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Global logistics control and visibility for cost optimization

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.

Synchronize shipment planning

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

Automation and optimization

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

Multimodal rating

Centralize 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

Screenshot of Infor Nexus  and global freight spend management

Global freight spend management

  • Improve ocean and air freight procurement
  • Centralize 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
Screenshot of Infor Nexus used to plan multiple legs of a global freight shipment.

Multi-leg planning for global moves

  • Automate least-cost shipping plans
  • Optimize 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
Screenshot of Infor Nexus for ocean and air freight bidding.

Ocean and air freight procurement

  • Support online, efficient carrier/NVO freight bid events
  • Utilize faster bid analysis and counter process
  • Conduct scenario modeling to optimize best-cost freight allocation
  • Easily see shipping lanes not covered by bids
  • Leverage historical shipment and carrier performance data clearly during negotiations
Screenshot of Infor Nexus’s convenient ocean booking portal.

Ocean booking portal convenience

  • Access direct connections with 95% of global ocean capacity
  • Rely on robust data quality and cleansing features
  • Utilize 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

12%

reduction in logistics spend as a percentage of sales

25%

reduction in expedited freight spending

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