GoFreight on “Let’s Talk Supply Chain”: A Deep Dive into Modern Freight Forwarding

Alice Zhou

August 17, 2023 • 2 minutes read

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In a recent episode of the revered podcast, “Let’s Talk Supply Chain,” we had the privilege of joining the discussion to delve deep into the intricacies of the logistics and supply chain world. The conversation, featuring Rik Walters, our VP of Marketing, covered the core of GoFreight’s mission, our innovative solutions, and the transformative impact of our platform on the industry.

GoFreight: Beyond Just Software

At its core, GoFreight isn’t just a platform; it’s a vision for a more efficient and streamlined freight forwarding industry. We’re here to support business transformation as they move from cluttered desks and file cabinets to a streamlined digital dashboard, which means reduced costs, improved efficiency, optimized processes, and heightened profitability.

Amplifying SMBs in Freight Forwarding

Historically, the logistics and supply chain industry has been a playground for industry giants. However, GoFreight’s mission is to ensure that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are included. Our software is built to level the playing field, ensuring SMBs have all the tools to thrive in today’s competitive business environment.

On this podcast, Rik emphasized that at GoFreight, “We level the playing field. It allows smaller businesses to start, run, and grow their operations more efficiently.”

The Imperative of Visibility

In logistics, visibility isn’t just a nice-to-have – it’s a necessity. Transparency builds trust, ensuring customers are always in the know. GoFreight’s container tracking system is designed to offer this very transparency, keeping both our clients and their customers informed every step of the way.

Navigating Financial Strains

The post-pandemic period it has brought about unique financial challenges in the logistics industry, from squeezed margins to rising operational costs. Addressing these, GoFreight has integrated tools that have proven their worth, saving an average of 32% on shipment-related fines over the past year.

Strategies for the Coming Times

While the discourse was wide-ranging, Rik provided some keen insights into the strategies freight forwarders should be mulling over as 2023 progresses. Leveraging technology, gauging market trends, and maintaining an unwavering focus on customer-centricity were highlighted as pillars for future success.

In Conclusion

The conversation on “Let’s Talk Supply Chain” was more than an exploration of GoFreight’s offerings. It was a glimpse into the evolving world of logistics and the role technology plays in shaping its future. We encourage all industry enthusiasts to dive deeper and listen to the complete “Let’s Talk Supply Chain” discussion.

Are you interested in learning more or exploring GoFreight‘s innovative digital solutions for your business? Contact us today to schedule your Personalized Demo and learn how you can transform your freight forwarding business.

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