Offers received from a private exchange

Updated 7 months ago by Małgorzata

Who can use this function?

Function available to users of the product line of freight forwarders (TFF - Trans for Forwarders) and carriers (TFC - Trans for Carriers).

On the freight list you can see offers marked as private exchange. This means that the shipper has added your company to a private exchange, so you receive offers that can be seen only by selected individuals.

Searching for private exchange offers

You can find private exchange offers in three ways:

  • by using the Private tab
  1. To view offers from the private exchange, click on the Private tab. There you will see properly tagged load offers, published on:

- Private exchange - with the Private exchange tag,

- to groups (freights from regular contractors) - with the Groups tag.

  1. You can narrow the list of offers from the private exchange. To do so, simply enter the filters and click the Search button.
  1. A new tab will be created with the selected filters and the parameter: source of freight offers - private exchanges.

  1. Use pre-defined filters.
  • To see offers that match your previously set search parameters, click on the private exchange sign on the freight list.
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In addition to the PRIVATE EXCHANGE label, you can see other labels with their own names of private exchanges that you belong to.
  • A new tab with offers will be created. The tab contains filters copied from the freight exchange and one new parameter: Source of the freight offers: Private exchanges.
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  1. Set completely new search parameters

  • To search immediately for offers from a private exchange, create a new tab by clicking on Add +
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  • Click on more filters.
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  • ​In the Freight offer sources section, select Private exchanges and click Search.
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In addition to the PRIVATE EXCHANGE source, you can see other sources of private offers with their own names, provided that you are a member of them as a contractor.
  • Click on Search.
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  • In the list you will see offers from companies that have added your company to the private exchange.

Saving a search filter

To find private exchange offers faster in the future, save a search filter.

To do so:

  • Enter a filter name and click Save.
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  • The filter created by you can be found in the Saved filters section. Click on its name to search for offers.
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Negotiating a private exchange offer

You can negotiate a freight offer that you are interested in by sending your rate proposal to the contractor.

To do so:

  • Open a chat window with the contractor.
  • Click on Make an offer.
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  • Enter your rate proposal and send the offer.
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The negotiated offer from the private exchange can be found in the Search loads module, in the "Under negotiation and watched" tab.

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