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[post_content] => A partnership has been established between chembid, the world’s largest search engine for chemicals and plastics, and TankContainerFinder.com (TCF), a booking platform for tank containers. Both businesses are venturing into new territory as they develop a long-term cooperation to create cross-sectoral synergies, providing a far greater and broader range of services with heightened transparency for their users.
Over the past few months, chembid and TCF have separately been entering platform cooperations with a range of well-known marketplace operators for chemicals and plastics. The recent partnership between the two is in an attempt to integrate supplementary logistic services to the wider variety of purchasing capabilities already provided to users of chembid’s platform.
The relationship between chembid and TCF provides platform users with access to a highly reliable logistics service. Furthermore, this cooperation has given chembid the opportunity to broaden its position in the chemical industry by diversifying its services.
“Our users demand innovative solutions for everyday challenges in the chemical industry,” says Christian Bürger, managing director of chembid. “In addition to purchasing and selling chemicals and plastics, supplementary services in areas such as logistics or financing are also highly relevant. In TankContainerFinder.com we have found a reliable partner from the logistics sector with whom we can offer complementary logistics services on our platform.”
LINKS IN THE CHAIN
Léon de Bruin, CEO at TCF, comments: “The partnership between chembid and TankContainerFinder.com enables us to broaden our horizons and network within the chemical and plastics industry. We are looking forward to connecting the largest search engine for chemicals and plastics worldwide, with a great presence in the Far East, to the leading platform for tank containers worldwide, which has more than 65 per cent of the global fleet connected, and building a more transparent and efficient chemical supply chain together.”
It’s clear to see why chembid is eager to work alongside TCF as the platform currently has more than 1,100 active users from 114 countries and over 900 brokerage enquiries, making it one of the largest and fastest growing platforms for the booking of tank containers.
The ease and speed in which TCF users can find their desired tank containers is the prime asset; in addition, users benefit from a wide range of transport containers, high comparability and cost transparency. Concurrently, commercial suppliers can offer their available tank containers and present them efficiently and cost-effectively to a large number of potential customers.
This is not the first move that TCF has embraced to expand its work with online chemical marketplaces. This past June, TCF and Pinpools, a Germany-based digital B2B marketplace for buyers and sellers of chemicals, began a collaboration (HCB July 2019, page 12).
Operating the world’s largest metasearch engine for chemicals, chembid provides market intelligence, sourcing and marketing services for commercial buyers and suppliers. It is chembid’s goal to bundle and process information surrounding chemicals, plastics and providers and to make this information easily accessible. The chembid platform, launched in October 2017, offers unmatched possibilities to locate and compare hundreds of thousands of chemical offers from marketplaces and online shops.
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Platforms: Ordered delivery
Inter-disciplinary cooperation between digital platforms is becoming more commonplace as online trading continues to transform chemical purchasing