Brokers need a full-featured, versatile, and easy-to-use software to bridge technology between legacy order processing and a warehouse/distribution models. They need to evaluate inbound procurement and outbound shipping orders in order to offer best case routing solutions. Users must evaluate their options and pass them to the transportation provider, selecting the best mode and least-cost scenario. Supply chain management software and real-time shipment tracking is a must have in today’s world.
The Descartes Aljex™ software platform provides a dashboard of tools that helps automate daily tasks and provides full visibility throughout the entire supply chain. Descartes Aljex is a scalable cloud-based TMS that hosts a sizable network of brokers, 3PLs, shippers, and intermodal users who do billions of dollars in transactional revenue annually, across the North American logistics supply chain. Descartes Aljex eliminates manual track and trace operations, increases on-time delivery performance, and improves customer satisfaction with a technology platform that simplifies cumbersome manual processes.
Descartes Aljex improves planning and decision making by defining the most efficient transport options, given the importance of a user’s own parameters such as cost, lead-time, number of stops and more. The TMS automates carrier rate acceptance, dispatching, and EDI. Follow-up tasks like accounting, invoicing and reporting have never been easier when everything is performed from inside one cohesive system. TMS users can reduce supply chain disruptions by automating communications and having real-time shipment visibility across multiple parties and modes of transportation. Users make better lane pricing choices by accessing and comparing historical prices while managing documents through an organized system of document imaging and storage.
Descartes Aljex is one of the Descartes Transportation Management product offerings that provides a variety of time saving tools from within one cohesive platform. It includes reporting tools and key indicators that help users measure performance and make strategic decisions to benefit their logistics businesses.