An easier way to run your transportation RFP or mini-bid.

Whether you need short-term or long-term contract pricing, RFPGuide enables you to build lanes and publish them to your carriers, compare rates, and award the best available provider to haul your freight.

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Centralize the process

Eliminate email + spreadsheets. Centralize your procurement data in one secure dashboard, and navigate the complex freight market without increasing your workload.

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Manage your carriers

Don’t let information about your carriers fall through the cracks. Stay up-to-date on insurance and saftey complience, with automatic updates from FMCSA.

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Benchmark your rates

Compare your rates to real-time market benchmarks on both spot and contract lanes. Survey the market in seconds and track your spending over time.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • RFPGuide gives you access to Loadsmart’s proprietary pricing engine which is powered by more than 500 data sources. To learn more about our real-time pricing benchmarks please schedule a demo.
  • No! RFPGuide users have the option to invite Loadsmart to bid and receive instantly bookable rates but there is no obligation to do so.
  • Yes! Users can transfer data via CSV, XLS, XML, or API to ensure seamless data flows between your existing systems and RFPGuide.
    • Full Truckload (FTL)
    • Less-Than-Truckload (LTL)
    • Intermodal (IMDL)
    • Equiment types are customized to match your operational needs
  • RFPGuide is set up to support shipping lanes and carriers in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Users set the carrier response deadlines when creating an RFP or mini-bid. The average response time on a network RFP is 8-10 days. The average response time on a mini-bid can be as little as 1 hour.
  • Of course! Loadsmart treats data security with the utmost importance. All data is anonymized and stored on a secure server. To learn more about how RFPGuide handles data security and privacy, schedule a meeting with our team.

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Publish 1 to 1000 lanes in under 1 minute.

Work smarter, not harder, with our easy to use and intelligent sourcing tool. Optimize carrier awards and create headspace for more strategic activities across your business.

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One Dashboard

Centralize information about your lanes, rates, and carriers in one easy-to-use dashboard.

Lane Optimization

Monitor the health of your lanes using real-time market benchmarks and carrier performance data

Carrier Management

Manage important information about your incumbent carriers and find new carriers from our network of 50,000+ MCs

Award Scenarios

Quickly get rates, evaluate bids, and award carriers based on relevant data points and constraints. All in one place.

RFPGuide is one module within the broader ShipperGuide platform

RFPGuide is a stand alone product for contract procurement. You can use it alongside an existing TMS or it can be combined with other features on the ShipperGuide platform to create a one-stop-shop to plan, procure, and execute shipments with end-to-end visibility. To learn more about the ShipperGuide execution features please click on the link below or contact our sales team for a demo.

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