SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and SEATTLE, Washington – January 23, 2024 – RateLinx, a market leader and Gartner top-ranked TMS solution, today revealed their strategic alliance with NexTec Group, a national consulting practice driving innovation for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and eCommerce businesses by implementing and optimizing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. Both RateLinx and NexTec Group have taken businesses to the next level and operated as a change agent for over 25 years with their teams of industry experts. Their goal is to automate repetitive processes and optimize business processes to save time and fit their organization’s requirements.
NexTec Group clients sought a transportation management solution (TMS) integrated with Acumatica or Sage X3 that did more than print shipping labels for parcel, freight, LTL, and truckload carriers while minimizing their downtime to implement a new full platform solution for the entire transportation lifecycle from shipping to tracking, and freight auditing. The TMS also needed an expansive feature set that wouldn’t become obsolete in order to future-proof their ERP investment.
“We pride ourselves on bringing the best products and technologies to our customers. In today’s competitive business environment, our customers require more than a shipping solution, they need to manage the entire transportation lifecycle. Our partnership with RateLinx allows us to provide our Acumatica and Sage X3 clients a full TMS solution at a low administrative cost. The commitment of Shannon and his team align with our NexTec values in delivering the best solutions for our clients,” Ron Fallert, National Vice President of Sales, NexTec.
“We both focus on asking the right questions to uncover what clients are trying to solve with our TMS. We then use our decades of transportation management industry experience and mastery of our TMS to help clients achieve the best results,” said Shannon Vaillancourt, CEO and Founder of RateLinx. “Ron needed to know we provide the superior level of support their clients were accustomed to and get them up and running quickly. Because our implementation, tech support, and account management teams are right here in Scottsdale, our clients are implemented in 30 – 45 days.”
As a market leader and Gartner TMS top-ranked provider, RateLinx optimizes multi-modal freight spend, automates processes, and scales with businesses as their transportation complexity grows. Shippers choose what they need now and expand into the full features of ShipLinx TMS and RateLinx Freight Audit & Pay for any size business. It’s an easy-to-use enterprise-quality TMS that’s affordable, scalable, and powerful for inbound, outbound, and 3rd party shipments. No other transportation management system achieves cost savings as quickly and efficiently. Visit us at RateLinx.com.
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About NexTec Group
NexTec Group is a national consulting firm specializing in industry-specific technology to help businesses manage their operations. It provides Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions tailored for mid-sized enterprises. The company was founded because, as consultants, its members had worked with software sellers that had never walked a mile in their customers’ shoes. They, however, had that experience and believed they could offer something different: a company made up of consultants with hands-on experience in the industries they now advise. In the 25+ years that NexTec has been in business, it has developed close working relationships with its customers, partners, and each other. The team takes pride in achieving a 90% customer retention rate.