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Webgistix Debuts App for Managing Freight from Midsized E-Commerce Retailers

Webgistix Corp. has unveiled SmartFreight, a package of software and services aimed at mid-sized electronic-commerce retailers.

The product aids in the management of international and domestic freight movements from manufacturers, distributors and warehouses to Webgistix fulfillment centers throughout the U.S. and around the world. SmartFreight is a combination of technology and consulting services, covering such functions as carrier selection, freight scheduling, customs management and shipment tracking. It integrates with Webgistix's SmartFill order-fulfillment platform, creating a "seamless" means of moving product from point of origin to the consumer's desktop, according to the vendor. The SmartFreight service provides a step-by-step freight plan covering all aspects of freight management and movement, customized for each retailer. Also included is support for carrier negotiation with companies such as FedEx and UPS. Webgistix is a licensed ocean-transportation intermediary, eliminating the need for a middleman when clients are negotiating overseas shipping arrangements with ocean carriers. Webgistix operates an international network of fulfillment centers on behalf of e-commerce retailers.

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The product aids in the management of international and domestic freight movements from manufacturers, distributors and warehouses to Webgistix fulfillment centers throughout the U.S. and around the world. SmartFreight is a combination of technology and consulting services, covering such functions as carrier selection, freight scheduling, customs management and shipment tracking. It integrates with Webgistix's SmartFill order-fulfillment platform, creating a "seamless" means of moving product from point of origin to the consumer's desktop, according to the vendor. The SmartFreight service provides a step-by-step freight plan covering all aspects of freight management and movement, customized for each retailer. Also included is support for carrier negotiation with companies such as FedEx and UPS. Webgistix is a licensed ocean-transportation intermediary, eliminating the need for a middleman when clients are negotiating overseas shipping arrangements with ocean carriers. Webgistix operates an international network of fulfillment centers on behalf of e-commerce retailers.

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