Catapult QMS

Catapult QMS® Overview

A powerful tool for global freight rate automation and quotation management

Global freight rates and contracts are complex and hard to manage – keeping rates up to date and making accurate calculations are just two of the challenges. Overcoming them takes the right freight rate automation technology and expertise. Regardless of mode, Catapult QMS ensures you always quote with speed and accuracy by automatically updating and applying all appropriate fees, GRIs, and surcharge in real time.

Catapult QMS is technology built around the needs of freight forwarders, NVOCCs, and carriers. It is the only truly global rate management and quoting solution that supports all modes (air, ocean, land) and currencies, while providing important functionality such as rules based mark up, KPI reporting, and optimization by rate or transit time.

Benefits

Calculate global multi-modal freight rates confidently with Catapult QMS.

Close More Sales

Increase win rates through improved metrics and reporting.

Operate Smarter

Operate Smarter

Rates and contracts are centrally managed yet accessible globally.

Quote Faster

Customer quotes can be generated and sent instantly.

Enhance Productivity

All manual rate management processes are fully automated.

Improve Routing

Improve Routing

Routing decisions are optimized by cost or time in transit.

Better Customer Service

Integrated tools improve service to your customers.

See Catapult QMS in action

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Catapult QMS® for Freight Forwarders

Technology that increases profits for freight forwarders

Catapult QMS is a web-based rate automation and quoting platform designed to help freight forwarders win more business at better margins. You'll quote faster with more accuracy than your competition. Catapult QMS ensures your rates and contracts are up to date with all fees and surcharges applied in real time. You'll find the best carrier and maximize your margins for every shipment, while improving your win rates.

Benefits

Close More Sales

Close More Sales

Increase win rates through improved metrics and reporting.

Operate Smarter

Operate Smarter

Rates and contracts are centrally managed yet accessible globally.

Quote Faster

Customer quotes can be generated and sent instantly.

Enhance Productivity

Enhance Productivity

All manual rate management processes are fully automated.

Features

Quote with speed and confidence

Send customer quotes faster and with more accuracy - and the confidence your rates are always up to date.

  • Calculate complex global, multi-modal freight costs in seconds, not hours or days.
  • Send quotes to customers directly from the platform instantly.
  • Set margins, track win rates by rep, as well as other important sales performance metrics.
  • Quote with the knowledge your rates are accurate and reflect all fees and surcharges.

More efficient operations

Eliminate the manual processes within your operations that cost time and create unnecessary errors.

  • Rates are always calculated accurately, all GRIs, fees, and surcharges are applied in real time.
  • Shipment documentation – AWB, OBL, SED, SLI – can be generated on demand.
  • Cost saving route optimization assists with carrier selection based on transit time or cost.
  • Complete data interoperability with other key logistics systems enable the flow of rate information.
  • Full visibility to vital shipping information such as transit time and sailing schedules.

Truly global and multi-modal

Access powerful quoting tools for complex global shipment from everywhere.

  • Calculate all in rates for multi-modal shipments - ocean, air, and land.
  • Perform rate calculations in any currency.
  • Rates are managed centrally, but are accessible via secure log in from anywhere in the world.
  • Multi-lingual user interface customizable to the user's location.

Up to date rates and FMC compliance

Benefit from our team of analysts who monitor and apply all applicable GRIs, fees, and surcharges to your tariffs in real time.

  • Be confident your rate calculations are accurate knowing all applicable fees are up to date.
  • Save money with tools to audit complicated global freight invoices.
  • Use the industry’s easiest built-in tariff filing/ publishing system.
  • Search for surcharges, GRIs, and market based fees based on the past, present, or future.

See Catapult QMS in action

Schedule a demo

Catapult QMS® for Carriers

Simple online tools for customer rate management that improve margins

Catapult QMS gives carriers a simple way to centrally manage freight rates, while providing access to customers and agents located around the world. Plus, you can calculate and send spot quotes fast and receive online bookings from customers instantly. Easy to use tools for FMC tariff filing and rate analysis make operations more efficient and your company more profitable.

Benefits

Global Visibility

Visibility

Rates and contracts are centrally managed yet accessible globally.

Analyze

Analyze

Filter and compare rates by customer, commodity, or port of loading.

Online Booking

Online Booking

Customers access their rates and book online.

FMC Tariff Filing

FMC Tariff Filing

Easy compliance with FMC regulations for tariff filing and publishing.

Features

Visibility and better customer service

Customers and agents anywhere in the world can access their rates in real time.

  • Perform rate calculations in any currency.
  • Rates are managed centrally, but are accessible via secure log in from anywhere in the world.
  • Multi-lingual user interface customizable to the user’s location.
  • Filter and compare rates by customer or other data points.

Operate smarter

Eliminate the manual processes within your operations that cost time and create unnecessary errors.

  • Send quotes and guideline rates to customers instantly from the platform.
  • Set margins, track other important sales performance metrics.
  • Use the industry’s easiest built-in tariff filing/ publishing system.
  • Full access to vital shipping information such as transit time and sailing schedules.

See Catapult QMS in action

Schedule a demo

Catapult QMS® for Shippers

Calculate your freight rates fast

Catapult QMS helps shippers with a robust online platform that makes it simple to manage all of your freight rates and contracts centrally - making updates easy and providing accessibility to rates wherever they are needed.

You can be assured all your rates are accurate and up to date. GRIs and surcharges are messy, but our team of analysts work to ensure they are always accounted for and your rates are accurate. With a simple search, you’ll find your best carrier routing based on cost and service.

Benefits

Operate Smarter

Operate Smarter

Rates and contracts are centrally managed yet accessible globally.

Enhance Productivity

Enhance Productivity

All manual rate management processes are fully automated.

Improve Routing

Improve Routing

Carrier routing decisions are optimized by cost or time in transit.

Budget Better

International, multi-modal shipping rates can be calculated and sent instantly.

Features

Calculate freight costs with speed and confidence

Calculate and send freight quotes faster and with more accuracy, and the confidence your rates are always up to date.

  • Calculate complex global, multi-modal freight costs in seconds, not hours or days.
  • Send quotes to other departments directly from the platform instantly.
  • Retrieve rates from hundreds of O/D pairs at a time.
  • Run rates with the knowledge your rates are accurate and reflect all fees and surcharges.
  • Search for the best rates on your criteria, including multi-leg and door to door.

More efficient rate management

Eliminate the manual processes within your logistics operation that cost time and create unnecessary errors.

  • Rates are always calculated accurately, all GRIs, fees, and surcharges are applied in real time.
  • Important shipment documentation – AWB, OBL, SED, SLI – can be generated on demand.
  • Cost saving route optimization to assist with carrier selection based on transit time or cost.
  • Complete data interoperability with TMS and other key logistics technology.
  • Full Access to vital shipping information such as transit time and sailing schedules.

Truly global and multi-modal

Access powerful freight rate automation tools for complex global shipments from everywhere.

  • Calculate all in rates for multi-modal shipments for any mode - ocean, air, and land.
  • Perform rate calculations in any currency.
  • Rates are managed centrally, but are accessible via secure log in from anywhere in the world.
  • Multi-lingual user interface customizable to the user's location.

Up to date rates and reporting

Benefit from our team of analysts who monitor and apply all applicable GRIs, fees, and surcharges to your tariffs in real time.

  • Be confident your rate calculations are accurate knowing all applicable fees are up to date.
  • Save money with tools to audit complicated global freight invoices.
  • Customized reporting to track quoting history and other metrics.
  • Search for surcharges, GRIs, and market based fees based on the past, present, or future.

See Catapult QMS in action

Schedule a demo