Supply Vision, the recently opened technology company providing Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to the supply chain industry, has acquired Web Freight Pro
South Carolina-based Web Freight Pro provides web-native freight and warehouse management solutions for 3PLs, freight forwarders, shippers and carriers
Web Freight Pro has been developing SaaS solutions for US logistics companies for the past twelve years
"From the very beginning, Web Freight Pro was developed as a web-based application and we continue to see more organisations realise the value and simplicity of the SaaS model," said Ken Reiter, who has been appointed chief technology officer of Supply Vision
According to Supply Vision chairman Cris Arens, the acquisition of Web Freight Pro is seen as an opportunity for Supply Vision to expand its suite of applications, and the company is currently exploring other acquisitions that will help the company to achieve its goal of providing visibility tools for all aspects of the supply chain
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