Freightgate Announces New Webinar Series to Prepare Shippers for Upcoming Trans-Pacific Ocean Freight Contracts

Freightgate, a global provider of Best In Class Logistics Cloud Solutions, today educational webinars titled: Manage, Procure, Negotiate. The three monthly programs will provide interactive discussions, best practices information and case study presentations to prepare global shippers in time for the upcoming Trans-Pacific Ocean Freight Contract Period.

Join Freightgate for an exciting series of discussions and learning, as it addresses some of the most pressing issues in rate management, procurement, and contract negotiations with ocean carriers. All presentations are free to registered participants, starting at 1:00 pm EST, unless otherwise noted. The schedule and topics are as follows:

August 21, 2013: Rate Management: Best Practices in Rate Management; Negotiated Rate Agreements; Security Compliance; Contract Governance; Spot Quotations; and Pricing.

September 25, 2013: Transportation Procurement: Best Practices and Strategies for Bid Preparation; Freight Rate History Analysis; Carrier Selection; Tender Management; Benchmarks; Surcharges; and Bid Rules

October 23, 2013: Contract Negotiation: Best Practices in Bid Analysis; Bid Comparison; Multiple Rounds Bidding; Transportation Spend Calculation; Scenario Analysis

Register Today. Please complete registration form at: Freightgate is offering a free software demonstration, and knowledge on how to lower transportation spend while at the same improving service performance.. To schedule demo, please complete form at: or Call Freightgate Sales at (714) 799-2833. Email: or call Freightgate Sales at 714-799-2833.

Freightgate offers best-in-class procurement solution designed for shippers to manage ocean freight procurement processes considering more than just price. This “on-demand” solution supports the complete procurement lifecycle including RFQ preparation, bid rules, mailing, along with scenarios to analyze each bid to calculate the total transportation spend in relation to other attributes such as transit-time or service, across multiple RFQ rounds and conclude with automated awards to the ocean freight providers with the best price and service combination while saving time and mitigating risks.

About Freightgate
Based in Huntington Beach, California, the Freightgate team has been developing Internet solutions for the freight and logistics since 1994, such as its industry-leading Logistics Cloud Platform, offering Supply Chain Collaboration & Visibility; TMS, Global Tender Bid Management; Least Cost Routing, Service Contract and Quote Management; Regulatory Compliance CBP and FMC; Automated eInvoice Audit and Payment; innovative What-If-Scenario Analysis tool; interactive online Sailing Schedule. Freightgate is ISO 9001:2008 certified.