The service aggregates freight and shipping information from over 25 freight carriers, with freight class rating, shipping cost quotes, and shipment booking functions. It can be integrated with e-commerce checkout functions, OMS/WMS/TMS software, or act as a standalone transportation function. Shipment tracking is also supported.
API methods support submission of a shipment size and contents along with point of origin and destination. Methods can return class rating and real-time quotes from up to 25 providers, with ability to book the shipment and arrange for pickup and delivery.
Recent advancements in technology have transformed the landscape in the logistics arena. Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, are behind this transformation. Developers looking to enhance shipping or supply chain services can check out ProgrammableWeb to find dozens of useful APIs.
The FreightCenter API makes it possible for e-commerce retailers and software developers to integrate freight rates, and book shipping as part of the check out process. Shipments can be tracked without ever leaving the retailer's website. The customer can choose from 25 of the leading freight providers in the U.S.