Sea freight benchmarking best practices

Are you paying the right amount for your sea freight? Are your ocean freight rates still up to date? Sea freight benchmarking is a good practice to improve your sea freight conditions and contracts.  Despite approaching the end of the year 2016, and the Hanjin crisis...

Freight Shipping: 5 carrier performance benchmarks

Freight Shipping blog – One of the most important measurements for international shippers nowadays is performance tracking of your fleet. Without a clear view of supplier performance, it is impossible for shippers to run benchmarks and determine if there is a...

5 proven tactics to receive the best Freight RFQ results

Are you currently getting the best freight RFQ results?   Logistics managers and tender managers are often overwhelmed when gathering the copious amount of information required to extend a Request for Quotation (Freight RFQ). Especially, for less-experienced...

Interview with Pieter Kinds, CEO Freightender

Interview with Pieter Kinds, CEO of the Freightender, and logistics blogger Martijn Graat (LogisticsMatter) about the cloud-based freight tendertool.ahabr.teching start-up Freightender. Why was Freightender founded?   In the logistics industry, it is a given that...

Applying Lean to Supply Chain sourcing and purchasing

Lean Supply Chain Purchasing   50 to 75 % of sales revenues are traditionally washed away by Procurement and transportation. But plenty of companies are still too focussed on the reduction of material costs in the supply chain processes. High time to take a...