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Vanguard Logistics’ pricing, bookings to be available on WebCargo AcceleRate

May 27, 2021: Global LCL (less-than-container load) consolidator Vanguard Logistics and WebCargo partnered to provide forwarders with real-time access to LCL spot rates, negotiated rates, and e-booking on WebCargo AcceleRate, the multimodal rate management and e-booking platform.

Extending WebCargos air cargo pricing and eBooking capabilities to ocean, the API connection with Vanguard Logistics includes global port-to-port coverage, as well as door rates connecting 20 origin and destination countries.
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Extending WebCargos air cargo pricing and eBooking capabilities to ocean, the API connection with Vanguard Logistics includes global port-to-port coverage, as well as door rates connecting 20 origin and destination countries.

May 27, 2021: Global LCL (less-than-container load) consolidator Vanguard Logistics and WebCargo partnered to provide forwarders with real-time access to LCL spot rates, negotiated rates, and e-booking on WebCargo AcceleRate, the multimodal rate management and e-booking platform.

“Extending WebCargo’s leading air cargo pricing and e-booking capabilities to ocean, the API connection with Vanguard Logistics includes global port-to-port coverage, as well as door rates connecting 20 origin and destination countries. This represents an important first for LCL carrier integration, providing additional flexibility for global forwarders and their customers,” reads the release.

Graham Cousins, chief strategy officer at Vanguard Logistics, said, “Over the past few years, Vanguard has focused on developing a cutting edge LCL platform that simplifies pricing, booking, and visibility for our customers. Integrations to other key platforms, like WebCargo AcceleRate, are natural evolution, making LCL booking even more accessible and transparent to our customers.”

Daniel Bataller, VP operations at WebCargo, said, “Given the importance of LCL shipping, particularly evident over the past few months, meant that this was a mode where we wanted to drive further innovation. As a top-tier global LCL consolidator with a technology-driven mindset that matches our own, we’re proud to partner with Vanguard to make global freight smoother.”

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