Need to select or replace your TMS or other tool?

(Online) System selection methodology and approach

Area

Approach

Outcome

Kick-off and requirements

review

Conduct (online) work sessions to:

  • Kick-off the project

  • Assess current and future TM processes/services

  • Determine business, functional and technical requirements

  • Derive data objects

  • Design the To-be IT solution architecture and Integration concept
     

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Prepare short list potential solutions/providers

Conduct (online) work sessions to:

  • Finalize TMS scope and agree on selection criteria

  • Screen and evaluate potential transport management solutions/ providers

  • Agree on long list

  • Collect and evaluate additional info

  • Agree on short list

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Request and evaluate proposals

Conduct (online) work sessions to:

  • Approve Request for Proposal

  • Review proposals

  • Have meetings with providers to discuss and demo their solution

  • Evaluate meetings and finalize overall evaluation

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Decision making, contracting

and project planning

Conduct (online) work sessions to:

  • Draft costs/benefits overview and roadmap/ implementation planning

  • Decide on preferred provider

  • Contract preferred provider

  • Prepare project plan

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