As the freight and logistics industry continues to evolve, Danish company Cargoflux is gaining a reputation as a market leader. Here we find out more about how the platform works.
Over the past two years, there have been huge advances made in the development of logistics, with technologies and environmental issues driving forces behind these changes. This is an exciting time for the freight industry, which is seeing great progress in processes, movement, warehousing and supply change management.
Big data is now an essential part of logistics, and that data is growing in volume every single day. As more software emerges, companies are now able to move their goods faster and more efficiently than ever before, as well as gaining valuable insights about their business operations which help them plan for the future.
A More Connected World
Globalisation has had a huge influence on logistics in recent decades, and as the world becomes more connected, a far higher number of products are being moved between continents at a speed that would have seemed impossible in the not-too-distant past. And in response to this new connectivity and efficiency, customers expect to be able to choose freight and logistics services that work exactly on their own terms.
Cargoflux was developed to meet those changing needs and simplify the process from booking to delivery. The result – a newfound flexibility, combined with significant time and cost savings.
The History of Cargoflux
Based in Denmark, Cargoflux was established in 2013 and set out to change the way the freight forwarding industry works. The industry had traditionally been stuck with old tech, so Cargoflex was all about helping customers move forward into a new digital era. The company works with over 150 freight providers, including big names such as DHL, FedEx and GLS and serves over 12,000 active users. The platform covers a comprehensive range of transport needs, making freight forwarding and shipping infinitely more efficient and profitable.
They’ve handled over 2 million shipments at the time of writing, and that figure is set to grow exponentially in the coming years. Cargoflux’s online system allows customers to compare prices and find the cheapest solutions before booking, with the added bonus of being able to print out their own package labels directly. Users can follow and track shipments at the touch of a button, and thanks to encrypted connections and leading Cloud technologies, all transactions and secure and fully compliant with the GDPR.
Bespoke Customer Solutions
The platform comes fully integrated with leading carriers, but customers can also add their own providers and products if needed. The system is fully integrated and easy to set up, and can be tailored to specifically meet each individual company’s particular needs. Every new project begins with a demo meeting, which is either done in-house at the customer’s premises or online.
A representative from Cargoflux gains a comprehensive view of how each customer operates, identifying individual needs and pain points before establishing how many licenses are required. Next, a project planning group is established to ensure a seamless transition, and the system then undergoes numerous tests and integrations before going live. Comprehensive training is provided for all staff members, and an advisor from Cargoflux is always on hand to answer any questions and provide support.
Transport operators are provided with a new kind of flexibility that matches their needs at every stage of the journey, consolidating each step in the shipping chain to create one single, easy to use interface. Other key benefits include:
- Data that integrates with existing financial systems
- Up to the minute rate checking
- Bookings sent direct to carriers
- Comprehensive track and trace data for customers
- All customer emails and enquiries are integrated into the platform
- Total transparency over costings, bookings, carrier choices, invoicing, statistics and logistics
Cargoflux’s thousands of customers are delighted with the platform, saving vast amounts of time and money every day and gaining real time insights into all their logistics operations. The platform allows providers to handle many more bookings without having to increase their workloads or employ more staff, and because everything is accessible all in one place, admin time and other in-house costs are significantly reduced.
The company is currently focusing most of its effort in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, but its customers also include businesses in Australia and the United States. To find out more about how the platform works, or organise a demo, visit the website at https://cargoflux.com/