Cloud-based logistics runs in our blood

In fewer than 20 years, Transporeon grew from a small startup to become a multinational logistics software company with more than 700 employees and operations the world over. The secret to our success? Keeping focused. We follow one principle and link all logistics players in the supply chain to our platforms. By combining our deep industry knowledge with IT expertise and an authentic concern for our customers, we now maintain one of the largest cloud-based logistics platforms in the world.

Our cloud-based logistics applications provide end-to-end transportation management software solutions – a full-service portfolio for shippers, suppliers, retailers, goods recipients and carriers. This enables shared efficiencies for all logistics partners in the supply chain. Our large data set and AI-driven platforms also allow you and all other network users to continually optimize processes through each transportation cycle. The more you use Transporeon, the more efficient your processes become.

In addition to our flagship Transporeon products, we have a family of sub-brands for specialized purposes. Ticontract optimizes transportation sourcing and contract management between shippers and carriers. Mercareon is our time slot management and yard management solution specifically for retailers. Tim Consult is your inside source for logistics consulting and market intelligence.

Dates & facts

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Founded in the year 2000

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680 employees

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1,200 connected industrial and commercial companies

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~90,000 connected carriers

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> 5 million trucks on the platform

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24 languages spoken in customer service

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8 service locations distributed over several time zones

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€20 billion in freight handled via Transporeon platforms each year

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> 450 connected commercial hubs

Our awards

  • ISO-certified information security

  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award

  • Forbes Diamond Award in Poland

  • Gartner Magic Quadrant

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We place great value on comprehensive information security. Which is why operation of our platforms has been certified in accordance with DIN ISO/IEC 27001. This certification shows that we are one of only a few cloud logistics software suppliers that fulfill high international standards for information security.

Transporeon has been recognised several times as one of the fastest growing technology companies, receiving the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award for the fifth time in a row and, in Poland, the Diamonds Forbes Award. Assologistica, the Italian association of logistics companies, has repeatedly named us the logistics company of the year thanks to our innovative product solutions.

Transporeon Sp.z o.o – the Polish subsidiary of the Transporeon Group – was recognized on May 18, 2017 as one of Poland’s fastest-growing companies in the highly prestigious Diamonds Forbes 2017 (DIAMENTY FORBESA 2017) awards. To achieve this significant recognition, the financial growth of Transporeon in Poland was tracked by the Forbes organization throughout a three-year period – a time when many businesses in Poland were challenged by economic difficulty and unpredictability.

In 2018, Transporeon was listed for the third time in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems. The annually published reports are used for guidance in many industries worldwide when evaluating and selecting service providers. In the current Gartner Magic Quadrant, Transporeon is again recognised with a Notable Mention and is one of just a few companies to be especially highlighted.

Our Management

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Our History

2019

Transporeon is expanding its service offering and has entered a strategic partnership with Sixfold , a provider of visibility for transport logistics and real-time shipment tracking. Private investment company Hg, one of Europe’s most experienced software and growth investors, has invested in Transporeon Group. The “Connecting Load Agent” function is now ready for the market.

2018

The leading German supplier for market intelligence solutions, Tim Consult, joins the Group and expands big data and market intelligence offerings. With the start of the pilot phase of the “Connecting Load Agent,” Transporeon gives a first look at what logistics software can do in the area of predictive analytics.

2017

Transporeon is once again one of the fastest-growing technology companies and has received several international awards for its successes. The growth course also continues in France with a new office in the La Défense quarter of Paris.

2016

Transporeon places great value on comprehensive information security. Therefore, the company pursues its first DIN ISO/IEC 27001 certification for the Transporeon platform.

2015

Transporeon appears for the first time in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems . The annually published reports are used for guidance in many industries worldwide when evaluating and selecting service providers.

2014

Mercareon expands its product range with an evaluation module. Ticontract launches the powerful “combinatorial optimization” function; Transporeon focuses on telematics and mobile services. According to global research and advisory firm Gartner, software-as-a-service revenues will total 21.3 billion dollars by the end of the year.

2013

Ticontract adds freight invoice verification, a self-billing mode and benchmarking. Transporeon develops its first app, making real-time tracking of shipments possible. The workforce doubles within three years, and revenues again achieve double-digit growth.

2012

The Transporeon Group has almost 250 employees, and opens offices and companies in Singapore and Moscow. New functions from Transporeon are aimed at transparency for goods recipients and integration of transport documents. Facebook now has 1 billion users worldwide.

2011

Transporeon is awarded the “Technology Fast 50 Award” from Deloitte and is ranked 27th among the fastest-growing technology companies in Germany. Projects are carried out in the United States, Russia and China; an office is opened in Philadelphia.

2010

The Transporeon Group hires its 150th staff member, meaning it has more than doubled in size within three years. Ticontract is expanded to include Rate Management. Instagram is available in the App Store and the first iPad makes its debut: Apple revolutionizes the market once again.

2009

The Group develops a new platform to meet the specific requirements of incoming delivery management at retail warehouses and distribution centers. The name of this time slot management spin-off is Mercareon. Twitter is the Internet phenomenon of the year.

2007

The Group rises to become one of the European logistics market leaders and is now successfully active in the Benelux countries, France, Great Britain and Italy. The 70 Transporeon employees celebrate the company’s nomination for the Deutscher Gründerpreis award for entrepreneurship. Over 3.7 million iPhones are sold in the first year.

2006

Transporeon expands and successfully completes projects in Austria and Poland. This activity is followed by the founding of a subsidiary in Krakow to deal with business in Eastern Europe. Media speculation over the planned launch of a mobile phone by Apple intensifies.

2005

The Ticontract platform for electronic freight sourcing is born of a customer project and becomes a spin-off of Transporeon. The new platform’s team relocates to Kempten one year later. Author Tim O’Reilly coins the term Web 2.0.

2003

Previously available Transporeon solutions for shipment execution are complemented by a system for managing loading and unloading on ramps; one of the first time slot management systems appears on the market. Mark Zuckerberg launches a predecessor of Facebook.

2000

A few days after their final exams, the friends Axel Busch, Peter Förster, Roland Hötzl and Marc-Oliver Simon found the start-up Transporeon. The name is derived from "transport" and the ancient Greek word “emporeon” (marketplace).

1999

During the same autumn that sees the launch of the first music file-sharing site Napster, and with the whole world intoxicated by the “new economy” and the dot-com bubble, four students in Ulm decide to set up their own business once their exams are over.

Our Brands and Affiliates

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Mercareon optimizes retail delivery

The Mercareon cloud platform provides customised SaaS solutions to optimize the inbound goods process for retailers. The logistics software controls incoming deliveries at the loading dock and improves all other upstream and downstream processes.

 

350+ retail warehouses managed by Mercareon
5,000+ connected suppliers
Used in 15 countries throughout Europe

Ticontract - e-sourcing made easy!

Our leading cloud platform for electronic freight sourcing is a strategic tool for purchasing transportation services and helping shippers optimize their freight cost management processes.

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8,500+ logistics RFQs per year
5 million+ carriers on our platforms
Qualified supplier profiles from 100+ countries

Market intelligence with Tim Consult

Tim Consult is an international consulting company and leading provider of benchmarking and market intelligence for all modes of transport. The data specialist develops solutions for efficient freight purchasing, intelligent transport management, optimised value-added networks and innovative big-data applications.

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1,700+ successful projects
Customers include almost all DAX 30 companies and more than half of the Fortune 100 industrial companies.
Regular industry events

Code of conduct

At Transporeon, we pay particular attention to ensuring that our actions are in line with applicable laws and general expectations of rules-compliant and ethically correct behavior. We want to be economically successful while preserving a high level of integrity and meeting our responsibilities to society. All employees and managers, as well as our business partners and customers, can trust that our work is marked by professionalism, dependability and fairness. To achieve these goals, we have established group-wide mandatory rules that guide us in our business dealings. They are the foundation for the decisions and actions of the company and of each individual.

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