Infor Nexus Global Freight Management

Gain control of your global supply chain’s first mile
Logistics transportation Cargo

Global logistics control and visibility for cost optimisation

Infor Nexus Global Freight Management Software (FMS) is a cloud solution built for cross-ocean, international logistics complexities. The platform connects the activities of international buyers and suppliers through native applications to streamline visibility with a world-wide network of thousands of global logistics service providers.

Key capabilities

Synchronise shipment planning

Streamline global, multi-leg, multiparty freight planning with automatic updates from upstream changes

Automation and optimisation

Reduce or eliminate time-consuming, error-prone manual freight management activities

Multimodal rating

Centralise enterprise freight rate governance and carrier contract management for compliance and cost control

Multimodal execution

Auto-tender shipments to carriers, book ocean freight directly with VGM-compliant data, and execute global plans through many regional forwarders or 3PLs

Shipment tracking

Track and trace line items through forwarders, 3PLs, and carriers with event-based and real-time data

Global network connectivity

Communicate, manage, and collaborate with trading partners and logistics service providers


Global freight spend management

  • Improve ocean and air freight procurement
  • Centralise carrier contract management for truck, air, and ocean
  • Support global compliance with preferred carriers
  • Accrue for projected freight spend more accurately
  • Streamline freight invoice audit, approval, and allocations
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Multi-leg planning for global moves

  • Automate least-cost shipping plans
  • Optimise plans for high volumes of orders
  • Accept and track plans from 3PL/external systems
  • Monitor shipment progress over multiple modes and geographies (e.g., at origin, over ocean, inland to destination)
  • Accurately model complexity for greater control

Ocean and air freight procurement

  • Support online, efficient carrier/NVO freight bid events
  • Utilise faster bid analysis and counter process
  • Conduct scenario modelling to optimise best-cost freight allocation
  • Easily see shipping lanes not covered by bids
  • Leverage historical shipment and carrier performance data clearly during negotiations

Ocean booking portal convenience

  • Access direct connections with 95% of global ocean capacity
  • Rely on robust data quality and cleansing features
  • Utilise VGM-compliant data for booking efficiencies
  • Leverage full carrier communications connectivity to track shipments
  • Take advantage of exhaustive reporting and query options

Infor Nexus customers have experienced

$150 million
savings in total transportation spend
reduction in logistics spend as a percentage of sales
reduction in expedited freight spending

Additional resources

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