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How to Calculate the ROI for a Transportation Management System Project

Published: 15 December 2017

ID: G00326281

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck , Brock Johns


Companies invest in transportation management solutions to save on transportation costs and achieve productivity gains. To justify this technology investment, companies need to calculate the ROI. Supply chain leaders should follow these insights to create an accurate and well-founded ROI for TMS.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select the Type of TMS Needed
  • Learn What Elements Make Up the ROI for TMS
    • Return
    • Cost of a TMS
    • Return on Investment
  • Identify the Pitfalls and Reasons Why ROI Is Not Met
  • Benchmark Your Data and Create Milestones

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