In this Talking Logistics video interview, John Martin, Director of Business Development for MercuryGate, and Adrian Gonzalez, President of Adelante, SCM; discuss how industries can leverage freight rate indices.
With many freight rate indicies in the marketplace, choosing the best one to meet your needs can be challenging. Which one do I use? What information is important to my decision-making process? John helps to list the factors that go into choosing the best index solutions. John provides a list of what he feels are priorities in choosing a freight rate index. MercuryGate built a solid solution called RateFriend that helps to aggregate multiple rate indices for a total solution.
RateFriend is integrated with MercuryGate’s TMS and MercuryProcure, giving you direct access to the information you need through a single platform. MercuryGate also integrates with other indexing services, meaning that you have all of the data that you need where you need it – inside the MercuryGate TMS and you can compare against different indexing services.