NEW TO BARGE SHIPPING
I am a bulk shipper exploring alternatives to rail transportation.
OCCASIONAL BARGE SHIPPER
I utilize the waterways but I want to be treated like a high-volume shipper.
FREQUENT BARGE SHIPPERS
I want a single view into all of my barge movements in one place.
Barge Freight Made Simple
iBookFreight helps shippers of raw materials and bulk commodities leverage the US Inland Waterways to maximize their logistics efficiencies and profitability.
Do you book barge freight for yourself, your company, or on behalf of your customers? iBookFreight is designed specifically for commodity marketers and merchandisers, logistics managers, brokers and traders.Come join the internet era today.
CARRIERS AND TERMINALS
iBookFreight offers shippers a simple and clean experience to create, review, and book barge freight needs. At your fingertips, our extensive Provider Network includes barge carriers, river terminals and transload facilities, storage and warehouse options located in and near the US Marine Highway system.
Built for the barge freight market, iBookFreight incorporates the latest web technologies to ensure a smooth experience and provide you with the right information at the right time. Whether desktop or mobile, you’ll experience your day in a whole new way.
iBookFreight is owned and operated by Basin Commerce, Inc. and is the brand trusted by producers and brokers of bulk commodities to find the best transportation and logistics options for their products.
iBookFreight brings, for the first time in history, true efficiencies to the way shippers of bulk freight shop, purchase and observe the movement of their goods across the US Inland Waterway System.
Based on the shores of Lake Minnetonka just outside Minneapolis, Basin Commerce aims to increase the utilization of the US Waterway System for the transport of bulk materials and other heavy loads that are typically moved via rail and trucks. For shippers of bulk commodities, the waterway system is often economically superior to other modes, is ecologically sound via greater fuel efficiencies and reduction in pollution and helps to reduce the amount of traffic and congestion on our roadways.
By tapping into our extensive domestic network of barge, terminal and trans load partners, shippers of all types of bulk commodities and heavy loads can:
- Save time in finding securing bulk freight services
- See more pricing options
- Get unprecedented operational visibility into their transportation services.
For more information on Basin Commerce, including, how to join our Provider Network, check us out here.