A Quick Guide to Transportation Technology
Shippers, Technology, Third-Party Logistics, Transportation, Trucking
Tired of all the technology talk? Well, get used to it. Technology has leapt to the forefront of the transportation industry, and if you’re not investing time, money, and study to stay in front of the crowd, you’re inevitably going to fall off the cliff.
Three of our team members, Jason Doris, David Abell, and Elliot Brazil, are spending the week at Transparency19–FreightWaves’ tech-forward conference. As the conference comes to an end, I thought it would be a great time to highlight a few ways AMT uses technology to enhance and streamline our customers’ shipping experience.
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Visibility and Tracking
You want to know when the package you just ordered is going to deliver, right? Heck, you might want to know its location on a random Friday at 10:13 P.M–we can thank the Amazon Effect for that! So it only makes sense that shippers and receivers want to know where their product is at all times. And why wouldn’t they? So much depends on timely and reliable pickup and delivery. At AMT, we track all of our shipments–ask around, this is unusual. And not only do we track all of our shipments, we’re available 24/7 for updates and questions. We won’t apologize for conveniently and consistently answering the phone every time you call. We don’t believe in phone trees or answering services.
Do the 3PLs you’re working with have a portals? I’m betting they don’t, and if not, you’re probably not aware of the vast benefits a good portal offers. Our portal is pretty awesome. But what does it do? Is it really worth it? In short, yes. Our portal offers you reference points for load information, instant messaging with our experienced logistics professionals, capacity options, up-to-date market information, 24/7 tracking and visibility and is personalized for you and your business. And oh yeah, it’s easy to navigate, it’s intuitive, and it works like a charm on mobile devices.
Revolutionary Rating System
I’m not bragging when I say we have the best rating tool in the industry at AMT. Our system utilizes internal and true market data to generate predictive rating. Carrier Rates + Market Data, Lane Analysis, and Predictive Rating = Fair, Fast Accurate Truckload Freight Rates.
We’re not just giving you a fair and accurate rate, we’re giving you our commitment to move your shipment. Every time.
Here at AMT, we use technology to better your experience and ours. And we’re constantly on the lookout for innovative ways to raise the bar. We’re not the biggest broker around, but our technology, our investment in education, and our tireless commitment to customer service make us one of the best. If you’re interested in our commitment to technology, give us a call. We’d love to chat.