USA: Alliance Deploys Freightgate’s Supply Chain Collaboration Platform
Freightgate, a global provider of Logistics Cloud Solutions, announces that Alliance International as division of Alliance Shippers Inc., is one of North America’s largest independently owned providers of global logistics and transportation services, has successfully deployed Freightgate’s next generation Supply Chain Collaboration Platform.
Alliance has been using the I-Trek!® solution to sharpen its competitive edge by providing shipment visibility along the entire logistic chain more efficiently respond to customer freight requirements. The Logistics Cloud solution will support Alliance Shippers goal to deliver the highest level of customer-focused services via state-of-the-art rail, highway, ocean and air transportation services.
I-Trek!® is part of Freightgate’s Logistics Cloud Platform, known as the Freightgate Universe. The I-Trek module is a powerful supply chain collaboration and visibility solution designed to help logistics providers, such as Alliance, to collaborate with customers, staff and agents by sharing vital information and to track a shipment, but goes way beyond that by offering sophisticated compliance solutions, automated document management and highly sophisticated collaborative last leg management.
Using I-Trek!®, Alliance Shippers will continue to grow its global service network by giving customers full visibility to their in-transit shipments and meeting demands for more transparency in the Logistics Lifecycle Management. I-Trek!® will give Alliance and its customers state-of the art decision support tools and dashboards to deliver actionable information directly to a user’s desktop having a major impact on bottom line performance.
Frank De La Torre, Alliance Executive Vice President, said, “Alliance’s long standing vision is to provide our customers with the most efficient, cost-competitive transportation services available throughout the world. I-Trek!® acts as our central information hub for operations, cutting out redundancy by capturing data from the original sources, providing our clients pre-booking and post booking information and, as such, is an integral component of our vision. The fusion of skilled team players empowered by technology makes a formidable combination.”
Martin Hubert, Freightgate, President, said, “We are very pleased that the Alliance team shares our vision and provided unwavering support during the many years of collaboration. We are confident that by delivering our next generation Supply Chain Platform enabling their customers and partners with unmatched flexibility will deliver measurable competitive advantage and value.”
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.
Freightgate, March 14, 2013