Transportation Management Solutions

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FreightMaster TMS® and Dynamics TMS® for Microsoft Dynamics ERP, are complete enterprise transportation NGL You Tube Videomanagement planning and execution solutions that enable shippers to manage their own inbound, outbound, and transfer freight.

The solutions can be deployed On-Premise, Hosted On-Premise or as a Hosted SaaS solution with scalable, global capabilities to fit any size organization.

Benefits of FreightMaster TMS® & Dynamics TMS®:

  1. Increased Operating Margins
  2. Improved Customer On-Time Deliveries
  3. Deeper “Out-Of-The-Box” Functionality
  4. Increased User Productivity
  5. Reduced Investment and Higher Value (ROI)
  6. Quicker and Easier Upgrades

Certified For Windows 2012Integration with a large variety of ERP platforms allows for supply chains to be fully connected. Inbound and Outbound appointment/dock scheduling management along with track and trace of transportation movements to customers is provided seamlessly and securely with an interfaced web collaboration portal.

Powerful Transportation (KPI) Dashboards and dynamic SQL SSRS reporting empowers organizations to have information when they need it.

Features of FreightMaster TMS® & Dynamics TMS®

  1. Web Based Multi-Mode Tariff Management
  2. Web Based Shipper, Consignee and Provider Track & Trace
  3. Web Based Dispatching and Payment Settlement
  4. Web Based Dock Scheduling (Inbound & Outbound, Vendor Delivered, Customer Pickups)
  5. Precise SKU / Lot Level Landed Costing & Accruals
  6. Full Multi-Mode Transportation Options
  7. Consolidation Pool Truck Creation & Costing Allocation
  8. Multi-Equipment Routing Guides
  9. TransLoad Facility & Cross Dock Management with Segment Costing
  10. “Drag & Drop” Computer Assisted Route Creation
  11. Inbound & Outbound Transportation Management
  12. Static & Dynamic Optimization Modules
  13. Plug & Play Interface with ALK PC Miler & PC Rail
  14. Integrated Transportation EDI Interface and Transaction Management Software
  15. 100% SSRS Based Native and Custom Reports

FreightMasterTMS®/DynamicsTMS® = Lower Costs + Higher Value

Next Generation Logistics, Inc. is a Technology Based Provider Offering Managed Transportation Services, Transportation Management Software (TMS) and Supply Chain Consulting.

Lower Costs & Higher Value

– Are You Looking For an On-Premise, Hosted On-Premise, or SaaS “Cloud” TMS Solution?

– Are you using an “Enterprise” or ERP system that is not best of breed ?

– Do you want to keep your carrier base & rates confidential ?

– Need a TMS module that you can quickly interface with your current system ?

– Has your business outgrown your current software ?

– Are you looking to only pay for features that you really need ?

– Are you concerned about user security but don’t want to add multiple databases ?

– Do you want us to host your application ? Take a look at our – Our SQL based TMS Solution® is your answer!

– Are you Paying Your Current Software Providers “Crystal Chandelier” ?

Why NGL TMS ?

It’s Software That Works The Way You Do!

1) Designed to replicate best practices
2) Increases user productivity by using familiar Microsoft Office® interfaces and Technology
3) Low cost of acquisition, integration & ownership
4) Highly functional, scalable and leverages your existing network infrastructure
5) A Microsoft Windows and SQL Tested & Certified Application

TMS System Overview

Dynamics TMS® and FreightMaster TMS® are a complete enterprise transportation management planning and execution suite that enables transportation professionals to make effective and efficient business decisions.

FreightMaster TMS® can be quickly deployed, whether you choose our On Premise model or Hosted On Demand model to manage a single company or multiple divisions. It is very easy to use, yet a very powerful application that will reduce costs and save you time; deliver the functionality you need to make better decisions in providing end-to-end support, from order entry to optimization, to auditing and online settlement, to carrier collaboration and communication.

On-Premise, SaaS Hosted or On-Premise Hosted Tier 1 TMS Solution

Agility: We take advantage of development tools, automated service management and global datacenter presence to respond faster to customer needs, focus on your competitive differentiators, and reach new markets.

Efficiency: Windows based technology improves productivity and increases operational efficiency by lowering up-front capital costs. Customers and partners can realize a reduction in Total Cost of Operations of some workloads by up to 30 – 40% over a 3 year period.

Focus On Best Practices: We focus on delivering services and value to your transportation department which enables you to spend less time on operational hurdles and more time focusing on your competitive differentiators.

Simplicity: Utilize your existing familiar transportation skills and workflows to make you more productive.

Trustworthy: Enterprise class service backed by a reliable service level agreements and a rich online services experience.

Training Information

Today’s modern software undergoes enhancements and improvements in an ever accelerating pace. As users and business processes become more sophisticated, the number of upgrades can leave people apprehensive about utilizing new features and functionality. Next Generation Logistics, Inc. firmly believes that in order for organizations and individuals to achieve the maximum return on their technology investment, they need to participate in a continual improvement process.

Consequently, NGL is committed to sponsor comprehensive training programs for all users at all levels of proficiency.

Available Courses

There are currently 5 NGL training courses available at our corporate offices. Please contact us for a detailed course outline, dates and fees.

  • Introduction to FreightMaster TMS® – (3 Days)
  • Advanced FreightMaster TMS® Concepts – (3 Days)
  • NEXTrack™ Internet Collaboration Portal – (2 Days)

To be able to provide each student with personalized attention, each course is limited to a maximum of 8 students. Each student will be provided with their own computer and will work thru a pre-determined script of practical, every day scenarios so at the end of the day, they will be more adept at solving problems on their own.

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TMS v7.0 Features

Load Planning

Order Processing
Automated Lowest Cost Transportation Provider Selection
Optimal Default Transportation Provider
Drag and Drop Load Planning
Split Order Planning
Automated Stop Optimization
Auto Tender
Equipment Selection
PC Miler Integration- Mileage Calculations
EDI Communication Available

Route Planning

Routing Guides
Auto Cross Dock and Transload facility Logic
Multi-Mode (Parcel, LTL, TL, Rail, Ocean)
Multi- Stop Consolidation
Multi- Pick Consolidation
LTL Pooling
Automated Load Optimizer
Map It Capability

Rate Shopping

Inbound/Outbound Shipment Rating
Rate and Contract Management
Carrier Cost Comparison
Bracket Rating
Class Rating
Distance Rating
Flat Rates
Tariff Exceptions Management
– Interline
– Non-Service Points
– Rule 11
Discounts
Spot Rate
Hazmat Tracking (information used for tariff calculations, routing and equipment selection)
Line Level Cost Allocation
Accessorial Fees Management
DOE Fuel Surcharge Automated Calculations.

Alert Management

User Configurable Alert Profiles
Mode Specific Transit Times
Pedictive Under Lead Time Alerts
Must Leave By Date and Time Calculations
Pedictive Under Lead Time Alerting
PC Miler “Live Traffic” Interface
Global TMS Real Time “Chat” Module
Exchange Server Integration

Accounting

Automated Order Ship Confirm For Cost Changes
Automated Freight Bill Mass Entry
Automated Freight Bill Audit
On-Line Carrier Freight Bill Entry/settlement
Benchmark Freight Cost
Claims Management.

Collaboration Web Portal

Rate Shopping
Tariff System Available to Providers
Shipment Status and Tracking available for customers
Carrier Web Based Load Tendering accept/reject
Freight Bill Settlement
Proof of Delivery
Dock Scheduling Available Through Web Portal
Single Sign On feature available.

Appointment Scheduling

Inbound/Outbound Dock Scheduling
Appointment Tracking/History
Carrier Check in/out
Carrier Log and Customized Tracking Date/time Stamp Fields
ADHOC Appointment Scheduling (adhoc order metrics).

Business Intelligence and Reporting

Transportation Provider Performance
Customer Expectations Performance
Freight Spend Tracking
100 Other Reports Available.

Other Software Integrations Available

Integration with ERP systems available
Export Doc – Export documentation
ALK PC Miler
ALK PC Rail
EDI
TruckStops – Fleet Route Optimization
WebDocs – Document Management.

NGL Services

Business Intelligence as a service.

Multiple Operating Systems Supported

Operating Systems – Windows 2008® 2012
Support for thin client environments compatible with VPN
Terminal Services & Citrix®
WAN (Wide Area Network)
SQL2012 Database Servers – Standard & Enterprise & Data Center

 

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