Increasing use of railroads in moving freight has a moderating effect on volatility. Focusing rail on long distance hauls where it clearly has fuel economy advantages, while getting trucks to do the first and final mile hauling, has the potential to minimize freight supply and demand troughs. A more stable and predictable freight system using both rail and truck means lower operating costs for all.
Choosing between cloud-based and on-premise TMS solutions can be a complex decision that depends on several factors. This article compares and contrasts cloud-based and non-cloud-based TMS to help you identify which is best for your organization.