Parade & 3G Raise the Bar on Digital Bookings

May 22, 2022

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San Francisco, CA — May 19, 2022 — Parade, the leader in software for freight brokers that drives digital transformation with its truckload capacity management platform, announces its partnership with 3G, one of the leading providers of modern-day transportation management systems.

Parade connects all your sources of capacity and carrier information and uses machine learning to match loads with capacity. This single source of information connects to 3G’s TMS – your single source of execution – to enable seamless booking, carrier re-use and management workflows.

“I am excited about our partnership with Parade. The opportunity for brokers to digitize their operations, by combining 3G’s execution workflows with Parade’s capacity management is truly a game-changer for freight brokers looking to scale ....

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