CargoSmart’s Freight Procurement Solution Now Available

For many shippers and logistics service providers, the ocean freight procurement process is time-consuming and data-intensive. Companies that have implemented automated optimization tools can apply parameters to quickly assess their carriers’ bids and adjust their route priorities to respond to different business needs and market scenarios.

Find out how CargoSmart’s Freight Procurement solution can help you optimize your carrier mix and improve decision-making.

Download a data sheet or request a demo today.

CargoSmart Sponsors the 2013 TPM Conference

CargoSmart is the proud Gold and Charging Station sponsor of the 2013 Trans-Pacific Maritime conference in Long Beach, California, on March 3-6. The CargoSmart team will be attending the conference and meeting with customers throughout the week. We will also have a demo station set up during the event’s coffee breaks. Come by our table to meet us and learn more about our latest solutions.

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MeadWestvaco Joins CargoSmart for an American Shipper Webinar on Freight Procurement

On December 12, 2012, CargoSmart sponsored an American Shipper Webinar: Freight Procurement – Optimization Beyond Rates and Routes. The webinar recording is now available on-demand.

The 60-min session discusses the challenges that still exist in the procurement process for ocean shippers and logistics service providers, including outdated data analysis legacies, the rigidity of annual contracting, and changing operational dynamics. The webinar also demonstrates how a multi-dimensional optimization process empowers more agile and cost-effective procurement decisions. Read More…

CargoSmart's Innovating Newsletter January Issue Out Now!

The January issue of CargoSmart’s Innovating newsletter has been published! The highlights include:

  • 3 Key Reasons Drive Vessel Arrival Delays: During December’s monitoring, CargoSmart’s Global Vessel Voyage Monitoring Center (GVVMC) has identified three reasons for vessel arrival delays in the Intra-Asia and Asia-Europe trade lanes as well as in South Africa.
  • Trans-Atlantic Trade Delays: We provide analysis of the delays on the Trans-Atlantic trade lane to gauge the impact that the potential U.S. East Coast strike might have had and may yet still have after February 6. Read More…

CargoSmart Wishes You a Happy New Year

CargoSmart wishes you a Happy New Year!

We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season. We would also like to thank you for your support in 2012.

In the last year, CargoSmart launched several solutions including business process outsourcing services and the brand new visibility solution, VisibilitySmart, to help customers increase their operational efficiencies and save costs. We also announced alliances with Drewry Maritime Research to provide data for its quarterly Carrier Performance Insight report and with Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System, Inc. (NACCS Center) to provide our customers with services to comply with Japan Customs’ newly enacted Advance Filing Rules that will go into effect in March 2014.

In 2013, we are committed to continuing to deliver innovative solutions and providing quality services to our customers.

We wish you the very best in 2013!