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Freightgate Logistics Cloud Supports Improved Carbon-Emission Modeling and Supply Chain Execution

Freightgate has successfully deployed new improved carbon emission modeling in its Logistics Cloud. Freightgate, a global provider of Logistics Cloud Solutions, has successfully deployed improved carbon emission modeling in its Logistics Cloud. The Logistics Cloud, known as the Freightgate Universe, contains carbon footprint functionality that will help shippers and carriers capture, analyze and optimize the carbon footprint of their logistics and supply chains.

Earlier this week California, Oregon and Washington signed a Climate Pact with British Columbia to formally align climate and clean energy policies. They agreed to put a price on emissions and adopt fuel standards, bringing their efforts to cut greenhouse-gas pollution. The four jurisdictions together represent the world’s fifth largest economy. The Climate Pact will have a substantial impact on local and global supply chains.

Using the Freightgate’s Supply Chain Carbon-Emission Modeling, a company will be able to generate different rate and routing scenarios that compare operational, financial and environmental impact of their supply chain in real-time. The results will help determine which scenario is environmentally sound while at the same time being financially and operationally viable. The carbon footprint tracing feature offers customers transparency on the environmental impact of their logistics movements.

“We want companies to be able look at their logistics from the carbon perspective, so we are providing them with the tools to do in-house analysis on their carbon emissions. Understanding the carbon emission impact of your supply chain decisions and carrier routing alternatives is critical to conducting world trade. Freightgate’s technology provides real-time, execution level calculation of carbon emission across modes and routing alternatives, including accounting for these upcoming fees along the entire Logistics Management Lifecycle” states Martin Hubert, Freightgate CEO and President.

Freightgate offers a wide range of green services, supply chain efficiency visualization and simulation tools as well as customer specific optimization projects. Freightgate constantly dialogues with its global partners to deliver the most advanced environmentally responsive solutions to support your sustainability initiatives.

Freightgate’s Logistics Cloud Platform, known as the Freightgate Universe, enables solutions empowering professionals on all levels to collaborate with global vendors and logistics providers seamlessly on a single common transportation sourcing platform for informed decision-making across the entire network. It encompasses ISO9001:2008-certified end-to-end transportation management processes from procurement, rate management, optimization, execution and visibility, carbon footprint, through invoice audit & pay. The Freightgate Universe is comprised of adaptive easy-to-deploy modules to help companies leapfrog into the 21st century with minimal start-up cost. Freightgate is the only commercial EFM compliant platform enabling standardized web-services as promoted by the US-DOT and Transport-Canada.

To schedule a No-Obligation Demonstration of Freightgate’s Cloud Solutions, please complete form at: www.freightgate.com/demo or call Freightgate Sales at (714) 799-2833, email: sales@freightgate.com.

About Freightgate
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 Platform, offering 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; BFN (Built for NetSuite) approved SuiteApps. Freightgate is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

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