18/02/2022

Bridging visibility gaps between ocean and land

02/18/2022 | 6 min

How the new Transporeon Transportation Management Platform delivers a complete visibility package for overland and ocean with Logit One

Logit One are now a fully integrated part of the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform. This is great news for over 1,300 industrial shippers, 100 large retailers and 130,000 carriers who rely on the Transporeon network every day to manage and execute their transports. With the best-in-class ocean freight tracking activated in the platform, you can now achieve total end-to-end visibility around your ocean freights, and bridge the visibility gaps between ocean and land.

Logit One - Ocean Freight Tracking 

Logit One and the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform makes it easy to track a shipment based on multi-leg, multi-actor & multi-source data from within a single portal, so you can have total confidence when tracking a container from factory to port to customer. As specialists in ocean freight tracking, Logit One achieves industry-leading visibility accuracy by collecting data from a range of sources, and translating that data into real-time insights for decision makers. They collect actionable data from Ocean Carriers & Forwarders, Vessel & Satellite AIS-systems, and Port Operators, which they then consolidate, enrich and analyze to provide users with crucial real-time insights into their container's journey. This provides decision makers with the means to shift from reacting to situations, to proactively managing their operations to better reduce demurrage & detention charges, implement mitigation and resilience policies, optimize routes and identify bottlenecks before they occur.

Leveraging the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform

As part of the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform, ocean freight visibility can now be accessed within the context of a modular, agile and digitized service to drive even more value. Three immediate benefits for users include:

  • Digitizing processes

Many logistics companies are still overly-reliant on manual processes for transportation tracking owing to the low quality visibility data available to them. With Logit One and Transporeon, carriers and shippers can access high quality real-time visibility data which makes it possible to digitize important workflows and processes. FRACHT Group used this same RTV data to automate the sharing of ETAs with the customers from a single portal, which had the effect of boosting internal efficiency and improving customer service. By digitizing processes based on high-quality data, logistics companies are better to act more proactively with their customer service and instill transparency and trust.

  • Reducing emissions

Reducing transport emissions is another area in which the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform can improve ocean freight journeys. Logistics companies at all points of the supply chain are under sustained pressure to cut CO2 emissions, and ocean freight constitutes a huge blind spot for many companies. With Transporeon Carbon Visibility, you can monitor and measure all multi-modal emissions, including ocean. The seamless integration of ocean transports allows for automated reporting and sharing, while the real-time insights derived can show stakeholders where improvements can be made.

  • Cutting costs

As an end-to-end visibility solution, there is great scope for carriers and shippers to reduce transportation costs based on their ocean visibility data. Combined with Transporeon's Visibility Hub tracking for land, logistics companies can effortlessly connect the dots between different modes of their transport’s journey to streamline the entire transportation chain. In making highly accurate RTV data available within a single platform you can have absolute certainty when a container arrives and leaves a port, which in turn helps you better manage the connected land transports. This helps to deliver significant gains in reducing truck waiting times, improving yard management and optimizing mileage.

Transporeon Transportation Management Platform

The Transporeon Transportation Management Platform is fully equipped to meet modern supply chain needs. Our robust capabilities include, market intelligence, freight procurement, matchmaking & transport execution, dock scheduling, yard management & visibility. To further support this 360° approach to transport procurement and execution, we also provide settlement, payment and audit capabilities. All of this is fully deployable across the globe for continent-spanning multi-modal coverage that can handle any load.

With over 1300 industrial shippers, more than 100 large retailers, and more than 130,000 carriers on our digital freight platform, we are driven to provide industry best digital process efficiency in logistics. Our goal is to help all stakeholders to see benefits in their sustainability, resilience, innovations and growth. At Transporeon, we are bringing your transportation in sync with the world.

About the author

Bernard Van Hoorde co-founded Logit One in 2013 and after 9 years of continued success, the company moved to become part of the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform. With a background in Industrial Science and Business Consultancy, Bernard is 100% dedicated to getting things organized so that delivery and operations happen smoothly for every single customer.

"Being part of the Transporeon Transportation Management Platform represents a great opportunity to really deliver for our customers. We are seeing more and more demand for a unified visibility portal to enable their visibility journey. We are now able to offer transport execution and visibility solutions across all transport modes and legs, delivered in a single platform, where all users benefit from the integration of ocean visibility data."

Our solutions for your transport and logistic needs.

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Transporeon Visibility
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  • Increase your on-time performance and avoid penalties  
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Freight Settlement & Audit

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Transporeon Analytics
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Transporeon Attachment Services
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Transporeon e-CMR (sign-on glass)
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Dock Scheduling & Yard Management

Extended Yard Management powered by Peripass

Extended Yard Management powered by Peripass
  • Persistent freight cost savings with up to 8% with our state of art benchmarking approach.
  • Get the most comprehensive overview of all markets and for all modes.
  • Profit from insights into latest market developments & forecasts.
  • Get a deeper understanding of rate developments & costs drivers.
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Freight Settlement & Audit

Freight Audit

Freight Audit
  • Full visibility of process, data and carrier performance.
  • Logistics should no longer deal with invoicing.
  • Underbilling is reported.
  • Receives alerts about rejection/approval.
  • Data can be used for business intelligence.
  • Cost allocation of freight audit costs are automated.
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Transport Execution

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  • Reduce manual effort, and increase accuracy with full digitalization.

Freight Procurement & Rate Management

Transporeon Freight Procurement

Transporeon Freight Procurement
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Transporeon Freight Procurement Advisory & Analytics

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  • Save up to 19% on freight costs.
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Freight Settlement & Audit

Transporeon Freight Settlement

Transporeon Freight Settlement
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Transporeon Insights

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  • Profit from insights into latest market developments & forecasts.
  • Get a deeper understanding of rate developments & costs drivers.
  • Receive regular information with market overviews, developments, cost drivers.

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Transporeon No-Touch Order

Transporeon No-Touch Order
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Freight Procurement & Rate Management

Transporeon Rate Management

Transporeon Rate Management
  • All freight rates and freight contracts in one centralized database.
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  • Rate query engine factors in multiple currencies, surcharges and total chargeable cost per available carrier.
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Real Time Tracking and Visibility

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Dock Scheduling & Yard Management

Transporeon Real Time Yard Management

Transporeon Real Time Yard Management
  • Improve overall visibility and ability to predict changes.
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Dock Scheduling & Yard Management

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