New Web site helps to make use of free transport capacity Frankfurt, November 3, 2009 – Germany’s new online transport marketplace – is launched. After successful launch in the UK with over 6,000 registered transport companies and over 45,000 users, now also transport companies and users in Germany can benefit – this new online offer and contributing to environmental protection. Shiply allows to make articles for the transport and transport companies to receive offers that have spare capacity. This pretty much everything can be set to Shiply.de, allowing to transport – ranging from the small cardboard box, a complete move to the transfer of a yacht. Shiply offers users additional unique features such as, for example, the integration of eBay auctions.
Transport companies will be notified automatically when new jobs that match your profile be set. Shiply.de also has many functions to the targeted Looking for new jobs, for example, the search along a particular route or within a freely selectable RADIUS. Differently than conventional freight exchanges transport jobs offered on Shiply.de in an auction format. Submitting articles to the transport is free of charge and also for transport companies, no registration fees or recurring fees incurred. Shiply offers transport companies new ways to increase revenue, which are therefore no longer limited to the local market, the corporate orientation, size of sales or marketing skills. Transport companies also have the opportunity, on the transport of items that will be auctioned off on eBay, to offer.
At any time several hundred thousand articles are sold on eBay only to pickup, usually due to their size or weight. Thus, buyers be excluded who live locally, or for the Organization of the transport is too time consuming and expensive. Shiply, a member of the eBay of developers program, has developed an application, which it allows users quickly and easily to import their articles that they offer on eBay or that they have won, Shiply.de. More than two-thirds of the total freight transport in Germany is carried out on the road. This led in 2008 to direct CO2 emissions by 44 million tons, which is expected that emissions will nearly double in the next 10 years. About 25% of the distance travelled in the transport in Germany are Deadheads, which unnecessarily contribute to CO2 emissions. With the help of Shiply.de, freight forwarders and transport companies can reduce the number of unnecessary empty runs on the streets of Europe and thus reducing CO2 emissions.