Hurricane Irma Supply Chain Impact on Shippers and Logistics Providers

Freightgate helps Shippers and Logistics Providers affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma Supply Chain Disruptions

Hurricane Harvey continues to have a big effect on people and businesses. The upcoming Hurricanes Irma and Jose will extend its monstrous impact on the freight transportation industry. Shipper are bracing for more halted shipment, suspended transport services, closures of shipping terminals and ports, and supply chain disruptions.

Freightgate is helping shippers and logistics providers evaluate routing alternatives so cargo does NOT get stuck in the aftermath of Harvey or the immense problems with IRMA and the coming storms during Hurricane Season.

Experts predict shippers, both exporter and importers, and logistics providers will experience freight rate spikes, reduced capacity, long-term fuel surcharges, and overall turmoil due to out-of-cycle supply chain demands. The effects will be felt across the entire US with worldwide consequences.

The most powerful dynamic rating & routing tool available anywhere to perform cross-modal transportation analysis is being made available by Freightgate. Cargo owners can find optimized routing choices using dynamic multi-leg routing across multiple origins & destinations. Once shipped, manage your supply chain by exception with unsurpassed global visibility and last leg management.

Access the most sophisticated TMS Transportation Management Platform utilized by many Best-in-Class organizations to reign in ever increasing transportation expenses during supply chain disruptions. Contact us to plan a meeting or live demo of Freightgate’s Logistics Cloud Solutions, please complete form at: or Call Freightgate Sales at (714) 799-2833.

Since the early 1990’s, Freightgate has been a leader in cloud computing, mobile applications for logistics and global supply chain management. Freightgate’s cutting-edge Logistics Cloud technology unlocks a new age of competitiveness giving every business equal opportunity to participate in global markets with smart logistics tools and greater agility.

Freightgate’s Logistics Cloud, known as the Freightgate Universe, empowers professionals on all levels to collaborate with global vendors and logistics providers seamlessly on a single common transportation sourcing platform for informed decision-making across the entire network. It encompasses ISO9001-certified end-to-end transportation management processes from procurement, rate management, optimization, execution and visibility, carbon footprint, through invoice audit & pay. The Freightgate Universe is comprised of adaptive easy-to-deploy modules to help companies leapfrog into the 21st century with minimal start-up cost. Freightgate is the only commercial EFM compliant platform enabling standardized web-services as promoted by the US-DOT and Transport-Canada.

About Freightgate
Based in Fountain Valley, 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; BFN (Built for NetSuite) approved SuiteApps. Freightgate is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Visit Freightgate at: