Finding software can be overwhelming. Software Advice has helped thousands of logistics providers choose the right logistics software so they can manage shipments and warehouse operations.

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Infoplus

Infoplus WMS is a web-based warehouse management software solution for small to midsize 3PLs, eCommerce Retailers, and Wholesalers focused on taking control of overall inventory, warehouse operations and shipping.  Key features include... Read more

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WISE

WISE by Royal 4 Systems is a rules-based warehouse management (WMS) system that is able to support a number of industries, including 3PL, automotive, food and beverage and industrial machinery. WISE helps users manage core warehouse... Read more

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Rose Rocket

Rose Rocket’s transportation management software (TMS) platform helps companies improve communications with systems, customers and the people who move freight.  Its open platform makes it easy to connect to the software that runs... Read more

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WMS360

Seldat’s WMS360 is a modular platform suitable for third-party logistics providers and warehouse operations of all sizes. Key features include inbound and outbound planning, inventory management and automated monitoring. The solution... Read more

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Logistically

Logistically is a cloud-based transportation management solution (TMS) designed for 3PLs, brokers and shippers of all sizes. Features include billing and invoicing, load management, order management, shipment management, routing, scheduling... Read more

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NorthStar WMS

NorthStar WMS is a cloud-based warehouse management system for small, midsize and large businesses. It serves wholesale distribution, food processing, e-commerce, manufacturing and supply chain industries. Primary features include... Read more

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Kuebix TMS

Kuebix TMS is a cloud-based transportation management system designed for shippers and carriers involved in both inbound and outbound logistics. The solution caters to a variety of carriers and modes of transport including less than... Read more

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TECSYS EliteSeries

TECSYS provides a series of supply chain management solutions suitable for midsize and large distribution companies. They currently service a wide range of verticals such as healthcare, 3PL, and other high-volume distribution industries. TECSYS... Read more

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SAP S/4HANA

SAP S/4HANA (for Supply Chain Management) is an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software suite designed for businesses of all sizes and kinds. The product caters to multiple industry verticals, such as manufacturing,... Read more

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3G-TM

3G-TM is a cloud-based and on-premise transportation management solution that is suitable for shipping and third-party logistics companies. It features order management, freight audit and payments, reporting and others. The solution... Read more

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Hybrent

Hybrent’s cloud-based, healthcare supply chain system transforms how you order supplies, manage inventory, and control overall supply spend. Purchase from all your vendors through Hybrent on both desktop and mobile devices. Approve... Read more

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AIT SureShip

AIT SureShip is a shipping management solution that integrates Infor StyeLine and other enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions with UPS, FedEx and USPS. It supports on-premise and cloud-based deployment and is suitable for industries... Read more

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ShipStation

ShipStation is a multi-carrier, multi-channel shipping solution designed to expedite the shipping process for online retailers. Features such as batch shipping, discounted shipping rates, inventory and customer management, and custom... Read more

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Transwide TMS by Alpega

Alpega is a provider of modular Transportation Management Solutions (TMS). Delivered as a Software as a Service (SaaS), this suite of integrated solutions enables shippers, logistics service providers, and carriers to collaboratively... Read more

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U Route

U Route is a transportation management system that was designed to tighten the link between shippers and their core carriers. Offering a host of features in a scalable web-based environment, U Route is a suitable option for companies... Read more

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Form.com

Form.com is a field service solution that provides tools that aim to optimize the workflow involved in traditional field service operations. Based on a variety of responses, the system triggers events that are situationally appropriate,... Read more

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PowerHouse

PowerHouseWMS is a warehouse management solution (WMS) suitable for businesses of all sizes and industries. It offers tools to manage multiple warehouse activities including receiving, replenishment, task interleaving, cycle counting,... Read more

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MercuryGate

MercuryGate is a transportation and supply chain management system (SCM) suitable for businesses of any size in a variety of industries. It can be deployed as either a cloud-based or on-premise solution. It offers support for all carrier... Read more

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ShippersEdge

ShippersEdge is a cloud-based transportation management solution that manages shipping logistics. It helps users manage shipments, submit claims and handle multiple carriers. ShippersEdge helps companies save time and control costs.... Read more

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Freightview

Freightview is a standalone transportation management system designed for small to midsize businesses that ship less-than-truckload (LTL) freight and work with multiple carriers or brokers. Their customers include manufacturers and... Read more

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Buyers guide


Last Updated: June 18, 2019

Logistics software companies provide tools to assist third-party logistics (3PL) providers; freight forwarders; air-, land- and sea-based cargo companies; exporters; importers and all related supply chain management (SCM) operations in reducing errors and improving efficiency in the SCM process.

But with so many different products out there serving every niche from dispatch and delivery to full-enterprise logistics suites, selecting the right logistics system can present a challenge.

We created this guide in order to support you when selecting a logistics system that will work for your company.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

What Is Logistics Software?
Common Features of Logistics Software

What Type of Buyer Are You?
Market Trends to Understand

What Is Logistics Management Software?

Logistic software is designed to provide logistics providers the necessary tools to support them in the execution and management of their product delivery business. There are basically two sides to this kind of software:

Supply chain management. These are the features that manage the execution of the freight pick-up, tracking and delivery. SCM entails managing all the inventory and transportation details to get the product to its final destination.

Screenshot of U Route dashboard

Screenshot of U Route dashboard

Brokerage and bidding. Since most logistics operators serve third parties on a contract basis, freight brokerage software needs to manage the business aspect, too. Freight broker software can include bid and contract management, CRM, accounting and other essential business functions. Because some businesses focus solely on this freight brokerage aspect, there are also specific software solutions, often labeled freight broker or freight forwarder software, which cater directly to these types of operations.

Common Features of Logistics Software

Inventory control Manages purchase orders and supply levels, tracking the on-hand, allocated and ordered quantities along with historical and trend information for forecasting purposes. Supports order fulfillment, warehouse control and supplier sourcing.
Transportation management Includes automated carrier selection (to determine the smartest carrier or shipping method for