Port of Rotterdam Powers Its Route Planner Tool with CargoSmart

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the largest port in Europe in terms of container throughput, handling over 12.4 million TEUs in 2016, is using CargoSmart’s sailing schedule data to provide shippers with greater visibility to the available route options through its port. The port’s new route planning tool, Navigate, integrates CargoSmart’s deep-sea vessel schedule data with barge, rail, and truck schedules for shippers to find and compare routes. CargoSmart is helping the port to digitize its business and connect its ecosystem of shippers, transportation providers, and depots to improve the efficiencies of planning and shipping through the port. Read 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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CargoSmart Selected as a 2016 Great Supply Chain Partner

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that SupplyChainBrain selected CargoSmart as a 2016 Great Supply Chain Partner. In the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners issue, the magazine recognized the valuable service provided to those who nominated them.

This is the 14th year of celebrating SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners. Tremendous growth and evolution have been seen over the years in the quality, quantity, and diversity of companies nominated for the award. Read More…

Nippon Express, Globaltransol, and ACX Global Select CargoSmart’s VGM Solution

CargoSmart's VGM Solution

We are pleased to announce that CargoSmart’s customers are  preparing to submit the verified gross mass (VGM) of their cargo through its platform to comply with the new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention requirements that go into effect on July 1, 2016. Nippon Express, Globaltransol, and Al Dahra ACX Global are three companies that have selected to submit the VGMs through CargoSmart’s platform. In addition, thousands of shippers and freight forwarders have signed in to CargoSmart’s website to become familiar with the application, set up protocols, and train colleagues. Read More…

BuyCo Enhances Its Collaborative Forwarder Platform with CargoSmart

We are pleased to announce that BuyCo For Growth (BuyCo) has implemented CargoSmart’s shipment management solutions to enhance its collaborative IT platform for freight forwarders. BuyCo provides an online platform that enables global freight forwarders to create a stronger network to offer their customers extensive trade routes and competitive freight rates. Subscribing to CargoSmart’s shipping data as a service, BuyCo now provides its forwarder members with multiple-carrier sailing schedules and shipment execution services alongside freight rates to improve shipment management through a single online platform. Read More…