Freight Management Tools for Shippers and 3PLs

Identify substantial time and cost savings with these powerful freight management tools
and reporting features inside LIVE Connect® .

Create Operational Efficiencies and Cost Savings

Turn your real-time Carrier and shipment data into substantial operational savings with these powerful freight management tools.

Business Intelligence Suite

Analyze automated Carrier performance data and easily identify carrier cost-saving opportunities.

  • Eliminate hours spent manually pulling reports from different Carriers and solutions
  • View key Carrier performance metrics, such as late and on-time pick-ups and deliveries
  • Analyze key cost metrics like average cost per Carrier, spend summary – average fuel, average weight, average variance and more
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CarbonTRAX™ & Offset

Track the carbon impact of every shipment and purchase vetted carbon credits to align with organizational Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives and prepare clients and their customers for pending regulations.

  • Access information on carbon impact calculations prior to choosing a shipping method
  • Track the estimated carbon impact your shipments with GLEC-compliant and Smart Freight-Centre certified calculations
  • Generate automated carbon impact reports for key stakeholders
  • Purchase quality carbon credits from vetted climate action projects around the globe
  • Align shipping operations with ESG to meet prospect and customer requirements
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Carrier Cost Dashboard

Gain actionable insights about your Carrier costs so you can make better freight buying decisions.

  • Eliminate hours spent pulling and analyzing data with complex spreadsheet formulas
  • Analyze your Carrier costs by cost category and customer/location to identify cost-saving opportunities
  • Compare your raw Carrier charges to your marked up customer charges to monitor your bottom line
  • Better understand your Carrier costs like accessorials, fuel surcharges, variations and more
  • Export your findings to PDF or PowerPoint to present to stakeholders and Carriers
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Carrier Matrix Rating

Setup and retrieve rates from your contracted Carriers via static rate tables pre-loaded into your rating and booking screen.

  • Set up and manage static rate tables from your local, regional, and national Carriers
  • Rate and compare static rates with other modes including LTL, Local Carrier, and Parcel
  • Access seamless Business Intelligence and reporting to understand your freight spend better
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Carrier Performance Dashboard

View Carrier performance in real time to identify and solve issues that affect your operations.

  • Eliminate hours spent manually pulling reports from different Carriers and solutions
  • Gain a deeper understanding of your Carrier relationships and data with comprehensive filtering capabilities
  • Quickly identify and reward Carriers that consistently deliver on time and within budget.
  • Set user permissions to control access to your data
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Carrier Portals

Provide your preferred Truckload Carriers with online portals to quote and manage your spot quote shipments.

  • Setup and manage your spot quote Carriers in your system with an easy setup wizard
  • Provide secure portal for Carriers to quote, accept, and manage spot quote shipments
  • Capture critical delivery updates from Carriers directly from their Carrier Portal
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Document Management

Create and store standardized digital shipping documents from all your Carriers including BOLs, PODs, Shipping Labels, and more.

  • Save hours a week logging into different websites and searching inboxes for documents
  • View standardized documents to save time analyzing your shipping operations
  • Reduce spend and streamline your processes by removing document storage services
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Enhanced Shipping In and Out
of Mexico

Simplified rating, dispatching, tracking, and documenting of cross-border and intra-Mexico shipments.

  • Leverage expanded market coverage with established U.S.- and Mexico-based Carriers and Brokers
  • Store and pre-populate customs information to reduce errors and delays
  • Streamline freight pricing with built-in currency conversion that’s updated daily
  • Gain visibility into shipment and customs border status, when available
  • Create multi-leg, cross-border shipments with multiple Carriers from a single screen
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Exception View and Reporting

Resolve delivery issues with real-time exception view and reporting.

  • Quickly identify missed pickups and late deliveries before your customers do
  • Contact Carriers immediately to resolve the situation
  • View which Carriers are consistently on-time and which are less reliable
  • Prevent costly chargebacks and shipping penalties
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EZ Rate

Enter a ZIP code and freight attributes to estimate shipping costs quickly.

  • Speed up your rate estimating process
  • Get back to your customers faster
  • Make informed decisions about your products and lanes
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Freight Bill Management

Protect your bottom line with automated validation of your freight bills.

  • Side-by-side comparison of quoted vs. invoiced shipment details
  • Quickly identify and rectify variations and duplicates
  • One-click access to supporting documentation and tracking events for quick dispute resolution
  • Exportable to major accounting software formats
  • Tool creates both the A/P and A/R amounts
  • Our most widely used feature by clients of all sizes and complexities
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Lane Intelligence Tool

Gain instant actionable insights into the performance of all your lanes in North America.

  • View lane performance based on your unique shipping data and Carrier selections
  • Make more informed decisions when choosing which Carriers to use in each lane
  • View load volume, costs, and transit times by city, state, or ZIP code to ZIP code
  • Leverage historical and real-time information to secure better rates from Carriers
  • Export data to PDF, PowerPoint, or Excel to leverage in Carrier, customer, and stakeholder meetings
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Lane Restrictions

Reduce tender rejections and errors with carrier lane restrictions and parameters.

  • Quickly add, update, and remove lane restrictions by Carrier as they come in
  • Streamline your rating process by only seeing Carriers that can service your lanes
  • Create more accurate Carrier lane restrictions
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Load Board Integrations

Gain direct access to the spot market to rate and execute shipments via Trucker Tools and Truckstop load board integrations.

  • Direct API connections to streamline the number of systems needed
  • Reduce data entry errors with seamless integrations and communication
  • Reduce with enhanced visibility from Truckload Carriers
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Load Tracking

Coming Soon

  • Track any Truckload shipment scheduled through LIVE Connect.
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Load Import Tool

Save time using a proprietary client-facing tool to import loads in as few as 3 quick steps.

  • Make better business decisions with all your freight data in one location
  • Get rates, track shipments and experience both time and cost savings
  • Gain visibility into all data to help you manage your freight spend
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Location Performance Dashboard

Quickly analyze load volume and freight spend by location or customer.

  • Eliminate hours spent requesting and analyzing data from your warehouses and other locations
  • View how often your locations are choosing the lowest cost Carrier to identify cost-saving opportunities
  • Analyze your location freight spend by fuel surcharges, accessorials, discounts, and more
  • Export your findings to PDF or PowerPoint to present to stakeholders and Carriers
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Multi-Leg Shipping

Create one shipment that includes multiple legs and modes to or from the same destination on a single screen.

  • View all modes and stops in one master BOL for easier tracking and accounting
  • Reduce transit time and increase your level of service
  • Track and manage cost more effectively with information on each leg from a master BOL
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Multi-Mode On-Screen

Rate and dispatch shipments across all OTR modes including, LTL, Truckload, Local Carrier, and Parcel from a single screen.

  • View all your preferred OTR carriers in one platform from a single screen
  • Minimize time bouncing between screens to schedule and rate shipments
  • Quickly identify time and cost savings by mode, cost, and delivery times
  • Unlock nationwide Local Carrier and Parcel partners for your last mile and expedited needs
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Multi-Stop Shipping

Create multi-stop truckload shipments that have the same origin OR destination from a single screen.

  • Experience cost savings combining shipments into one multi-stop truckload
  • Simplify the way you schedule shipments with multiple stops
  • Stay organized with a master BOL that contains all the individual shipments for quick reference and easier accounting practices
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Product Catalog

Streamline your rating process with a pre-populated list of your frequently shipped SKUs and their shipping attributes.

  • Minimize the time spent on your daily shipment rating process
  • Reduce manual entry errors by entering data one time for repeat use
  • Increase efficiencies by managing freight class, hazmat, weight and packaging factors by SKU
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Push Tracking

Deliver peace of mind to your customers with automated tracking notifications.

  • Eliminate time logging into third-party systems and manually retrieving tracking information
  • Increase visibility with automated real-time tracking notifications
  • Receive updates in your preferred channel with email, flat file, and webhook updates
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Connect your suppliers, warehouses, and other decentralized users to your LIVE Connect carrier relationships and rates to quickly quote and schedule shipments.

  • Provide secure logins to internal/external users, giving them access to your Carriers and rates
  • Gain instant visibility into your inbound and outbound shipments that show up in LIVE Connect
  • Experience cost savings utilizing your existing Carrier relationships and removing third-party mark-ups
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Reporting Engine

Access 30+ default reports or create your own utilizing more than 170 data points in LIVE Connect.

  • Unlock new insights in your shipping business with customizable reports
  • Get the metrics you need to monitor and streamline your operations
  • Use stock reports or build your own
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Self-Serve Analysis Tool

Streamline your RFP process and internal carrier rate analysis with one simple spreadsheet upload to get rates back on up to 10,000 lanes.

  • Reduce time-consuming email threads containing data from all of your Carriers
  • Conduct rate analyses in half the time as traditional methods
  • View a side-by-side comparison of Carrier rates to identify cost savings
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Spot Quote Tool

Send Truckload shipments out to get rates from your non-API/matrix carriers and manage them through an internal shipment queue.

  • Send out spot quote requests to your preferred Truckload Carriers
  • Manage spot quote shipments from one centralized location
  • Provide portals to your preferred Carriers for them to quote and manage spot quote shipments
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Truckload AI by

3PLs can access intelligent, AI-driven Truckload pricing to quote and win freight faster and with more accuracy.

  • Access predictive Truckload pricing directly from the rating screen in LIVE Connect
  • Experience dynamic pricing driven by real-time market data and your unique transaction history
  • Respond to quote requests faster with target and starting buy rate suggestions
  • View the low and high market rates for shipments and lanes similar to yours
  • Go to market quickly and secure bids with the Spot Quote Tool and Load Board integrations available in LIVE Connect
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Waterfall Tendering

Automate the dispatching of your shipments to preferred Carriers in a predetermined order and response time.

  • Automate your dispatching to streamline your operations
  • Maximize shipping efficiency within your preferred timeframe
  • Ensure your loads are tendered to your preferred Carriers
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