CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OLIMP has announced the release of an online service for the freight trucking industry in the United States. With the help of warehouse-sharing platform OLIMP, users will have an online access to a federal network of warehouses on demand. If necessary, the system can provide temporary storage of goods and/or cross-docking at one of the warehouses of the network provide local distribution of freights.
"By ordering warehousing, cross-docking or local delivery through the OLIMP service the client can be sure that his freight will be safely stored and delivered. The choose based on price, place and rating of the warehouse in OLIMP network. Our platform is the online community of warehouse owners and tenants which helps to share available square foots. That's why we named it "Airbnb for transportation industry," – says Vlad Gasnikov – CEO of the OLIMP startup.
A constructive approach that provides mutual benefit to all participants in the business process is represented in the name of the company, which means Operational Logistics Improvement to Mutual Performance.
Thus, shipment consolidation, warehousing and cross docking on demand, as well as the option of local distribution, increase the efficiency of work and provide a constant flow of new users," – added Vlad Gasnikov.
The beta version of the service (available for testing on https://olimpfreight.com) will be presented at the OLIMP stand at the international start-up conference Web Summit 2018, which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from November 4-9, 2018.
About OLIMP Corp.:
OLIMP project is a network of warehouses/crossdocking on demand with freight local delivery option (beta testing will start in November, 2018).
The second stage of the project is Direct Artificial Intelligence connection between shippers and carriers based on the network of warehouses on demand. Carriers get fully loaded trailers, by sharing trailer space between few shippers. Thanks to a wide network of warehouses and a pool of drivers with available working hours all shipments are delivered without a 10-hour delay.
OLIMP offers a lot of original solutions at the junction of different areas of transportation industry:
- simple freight transportation service on demand by one click;
- reduce transportation cost and freight delivery time;
- pull down drivers shortage by increasing current drivers performance;
- improve safety by choosing high rated carriers;
- increase warehouse utilization;
- blockchain technologies to increase the transparency of all transactions.