Freight Management Solutions
Strengthen Your Supply Chain From Chicago
Chicago’s combined airports make it the nation’s second-largest international cargo gateway. Its port also accounts for millions of tons of cargo shipped domestically and internationally each year. The large number of goods coming into and out of Chicago mean if you’re shipping goods here, you need to find a freight manager you can rely on.
When you choose Freight Management Inc. (FMI) as your logistics solution, you are guaranteed exceptional service at cost-saving rates. FMI has developed its own proprietary technology that, combined with its decades of experience, network, and resources, allows us to ensure that Chicago businesses can rely on a solid supply chain with high on-time percentages and fast visibility on shipment tracking.
For your Chicago business to thrive, you need a robust supply chain you can trust. You need to know that goods will be where they are required, on time, to keep your customers happy, your reputation intact, and your business growing. With over 40 years of experience, FMI understands the importance of safeguarding your supply chain. All carriers are carefully vetted all make sure that only the best in Chicago transport your goods. These practices allow us to deliver the following:
- Tens of thousands of qualified truckload, LTL, and drayage carriers
- Greater than 98% on-time performance
- A less than 0.001% claim ratio annually
- Proprietary My Freight Manager TMS Technology
When you partner with FMI, you will have real-time access to your shipment’s status with our custom TMS. Having clear visibility of shipments allows you to manage deadlines effectively. Our solutions provide everything you need in one spot, making it easy for you and your team to always be in the loop on what is happening with your shipment.
FMI’s Freight Technology Offers A Competitive Advantage To Businesses in Chicago
Standing out from your competitors in Chicago is tough. Many businesses have similar offerings, but how do you differentiate yourself? One of the best ways to stand out as a Chicago business is through exceptional customer service. FMI has developed numerous proprietary technologies with you in mind that help you successfully manage and have visibility on shipments so you can meet and exceed your customer’s expectations.
My Freight Manager®
Our web-based management system has been developed with an intuitive and user-friendly interface. It is easy for anyone to navigate and promptly displays real-time shipment reporting and visibility on all cargo.
My Freight Manager® is simple to master and integrate into your business. Your team will pick it up fast, and time saved from our systems will allow you to spend more hours on other areas of your business.
Access to the system is 24/7 and web-based. Monitoring of carrier safety and insurance is also 24/7, ensuring your shipments are always secure. We use tier-1 data centers to host all our systems that provide 99.7% up-time, giving you the tools you need to strengthen your shipping operations.
Many transportation issues can affect your Chicago business when it comes to container Drayage. Draydex™ aims to eliminate them.
Our comprehensive and innovative TMS provides you with the industry’s most accurate spot market index. When used in your shipping operations, Draydex™ provides you with actionable insights, accurate market rates, and clear visibility of your shipments. Draydex™ is available for both contributors and non-contributors.
My Freight Manager® and Draydex™ combined will give you all the shipping power you need. Draydex™ feeding you the spot market index. My Freight Manager® enhances the tracking and visibility of your supply chain.
State of the Art Tracking with FMITrackTM
You will always know exactly where your shipment is in the supply chain. Real-time updates mean you can manage deadlines and keep customers and suppliers happy.
You do not need to download an app, and the system is free and simple to use. Shipment updates are transmitted directly into My Freight Manager®.
Shipping is a complex process. That is why we worked so hard to develop these technologies to simplify it for your business. We have visibility at every step of the supply chain and a strong network of trusted carriers so you can keep delivering your stellar service to your customer.
Cost-effective, streamlined container drayage management with real-time access to market rates and actionable insights.
Offer fast, low-cost shipping and returns to your customers to stand out from your retail competition. Also, let us handle the shipments while you can confidently prep for your trade show.