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How to Reduce Transportation Cost in Logistics

How to Reduce Transportation Cost in Logistics

Increase Control of your Logistics Spend

Most global shippers have systems to keep track of their freight contract rates but few have visibility of keeping track of assessorials, surcharges and inland freight charges. Accessorials and surcharges are applied to the base tariff rate or base contract rate, e.g., bunkers, container, currency, destination/delivery. Inland freight charges covers terms like cartage, drayage, last-mile, pud, pickup and delivery. Within this maze of assessorials, surcharges and inland freight charges are things like brokerage fees, documentation, customs charges, port fees, packaging/ crating charges, customs inspection, taxes, insurance, currency conversion, and a host of different types of handling fees.

The challenge of calculating logistics spend is to harness this vast amount of dynamic shipping and carrier cost information to decipher how to get it in the hands of your your shipping, marketing, and financial departments with instant availability to make real-time decisions. Improving the ability to analyze and automate true freight spend is a priority for all global shippers.

Keeping track of the constantly changing GRI rate increase, assessorials, surcharges, inland freight charges, and tariff amendments is frustrating for global shippers, but it is crucial to establishing a bottom line cost. Freightgate excels at finding innovative solutions to control logistics spend with their vast arsenal of flexible cloud technology tools – give them a call and experience the difference yourself first hand. Share with them your toughest logistics spend challenge and allow them to come up with a creative, potentially out of the box solution.

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