TSC Container Freight, the non-vessel-operating common carrier and freight forwarding arm of The Scoular Co., will enhance its rail service visibility by deploying Descartes Systems Group’s IES Web Tracking solution.
In addition, TSC Container Freight has expanded its relationship with Descartes by adopting Descartes’ cloud-based Ocean AMS (Automated Manifest System).
“Reliable and cost-effective rail transportation is of particular importance in the agricultural sector. The connectivity and new capabilities for reporting on rail shipments provided by Descartes’ Web tracking tool extend our visibility into shipment status well beyond the port,” said Dennis Quimby, logistics manager of TSC Container Freight, in a statement. “Improved visibility into rail shipments is one of the many factors we need to help enhance service and maintain a competitive edge."
“Rail visibility is another dimension of multimodal logistics management that is often missing in the marketplace,” added Ken Wood, Descartes’ senior vice president of product management.
Scoular is an agribusiness that manages supply chains for customers involved in the food, feed, and renewable fuel markets.