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ChemLogix Launches Freight Brokerage Service to Combat Capacity Shortages

Chemlogix LLC, a provider of transportation, technology and supply-chain consulting services to the chemical industry, has launched a new freight-brokerage service.

Part of the company's Capacity Management program, the offering is intended to address a continuing shortage of transportation capacity for chemical shippers across the U.S. Dubbed CapAssure LX, the Web-based system can coordinate, manage and track shipments across liquid and drybulk; dry-van truckload; specialized equipment such as flatbeds, step downs and double drops, and drayage modes. It electronically broadcasts logistics requirements to the market and identifies available trucking assets in the network. The service especially targets small and mid-sized chemical companies that lack the carrier relationships to ensure freight movements at competitive rates during times of tight capacity, Chemlogix said. CapAssure X gives them access to a network of pre-qualified carriers.

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Part of the company's Capacity Management program, the offering is intended to address a continuing shortage of transportation capacity for chemical shippers across the U.S. Dubbed CapAssure LX, the Web-based system can coordinate, manage and track shipments across liquid and drybulk; dry-van truckload; specialized equipment such as flatbeds, step downs and double drops, and drayage modes. It electronically broadcasts logistics requirements to the market and identifies available trucking assets in the network. The service especially targets small and mid-sized chemical companies that lack the carrier relationships to ensure freight movements at competitive rates during times of tight capacity, Chemlogix said. CapAssure X gives them access to a network of pre-qualified carriers.

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