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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A Branded Digital Booking Platform for Your Customers

OpenTug’s branded customer portals allow barge operators 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
  • Manage and Market Assets
  • Integrated Messaging, Email Management and Communication Tools
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Automated Quoting and Route Planning

Price even the most complex jobs accurately in seconds, allowing you to bid on more jobs than ever before.
  • Upload and save fleet specifics
  • Input assumptions such as fuel burn and day rate
  • See weather alerts, lock status, and other delays
  • Add additional legs and loading stations
  • Instantly share quotes with shippers
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Position Reporting Done the Modern Way

Automatically generate position reports and send updates to customers, faster than ever before.
  • Set desired report generation cadences
  • Track delays and receive status updates
  • Share with shoreside teams for manual editing
  • Email report updates directly to customers
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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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