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Chemical and logistics industry goes digital

Digitalization is taking over the chemical and logistics industry. German based PINPOOLS GmbH and the Netherlands-based TankContainerFinder.com (TCF), both founded in 2017, have created digital platforms to improve the business of chemicals and tank containers.

TCF operates as a logistical matchmaker for tank containers, meanwhile PINPOOLS offers a marketplace for chemical suppliers and buyers across Europe. Now these two are about to bring certain levels of their functionalities together as a collaboration in their platform.

Traditional purchasing processes are in the transformation due to the new digital opportunities, which gives an access to more time‐effective solutions. The focus of TCF is on empowering transparency, visibility and collaboration within the supply chain to create a digitally optimized processes and ecosystems.

PINPOOLS GmbH offers neutral and transparent auctions on the platform, which decrease the operational costs for the buyers, and it provides a new digital sales channel for the suppliers.

The users can save time and money by using TCF’s and PINPOOLS’ services. TCF offers the platform for free for the searchers, who post a request with required information and afterward compares offers.

The suppliers, either operator, forwarder or leasing companies, have an annual plan worth of $600 in PINPOOLS allows the use of the marketplace free of charge for the purchasers to find chemical suppliers giving a quote to their product quotations.

PINPOOLS offers monthly fixed fees starting from 150€, including one‐month free trial.

Sustainability plays an important role in logistics and chemical industry.

TCF seeks for green and sustainabledirection by offering its service so the users can reduce empty repositioning and optimize liquid bulk logistics.

In the chemicals, the existing challenges are related to the hazardous chemicals and surplus of the chemical products, where PINPOOLS Marketplace offers a solution for both, suppliers and purchasers.
July 25, 2019


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