Freight Program Milestone: 300+ Shipments on SpeedFreight
August 06, 2008 // Franchising.com // (DALLAS, Texas) - SpeedFreight, the online freight preparation tool for Worldwide Express customers, has reached a major milestone this past week: 300+ shipments generated online in a single week.
Launched in late June, SpeedFreight allows customers to obtain quotes and generate bills of lading from large national and regional LTL carriers. The level of activity on the website has increased steadily every week, which has further cemented the company's position as a leading freight services provider for the small to medium business market.
SpeedFreight is an extension of the SpeedShip website, which handles small package shipping. All customers have access to both applications through www.speedship.com.
<h2>About Worldwide Express, Inc.</h2>Worldwide Express, headquartered in Dallas, was founded in 1994 by David Kiger as a reseller for Airborne Express. When Airborne Express was acquired by DHL in 2003, Worldwide Express transitioned to selling DHL services. Today, Worldwide Express is the largest reseller of DHL express and ground shipping services in the U.S. to the small- and medium-sized business market. In addition, Worldwide Express also resells national and regional freight services. The company utilizes a franchise-based business model and owns the rights to resell DHL and freight services throughout the United States. Worldwide Express has 150 franchise partners who are the direct point of contact for their over 60,000 customers, handling all shipment scheduling, billing and payment collections, while DHL and freight carriers handle all pickup and delivery operations.