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Bourque Logistics is the premier rail logistics provider in North America serving over 100 large, industrial shippers. Due to numerous client requests for international intermodal management services, Tank and Container Management Systems (TCMS) was created. The focus of this venture is on international ISO tank, container, bulk shipping bags, and cylinder logistics.

Leveraging Bourque Logistics’ knowledge in industrial shipping, automation, and EDI capabilities, TCMS streamlines tank and container logistics and provides enhanced services to shippers, carriers, and depots around the world.

Please contact us at sales@tcms-global.com or 281.362.1513.

JOURNEY Container Management System

We are a company dedicated to software systems and logistics services for intermodal “bulk” containers
Containers – ISO, cargo (box), bags and totes, cylinders, drums.

Products – Chemical liquids, gases, refrigerants, catalysts, food, plastics resins

Leverages existing Bourque Logistics’ systems and expertise ‎provided to 100+ rail and truck shippers for 25 years

Leverages international knowledge and experience of intermodal ISO logistics staff

Carrier and Depot Management

  • Intuitive UI provides quick access to all shipments
  • Manages international bookings, shipments, and planned shipments
  • Interfaces with carriers, forwarders, brokers, depots for in-transit and location status
  • Monitors shipments by segment and landings at interchanges

Shipping and Inventory

  • Shipping and Inventory
  • Gate In and Out with scale integration
  • Bill of lading and other shipping documents
  • Container inventory ‎(yard, lot, row, level)
  • Container status ‎
  • Container condition 
  • Container location/inspection via INet tablet
  • SAP Integration – delivery assignment, PGI, PGR
  • Integrated with Navigator – Container receipt, shipment, inventory/status/condition

Customer and Supplier Portal

  • Storage system for private and public container documents
  • Birth, inspection, clean, and other certificates
  • Private contracts for secure access
  • Public access by customers, suppliers, third parties who require certs before a load, maintenance, or shipment can occur

Check In, Check Out

  • Assign container location, status, condition, inspection
  • Schedule and confirm events
  • RFID and seal acquisition
  • Containers and Chassis
  • SAP/Navigator integration

ERP Integration and EDI Support

  • SAP Integration
  • Integration by order, outbound/return delivery, PGI, PGR
  • EDI 301, 315 – Ocean carriers, freight forwarders, brokers
  • Integration for booking and status updates. (BOL 304 soon)
  • EDI 200 series – Truck carriers, TMC
  • Integration for BOL and status updates
  • Depots
  • Request and confirm on-site activities
  • Gate in/out, repair, test, clean, heel, storage, invoice processing

International Intermodal
Container Distribution

We manage break bulk operations to smaller containers such as cylinders and drums

Provide coordination with carriers for loaded and empty containers

Monitor container activities dwell times customers

Provide return management

Record all arrival, departure, demurrage activies for optimized fleet utilization

Contact Us

Get In Touch

Address:  1610 Woodstead Court, Suite 370

The Woodlands, TX  77380

Phone:  1 (281) 362-1513

Email:  sales@tcms-global.com

About Us

TCMS is the global leader in tracking and tracing containerized shipments including box, drum, resin bags, ISO, and cylinder.