3GTMS Users Granted Immediate Access to Modern API-based Connectivity with their Carriers
August 15, 2017 — project44, a Chicago-based enterprise company bringing automation and visibility to the transportation and logistics space, and 3GTMS, a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software (TMS), today announced the launch of a comprehensive global integration that will provide real-time full lifecycle LTL and Volume automation services directly through the 3GTMS’ interface.
This partnership expands 3GTMS’ industry-leading customer experience by optimizing how users secure a rate quote, analyze live transit times, execute a shipment, access real-time visibility insights, and retrieve delivery documents. 3GTMS users leveraging this offering can immediately access all of project44’s network, which includes over 99 percent of the available domestic LTL market, and over 70 percent of the total Volume LTL capacity, all without requiring individual, point-to-point carrier integrations.
With this new offering, 3GTMS customers have access to industry-leading turnkey LTL and Volume LTL API solutions directly within their current 3GTMS interface and workflows. One such user, Premier Logistics, is already experiencing the impact of this partnership, “In today’s world, automation and speed is essential. That’s exactly what the project44 and 3GTMS integration delivers,” said David Joe Freitas, general manager of Premier Logistics. “The partnership allows us to quickly embrace best-in-class API technology directly within our current TMS environment. Within seconds, we’re able to pull rate quotes from our entire capacity provider network and see their live, lane-by-lane transit times. Most importantly, I know the data is 100 percent accurate and up-to-date—increasing my confidence in the carrier selection process and my ability to make strategic transportation decisions for Premier’s clients.”
“Our partnership with project44 strengthens the innovation we bring to our customers for rating and managing freight,” said J.P. Wiggins, vice president of logistics at 3GTMS. “By partnering with project44, 3GTMS can provide its customers and their clients instant access to real-time data, radically improving their ability to manage supply chain disruptions, increase on-time delivery performance, and minimize carrier fees.”
project44’s President, Tommy Barnes, explained how partnering with 3GTMS furthers the company’s mission, “The best part about working with one of the most innovative TMS providers in the marketplace is that our technologies are a great match. Together, we can add significantly more value to the end user, delivering the tools our customers need to rapidly achieve real-time automation and visibility within their supply chains.”
About 3GTMS 3GTMS is the fastest growing Tier-1 transportation management system (TMS) provider. It is dedicated to helping mid-to-large shippers and logistics service providers gain a competitive advantage through technology. Whether you move $5 million or $5 billion in freight, its 3G-TM solution seamlessly manages the full transportation lifecycle, including transportation planning and optimization, execution and settlement, empowering customers to make better shipping decisions while meeting their service goals. 3GTMS is dedicated to delighting its customers and as a result, holds a 100 percent customer satisfaction rate that is unmatched in the industry. For more information, visit: www.3GTMS.com.
project44 is modernizing how the world transports goods by introducing state of the art automation, optimization, and visibility to the logistics and transportation industry. project44 is the first and only platform focused on replacing multiple expensive legacy technologies (SMC3, EDI, manual processes, FTP, spreadsheets) with a single one-to-many network to facilitate all LTL, Volume LTL/Partial Truckload, Full Truckload, and Intermodal freight transactions from quote-to-invoice.
With project44, retailers, eCommerce companies, suppliers, 3PLs and brokers can communicate critical transportation data with their capacity providers in a real-time and automated way, saving them money and accelerating their transformation to a consumer-centric supply chain.