VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT) (OTC:LLNKF) (FRA:C0B:FF), a key player in logistics platforms and payment solutions, is pleased to announce that it has signed a customer trial and a definitive user agreement with one of Canada’s largest nurseries, Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd. (“Brookdale”) to provide Brookdale with the enterprise version of the 1SHIFT Logistics platform. This agreement marks a milestone and a major step forward towards 1SHIFT operating in the tree and nursery industry across North America. Over 3000 nurseries operate in Canada alone. According to IBIS World, the nursery industry yields over $50 billion dollars in revenue, spans across 24,642 businesses and employs over 140,000 employees across the U.S.
1SHIFT powered by LiteLink is an end-to-end logistics management solution that enables shippers and carriers to engage in freight matching, automate daily functions, and achieve real-time visibility into their transportation network. The addition of Brookdale will further LiteLink’s goal to be the dominant logistics platforms used by nurseries across Canada.
As per the agreement, Brookdale will receive full commercial access to the 1SHIFT logistics platform to achieve advanced real-time visibility into tracking and tracing, and route optimization to drive the cost of labor and fuel down, all of which will be integrated into their existing TMS ecosystem. The commercial agreement is perpetual use based and fees are based on the number of transactions occurring in the system. There are no start-up fees or cancellation fees in place.
The agreement states that Brookdale will receive 30 days of free commercial use and trial of the platform starting with advanced visibility, while 1SHIFT completes the customizations required for route optimization and load building features. Brookdale has already begun live trials at this stage.