The Key Elements of Next-Generation Forwarding

Martijn Graat
Martijn Graat

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Hermann Ude, former CEO of DHL Global Forwarding and Chairman of the Supervisory board of Transporeon and Gruziana Hoxha, Executive Director Carrier Management at Transporeon.

Developments and Challenges in Freight Forwarding

Freight Forwarding has changed a lot in the last few years. Digitalisation has made many processes much more efficient and has increased the speed at which all parties in the supply chain can respond to customer demands and disruptions.

Freight forwarders have to deal with demanding customers and constantly changing prices. At the same time, they have to deal with changes in available capacity. On the other side are the transporters, who mostly struggle with similar issues.

Next-Generation Forwarding

Forwarding companies that use the potential hidden in the large amounts of data at their disposal can increase their efficiency, agility, and bottom line. Artificial intelligence and smart algorithms can provide insights, automate repetitive tasks, and increase visibility.

Hermann and Gruziana explain the key elements of next-generation forwarding and how artificial intelligence and process automation can increase the efficiency of both forwarders and transport companies, streamlining their communication and enabling them to work closer together.

If you want to learn more about how freight forwarders can future-proof their processes through next-generation Freight Matching technology, please listen to the episode through one of the links below:

This blog post is in partnership with Transporeon. If you want to know more about Transporeon Freight Matching, please, click here.

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