- GetFlatbeds is the first platform that helps all participants in the logistics industry win more business – shippers, brokers, and carriers.
- GetFlatbeds flatbed marketplace is a cloud-native enterprise-grade digital freight platform. We are not a broker but a software and data analytics company and provide the most impartial service to everyone.
- GetFlatbeds is the only platform that is exclusively dedicated to the partial flatbed industry.
WE WORK WITH THEM
We’ve developed an easy to use platform to capitalize on this opportunity and bring significant efficiency to the flatbed marketplace.
More than one-third of the flatbed shipments use less than 20’ of deck space and less than half of the allotted weight capacity of a standard 48’ flatbed trailer. By our calculations that means there is more than $3 billion in unused capacity in a given year. What if shippers and brokers could easily take advantage of this “dead” capacity? Carriers could generate 50% more revenues per loaded move and brokers/shippers could improve services and avoid having to pay full rate for a trailer. That’s called a win-win-win!
Next-gen of partial flatbed consolidation engine
Global flatbed capacity is used non optimally increasing costs for shippers and leaving money on the table for carriers.
Imagine how great it’d be if shippers had access to available partial capacities for a given day and lane and carriers could fill their partially loaded trucks without changing the routes much.
Currently, shippers just upload their partial flatbeds on the load boards with 10s of different other types of loads or send emails to 100s of carriers.
Shippers automatically find available partial capacity matching their current needs getting better rates and carriers get more stops and better-loaded mileage, hence increasing return per trip.
Our load building process also includes visualizing loads on the map and optimizing driven mileage for 100s of loads.
How it works?
The shipper has a number of partial flatbed loads for a number of lane
Carriers have a partial capacity for these lanes
Using our algorithms, the shipper virtually pools all the available capacity with his partial loads getting full flatbeds in seconds.
Then he contacts carriers and negotiates rates for the partial capacity.
The carrier has free capacity for the given lane and date (free capacity)
Shippers may have partial loads for the given lane and date (partial loads)
Using our algorithms, the carrier virtually pools all the available partial loads with his capacity getting best routes in seconds (capacity matching)
Then he contacts the shipper to negotiate the rate for the partial capacity