[Infographic] 7 Benefits of Live Connections

By: Lance Healy

There’s been a lot of talk in the freight industry about APIs and increased use of technology to maximize efficiency with your carriers. Live Carrier Connections come in many different forms. Probably best known is EDI, but why rely on a slow, ineffective way of connecting?  Live connections now include more sophisticated methods such as APIs – or “Application Program Interfaces” (or to put it simply – different software talking to each other).  But that’s only one way of connecting.

The important thing to remember: Live Connections come in many forms… it’s way beyond EDI or APIs alone.