In today’s global market place you are faced with numerous transportation challenges including: rising fuel costs, new regulatory mandates, and global operations with higher levels of lead time variability. These factors can make transportation costs become a larger and larger percentage of cost of goods sold. Combine that with the increasing customer demands on delivery performance and reduced damaged-in-transit goods; and you can see why a logistics management solution is necessary. i2’s Total Logistics Management can support all logistics challenges including: contract negotiations, transportation network modeling, shipment order handling, freight planning, order execution and monitoring, and freight financial settlement. This product will manage procurement, planning, execution and monitoring.