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Chicago, IL, United States, 2005/09/12 - The Real Time Freight™ solution streamlines communication between large shippers and distributors and their preferred carrier and broker base..
A.M. Castle & Co. decided today to go with Real Time Freight’s web-based logistics solution to help the company meet its transportation needs. As a leader in the U.S. steel industry for more than a century and North America’s largest distributor of core specialty metals, Castle established transportation expense management and efficiency as a core business objective for 2005. Castle’s private network will streamline its process of getting freight information out to select carriers and keep satellite offices on the same page, all while reducing the company’s overall transportation costs and phone time.
This is the first load board Real Time Freight has built for a steel-shipping company. "We're extremely excited to expand our services to the steel industry,” says Angie Brown, RTF’s sales administrator. “Castle is a very well respected company and an industry leader. We are thrilled they chose our solution to help them become more efficient on the transportation side.”
About A.M. Castle & Co.
Based out of Franklin Park, IL, A.M. Castle & Co. distributes carbon, alloy and stainless steels, nickel alloys, aluminum, titanium, cast iron, copper, and brass in a variety of forms to both Fortune 500 companies and smaller-sized accounts. Castle and its affiliated companies operate out of more than 60 locations in North America.
About Real Time Freight Services
As an emerging leader in transportation services, Real Time Freight Services, LLC, drives success more than any other technology solution on the market today. The Real Time FreightTM solution streamlines communication between large shippers and distributors and their preferred carrier and broker base by building private web-based load boards that share time-sensitive freight information. Today, there are more than 75 shipping networks nationwide, in industries as varied as produce, meat, poultry, dairy, steel, and lumber, doing business through the Real Time Freight Services system.
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