CHAINalytics Announces Technology Partnership with Logistical Labs

CHAINalytics Freight Market Intelligence data to seamlessly integrate into LoadDex, Logistical Labs' cloud-based pricing platform, for mutual customers.

ATLANTA and CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2014 - CHAINalytics, a recognized global leader in market intelligence, analytics, and supply chain consulting, and Logistical Labs, a cloud-based software provider, today announced a partnership to integrate CHAINalytics' proprietary Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) truckload data for 3PLs and Brokers with Logistical Labs' pricing platform, LoadDex, to benefit their mutual North American customers.

Using data collected from dozens of 3PLs and freight brokers, consortium members use the CHAINalytics Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) truckload data to maximize the value for their customers throughout all business cycles. CHAINalytics' FMIC provides time-sensitive freight market intelligence, benchmarking, and comparative trend analysis to its 3PL and freight broker consortium members through an integrated and secure platform, enabling visibility to truckload price trends, lane reports, and unlimited information at the load-by-load level.

Logistical Labs' LoadDex takes a similar data-driven approach, which aggregates pricing information for any given route and empowers users to make strategic decisions about pricing and mode selection. LoadDex users can analyze multiple years of data – thousands of data points from disparate systems – in less than two seconds to find the most efficient and cost-effective option. Developed in partnership with a leading Chicago-based economist, LoadDex uses an algorithm that collects relevant historical, social, and external pricing data through interactive tools to quickly compare and accurately track rates.

"This partnership provides subscribers of the LoadDex platform integrated access to CHAINalytics' market data intelligence in real-time, significantly enhancing market awareness and pricing trends," said Chris Ricciardi, Chief Product Officer of Logistical Labs.  "Both firms strive to advance freight market competencies for our clients through increased efficiency and better data, so creating connectivity between our products just seemed to make sense."

"CHAINalytics is very excited about facilitating insights and enhancing market-focused competencies through the LoadDex platform," said Matthew Harding, Principal of Freight Market Intelligence at CHAINalytics. "Brokers and 3PLs only win for their customers when they can make the best-informed decisions, matching supply with demand.  Our integrated solutions are a solid foundation to support detailed inquiries on market dynamics and pricing trends." 

About CHAINalytics

Bright Minds. Better Methods. Best Outcomes. CHAINalytics accelerates fact-based transformation for supply chain leaders around the globe, including 18 of Gartner's Top 25 supply chains. We bring unparalleled passion to our core purpose: to help leaders realize maximum value from their supply chains. Our combination of top supply chain talent, proven methodologies, and proprietary market intelligence delivers actionable insight and measurable outcomes. With locations across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, CHAINalytics serves companies globally in a borderless fashion. To tap into the top minds in supply chain management, visit

About Logistical Labs

Logistical Labs creates innovative technology for the logistics and supply chain industries. Bridging the gap between shippers, carriers, and 3PLs, Logistical Labs is building an ecosystem of products to help users more efficiently navigate the ever-changing logistics and supply chain arenas. Using LoadDex, Logistical Labs' software-as-a-service pricing platform, users have access to better-informed pricing and quotes through data-driven insights and social collaboration.  For more information, visit


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