haulme has announced availability of a digital freight matching (DFM) solution that enables shippers to find and transact with quality truckers with ease, speed, efficiency and transparency. The company’s new offering changes the way shippers and truckers have traditionally connected and conducted business and modernizes the process.
The firm provides an online transportation marketplace that is an on-demand alternative to slow, manual methods used by shippers to find and secure reliable carrier capacity. These methods include tapping brokers, third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and load boards.
With haulme, truckers can use an iOS or Android app on their mobile devices to report capacity, routes and travel dates. Shippers input their freight requirements via a user-friendly web portal. The system automatically matches shippers with the right truckers.
Unlike other DFM products, haulme uses a proprietary pricing algorithm that immediately gives both parties market-competitive rates up front and directly in the software without anyone having to make a single phone call. Also, haulme features a “name your freight rate” option, allowing shippers to request a rate that truckers can accept or decline.
With a few mouse clicks, shippers using haulme benefit from:
•Competitive and transparent freight pricing, which helps protect profit margins
•In-transit tracking for improved on-time delivery and supply chain visibility
•Near real-time proof of delivery confirmation
From their cell phones and tablets, truck drivers enjoy:
•Transparent freight rates
•Know-before-you-go visibility so truckers know up front whether there’s a load at the drop-off, decreasing the odds of driving an empty truck back home
•Fast payments and knowing exactly how much each load will make.
For more information, go to www.haulme.com.