Digital Freight Forwarders – A New word that has groomed by Freight Forwarding industry in past 10 Years. Rise of Entrepreneur has opened avenue to think things differently in a lot of sector this Segment is also not an exception. It is only Entrepreneur who has decided to move freight forwarding from game of some big companies to easily accessible to small business. And Technology has really helped them well.
In this blog i really want to mention few of Digital Freight Forwarders who are really helping and providing a great support to small and medium class business in India. with the help of their SAAS Platform they made Freight booking which was a very tough and Negotiable process they made it simple as booking Flight Ticket booking process . Still there is a lot of new Innovation need to come.New technology always cover previous one but a base of Flexibility and easy that is already provided that will always remain.
Digital Freight Forwarder
1- Cogoport – Started In 2016. Founded with vision to Globalise SME and Increase International Business by using technology to provide better shipping and Cashflow service to SME. Their main Customer is Small and medium Size companies in India. Using Cogoport Platform Importers and exporters can easily connect with Carriers .Freight forwarders and customs house agents to conduct their industrial trade Efficiently with full transparency.
2- Freight Bro – I Came to know about this company when it has integrated its platform with MAERSK Spot .When i googled this one this is not only helping small business to make their Freight booking online but also helping out small forwarder to be a digital freight forwarder by using their platform.From its digital platform anyone could procure rates from top notch shipping carriers and it also helps small time forwarders in taking digital data decision.
3- Freight Tiger – Freight Tiger is India’s largest neutral freight network today. It combines operational expertise with a digital platform to enhance every step of the logistics process. They are neither an aggregator model or marketplace, nor a SaaS platform. Think of us as an intelligent operating system and a truly neutral platform that powers the entire freight industry forward with no speed bumps. In short, They are the end-to-end streamlining logistics network that ensures businesses can move faster and do more.
4- TWILL – Why i Added this Company because i have checked some freight for my job also. I found their Customer support team very responsive. Twill is basically sponsored by Maersk . Maersk want to reach small Business which they are fulfilling by this platform. As this Company size is big they provide a lot of other service apart from Digital Platform like Inland transport ,Custom clearance and Insurance. i found their rate really interesting and Platform is also easy to access.They are ready to take care of shipping business so that companies could focus on business expansion.
5- Freitgo– A Digital Freight Forwarder Company based on data driven Technology,A platform designed for exporters & importers providing end-to-end services for modern logistics need. Quick freight booking, Real-time tracking, structured data, shipment-specific communication, and a dedicated team of experts make sure running your supply chain simple, reliable, and accurate.
There is still a lot of new things yet to come in Freight Forwading industry with help of new technology like artificial intelligence and Internet of things. For Now Small business can do their shipping business with these companies and get best quote and transparent system with best customer support.
Digital Freight Forwarders are really helping Small Business in india & Helping them on their personal Level to groom their business. There are more growth opportunity in this segment so new players are also coming.