Industry professionals are seeing firsthand that shippers and carriers can reduce the noise and collaborate in ways that increase transparency, reduce costs, and improve profitability for both parties. Those that have direct and honest conversations about what they need are finding that with that honesty comes trust, efficiency, and savings.
Shippers and carriers alike herald the rate transparency offered to the industry by pricing APIs – application programming interfaces – as significant and welcome, and they point to other equally important advantages, as well. One of the most important is the savings shippers get when taking advantage of in-the-moment lane rate reductions. Digitization also yields data that can guide decision- making, particularly with pricing. Today’s freight innovators are using TMS APIs to give shippers access to carrier lane rates in real time.
This whitepaper will show you how freight digitization can build trust among shippers, 3PLs and carriers through transparency, specifically: