EmptyTrips is an independent intermodal online marketplace which instantly connects carriers to shippers allowing them to book, auction, manage, store & insure freight instantly.
No, there are no sign up costs or subscription fees when joining EmptyTrips. We take a small service fee only on ACCEPTANCE of a sale which is 6% shared equally between the carrier & the shipper of 3% each.
EmptyTrips accepts all types of haulage trucks subject to our compliance requirements listed below.
Our transporters have to abide by our terms & conditions. Should they fail to do so we have a three strikes policy in which they are blacklisted from our platform.
Once carriers have completed delivery, they will upload the signed delivery note & invoice into their online dashboard. Once the required documentation has been received by EmptyTrips & authorisation released by the shipper, carriers are paid within 48 hours.
We focus on bulk commodity type cargo, such as; containerised cargo, bulk, break bulk, dry bulk & liquid cargo.
Yes, you can insure your cargo through EmptyTrips, once you have checked out a pop up will appear asking if you would like to add cargo insurance. Alternatively, you can purchase the insurance as a stand-alone product though SureFOX. It is easy, quick, smart & secure. As soon as payment has been made, you will instantly receive your insurance certificate via email.
No, we are a marketplace platform that on boards carriers & shippers allowing you to trade either available capacity or cargo, matching the two on a need basis.
A shipper/carrier/agent may cancel the trip within 12 hours of purchase & receive a full refund, however whichever party cancels the trip will be liable for payment transaction fees.
Once the shipper has made payment you will automatically receive your commercial invoice & consignment note containing all of your transporter's direct contact details.