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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.

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.

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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.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

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.

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

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.

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.

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.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

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?

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Happy Earth Day! ??

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Every day is Earth Day! Want to participate in #reducing #GHG #emissions from #freight ? Join us! We’ll be happy to serve your business with our 5-star service. Learn more about how we do it at Freightera and about our green origins.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

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.

????? We Celebrated our 7th Birthday with Incredible Reviews from our Amazing Customers!

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It was Freightera’s 7th birthday on May 4th!

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.

Limited Access Locations in Freight Shipping

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What are limited access locations, and how to choose the right location type in shipping freight. LTL shipping is intricate, and there’s a lot of room for an inexperienced shipper to make mistakes.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

We Have Introduced Carbon Savings Badge, Helping our Shippers Reduce CO2e Emissions up to 62%

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Below is the full press release, as published on PRNewswire : VANCOUVER, BC, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera introduced a “CO2e Savings” badge, which quantifies the greenhouse gas reduction businesses can achieve by selecting lower-emission transportation carriers on the Freightera platform.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

GEP Outlook 2021 Report

It’s 2021, and many enterprises are still reeling from the unprecedented disruption of last year. Get a leg up with the GEP Outlook 2021 Report, featuring eight critical leadership themes that will help you navigate uncertainty and thrive in the new normal.