Loadsmart is Offering Instant Truckload Spot Quotes in Kuebix

By Logistics Tech Outlook | Monday, July 13, 2020

Shippers are now able to access real-time Loadsmart spot quotes for truckload shipments in Kuebix community load match.

FREMONT, CA: A Trimble Company, Kuebix is a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider and the creator of the Kuebix shipping community, and Loadsmart, is a digital freight technology company, today revealed that every shipper in Kuebix would be able to receive real-time Loadsmart spot quotes on truckload shipments. The collaboration develops upon Kuebix's current API integration with Loadsmart's digital freight stage with an API integration that automatically gives live Loadsmart freight rates to any Kuebix user seeking for a truckload spot quote.

"At Loadsmart, we are really proud of our work with Kuebix and the value we deliver to our joint customers," states Casey Monahan, the Director of SME at Loadsmart. "Combining a best in class TMS with instantly bookable spot quotes is a game-changer that reduces phone calls and lag time, allowing customers to book the best price instantly and track it all in real time 24/7. With a deep collaboration at many levels, a strong understanding of our customers, and a long term strategy, we not only provide the value clients want, but the exceptional service they need."

When a Kuebix customer looks for a truckload spot rate in Community Load Match, a real-time Loadsmart rate will pop up, which can be instantly booked and managed in the Kuebix TMS.

Community Load Match's present contract and spot rate capabilities are enhanced with the addition of the promptly bookable Loadsmart rates further. Community Load Match's fast-growing carrier community from Trimble's network of 1.3 million commercial trucks provides access to the contract rates for the shippers with regular lanes. For the small- to medium-size businesses (SMBs) and shippers with incidental spot requirements, Community Load Match provides competitive spot rates when shippers do not have the volume to set up contract rates. For carriers, Community Load Match's spot opportunities enable to balance lanes, offset empty miles, as well as reposition assets. 

"Growing our strategic collaboration with Loadsmart makes our community even stronger," states Peter Coumounduros, the General Manager Load Match Group, Kuebix. "Our goal is to remove the friction from finding and securing trucks. We are extremely pleased to have Loadsmart's real-time spot quotes available to all shippers in Community Load Match, as this new capability makes the sourcing process even more efficient."

To aid the companies to manage their supply chains properly in the present market environment, Kuebix is providing shippers 60 free days of its award-winning Kuebix Business Pro TMS. With Kuebix Business Pro, logistics teams can work together remotely throughout different locations, source spot and leverage actionable reports and analytics for enhanced strategic shipping decisions.

Revamping the future of freight, Loadsmart leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning, and strategic partnerships to automate how transportation is priced and shipped. Pairing progressive technologies with deep-seated industry expertise, Loadsmart fuels growth simplifies operational complexity and bolsters efficiency for carriers and shippers alike.

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