Blogs

Discover the freshest insights into industry trends, captivating happenings, prominent logistics conferences, and informative how-to articles. Immerse yourself in the realm of cutting-edge content offered by our blogs, encompassing a curated selection of the most popular resources available.
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July 18, 2024
Factors Impacting Freight Transit Time
Calculate precise freight transit times quickly with our Freight Transit Time Calculator. Optimize your shipping routes and delivery schedules effortlessly.
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July 18, 2024
How to Reduce Freight Cost: A Guide for Freight Forwarders
Discover strategies to reduce freight costs in our guide for freight forwarders. Maximize efficiency and save money on shipping
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July 6, 2024
Shipping API: 5 Best Shipping APIs to Consider in 2024
Shipping APIs facilitate communication and collaboration between shippers, carriers, customers, and other stakeholders in the supply chain.
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June 20, 2024
The Comprehensive Guide to LCL Shipping
An in-depth analysis of LCL shipping and what it entails, how shippers can prepare for it, and a comprehensive comparison of LCL and FCL shipping.
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June 14, 2024
General Rate Increase (GRI) in Shipping (2024)
Deep dive into the concept of general rate increase (GRI) in 2024, the factors that impact it, and how freight forwarders can navigate it effectively
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June 10, 2024
Best Freight Procurement Software in 2024
Explore the best freight procurement software solutions in 2024, why they are important, and the features to look out for when choosing an FPS.
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May 31, 2024
Digital Freight Forwarding is Revolutionizing Shipping Experience
Exploring the concept of digital freight forwarding, how it differs from the traditional, and how it is revolutionizing the shipping experience across the globe.
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May 31, 2024
Best Digital Freight Forwarding Platform in 2024
Find out the best digital freight forwarding platform in 2024, their features, what makes them unique, and how features to always look out for in one.
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May 31, 2024
Digital Freight Management Guide in 2024
Explore the complete guide on digital freight management for 2024, including the best digital freight management platforms and how AI can help with digitalization.
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May 24, 2024
Why Spreadsheets Aren't the Answer for Freight Forwarder Pricing Teams?
Discover why spreadsheets fall short in meeting the demands of freight forwarder pricing teams. Learn how Freightify overcomes these challenges.
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May 23, 2024
What is Spot Freight: A Complete Overview
An overview of spot freight and spot rates. What they are and how freight forwarders can effectively manage them by leveraging technology solutions.
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May 15, 2024
Freight Procurement Strategies & Tips in 2024
The right freight procurement strategy determines an efficient way to transport goods, with minimal delays and maximum cost savings.
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April 26, 2024
7 Best Freight Forwarding Software in 2024
Integrating the right freight forwarding software into your business has several benefits that increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.
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April 25, 2024
Uncovering the Revenue Leak: How Freight Forwarders are Losing 15% of Revenue
Freight forwarders are losing approximately 15% of revenue due to invoicing discrepancies, including incorrect charges, cargo misclassification, and unchecked invoices. The article explores the revenue leakages, their impact, and introduces systematic solutions like the Freightify Rate Management System and the Freightify Surcharge Suite to reclaim lost revenue.
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April 17, 2024
Driving Innovation Forward: Claus-Robert Heinze Joins Freightify as SVP
Freightify welcomes Claus-Robert Heinze, an industry veteran with over 20 years of expertise, to lead our Enterprise Product & Professional Services division. Join us in our commitment to delivering cutting-edge, intelligent freight solutions for global logistics providers.
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How To Get Instant Freight Rates With Freightfy's Rate Procurement Tool
Explore the Freightify platform, learn how it helps freight forwarders access instant freight rates, and learn how they can use these to their advantage.
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Top 6 ocean freight software for freight forwarders in 2024
Ocean freight software assists freight forwarders in accelerating their business through robust systems that speed up processing and reduce human errors.
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February 1, 2024
Lars Jensen asks, “Carriers managed to reverse from Low Rates to Profitable Tight Capacity – But what's the full picture?”
Discover the latest insights by Lars Jensen where you explore the impact of the Red Sea crisis, regional rate changes vs global patterns, and the significance of assessing individual trade lanes. Gain valuable perspectives on global shipping dynamics tailored for Small and medium enterprise forwarders, backed by Freightify's spot rate indexing analysis.
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January 16, 2024
Revolutionizing Freight Forwarding: Freightonomics Community
Discover a game-changing concept in the world of freight forwarding with Freightonomics – a dynamic community tailored for freight forwarders. Join us to simplify your freight pricing routine and optimize profits in an ever-changing industry!
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December 28, 2023
5 Tips on Navigating Customs Regulation for Freight Forwarders
In the fast-paced realm of international trade, navigating customs regulations can make or break your shipments. Our latest blog unveils five indispensable tips to streamline your cross-border logistics to stay ahead from your competition.
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April 25, 2024
Sea Freight vs. Air Freight: Which Is Right for Your Shipment?
Explore the key factors that help in evaluating sea freight vs air freight for your shipments. Make informed logistics choices with this beginner’s guide.
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July 4, 2023
Multimodal UK 2023: Sustainable Development & Empowerment
Multimodal UK 2023 was a terrific success with 300+ Exhibitors, 4 conference Streams and over 100 Speakers who shared their knowledge, experience and expertise. Explore the major highlights of this event and discover the impact made by Freightify!
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May 23, 2023
Must-Attend Logistics Conferences this Summer
Discover conferences that offer an unparalleled opportunity for networking, exchanging knowledge, and cultivating invaluable connections that have the potential to propel your business to new heights. Be ensured of an enthralling and captivating experience this summer!
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May 16, 2023
Transport Logistic 2023: Unleashing Innovation, Inspiration and Global Connections
Freightify's groundbreaking solutions and strategic networking made a resounding impact at Transport Logistic 2023, stealing the spotlight at the premier logistics event of the year! Discover the remarkable impact they made with their presence!
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March 14, 2023
Intermodal Brazil 2023: A Transportation and Logistics Experience Like No Other!
Freightify's innovative solutions and strategic networking stole the show at Intermodal Brazil 2023. Read about their impactful presence at the ultimate logistics event of the year!
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March 13, 2023
Logistics Software Implementation - Do's and Don'ts You Can't Ignore!
Here we will share some best practices to implement and common pitfalls to avoid while implementing a logistics software solution.
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March 4, 2023
9 Insider Tips for Boosting Your Freight Booking Profits in 2024
Discover 9 expert tips for freight forwarders to boost their cargo bookings, such as streamlining quoting, using tech tools for sales, and creating integrated logistics solutions.
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What Successful Freight Forwarders do Differently?
The forwarding industry is competitive and complex. In this article, we have shared 7 strategies to differentiate yourself as a successful freight forwarder.
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Improving Freight Quote Efficiency 101 : The Ultimate Guide for 2024
Maximizing efficiency and precision: leveraging technology for freight forwarder's quote optimization in 2023.
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Freight Forwarding Challenges in 2024 (How to Overcome Them)
Discover the top challenges for freight forwarders in 2024 and stay ahead of the game with our latest blog post.
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How to Transform Your Current Freight Software Solution
Learn how how to choose and deploy the finest software tools to boost the productivity and profits of your freight forwarding business.
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8 Freight Forwarding Mistakes You Should Avoid in 2024
Maximizing efficiency and precision: leveraging technology for freight forwarder's quote optimization in 2023.
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TPM23 & TPM Tech | Freightify
Learn more on what to expect from TPM Tech 2023, which will be held in Long Beach, California.
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Creating a Profitable Freight Forwarding Business Model in 2024
Learn the essential steps for starting and growing a successful freight forwarding business, from market research and business planning to securing clients.
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Shipping & Logistics API's - Why is it beneficial for freight forwarders?
Here, we explained how using APIs can help Freight forwarders provide better customer service and help boost their business.
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Why Should you Consider a Freight Forwarder Software in 2024
Learn why freight forwarding software solutions render forwarders more relevant in today’s complex transportation industry.
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Adopting a Customer Driven Supply Chain Strategy in 2024
Understand how technology can help transform traditional freight forwarding processes and enhance customer experience.
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How to Avoid Demurrage and Detention Charges - Freightify
Learn how detention & demurrage costs have increased since the pandemic, the common causes thereof, and how to reduce these costs using logistics visibility.
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May 2, 2024
What is Freight Rate Management System? - The RMS Guide
Here's the comprehensive guide to Freight Rate Management Systems, how they help optimize the quoting process, and benefits for forwarders.
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Freight Rate Trends in Container Shipping - Market Overview 2022
Learn more about historical freight rate scenarios, current freight rate trends, situation in the Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic trades, and Outlook of future container shipping rates.
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Digital Tools to Augment Freight Forwarding Business
Industry trends show that freight volumes and rates are falling currently. Learn how freight forwarders can sustain their business through Freightify during these volatile times. ‍
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Container Shipping Companies - Market Overview 2022 & Rankings
Here's a list of the top 10 international container shipping companies based on TEUs and the number of vessels by the year 2022.
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10 Best TMS Platforms for a Robust Digital Strategy
TMS is required for effective operations in unpredictable freight markets. This blog explores the 10 best TMS offerings that are making a mark in 2022.
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How to Surpass Competition Using Freight Data Visibility
Unexpected changes distress the supply chain industry, making it hard to sustain. This blog explains how visibility can be used to outperform competitors.
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Expand Global Footprints in Freight Forwarding With Freightify
Learn how forwarders can expand globally by servicing customers even outside business hours through digitalization with Freightify.
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Maximize ROI with Freight Data Visibility
Learn how enhanced real-time visibility in freight forwarding makes rate management easier and keeps costs in check.
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10 Freight Forwarding KPIs & Metrics for Freight Forwarders
Learn how forwarders can invest in tracking and reporting vital KPIs to help them interpret their business’s health, understand industry trends, and gain market knowledge.
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How Digital Tech in Freight Forwarding can Boost Pricing Teams?
Learn more about how freight forwarding pricing teams' should be equipped with tech advancements & adaptable digital solutions to enhance their productivity.
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ROI Enhancement with Data-Driven Decision Making for Forwarders
Learn how digital forwarders can make reliable decisions to enhance ROI using data analysis, giving them visibility, transparency, sustainability, and a competitive edge.
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Enhancing Carrier Data Coverage with Freightify Link
Learn more about how digital Forwarders can rely on data compilation and conversion tools to increase data coverage, enhance quality, remain agile, and increase their scalability.
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3 Digital Solutions for Freight Forwarders for Sales Productivity
Learn more about the struggles of sales team in manual freight forwarding process and the go-to digital solutions to enhance forwarding sales.
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Freight API Integrations: The Way Forward to Streamline Freight Shipping and Logistics
Learn how tracking and shipping API integrations facilitate a productive supply chain for logistics players, including freight forwarders and 3PLs.
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Real-Time Ocean Freight Visibility: Slash Shipping Cost & Delays
Learn how real-time ocean freight visibility facilitates reduced costs and higher ROIs for shippers, and freight forwarders.
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Shipping Surcharges - A Guide to Commonly Levied Shipping Surcharges
Learn more about the role that a forwarding agent plays while decoding additional fees and helping shippers reduce the cost spent on surcharges in this article.
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Why Is Instant Freight Quotation Essential for SME Forwarders?
While the supply chain industry continues to remain volatile, digitalizing the crucial quotation process can help control costs and provide instant gratification. Learn more about it in this article.
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Impact of Russia-Ukraine war on global logistics and supply chain
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a threat to the supply chain industry and is expected to cause repercussions globally. Where does that leave businesses worldwide?
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What is the expected pulse of freight industry in 2022?
Rising freight rates in 2021 led to carriers reporting large profits while global trade was impacted. This blog covers the factors that caused this extreme instability and deciphers the road map for 2022.
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Is building an in-house Rate Management Solution more profitable than buying one?
Rate management solutions have become a necessity for freight forwarders. In this article, we have discussed the different phases in building a software solution and if it’s worth buying third-party software.
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Top 10 features to consider before buying a rate management system
Having a rate management system is necessary for successful forwarding business in 2022. If that's your priority, then have a look at the top 10 features you should look for before buying an RMS solution.
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How to Build a Profitable Freight Forwarding Business
Digitalization has transformed traditional forwarding businesses. Learn more on the top 3 aspects a freight forwarder should know about shippers which can make his business profitable.
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Can Automated Rate Management Solutions help in Cost Reduction?
SME forwarders can be cost prudent while automating the procurement and quotation by taking advantage of digital transparency. Learn how they can implement it cost-effectively.
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Legislative Reforms & Their Impacts on Freight Rates
The US and European government have introduced several reforms to tackle the crux of supply chain industry. Learn more on the impacts these reforms had on global freight rates.
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Freightify Partners With Vanguard Logistics For Increased Rate Visibility and Instant Quotation
Freightify partners with Vanguard to provide instant LCL rates. Learn more on how this strategic collaboration can benefit customers.
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15 Best Logistics and Freight Technology Startups To Look Out
Here's a list of 15 Best Logistics and Freight Tech Startups that eliminate manual dependency by providing the right solution through tech-based inventions.
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May 30, 2024
Top 5 Busiest Shipping Routes in the World (2024)
Here's a list of major and busiest shipping routes in the world. Also learn about the freight being transported, local charges and other surcharges.
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A Complete Guide on Spot Market Freight Rate
Due to space and equipment scarcity, SME forwarders had been excluded from getting contract rates. This can be an opportunity as they can still get access to spot rates.
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Is Labor Shortage The Next big Crisis After Skyrocketing Freight Rates?
The labour shortage crisis in the logistics sector is at an all-time high. Learn more on how it can be an excellent opportunity to start a digitalization process, especially in the freight forwarding industry.
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3 Hidden Costs Forwarders Face by Avoiding Digitalization
Learn more on how outdated systems can make freight forwarding companies incur hidden costs and what can be done to avoid them.
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Transparency: The Most Important Pillar Of Future Logistics
Unlocking the full potential of data requires transparency! Learn more on how transparency within the supply chain actors creates an atmosphere of genuine collaboration.
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Build vs Buy - A Freight Rate Management Solution
In this article, we have discussed the pros & cons of developing software in-house vs. purchasing a commercial solution.
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The Real Cost of Manual Rate Management for Logistics Businesses
Learn more on how automated rate management solutions allow the company to achieve higher productivity levels with a smaller workforce.
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Need For Automated Rate Management Solutions For Forwarders
Learn more on how automated rate management solutions can be a game-changer in the freight forwarding industry.
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Cloud-Based Logistics Software & Solutions For Forwarders
Learn about the importance of emerging cloud-based logistics solutions for freight forwarders and its benefits into their logistics business.
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12 Lead Generation Tips For Freight Forwarders
In this article, we have mentioned the best lead generation tips for freight forwarders and how they can implement them effectively with the help of digitization.
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What Factors Drive Volatile Shipping Freight Rates & Shipping Cycle?
The volatility of shipping rates has increased substantially. This article talks about the causes and trends of freight rates and container shipping cycles.
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Impact of European Summer Break on Freight Prices
This blog explains how the European Summer Break has impacted current freight rates. Future trends and data-driven methods
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Amazon's bullwhip effect on supply chain : Worth it?
This article examines the Amazon effect and its strategy for transforming logistics industry through digitalization.
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Yantian Congestion & 4th July Impact on Global Shipping Rates
Learn more on how the Yantian port congestion and 4th July demand affected the global shipping rates.
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10 Best Practices While Choosing Right Freight Software in 2024
In this article, we will learn about what freight forwarding software is, its functions, and how to choose the right freight forwarding software for your logistics business.
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10 Reasons Why Digitalization Should be Priority for Logistics Businesses in 2024
‍As digitalization grows in the logistics industry, it's not about whether you do it, but how. Here are 10 reasons why digitalization adds value to your business.
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Maersk Line - The Leader in Global Trade
Let's have a look at the technological initiative taken by Maersk Line.
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A-Z GST rules for Freight Forwarders
Get answers to all of your questions related to GST rules for Freight Forwarders.
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Freightify as an internal tool for Freight Forwarders
Learn how a freight forwarder can reduce 50% of processing time and costs using our solutions!
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Freightify integrates Maersk Spot for Freight Forwarders
Learn how Freightify’s initiative to integrate Maersk Spot into its digital platform takes this revolutionary product directly to the forwarders and makes their lives easy.
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