New online freight platform captures honor at inaugural Dubai logistics awards
DUBAI – Shipa Freight, the leading online freight platform, was named Logistics Technology Platform of the Year at the first-ever Transport and Logistics Middle East Awards in Dubai.
The award, presented by Transport & Logistics Middle East, recognized the platform that offers the best solutions through use of cutting-edge technologies such as automation, smart freight forwarding and data analytics to increase speed, efficiency and safety while lowering costs in operations and systems.
Shipa Freight, launched in April, is the first fully integrated online freight platform that allows users to get rate quotes and book, pay and track ocean and air shipments around the world online. Shipa Freight allows users, especially small and medium-sized businesses, to manage international shipments with a simple, easy-to-use tool accessible by computer, tablet and mobile app.
Toby Edwards, CEO, Shipa Freight, said: “This award has huge significance, especially considering that we’ve only been serving customers for a short time. It shows the impact we’ve already made with our technology and the value we are bringing to our customers, particularly to SMEs competing with bigger rivals and trying to grow through cross-border trade.”
The award was presented on November 12 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel in Dubai. The ceremony brought together the most prominent players from the Middle East logistics and supply chain sector. The awards honored companies implementing state-of-the-art operations and processes that are changing the logistics sector in the region.
Shipa Freight is backed by Agility’s global network of more than 22,000 experienced employees in over 100 countries, It gives customers the support of a trusted global network and allows small and medium-size companies to access the world’s growing markets. Shipa Freight is one of several technology-led innovations that Agility is using to make logistics more efficient and effective for customers.
Ramzi Al Zerouni (left), General Manager – Administration, Government & Business Affairs, and Paul Rehmet, Chief Product Officer (center), accept the Logistics Technology Platform of the Year award from Jude Fernandes, Head of Cargo Business Planning, Dubai Airports (right).
About Shipa Freight
Shipa Freight is the first fully integrated online freight platform. It provides small and medium-sized businesses with instant, no-obligation rate quotes and allows customers to book, pay and track ocean and air shipments around the world. Based in Dubai, Shipa Freight is backed by Agility, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, operating in more than 100 countries worldwide.
For more information about Shipa Freight, visit www.shipafreight.com