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Real-Time Logistics and Bidding – An Allen Lund Company Case Study

allenlundTransportation broker and logistics provider, with nationwide offices, the Allen Lund Company works with shippers and carriers across the nation to arrange the transportation and logistics of dry, refrigerated (specializing in produce), and flatbed freight.

As part of its mission to deliver superior customer service, Allen Lund offers a proprietary, lead-edge Transportation Management Solution to its global customers to help lower costs and time related to end-to-end management of load transport.

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The company believes that communication between the shippers and their carriers is critical throughout the transportation management cycle. Prior to implementing Kaazing, communication was mostly through phone and email causing costly delays, miscommunications, errors, and data loss.

allenlund3The company wanted to improve its solution by adding the ability to live communicate within context of the system. Key areas that require real-time communication starts with the spot pricing and bid management process across carriers, custom quoting directly with a specific carrier as well as management and schedule of the final load delivery and drop off on a timely and cost-effective basis.

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