Alpega’s TenderEasy announces partnership with Upply
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TenderEasy, Alpega’s cloud-based freight procurement solution, has announced its latest partnership with Upply, an AI-driven benchmarking provider offering road, sea and air freight data prices across the globe.
In a statement, TenderEasy said the partnership would deliver live benchmarking data to its users through full integration of Upply’s data into TenderEasy‘s platform. This, it is said, shall provide TenderEasy’s customers them with the necessary information to understand the current prices in the market, as well as their evolution over time.
TenderEasy stresses that this gives the customer the possibility and the power to decide when a tender is competitive, and what steps to take in the potential negotiation rounds with carriers.
Commenting on the announcement, Johan Vagerstam, co-founder of TenderEasy and Director Product Management at Alpega, said:
“Partnerships and integrations like this one add value to everyone planning or running a freight RFQ. In such a volatile market, we at TenderEasy want to ensure users have the latest insights to decide if, where and when to run a tender.”
Thomas Larrieu, CEO at Upply, added:
“Partnerships in the digital ecosystems are key to provide cutting-edge software and platforms. Even more in the transportation industries today where prices fluctuate on a weekly basis and capacities are difficult to find and secure. Our partnership with TenderEasy aims at sharing market data and making it available directly to supply chain experts in their procurement solutions for them to take the best decisions.”