Leading real-time supply chain visibility provider Sixfold today announces thatInstaFreight, a Berlin-based digital logistics service provider for overland transports in Europe, has become the latest customer to join its rapidly-expanding supply chain network. InstaFreight will integrate Sixfold’s real-time visibility platform into its digital transport management solution, enabling it to expand and enhance the range of transportation services it is able to provide to shippers and carriers.
InstaFreight currently works with more than 2,000 shippers and 25,000 carriers across Europe. It carries out several thousand transports per week with a focus on empowering carriers to meet the digital needs of shippers and ensuring fast and easy processing of freight transports. Sixfold’s platform will enhance its capabilities by enabling it to provide comprehensive real-time information to its customers, delivering full insight into the live status of transports and driving efficiencies across the network.
This enhanced service offering through real-time visibility will provide value for all parties involved. Shippers will be able to become more cost-efficient and minimize time-consuming tasks such as check calls, while carriers will be empowered to optimize their capacity utilization. InstaFreight also plans to develop the partnership further in the future to offer more value-added services based on the data generated by the Sixfold platform.
“From its best-in-class ETA and unmatched carrier onboarding, to the ease of integration and the quality of the service, Sixfold ticked all the right boxes,” said InstaFreight’s co-founder Maximilian Schäfer. “As well as helping us increase our service offering in the short-term, this partnership offers the potential to provide additional long-term value through big data analytics. We’re excited about the possibilities it will enable.”
Sixfold CEO Wolfgang Wörner added: “InstaFreight has an established reputation of digital innovation and we’re delighted to be able to help it take the next step on its journey. Real-time visibility has become essential to ensuring efficient supply chain networks, particularly amidst so much disruption, and our platform will provide InstaFreight with the level of resiliency and transparency that is now a necessity.”