Transcount:#1 FREE alternative to Load Pilot

Load Pilot TMS is a very user friendly freight management tool that allows you to quote, book, organize, invoice and manage all of your loads faster. Integrations with Macropoint tracking solution, some leading load boards such as GetLoaded, Internet TruckStop adds extra value to its customers as well. Is it expensive? Oh yes. Loadpilot uses standard pricing structure based on a per user basis and starts from 50 ‎€ a month per account or 500€ ‎ for a yearly subscription.

If you are looking for a Load Pilot alternative with a FREE Basic Credit-Cardless plan or fixed flat pricing structure based on a per-company rather than a per-user basis, Transcount is here for you.

Transcount comes with the infrastructure to connect freight forwarders, their logistics partners and customers.

  Load Pilot Transcount
Initial release 2007 2015
Mobile apps  —  —
User roles  +  +
Free package 30 day free demo  +
Client management  +  +
Billing and invoicing  +  +
International Forwarders  +  +
Import/Export management  +  +
LTL management  +  +
Rate management  +  +
Integrated email and chat  +  +
Free   unlimited   accounts   for logistics partners and customers  —  +
Truckload management  —  —
Warehouse management  —  —

 

Load pilot PROS Load Pilot CONS Transcount PROS
– Simple to use

– Load Pilot’s info structure connects freight forwarders, their logistics partners and customers for free.

– Expensive

– Lacks automation

 

– Favorable fixed flat rate pricing based on a per-company rather per account structure.

– Transcount’s info structure connects freight forwarders, their logistics partners and customers for free.

 

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