Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in unifying logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced the world’s leading carriers using its Descartes MacroPoint™ real-time freight visibility solution to help streamline operations, improve margins , reduce costs and optimize time management by providing shipper customers with accurate, high-quality load data. Carriers were evaluated based on Descartes MacroPoint integration with their transportation management system or telematics system and their outstanding performance during the quarter.
Global supply chains rely on logistical excellence and consistent carrier performance to deliver goods and related shipping information anywhere in the world. Carriers are constantly executing shipments and tackling complex analytical and logistical challenges. The new semi-annual Descartes program highlights carriers achieving the highest standards of customer service and operational excellence using Descartes MacroPoint.
“Echo is honored to be recognized as one of Descartes’ top performing carriers,” said Jay Gustafson, executive vice president of brokerage operations at Echo Global Logistics. “This award demonstrates Echo’s commitment to simplifying transportation management for our customers by leveraging both our technology and our relationships with our nationwide network of carriers, which, along with real-time tracking visibility , enables us to deliver high levels of customer service. We look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional service, visibility and operational efficiency to our joint customers through the integration we have established with Descartes MacroPoint.
Descartes MacroPoint is a multi-modal visibility platform designed to help manufacturers, retailers, distributors and logistics service providers better control their shipments. The platform connects road, air, and ocean carriers through telematics/electronic logging devices, transportation management systems, a mobile app for drivers, APIs, and the Descartes Global Logistics Network™, the world’s largest network of multimodal courier in the world. With Descartes MacroPoint, companies can improve customer service, increase distribution efficiency, better collaborate with customers, suppliers and carriers, and minimize the impact of disruptions and late delivery penalties. Learn more at www.macropoint.com and connect with Descartes MacroPoint on LinkedIn.
“The volatility of supply chains is putting increased pressure on carriers to provide shippers with high-quality, real-time visibility data. Our major carriers are not only able to consistently meet these standards, but they are also recognized as preferred carriers by our joint shipper customers,” said Andrew Wimer, Chief Operating Officer at Descartes.
The Top Descartes MacroPoint Carriers for May 2022 is available here. Descartes will announce future top carriers on a semi-annual basis.