatched power and adaptability as it serves the diverse transportation needs of customers and delivers more cost savings to them through optimization,” said Mitch Weseley, CEO of 3Gtms. “Crowley has a very professional team that is skilled at leveraging the full power of our TMS. They are doing an outstanding job with the project and have been taking full advantage of our solution to benefit their customers. We are extremely proud to partner with them.”
The partnership between Crowley and 3Gtms gives Crowley another tool to provide flexible and dynamic services to both commercial and public sector customers.
“We chose 3Gtms because it offered the best TMS on the market to help us achieve our goals of expanding and optimizing our transportation offerings,” said Carl Fox, Crowley’s senior vice president, corporate services. “The 3Gtms team has been outstanding through implementation, integration and training. Our ability to deliver and enhance the efficiency of the customer supply chain is strengthened by this partnership.”
“We are pleased that the enhanced 3G capabilities will continue to advance our core principles and objectives for our supply chain customers, which are to improve the overall velocity of their supply chains, and in doing so, help reduce their total overall landed cost,” said Crowley’s Frank Larkin, senior vice president and general manager, logistics and commercial services. “This will also be another excellent example of Crowley deploying best commercial practices in support of government customers.”
3Gtms is the fastest growing, Tier-1 transportation management system (TMS) provider. It is dedicated to helping mid to large shippers and logistics service providers gain a competitive advantage through technology. Whether you move $5 million or $5 billion in freight, its 3G-TM solution seamlessly manages the full transportation lifecycle, including transportation planning and optimization, execution and settlement, empowering customers to make better shipping decisions while meeting their service goals. 3Gtms is dedicated to delighting its customers and as a result holds a 100 percent customer satisfaction rate that is unmatched in the industry. For more information, visit www.3gtms.com.
About Crowley Holdings Inc.
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 125-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides project solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics including inland transportation, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at www.crowley.com.