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3 Ways to Reduce Freight Cost Unrelated to Rates!

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Jan 21, 2019 3:57:56 PM

Tired of fighting with Carriers over discounts, minimum charges and accessorials? Given the economy, capacity pressures, and LTL carrier's current perceived leverage, you may be more successful reducing your freight cost by taking a deep dive into your organization's shipping processes.

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Tags: LTL Carrier, Logistics, Ship Smarter, LTL Pricing, Freight Terms, Freight Tariffs, LTL, Freight Rates, Freight Management, Reclass, Reweigh, Freight Audit, Freight Pay, Carrier performance, Freight Data, Accessorials, Density

Freight Audit and Pay - What should you expect?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Dec 18, 2018 9:43:48 AM

Recently, an article from the Journal of Commerce (JOC), "Tech Transforming payment services into shipper intelligence," explored the evolution of freight audit and pay firms to data managers. Surprisingly, the article seems to suggest audit firms are creating a new space, but are they?

Leads me to question, if you are using a 3rd party to audit and pay carriers on your behalf, what are today's reasonable expectations?

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Tags: LTL Carrier, Logistics, Ship Smarter, LTL Pricing, Freight Terms, Freight Tariffs, LTL, Freight Rates, Freight Management, Reclass, Reweigh, Freight Audit, Freight Pay, Carrier performance, Freight Data, Accessorials, Density

Why is it so hard to get REAL LTL Carrier Performance Stats?

Posted by Hank Newman on Sep 24, 2018 8:48:00 AM

"The carrier missed the pickup yet they still count it delivered on time?"

Can you rely on carrier stats? What are your real and most meaningful LTL carrier performance stats?

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Tags: transportation management, LTL Carrier, LTL Service, Logistics, Freight Data, Ship Smarter, Freight Management, LTL, Carrier performance

Using FREIGHT DATA to make better BUSINESS Decisions (PART II)

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on May 28, 2018 10:33:00 AM

Recalling the question from last week... How often are we seeing "Big Data" referenced in every day business? 

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Tags: Freight Management, Freight Data, Logistics, Freight Rates, LTL, Ship Smarter, supply chain

Using FREIGHT DATA to make better BUSINESS Decisions (PART I)

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on May 22, 2018 1:20:05 PM

How often are we seeing "Big Data" referenced in every day business? Constantly... right?

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Tags: Freight Management, Freight Data, Logistics, Freight Rates, LTL, Ship Smarter, supply chain

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