Reduce healthcare supply chain risks with high-frequency freight data for healthcare shippers

Procure freight intelligently and optimize cost-to-serve

Challenges Facing Healthcare Shippers

  • High-value freight requiring niche providers for air cargo and temperature-controlled trucking
  • Cost management in a highly regulated industry
  • Reacting to supply chain bottlenecks and changing lead times

What's the SONAR ROI?

Use our calculator to find out.

By increasing the number of loaded miles per day your drivers drive by 1% and your rate per mile by $0.03 you will make more per week #WithSONAR.

#WithSONAR you can save up to per week through better bid negotiations and more effective management of your routing guide.

#WithSonar you can add 1 more load per person each day and increase $5 margin per load, earning your company an extra per week.

Disclaimer: Every company’s circumstances are unique. Fixed and variable expenses, market conditions and operational factors vary. Unforeseen events may also affect results. Calculated potential results reflect the consensus expectation of FreightWaves’ experts. Actual results may vary.

SONAR Supply Chain Intelligence for Shippers

SONAR’s data intelligence benefits shippers in all modes of transportation. Tackle day-to-day business decisions with more confidence. SONAR’s best-in-class data and analytics help shippers monitor carrier networks to optimize transportation spend and improve operational performance. Utilize SONAR data intelligence to develop a more accurate and dependable supply chain strategy and forecast disruption. Stay on top of supply and demand dynamics across all modes of transportation.

Hold your carriers accountable and derisk your network

Medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and other health care suppliers have complex supply chains and must navigate regulations, global partner networks and market dynamics in multiple modes of transportation in order to deliver for their customers. By comparing third-party market data to user data, FreightWaves SONAR helps healthcare shippers cut costs from their truckload, air cargo, intermodal and ocean container lanes while keeping carrier service levels high. 

SONAR provides the fastest freight market data to help health care shippers keep their goods moving at a market-clearing cost:

  • Contract and spot rates based on transactions from the past 24 hours
  • Benchmark to ensure your network is optimized for service reliability and cost
  • Get ahead of emerging capacity trends before they affect your freight
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Benchmark cost and service with market data

FreightWaves SONAR’s multimodal view of global supply chains gives health care shippers the data they need to make strategic and tactical decisions in their transportation networks, from RFPs and mini-bids to pricing and routing adjustments: 

  • Dwell times and transit times at the market and lane level
  • Predictive trucking rates
  • Near-real-time air cargo and ocean container market data

Quickly visualize geospatial transaction data to get a clear picture of your network performance

Gain visibility of your operations with a clearer picture of your freight, carriers and performance

Summary View

Summary View provides a control-tower-level dashboard of all uploaded lanes and summarizes:

  • Potential freight savings
  • Load count
  • Carbon footprint
  • Miles
Screenshot of a SONAR dashboard displaying supply chain intelligence (SCI)

Opportunity View

Opportunity View outlines total freight spend risks and opportunities:

  • Highlights lanes with favorable capacity conditions
  • Pinpoints lanes contracted at higher or lower than market average rates
  • Identifies “quick win” options
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Want to learn more about using SONAR SCI to improve network reliability and control costs?

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