With 9% decline in the container shipping rate observed in 2015, freight business is poised to fasten up and improve the pricings in the coming years. Spot rates going below USD 200 are affecting shippers as well as the freight brokers who are facing a tough time at getting loads on board. One of the major trade routes from Asia to the prominent coasts of US (West and East) saw one of the least spot rates since 2009. Ranging between USD 815 and USD1,520 for the respective coasts for a 40 ft container doesn’t leave much for the freight brokers to negotiate on. In these challenging times, freight software is seen as a dependable aid which can help in taking strategic decisions in the freight business.