Working with potential carriers and crafting an RFP to negotiate the best price is a critical process all shippers face and is easily overlooked. But you can improve this process to have a positive impact on your carrier network.
As shippers strive to make better decisions, their teams need confidence in the information guiding them. Here are five reasons cost-savings initiatives fail in today’s world of high-velocity down-to-the-minute logistics.
Supply chain analytics implementations are up, while satisfaction is down. Are the systems really under-delivering, or are there undiscovered issues?
Traditional freight audit providers have served a purpose for a long time. However, technology is revolutionizing the way we think about freight invoice audits.
Despite being around for decades, technology has proliferated track and trace solutions in recent years. But how can you leverage your real-time visibility to inform your logistics strategy, reduce costs and increase optimization?
Visibility is supposed to answer the question, “Where’s my freight?” but does it? We outline three truths of visibility you need to know.
The retail industry is looking to consolidate data sources and systems to accelerate data availability, processing, and strategy deployment.
Data is king. As a logistics and supply chain professional, you know the importance of data collection. Now you have it, but what to do with it?
Transportation management systems have been around for decades. Despite enhanced features and functions, the TMS data often limits the organization’s view of your supply chain.
Replacing a TMS can be costly and ROI elusive. We outline the challenges with implementation and alternatives to consider.
Clean data and advanced invoice-order matching is empowering direct carrier payment and eliminating payment anxiety.
FInd out what you should know before committing to a Proof of Concept (POC) or a Pilot implementation with a Track & Trace software service provider.
Any company that is serious about its supply chain will eventually need to upgrade its logistics data management software. But do you build or buy?
The new RateLinx supply chain solutions process Logistics in 3D: unlocks supply chain savings with integrated data by finding the root cause of the problem.
True data integration offers a lot more value than simply integrating your TMS with another provider’s track & trace or freight invoice system.
As consumers we demand visibility. As logistics professionals, it is essential. Accurate and timely visibility is now universally expected, thanks to a few key technology advances.
A world-class logistics strategy is built on clean, standardized data. RateLinx offers the only single solution developed to process data you can trust.
If you are shopping for new software or logistics consultant, there are questions you should ask to insure your new provider will help you benefit from TMS automation.
Shannon Vaillancourt discusses the simplifying power of ShipLinx; installs quickly to reduce inefficiencies caused by a newly installed TMS.
Track and trace ultimately helps companies provide better customer service, but it should deliver more than just customer experience.
RateLinx Intelligent Invoice Management (IIM) advanced freight payment gives real-time access to both financial and logistics data.
Only RateLinx Radar Track & Trace integrates order processing data to predict if a shipment will be late before it leaves the dock to take timely action.
Recently the freight market has been in favor of the carrier and I believe this will continue for the foreseeable future. For shippers, this means creating mutually beneficial relationships with carriers is extremely important. There’s a lot at stake for shippers, who must figure out how to mitigate pending rate increases and still receive capacity […]
Clean, actionable data can give you the insight you need to select the right freight carrier and get the best rates from your existing carriers.
Shippers have gone from subjectively strategic, using logistics strategies based on hunches, to objectively strategic with data-driven logistics strategies.
Solving logistics problems series from RateLinx, real life example on how data and analytics helped customer reduce shipping costs and pay carriers on time
Five traits to look for when choosing a logistics consultant for a new perspective to overcome a particular logistics management challenge.
Regional parcel carriers play an important part in shippers’ overall freight management strategy to improve performance, delivery times while saving money.
Most companies are months behind looking at freight spend. RateLinx real-time analytics shows what’s working and what’s not for competitive advantage.
RateLinx revolutionized freight auction with our Auction Module carrier software & mobile app; shipping intelligence for best price, service, carriers.
The freight industry is built on relationships. Shippers and carriers depend on each other; the best LTL practices create a system in which both shippers and carriers benefit.
Leverage supply chain big data agility and small data focus for faster transportation sourcing and freight rate management with RateLinx
Big data has become an essential aspect of supply chain management, but which elements are really driving Value? We outline how to leverage the 5 Vs of Supply Chain Big Data.
6 ways big data’s full potential to significantly lower your freight spend is realized through RateLinx shipping and logistics management solutions.