Opus9 Blog

Opus9 builds its digital freight brokerage platform with Bill Peterson, as President and CEO

Posted by Michelle Gaubert on Oct 28, 2020

B Peterson 3eDriving the reorganization of the Opus9 digital freight brokerage platform, a part of CyberLogitec America, is Bill Peterson as President and CEO. Bill is tasked with reinvigorating Opus9’s innovation and growth. With proven experience in leading businesses to success, Bill confronts change management head on with a disciplined and structured methodology that creates beneficial change.

Since Bill took on Opus9 earlier this year, the team has been focused on improving the Opus9’s rate quoting algorithms through partnerships that ensure shippers get the most accurate, current rates for their specified lanes. In addition, under his guidance and
leadership, Opus9 sales and support has taken on a concierge-like approach that helps shippers get on time pick up and delivery of their shipments that have been booked on the Opus9 platform.

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Topics: Announcement, opus9, Freight rates

Opus9 Improves Real-time Rate Quoting Algorithms with SONAR

Posted by Michelle Gaubert on Oct 21, 2020

Opus9 has integrated with FreightWaves SONAR to improve Opus9’s Rating Algorithm that provides accurate, real-time truck load rates for shippers

freight rates-1Opus9, a leading digital freight broker that enables shippers to efficiently centralize and manage carrier quotes, make bookings and track freight movements, today announces that it has integrated its freight booking platform with FreightWaves SONAR. Using SONAR data will expedite and improve the accuracy of the freight rate quotes that Opus9 delivers to shippers.

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Topics: Announcement, Technology, opus9, Freight rates

How US Shippers are Rethinking Freight Transport Procurement

Posted by Michelle Gaubert on Oct 19, 2020

On October 9th, William Cassidy, Senior Editor at the Journal of Commerce, published an article on Shippers rethinking annual trucking procurement cycles He points out that due to the current disruptions caused by COVID-19 pandemic, shippers are rethinking how they procure freight transportation. He continues by saying that "shippers are modifying their approach to bidding, using more short-term 'mini-bids' than ever before and turning to technology to improve a process that often breaks down when market prices swing quickly."  Shippers "are looking for ways to avoid costly contract rate hikes propelled by a historic surge in spot truckload rates that began in May and have barely slowed since. They won't do that by sticking to traditional practices strictly focused on price, shippers, analysts, and trucking.  Bidding processes will have be be more specific, more flexible, and more collaborative."

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Topics: Announcement, Truckload, Less Than Truckload, Technology, opus9

Opus9 Makes the FreightWaves List of Top 100 FreightTech Companies

Posted by Michelle Gaubert on Oct 15, 2020

For the 3rd year in a row, Opus9 is proud to be a part of the FreightWaves Top 100 FreightTech companies for 2021. The FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative companies across the industry.  

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Topics: Announcement, Refrigerated, Less Than Truckload, Technology, opus9

Opus9 Launches Transportation Management System to Modernize Supply Chains

Posted by Opus9 on Feb 18, 2020

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Today, we launched our Transportation Management System (TMS), a tool that enables shippers to manage all of their freight in a centralized place. The new TMS builds on the success of our award-winning Marketplace, which currently allows shippers to get instant freight quotes, book with high quality Opus9 carriers and track their shipments in real-time.

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Topics: Announcement, Truckload, Less Than Truckload, Technology

Opus9 Launches Drayage

Posted by Opus9 on Jun 27, 2019

 

Drayage is a billion-dollar industry marked with distinct challenges. From an overall lack of capacity or transparency into pricing, companies are plagued with many inefficiencies as they look to move their containers.

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Topics: Announcement, Drayage

When Shipping Meets Automation

Posted by Trupti Desai on Aug 15, 2018

Deliver next-generation transportation services. Provide end-to-end transparency. Transform shipping.

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Topics: Announcement