Lenexa, Kansas, October 12, 2011: Catapult International, a leading edge international shipping software and consulting firm, announced today that its rate and quotation management system, Catapult QMS,now supplies three of the largest ocean consolidators’ rates throughout Catapult’s software platform to its clients.
Econocaribe Consolidators, Carotrans International, and Vanguard Logistics have integrated into Catapult QMS allowing NVOCCs and freight forwarders who utilize Catapult’s QMS software to retrieve the most up-to-date LCL ocean rates instantly.
“Consolidator rate integration has been our focus in 2011. Through this updated mapping to our system, we make it much easier for our clients to view these rates with theassurance their rates and related surcharges are current,” states David Luttrell, Chief Information Officer of Catapult.
“Obtaining rate visibility with my LCL carriers was a difficult task,” adds Noel Pekel of Crane Worldwide Logistics. “Catapult has solved the ‘rate sheet’ game through interconnectivity with our consolidators.” About Catapult: Catapult International provides freight rate technology solutions for both freight forwarders and multi-national companies worldwide. Its Catapult QMS(TM) application is among the best solutions for international air and ocean pricing, rating, and freight auditing. Catapult is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the transportation sector.
Catapult International, LLC is one of the fastest growing companies in the Logistics IT sector. Catapult was founded in 2007 to solve a fundamental problem plaguing shippers: “How can shippers and forwarders retrieve their best option shipping rates within seconds?” Managing over one billion rates at a 99.7 percent accuracy rate, Catapult combines air, ocean and ground contracts into one simple cloud-based system, enabling operations and sales departments to get their best carrier rate from point A to point B and realize dramatic efficiency improvements.