Why Route Master?

New shipping alliances, service consolidation, and the resulting changes to services, routes, and schedules, have made transportation management and supply chain planning more challenging than ever. The changes have made dynamic data intelligence critical to successful supply chain management.

Route Master, the interactive route planning tool powered by CargoSmart, lets you digitize route planning and respond faster to ocean carriers’ and alliances’ service changes, to help you navigate the new reality of ocean shipping. Watch the video to learn more.


Yusen Logistics Taps Into Route Master for Ocean Route Planning

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd., a leading global supply chain logistics company, is using Route Master to gain insights to optimize its ocean route planning. Providing extensive information about 29 ocean carriers’ available services, Route Master helps Yusen Logistics discover the best routing options to prepare for carrier contract negotiations, make shipment plan recommendations to its customers, and establish routing guides for its internal teams based on the insights.

“One of our company’s missions is to use innovative technologies to make continuous business improvements to benefit our customers,” said Chris Kwan, general manager of Yusen Logistics. “Leveraging Route Master’s rich data and analytics power helps us to enhance the service we provide to our customers with intelligent tools for the global logistics industry.”

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Inbound Logistics Selects CargoSmart as a 2017 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that Inbound Logistics named CargoSmart to its 2017 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers list. This is the eleventh time Inbound Logistics has recognized CargoSmart on its prestigious list.

Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2017. Editors seek to match readers’ fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected.  All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers’ needs for scalability, simplicity, fast ROI, and ease of implementation. Read More…


Managing your ocean shipments with the alliances’ larger vessels

The mega shipping alliances are deploying larger vessels on Europe routes. As the carriers begin their new alliance services, manage the opportunities and the risks the changes offer.

Shipping Alliances Kickoff Their New Services in April

The mega ocean shipping alliances, 2M, OCEAN, and THE started operating their new services on April 1, 2017. According to carriers’ published schedules, it will take more than two months for all of the vessels to be deployed on the new alliance services. CargoSmart is closely monitoring their service transition progress in each trade lane. Read More…