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Former Amazon Executives Join Freightera

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Amazon’s former executives, Director of Software Engineering Jonathan Shakes, and Director of Customer Service Colleen Byrum join Freightera’s executive team.

Do You Have Medical and Other Essential Supplies Available for Sale? Freightera Community Update

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Gloves, Zip Lock Bags, Masks, Gowns, Hand Sanitizers, etc. On Wednesday we received an urgent call from the BC Government’s COVID-19 Supply Hub to purchase the medical and other essential supplies.

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Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains

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Interview with Benoit Montreuil, Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Director, Physical Internet Center; Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Interviewed by Eric Beckwitt, Founder and CEO, Freightera.

Freightera Wins 2020 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Technology Companies in British Columbia

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For the second year, Freightera makes the list of private BC companies best positioned for high growth and acquisition, according to a predictive model by Rocket Builders.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Logistics Manager Magazine: Freightera Creates Local Sourcing for Global Supply Chains amid Coronavirus

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March 16th was the first day when Freightera shipments started to plummet in sync with the whole Canadian economy. COVID-19 disruption of most of our customers’ businesses due to their own suppliers and customers shutting down, traveled downstream to us.

Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions

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Silpa Paul, Frost & Sullivan commercial vehicles industry analyst, mentions Freightera among key automated-on-demand solutions in her article in trucks.com earlier this week and states that we are entering the era of fast adaption of brokerage digitization. Silpa Paul’s authority comes from prolific work in the space. She has published more than 30 research studies covering trucking and logistics.

The Future of Sustainable Freight Hauling – Freightera featured in ‘Digital Supply Chain’

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Mediaplanet just published and distributed in USA Today their special edition about innovative technological solutions for transportation and supply chain management. This ‘Digital Supply Chain’ issue aims to help businesses navigate new technologies for improving efficiency of their supply chains, increasing productivity and gaining a competitive edge for their companies.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Speaking at CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain, Management and Technology Event in Bothell, WA on May 17, 2019

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Please join us at the upcoming CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain + Management + Technology event in Bothell on May 17th! Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be speaking with thought leaders from Convoy, FLEXE, Flexport, Freightera, Microsoft, OneClick.ai, P8, REI, Seagull Scientific, UW Bothell School of Business, and the State of Washington.

Freightera’s collaboration with SmartWay featured in Truck News magazine

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TruckNews just featured Freightera and our collaboration with the SmartWay. SmartWay chose Freightera to feature certified carriers in Canada, leaders in optimizing their fuel efficiency, greening the supply chain. We started to work with them about a year ago with great results. SmartWay initially approached Beckwitt asking him to put a tag on those partner carriers working with Freightera so shippers could see the fleets who are dedicated to lower emissions and being environmentally friendly.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23

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When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How can green be applied to the most polluting industry on earth without skepticism? How can we do it? How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Do our partners, investors and customers care? With these questions, we started to reach out and connect with people, companies and organizations working on solutions for cleaning and greening freight transportation.

New Full Truckload (FTL) Freight Lanes in Canada

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Dear shippers, Below are a few new FTL freight lanes within Canada that we’ve added to our system recently. From Montreal, QC to Winnipeg, BC. Was: $2847.55 CAD, now: $1610.40 From Toronto, ON, to Winnipeg, BC. Was: $2602.34 CAD, now: $1821.60 From Toronto, ON, to Regina, SK. Was: $15249.11

8 Green Freight Trends to Watch in 2017

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Demand for greener supply chains will be driven by the largest firms. Demand for greener freight transport is coming primarily from the largest companies. It’s coming from the Walmart’s and Whole Foods of the world, and the very large logistics companies. Once these services are set up, and capacity is established, it will be made available to smaller firms. Lowest cost freight transport will increasingly be lower emission as well.

Freightera is the 2021 Impact Company of The Year Award Winner

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Freightera won the DotCom Magazine 2021 Impact of The Company of The Year Award. Below is the official DotCom Magazine statement: ” 2021 Impact Company of The Year Awards celebrate shapeshifting entrepreneurs and their companies.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

How Green Shipping Can Enhance Your Business’s Sustainability Quotient

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By Kevin Hill. The rise in demand for goods and products worldwide has pushed many businesses to go global. This requires them to develop efficient and cost-effective supply chains to enhance their market reach. This rise in demand and supply of goods also calls for an added focus towards sustainable shipping practices to ensure the environment doesn’t get affected by it all.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

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SupplyChainDigital.com picked up our recent press release about Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt’s 2019 Clean50 Award and published a feature article about this news for the supply chain community. Thank you, Supply Chain Digital! This story will help us spread the word about our solution. The excerpts from the article below.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

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Eric Beckwitt honored for his contribution to advancing the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian freight digitization startup Freightera is honored to announce that CEO Eric Beckwitt has just won the 2019 Clean50 Award for his outstanding contribution to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years.

Google money moves into digitization of freight. What does it mean?

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If you’ve been following the news on freight automation/digitization, freight marketplaces, the acquisition of Globaltranz, Uber Freight’s ups and downs and such, you would have not missed the news last Friday of CapitalG (the late stage investment arm of Alphabet, Google’s parent company) entering the space and backing Seattle-based Convoy. As one of the players in the middle of the digital battlefield, we were honestly shocked. What does that mean for us?

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

New Freight Rate Update: FTL, LTL, Canada/US Domestic & Cross-Border

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Dear shippers, We just brought online millions of new freight rates for FTL by rail, large and heavy LTL, reefer LTL and parcels. Note: many of these prices are dynamic so may fluctuate day to day. Please check rates frequently for new, better rates and expanded coverage.

The Origin of Freightera’s Green Mission: DotCom Magazine’s Interview with Zhenya Beck

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Zhenya Beck talks about Freightera’s Green Mission and a Personal Story Behind It. Earlier this month, Freightera co-founder and marketing director Zhenya Beck had an interview with Andy Jacob of the DotCom Magazine.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: San Francisco, CA

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LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to San Francisco, CA. Check out our San Francisco rates below for lanes within the USA, and cross-border Canada to USA. All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : San Francisco, CA to San Jose, CA.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Detroit, MI

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LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to Detroit, MI. Shipping LTL freight from/to Detroit, MI? Check out our rates below for lanes within the USA, and cross-border Canada to USA.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Houston, TX

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LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA to Houston, TX. We update our system monthly with fresh new LTL and FTL freight rates, ready to be booked in seconds! All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : From Oklahoma City, OK to Houston, TX. Best rate: $150.51

New LTL Freight Rate Update in USA and Cross-Border

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Dear shippers, Although freight rates are trending up, we are still able to get better deals for you. Please note, carrier rates may fluctuate based on availability. Examples below are for 1 pallet/skid, class 125, 48” x 48” x 48”, 500 lbs. New USA rates. Hayward, CA to Chicago, IL.

Freightera’s New Redesign Takes Instant Online Freight Quotes to the Next Level

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Canadian startup Freightera released its breakthrough redesign. Shippers can now get instant freight quotes without creating accounts. VANCOUVER, British Columbia , Sept. 7, 2017 – Just in time for the busy fall shipping season, the Canadian startup serving businesses with instant freight quotes and online bookings unveiled its break-through redesign. Freightera users can now get live instant quotes without creating accounts.

Freightera Wins 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Award

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Deloitte just recognized Freightera among the fastest-growing and most innovative technology companies in Canada. VANCOUVER, B.C., 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera, the innovative online freight marketplace, just won the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Residential vs. Commercial Freight Shipping

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Why do residential freight deliveries cost more? In the LTL shipping industry, business to business shipments are the norm. This means that carriers usually ship dock to dock or dock to tailgate and vice versa. .

Plug and Play selects Freightera as finalist for Logistics Sector Accelerator Program!

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Plug and Play Ventures selected Freightera as a finalist for their logistics sector accelerator program. Exciting news for our friends! Plug and Play Ventures, a renown Silicon Valley venture fund, has selected Freightera as a finalist for their “world’s largest” accelerator program. We are invited to present at a private event on June 8th with their Supply Chain & Logistics partners. Plug and Play Ventures are best known for working with Paypal and Dropbox.

Amazing 22-43% savings in ON, BC, and North-Eastern US

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New LTL Freight Rates in Canada & United States. Dear shippers, Just in time for holidays, we’ve got some huge savings on Canadian and USA less-than-truckload rates for you. Best examples in Ontario and BC. For 1 pallet, 48”x48”x48” & 500 lbs.

New Freight Rate Update: Cross-Border USA & Canada

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Are you shipping your LTL freight cross-border, from the USA to Canada, or from Canada to the USA? Then you’ll be interested in examples of our newly added cross-border freight rates. There rates are for 1 pallet, 500 lbs, 48x48x48 inches. From Rancho Cucamonga CA, to Montreal QC. Now: $303.77

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!