B2B logistics firm Montway Auto Transport introduced Monday (Aug. 1) that it has debuted a brand new digital platform, the Montway Automation Portal (MAP), aiming to spice up effectivity for shippers and carriers.

The platform will even allow larger visibility for inbound and outbound automobiles to bolster stock administration, and can assist handle and reduce down on transportation prices, Montway mentioned in its press launch.

MAP is constructed on proprietary tech that leverages market-based pricing and a streamlined transportation administration system. Per the discharge, customers can get pricing, e book orders and monitor items in actual time by coming into VINs.

The service will even reportedly include a strategy to entry public monitoring hyperlinks, which customers can share with finish prospects, and it’ll additionally function on-demand pricing and a central location to retailer digital information.

“The challenges preserve mounting for dealerships, auctions, rental automobile corporations and different companies that depend on car actions and our enterprise prospects need improvements to assist them acquire a aggressive benefit,” mentioned Mike Trudeau, govt vice chairman of enterprise improvement. “The Montway Automation Portal gives the transparency they should higher handle inventories and enhance velocity to shoppers.”

All of this comes as the broader transportation and logistics trade has been lagging behind on digital developments which have helped different industries modernize.

Final 12 months, PYMNTS wrote that Montway had partnered with Ship.Automobiles, which works with digital options for auto transport, so as to assist Montway prospects get additional provider capability and place a larger emphasis on visibility and automation after dispatch.

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Ship.Automotive’s purpose is to “simplify and streamline” your entire transport course of for stakeholders with user-friendly applied sciences.

By the partnership, Montway and its prospects gained entry to the Ship.Automobiles product suite, together with PlayMate, Market Load Board, Provider TMS for real-time updates for car-hauling companions and a brand new buyer portal.

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