Huntington Beach, California - April 12, 2011 - Freightgate has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2011. Inbound Logistics Magazine editors recognize logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Freightgate, a global industry leader in Web 2.0 technology supply chain software solutions, has achieved this distinguished recognition of excellence for last nine consecutive years. Freightgate reflects Inbound Logistics readers' diverse technology needs for: simplicity, ROI, customized implementation, visibility, compliance, procurement, audit and emphasis on end-to-end collaborative software solutions.
"This year was particularly challenging for the editorial staff as they had to select 100 logistics IT leaders from nearly 300 companies that submitted their credentials", said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics.
Freightgate has consistently proven to be a thought leader introducing innovative software solutions to streamline the complexities of logistics and supply chain management. Anticipating customers' evolving needs and adopting a personal hands-on responsive approach are signature qualities of Freighgate's commitment to excellence.
Earlier this year, Freightgate announced its ANAB re-accreditation for the latest revision of the ISO 9001 standard, ISO 9001:2008. Freightgate has held continuous ISO 9001 certification since 2001. Freightgate is the only Logistics IT Provider with ISO 9001:2008 certification. The ISO 9001:2008 certification standard provides a tried and tested framework for taking a systematic approach to ensure that companies consistently turn out products and services that satisfy customers' expectations. Freightgate's quality conformity covers all the essential business processes in the software life cycle, including contract review, design control, development, testing, installation and support.
"Being selected as a 2011 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider is recognition that Freightgate's thought leadership and the trust achieved within transportation industry. Freightgate has continuously strived to be a leading Logistics Software Solutions provider known for its commitment to superior quality and customer service. The Freightgate team works tirelessly to create innovative, user friendly software that provides customers with exceptional tools to gain visibility, cost containment and event management, enhancing overall control of their freight movements," said Martin Hubert, Freightgate CEO and President.
As shippers, carriers, and 3PLs increase their use of logistics software, Freightgate continues to be flexible and responsive, anticipating customers' evolving needs. The Inbound Logistics IT award validates Freightgate's success in delivering innovative software solutions that help transportation service providers and manufacturers achieve improved productivity, on-demand global collaboration and procurement efficiency to yield better service with lower transportation spend.
Based in Huntington Beach, California, the Freightgate (freightgate.com) team has been developing Internet solutions for the freight and logistics since 1994, such as its industry-leading PLTXT Platform, with I-Trek!® Internet Supply Chain Collaboration & Visibility; GTM-Trek!T for tender management; Tariff-Trek!T for least cost routing, service contract and quote management; FMC-Trek!T for fulfilling FMC publishing requirements; Pay-Trek!T for automated eInvoice audit and payment; WISAT innovative What-If-Scenario Analysis tool; I-Sail!T interactive online sailing schedule; Compliance-Trek!T for compliance management with FMC and U.S. Customs. Freightgate's customer portfolio contains companies such as Agility Logistics, Alliance International, APL Logistics, CaroTrans, Menlo Worldwide Logistics, Nippon Express, Panalpina, Platinum Cargo Logistics, Primary Freight, RH-Shipping and Top Ocean. Freightgate is ISO 9001:2008 certified. For more information, visit www.freightgate.com
About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is the pioneering publication of demand-driven logistics practices, also known as supply chain management. Inbound Logistics' educational mission is to help businesses efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and neutralize transportation cost increases by aligning their supply to demand and adjusting enterprise functions to support that paradigm shift. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.