Inbound Logistics: “Software-as-a-Service or Outsourced Managed Services: Which is Right for Your Organization?”
When it comes to managing transportation operations, shippers are often at a crossroads. They may find themselves asking the questions: Should I implement a transportation management system (TMS) in-house or via software-as-a-service (SaaS)? Should I outsource everything to a Managed Transportation Services (MTS) provider? Or take a hybrid approach?Not all companies’ core competencies are the same, and there are a number of different paths and scenarios to consider when an organization has the need to improve their transportation capabilities and performance. So, what factors are key when it comes to choosing an in-house TMS, SaaS or MTS?