allows Shippers to locate identify the right Logistics Service Provider (LSP) that suits a particular trade speciality. Its platform provides an instant matching of LSPs: Freight Forwarders, Express Integrators, Transporters, Third-Party Logistics, Materials Handling Equipment and more.
Shippers’ requirements such as LSP search, RFQ (ebidding), Recruitment and Software-as-a- Service are made available on a single platform. A shipper can organize all of its country logistics activities into a single dashboard that displays its entire supply chain’s activities. This allows the efficient management of its regional and global RFQ, via the consolidation and improvement of its supply chain.
adopts the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) to categorize shippers into the following sectors:
The Energy Sector comprises companies that are engaged in exploration and production; refining and marketing; and storage and transportation of oil & gas, coal and consumable fuels. It also includes companies that offer oil & gas equipment and services.
The Materials Sector includes companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products and related packaging products, metals; minerals and mining companies, including producers of steel.
The Industrials Sector includes manufacturers and distributors of capital goods such as aerospace & defense, building products, electrical equipment and machinery; and companies that offer construction & engineering services. It also includes providers of commercial and professional services including printing, environmental and facilities services, office services & supplies, security & alarm services, human resource & employment services, and research & consulting services. It also includes companies that offer transportation services.
The Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses businesses that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycle changes. Its manufacturing segment includes automotive, household durable goods, leisure equipment and textiles & apparel. It also includes hotels, restaurants and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing and services.
The Consumer Staples Sector comprises companies whose businesses are less sensitive to changes in economic cycles. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages and tobacco, and producers of non-durable household goods and personal products. It also encompasses food & drug retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer super centres.
The Healthcare Sector includes healthcare providers & services, companies that manufacture and distribute equipment & supplies and healthcare technology companies. It also includes companies involved in the R&D, production and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products.
The Financials Sector is made up of companies that are involved in banking, thrifts & mortgage finance, specialized finance, consumer finance, asset management and custody banks, investment banking, and brokerage and insurance. This sector also includes real estate companies and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
The Information Technology Sector comprises companies that offer software and information technology services, manufacturers and distributors of technology hardware and equipment such as: communications equipment, cellular phones, computers & peripherals, electronic equipment and related instruments and semiconductors.
The Telecommunication Services Sector includes companies that provide communications services, primarily through a fixed-line, cellular or wireless, high bandwidth and/or fibre optic cable network.
The Utilities Sector comprises companies that manage utilities such as electricity, gas and water. It also includes independent power producers and energy traders, and companies that engage in the generation and distribution of renewable energy.
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