Blume Global

 Blume Global

Blume Global, formerly known as REZ-1, is a technology provider that provides visibility and shipment execution solutions across modes to shippers, container lines, third-party logistics providers (3PLs), and container terminal operators.

Based in Pleasanton, California, its data-driven Blume Digital Platform connects trading partners in a collaborative ecosystem that is cloud-based, open and neutral. The platform automatically stores and populates contract-based rates between organizations while creating an auditable record, eliminate manual communication and streamlined payment process.

Blume’s platform is designed to employ the latest innovations in such advanced technologies as artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, blockchain, big data, the Internet of Things and intelligent robotic process automation. Its full range of platform-based automated services includes rate management, carrier selection, logistics execution, freight audit and payment, business performance management, asset optimization, ‘dynamic predictive ETA,’ and fleet optimization.

Blume’s mobile app, available in 22 languages, enables drivers to receive jobs, search pickup and delivery addresses, track progress and capture milestone events anywhere in the world.

In 2019 Blume’s customers included Maersk, Expeditors, Ocean Network Express, Werner, CH Robinson, Union Pacific, CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Kuehne + Nagel.

15 Sep 2021
Private equity fund Bridgepoint has funneled capital into supply chain technology provider Blume Global, which has customers in nearly every segment of the global logistics industry.