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Metropolitan Trucking Implements IDSC Netwise Enterprise Decision Support Software

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

With 350 power units, Metropolitan Trucking, Inc., is a full-service truckload carrier of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce. Through three state-of-the-art terminals, the company serves the eastern half of the US. The third generation family-owned and operated business was founded in 1930; its corporate office and central dispatch are located in Maywood, New Jersey.

TMW Systems, Inc., welcomes Metropolitan Trucking as a new customer using IDSC Netwise® decision support software. Engineered to work seamlessly with legacy systems and technology infrastructures, IDSC Netwise will interface with Metropolitan Trucking's existing technology.

IDSC Netwise provides organizational infrastructure with the goal of continuous profitability improvement. From a historical analysis module that keeps a scoreboard on profitability to yield management capabilities, IDSC Netwise permits company executives to make savvy, confident decisions on productivity and customer service for long-term business growth. Features include:

  • Profitability scoreboards 
  • Pricing based on history, profitability and market pricing
  • Bid processing
  • Optimization of freight mix
  • Overall yield management

TMW acquired Integrated Decision Support Corporation (IDSC) and their decision support software offerings including IDSC MatchAdvice, IDSC TripAlert and IDSC ExpertFuel, in 2007.

About TMW Systems, Inc.
TMW Systems, Inc., is committed to delivering customer-driven solutions that help companies take better advantage of market opportunities, improve asset productivity and gain a better return on information. TMW's solutions are focused in the commercial transportation industries. TMW customers come from trucking, 3PL, private fleet, construction, municipal, retail repair and waste management. With offices in Cleveland, Ohio; Durham, North Carolina.; Indianapolis, Indiana; Dallas, Texas; and Vancouver, British Columbia; TMW currently serves more than 1,600 customers managing over 325,000 power units and maintaining more than 1.1 million assets worldwide, including North America, Europe, China and Latin America.