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Even better tracking and tracing of your shipments, now at your fingertips.

Our people make the biggest difference in your experience. Whether you’ve been a customer for years or you’re just starting to work with us, you know that. From the second you connect with Agforce, the human element of our business is obvious. We’re there when you need us, to talk you through the logistics of getting your product where it needs to go.

But even our team of rockstars can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why we now offer freight visibility through direct and customer integrations via MacroPoint, FourKites and the Agforce Portal.

MacroPoint is a global, real-time freight visibility platform that provides accurate load location information so you can see all your in-transit freight in real time, at once, in one portal.

FourKites is a Chicago-based technology company that provides real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions that simplify the sharing of critical load information for the entire logistics industry.

We understand that you and your customers work to maintain leaner inventory levels, so knowing where your product is and when it will arrive is more important than ever in today’s logistics environment. MacroPoint and FourKites are two of the best platforms to ensuring you have that freight visibility.

But because both of these systems rely on the cell reception of multiple providers, they are fallible. That’s why we make sure our team is always ready to fill in any potential gaps and provide you with a fantastic customer experience, no matter what.

When our partner technology fuses seamlessly with our people, you’re able to stay on top of your shipments end-to-end, watching their progress and tracking them manually when you need to. Through the Agforce Portal, our team has the capability to connect with you via EDI or API with our customers so that all updates will flow through automatically improving efficiency so that you can better service your customers.

We offer tracking via web portal, push notifications and all the other cutting-edge tech you’ve come to expect … with a team of caring, passionate experts to back it up. Can your logistics partner say the same? If not … maybe it’s time to get in touch with Agforce. Call Agforce at 877.367.2324 or email us at inquiry@agforcets.com.

Holiday Logistics – Behind the Scenes


It’s September, which means holiday merchandising is right around the corner. Along with it – third-quarter reviews that sometimes drive last-minute strategy tweaks. In a heartbeat, months of holiday planning can be upended.

Hail Marys aren’t uncommon in this industry, although the act of getting product to shelf can at times seem nothing short of miraculous. We wanted to lift the curtain a bit and share our approach to getting the job done in what can be the most stressful shipping season of the year.

Communication

We can’t prepare if we aren’t asking our clients questions and listening to the answers. The same goes for our carriers and our warehouses. VP of Business Development at Agforce Transport Services Andy Tuley puts it this way: “We want to minimize stress on our clients. That means going behind the scenes for them, talking to truckers early, setting appointments in advance. We want to be as easy as possible for people to work with.”

Technology

Next to our people, technology is the most important investment we can make. Technology helps make our work more transparent and efficient. Managing Director of Agforce Transport Services Michael Preisinger says, “It’s absolutely crucial. We’re committed to offering our customers and our carriers the best there is, so we’re constantly evaluating what’s available in the marketplace.”

Perspective

Whether it’s fourth quarter or first quarter, we try to learn something new every day. “We’re always looking for ways we can add value behind the scenes, whether that’s buying pizza for the warehouses that stay late or tracking shipments early on a Saturday morning,” says Tuley. “No two situations are ever the same, and we come to work every day on our toes. It’s not a glamorous business, but it’s a lot of fun,” Preisinger added.

We’d love to hear about your needs and find ways to help you get where you’re going. Give us a call at 844-713-6723 or email us at inquiry@agforcets.com.

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