Canada-based Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired US-based Aljex Software, a cloud-based provider of back-office transportation management solutions for freight brokers
and transportation providers.
THERE ARE CONFLICTING VISIONS FOR THE FUTURE of freight brokers
here in the U.
Algorithms that streamline the process and deliver the savings to the forwarder offer the automated freight brokers
the opportunity to significantly reduce their commission (by 5 to 10 percent) compared to traditional brokers (15-20 percent).
Mostly Florida trucking, customers come from freight brokers
Partnering with the top freight brokers
in the industry and hiring the best and brightest staff continues to be the driving force behind LDi's success," said Evan Gaskill, President of Logistic Dynamics.
Engineered to help freight brokers
, trucking companies and freight shippers manage their freight and logistics operations, an enterprise-level TMS can be launched in less than 60 seconds.
Founded in 1999 by Tim Barton, Freightquote is one of the largest internet-based freight brokers
in the United States.
Perhaps the most reported-on provision of the new Transportation Bill is the requirement for freight brokers
and domestic forwarders to each post a $75,000 surety bond, a boost from the current $10,000.
The Courts' admonitions regarding forwarders apply equally as well to freight brokers
Brown says that their freight brokers
tell them that the railroads are trying to do all they can do to provide service.
Among these other parties are freight brokers
, a requirement that was objected by many in the third-partly logistics provider (3PL) sector, said Brian Augustine, a partner at Cincinnati, Ohio-based Porter Wright.