Visualizing data is a powerful method for better understanding the macro level picture of your transportation network. Similar to executing a pivot table in Excel – a tool like this gives the user a powerful look at what is working and how their freight, lanes, classes, and carriers are distributed.
The possibilities are endless with Tableau — which has a free version, personal version and several organization options. There are several other options for BI and analytics however Tableau seems to be one of the front runners currently.
More of this to come….