Leading Logistics Provider Embraces a Best-In-Class Logistics Solution
Swift Transportation Company of AZ, LLC has selected Oracle
Transportation Management as the foundation for its Swift Logistics division. This system will support the company’s expanding logistics service offering. Oracle Transportation Management will permit Swift Logistics to offer its customers value added solutions such as integrated and streamlined transportation planning and execution, as well as freight payment for multiple transportation modes on a single platform.
Swift Logistics uses this solution, combined with the company’s 40 years of transportation expertise, to deliver comprehensive and flexible logistics services to customers further expanding its footprint in the transportation management services industry.
With the implementation of the new TMS, Swift Transportation will be better equipped to optimize transportation planning and execution while providing customers and carriers with transparency into each transaction, including the ability to transmit alerts to mobile devices.
By developing this relationship, Swift Transportation continues to leverage technology and innovation to add value to its partners’ supply chains through best-in-class solutions.
“Oracle Transportation Management will provide a scalable and powerful foundation as we continue to build out our best in class logistics service offering,” said Richard Stocking, President and COO, Swift Transportation. “The solution will help provide us with the ability to deliver new services that keep pace with evolving market needs, while helping our clients reduce transportation costs, improve service and increase asset utilization.”
“Organizations in today’s logistics industry seek tools that enable them to distinguish themselves in an increasingly competitive and challenging market. Oracle Transportation Management helps forward-looking organizations like Swift Transportation to bring industry leading transportation management to its customer base, reducing transportation costs, providing order visibility and automating logistics processes,” said Greg Smith, Director, Freight and Logistics, Industries Business Unit, Oracle.
About Swift Transportation
Swift is based in Phoenix, Arizona. As of December 31, 2011, Swift operated a tractor fleet of approximately 15,900 units comprised of 11,900 tractors driven by company drivers and 4,000 owner-operator tractors, a fleet of 50,555 trailers, and 6,210 intermodal containers from 34 major terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the United States and Mexico. Swift offers customers the opportunity for “one-stop shopping” for their truckload transportation needs through a broad spectrum of services and equipment. Swift’s extensive suite of services includes general, dedicated and cross-border U.S./Mexico/Canada service, temperature-controlled, flatbed and specialized trailers, in addition to rail intermodal and non-asset based freight brokerage and logistics management services, making it an attractive choice for a broad array of customers.