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Freightgate Saves Customers Over 88.8 Years of Manual Labor

Freightgate passes 100 Million rate item lookup milestone for its leading Global Tender Management solution. Manual estimation to complete 100 Million rate item lookups was 883,000 hours. Using Freightgate’s Global Tender Management solution with Data Checking and Formatting, the Total Hours saved was a mind-blogging 88.8 Years. Roughly USD $7.1 Million Dollars based on minimal wage. Global Tender Management (GTM-Trek!) generates and processes complex tenders for shippers and carriers in a consistent and efficient manner, enabling analysis, optimization and better strategic decisions. Freightgate, a leading supply chain software solutions provider with ISO 9001:2008 certification. Freightgate’s solutions support all Supply Chain Transportation Management functions from Procurement, through Rate Management, Optimization, Execution […]

Freightgate introduces new business intelligence module to Tariff-Trek!

Freightgate, a global industry leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, introduces new business intelligence module to Tariff-Trek!, its award winning rate and quote management solution. As an Innovative New Thought Leader in the global logistics community, Freightgate has consistently introduced new Logistics Lifecycle Management software solutions to streamline the complexities of logistics and supply chain management. Anticipating customers’ evolving needs and adopting a personal hands-on responsive approach are signature qualities of Freightgate’s commitment to excellence. Freightgate Business Intelligence Modules includes New Features: Allowing multi-tiered analysis and tight integration of online data into dynamically generated spreadsheet templates; Different report results on the same as well as multiple sheets; Dynamic constraints […]

Freightgate Teaches Shippers How to Automate Global Logistics Tender and Freight Rate Management

Freightgate, a leading supply chain software solutions provider, is teaching global shippers, forwarders and carriers how to automate their Global Logistics Tenders and effectively manage freight rates in today’s complex and demanding supply chains. Freightgate’s GTM-Trek and Ocean Tender are powerful Cloud-based Logistics Solutions to manage the critical procurement stage of a company’s Logistics Management Lifecycle. Freightgate is teaching shippers how to automate their global logistics tenders and freight rate management saving time and money. GTM-Trek with Ocean Tender generates and processes complex tenders for shippers and carriers in a consistent and efficient manner, enabling analysis, optimization and better strategic decisions. Freightgate was instrumental in the development of a Global […]

Freightgate releases new Ocean Tender version 3.1

Freightgate, a leading provider of supply chain transportation solutions, is pleased to announce the release of OceanTender version 3.1 . Freightgate’s transportation procurement application uses a common business process and standardized format developed in conjunction with global shippers, 3PLs and carriers. Ocean Tender standardizes and supports all phases of a tender from initial creation, request, responses, complex shipper evaluation, countering, and award. “We are excited that our user community can now do least cost routing analysis with just the click of a button and account for business reality of awarding a given lane to more than one carrier with ease.” says Martin Hubert, President Freightgate. “Anyone in the International Shipping […]

Freightgate marks Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror is a time of national and international reflection. Many communities, churches and organizations will be holding programs to commemorate the losses of 9/11. Freightgate offers tribute to the hundreds of government and private organizations around the world who haves worked tirelessly for the last decade. This tragic event has intensified global efforts to secure and safeguard the movement of cargo. ‘We honor the 9/11 victims and their families. We thank the U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security and International Trade organizations for their efforts initiating the C-TPAT – Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, Importer Security Filing, and other cargo security […]

Managing the Logistics Lifecycle

Cloud computing has become an industry buzzword. How will this technology influence the way companies approach logistics management? By Martin Hubert CEO, Freightgate Reprint of article published in Inbound Logistics July 2011 Hubert: Enterprises have long sought solutions that deliver immediate value, are easily accessible and scalable, and require minimal up-front investment. Unfortunately, the traditional delivery models of installed software, or dedicated Web-based systems, fell short of those goals. The net effect on most small and mid-size companies was to render valuable logistics management solutions virtually inaccessible. Cloud computing changed all that. A “shared services” approach is the only way to bring value to every player in the market. Companies […]

Freightgate Selected as Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 9th Consecutive Year

Freightgate has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2011. Inbound Logistics Magazine editors recognize logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Freightgate, a global industry leader in Web 2.0 technology supply chain software solutions, has achieved this distinguished recognition of excellence for last nine consecutive years. Freightgate reflects Inbound Logistics readers’ diverse technology needs for: simplicity, ROI, customized implementation, visibility, compliance, procurement, audit and emphasis on end-to-end collaborative software solutions. “This year was particularly challenging for the editorial staff as they had to select 100 logistics IT leaders from nearly 300 companies that submitted their credentials”, said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics. […]

Freightgate Global Tender Management (GTM-Trek!) : Man vs. Technology

Freightgate Global Tender Management (GTM-Trek!) was put to the challenge Man vs. Technology in a case study involving productivity, speed and accuracy. Bid preparation is a trepidation which logistics providers must face to secure and retain business. Every transportation buyer, every carrier, every logistics service provider has their own transportation tender prerequisites, bid formats, pricing methodology, and service criterions. Rarely are transportation bid proposals (RFQ/RFP) an easy fill-in-the-blanks situation. Freight rates and routings need to transposed, combined and manipulated to fit into prescribed bid formats and templates. Usually this requires a diligent team working around the clock compiling freight rates from carriers, assembling information, and doubling checking pricing accuracy. Normally […]

Freightgate and PayCargo Form Alliance to Improve Ocean Transportation Invoice and Payment Processing

Freightgate, a leading provider of supply chain transportation solutions, and PayCargo, a leader in electronic invoicing and settlement, announce an alliance to deliver solutions that automate the validation and settlement of invoices for the ocean transportation industry. The alliance will combine Freightgate’s rate management and e-invoice validation solutions with PayCargo’s invoice management and settlement solution. Together, the complementary solutions are designed to provide carriers and their customers with a fully automated electronic means to process all transportation freight invoices and settlement. “Ocean container shipping is a multi-billion dollar industry and we’ll deliver tremendous efficiencies and remove costs for all stakeholders through the automation of invoicing and payment,” Martin Hubert, CEO […]