Digital Sales and Marketing Platform for Barge Operators

Revolutionize your business operations with the first digital sales platform built specifically for inland marine transportation.

Our Solutions

OpenTug Marketplace

OpenTug Marketplace connects shippers with barges, terminals, and storage facilities.  OpenTug allows for easy coordination between stakeholders, with seamless workflow to handle bookings from request to delivery. 
Book barges and terminals
Filter for access, capacity, and commodities
Browse service lanes and terminals
Request changes and edits
Track shipments and delays
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OpenTug SaaS tools

OpenTug has worked tirelessly to develop the tools that operators are looking for the most when coordinating logistics movements. In collaboration with leading tug and barge companies as well as terminals and ports all over the US, we’ve developed SaaS tools for the industry that allow for smoother voyage planning and booking.
Instant quoting and tracking tools
Branded customer portals
Port solutions for your tenants, terminals, and facilities
Data and reporting to inform decisions and workflow operations
Notifications, live chat, and seamless integrations
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for sales

Win More Business

OpenTug’s branded customer portals allow you to market services and accept bookings online, so your sales team can spend more time selling and less time juggling customers.
  • Custom-Branded Booking Portal
  • CRM and Opportunity Management
  • Automated Quote Generation
  • Integrated Messaging, Email Management and Communication Tools
Custom-branded OpenTug Voyage Quote
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Plan for Success

OpenTug brings together real-time river, distance, AIS, lock, bridge and weather data to ensure voyages are planned on time and under budget.
  • Sailing Cost Estimation
  • Voyage Planning
  • Position & Traffic Reporting
  • ETA & Route Calculation
for operations

Optimize Every Move

With every step of the customer journey centralized, BusOps teams can streamline the customer lifecycle from contracting to payments.
  • Integrated Contracting with DocuSign
  • ACH & Credit Card Processing
  • Custom Data Reporting

Connect with Shippers Faster than Ever Before

Manage shippers from Request to Delivery all in a single, easy-to-use application.

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Receive Booking Requests

Source new requests for service from your existing customer base with our branded solutions, or gain access to net new business through the OpenTug Marketplace

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Communicate with Customers

Message with shippers to address questions and concerns through the process with our in-app chat feature.

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Manage Bookings & Logistics

Send invoices, contracts, and accept payments, directly through the platform. After jobs are confirmed, keep your customers up to date with automated position reports and status notifications.

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Analyze and Optimize

Access analytics dashboards to view sales, marketing and other statistics. With an open API, OpenTug can seamlessly integrate with your CRM, ERP, or other software products.

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Choose your plan

OpenTug pricing plans are versatile and fit to address your specific needs and desired features.



Brokerage Fee Applies
Not eligible for direct bookings

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Post on OpenTug Marketplace

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Market Available Sailings and Capacity 

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Find New Shippers

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Direct Notifications of Requests for Service

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Create Quotes and Manage Customers Online

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Custom Digital Contracting and Signatures

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$500per Month

Includes 10 Direct Requests Monthly
$65/each additional request Brokerage Fee applies for all other requests

Everything in Market plus…

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Custom Branded Booking Portal 

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Branded Quote Templates

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Accept Direct Requests from Customers

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Custom Subdomain:

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Customer Segmentation:

  • Import Existing Customers
  • Notify Customer Groups of Backhauls
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List One Dock or Terminal 

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Contact for Pricing

Includes 75 Direct Requests Monthly
 $52/each additional request
Brokerage Fee applies for all other requests

Everything in Standard plus…

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Custom Website Integration

  • Live Sailing Schedules and Booking
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Custom Domain Deployment

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3rd Party Integrations

  • CRM, ERP, Accounting, etc
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Account Based Billing

  • Charge services to existing contracts
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Automated Quoting & Pricing Models

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Internal Bookings:

  • Record bookings and send tracking information to customers outside of the platform
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Great customer support

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