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it takes two to cargo

Alpha connects shippers and logistic service providers in an innovative shared ecosystem. With smart decisions shippers take control and organize transport from contracted rates. Using a free account, service providers can get access to spot rate requests from the numerous connected shippers, all in one location.

With alpha’s ecosystem of connected shippers and service providers,
it’s easier than ever to find the best fit for your transport operations.

Shipper, meet provider...

Shippers can quickly compare offers from multiple service providers, request quotes, place orders, print labels, and get your transport on the road, all from one environment.

Provider, meet shipper

Service providers will receive bookings for contracted rates and receive access to spot rate requests from potential new customers. Are you ready to grow your business?

Whatever your role in transport, alpha is easy to integrate into your business and reduce your workload.

For shippers we offer a modular approach:

Contracted rates

Upload your contracted rates, lead times and surcharges, independent of the format provided by your service provider. For each shipment easily compare the available offers and make smart decisions.


Immediately book transport on the best offer from contracted or spot rates, print labels & store documents. Manage order statuses & analyse spend.

Spot rates

Quickly request ad-hoc rates for shipments. Select to request only to your contracted partners or to all providers in the alpha ecosystem.


Web-based with easy implementation and integration with API/EDI. Up and running within days with guaranteed value for money. Experience alpha in a free trial period.

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Service providers get started free of charge

Alpha is a TMS that connects shippers and service providers to manage orders booked from contracted rates or spot requests. With a free account, logistic service providers can access and quote on spot rate requests from all shippers with an alpha account. Successfully executed spot shipments may lead to new structural business. Alpha also provides free access to orders booked by shippers from contracted rates.

EDI/API integration

Alpha offers the possibility at low costs to connect by EDI/API to your portal to automate order handling and label printing.

About us

In order to optimize your transportation needs, you often rely on multiple logistics service providers. Each has their own services, strengths and specialities but often their own portal as well. This complicates maintaining insight and overview.
Alpha was developed to answer the need of shippers for an affordable and easy Transport Management System. Often TMS systems cost hundreds of thousands of euro’s of implementation costs, licences as well as additional transactional based payment structure.

Alpha has a ‘do-it-yourself’ philosophy, enabling shippers to set up and manage their own portal. With alpha, a professional TMS is within reach for every size and type of company against a low and fixed yearly license fee, without implementation costs. Managing and optimising transport has never been easier.

Alpha is powered by Transport Tender BV, a company based in the Netherlands and specialized in procurement of logistics services. Alpha is currently used to manage road and parcel shipments from all over Europe. For short sea and world-wide ocean freight our Poseadon platform is available.

Convinced yet? If you want to be part of our network,
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