Freightgate allows us to provide a customizable solution that will improve our collaborative, supply chain-focused services, said Sheila Hewitt, Vice President of International at Transplace
Dallas, TX and Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced that the company has selected Freightgate’s proprietary rate and contract management cloud software for improved international transportation management services. Freightgate is a global provider of Best In Class Logistics Cloud Solutions known for its commitment to superior quality and innovation within the logistics community. With Freightgate’s rate management solution, Transplace employees and customers now have greater visibility into real-time, multi-modal rates along with insights about surcharges, upcoming rate changes and historical trends.
“We are thrilled to offer this best-in-class rate management tool to our customers,” said Sheila Hewitt, Vice President of International at Transplace. "Freightgate allows us to provide a customizable solution that will improve our collaborative, supply chain-focused services. For Transplace, a key requirement was the ability to provide customer access to timely carrier rates and quotes, and the ability to automatically request spot rates. Freightgate’s software solution will contribute to our continued company growth and goal of providing exceptional customer service." In addition to providing a single location to manage all contracts, Freightgate will give Transplace customers insight into optimal pricing, quotations, routing and shipment tracking. Processes that can be very manual will now be automated and user-friendly, allowing Transplace employees and customers to operate more efficiently.
“Transplace was clear about its intent to enhance its customer experience and access to supply chain management data,” said Gary Chisamore, Freightgate Vice President of Business Development. “I was impressed with the company’s ingenuity in adapting our rate management features to its business needs and unique deployment requirements.”
Transplace is a North American non asset-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. Transplace provides a comprehensive mix of transportation management and technology services including supply chain consulting and execution ranging from end-to-end logistics outsourcing to intermodal, freight brokerage and SaaS TMS. Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to customers. The company is recognized among the elite global 3PLs by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world. To learn more about Transplace, please visit http://www.transplace.com.
Based in Huntington Beach, California, the Freightgate team has been developing Internet solutions for the freight and logistics since 1994, such as its industry-leading Logistics Cloud-based Platform, with Supply Chain Collaboration & Visibility; TMS, Global Tender Bid Management; Least Cost Routing, Service Contract and Quote Management; Regulatory Compliance CBP and FMC; Automated eInvoice Audit and Payment; innovative What-If-Scenario Analysis tool; interactive online Sailing Schedule. Freightgate is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Visit Freightgate at: http://www.freightgate.com.