Hunter Douglas: Unlocking Logistics Efficiency with Cheap2Ship


Hunter Douglas, a multinational leader in curtains, blinds, and architectural products, underwent an incredible logistics transformation with the help of Cheap2Ship. This is the story of how Hunter Douglas overcame significant challenges to optimize its national road freight operations and achieve remarkable results.

Results with Cheap2Ship

  • Savings of R$ 681,520.00 (-42%) on dedicated road freight
  • 92% increase in efficiency
  • Improved compliance and visibility of freight suppliers

About Hunter Douglas

Hunter Douglas is a multinational originating from the Netherlands and is a global leader in the development and production of curtains and blinds, playing a significant role in the architectural products market.

The group comprises 157 companies, including 64 production plants and 93 assembly plants. Additionally, it has subsidiaries in over 100 countries. Its global headquarters are located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

The South American headquarters are in São Paulo. In Brazil, Hunter Douglas markets a wide range of products for decoration, architecture, and construction, including the renowned curtains, blinds, and awnings bearing the HunterDouglas® brand.


Hunter Douglas faced a challenging scenario in its management of national road freight. The logistics team manually conducted quotations, heavily relying on emails and phone calls. This not only consumed a significant amount of time but also resulted in operational inefficiency. Analysts found themselves “lost” amidst a sea of quotations, manual processes, and a lack of visibility into costs and fees.

Cheap2Ship and Hunter Douglas: A Transformative Partnership

The discovery of the Cheap2Ship platform marked a turning point for Hunter Douglas. The solution significantly streamlined the process of quoting road freight. The team could now create a single freight request and send it to multiple providers, receiving standardized responses within hours.

The transformation was impressive. Hunter Douglas achieved increased operational efficiency of over 92%. The days of waiting for freight quotations were a thing of the past. Analysts now save valuable time and resources, allowing them to focus on more strategic tasks.

But the benefits didn’t stop there. The Cheap2Ship platform enabled Hunter Douglas to achieve impressive savings of R$ 681,520.00, a significant 42% reduction in dedicated road freight costs. This was made possible thanks to the platform’s methodology, which provided greater visibility and transparency regarding costs and fees, enabling Hunter Douglas to make more informed and strategic decisions.

Testimonial from Marcílio Martins, Logistics Analyst at Hunter Douglas:

“The Cheap2Ship platform was a game-changer for the company. The project paid for itself in a very short time, and we provided visibility of the results to the company.”