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Shippers often rely on performance data from their logistics providers. This is the case for performance data for both parties. Yes, this still happens: logistics providers provide their own performance data. That is a bit like a student marking their own exam. This sad reality is often the result of just not having any reliable…

For most companies, dealing with spot-buy freight means a lot of manual work, emails, spreadsheet and paperwork. A jungle of information scattered all over the place, creating the perfect storm for costly errors and unnecessary spending There are many ways to reduce the cumbersome effort and improve this process, not only during the quoting phase…

For most shippers, spot-buy freight falls outside procurement or booking flows and as a result, a lot of valuable data is not captured and never analyzed. A standardized process makes it easy to add specific data-points for analysis further downstream. These data points can be added anytime during the shipment lifecycle. Some information during the…

The volume of spot-buy freight is often underestimated. We have seen customer overshoot their estimates by 400% after they started actually tracking it. Most expect spot-buy freight to be low in volume compared to the fixed-rate shipments. Therefore it is often forgotten or overlooked, especially as most companies do not capture it in their standard…

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