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What Does it All Mean?There is a lot of jargon associated with transportation management systems (TMS) that many people find hard to navigate. You may never have come across some terms if you don’t have a history of working with other TMSs or other forms of tech. The saying “it’s all Greek to me!” might spring to mind. If you find yourself lost in the TMS jargon, take a look at this list of some of the most common phrases and terms used when talking about transportation management systems. Transportation Management System (TMS)This one might seem obvious, but actually understanding what a TMS does is crucial before you can understand how the other terms relate. A TMS is a collection of tools housed under a single umbrella technology that help supply chain professionals manage transportation operations. These systems usually sit in between ordering systems (ERPs) and warehouse management systems (WMS) and help streamline rating, booking, and visibility to orders, among other things.Inte...