Through an online system all the concerned people in transportation sectors like freight forwarding companies, freight forwarders get access to unlimited live information of loads and trucks in one centralized location and manage them in a better and organized way. The transportation professionals can easily manage vehicle scheduling, carrier selection, freight rate retrieval, shipment tracing etc.
The online load matching provides mutual benefits for load providers and vehicle owners. The Internet provides worldwide access. A consignor/load provider posts an obtainable load, and each carrier from all the over the world get the ability to view it within a second. Similarly if a carrier/vehicle/fleet owner posts an empty vehicle, any freight broker, traffic manager, shipper with accessible freight will be able to view that instantly.
Previously the above activities are performed through phone calls or through a broker and it was a time consuming process to compile data and get additional carrier capacity. Getting timely and accurate information was not always possible for decision making.
The online systems will provide real-time information with automatic communications capacity to find unlimited trucking loads and trucking information on PAN India basis.
One can integrate some routing software like PC miller with this online system to schedule plan, consolidate & organize lanes, change in routing and track shipment when multiple modes or carriers are involved. A transporter can make any last minute changes in routing and scheduling system if he finds congestation in routes.
In India some companies like Suain Logistics is integrating information technology with their system and launched an online portal alias loadjunction.com to streamline the prolonged outdated process of Indian Logistics & transportation system. Thorugh loadjunction.com, Suain Logistics is offering online freight matching services. All the people engaged in transportation sectors will get help with unique live IT database which provides enormous lists of truck loads and trucking equipments details and at the same time matches truck & loads online. Through this online truck load board, find truck loads, loads for truck and hire truck online easily. One can even contact load providers and owner operators directly and match their needs.