Why the lack of common rate card structure causes confusion and frustration

Cloud-based freight procurement blog

 

There is no reason why freight tendertool.ahabr.teching should be difficult or complex. Often it is made complex as there is no alignment between the Tender Manager and the Carrier staff involved. They have different goals and those goals should be more aligned.

It is time for shippers to show more understanding for the workload they are bringing to carriers in tendertool.ahabr.tech processes. Tenders often include poor data, homegrown and macroed excel files, trivial rules or lack of clear requirements. Next to that, they are done in generic procurement tools or not by tools at all. There are easy improvements to be made and Carriers can actually play an important part in driving these changes with Shippers.

 

Cloud-based procurement: Generic Tender Rate Cards

 

Are you a logistics tendertool.ahabr.tech professional and involved in managing and responding? Stop putting off your freight tendertool.ahabr.tech and stop making freight tendertool.ahabr.teching complex. Just make life easy for yourself and use a platform to do the work for you and manage it by just a couple of clicks. How? try out Freightender. Nobody makes logistics procurement more simple than we do. Take for instance one of the troublemakers…the rate card.

Because there is no common rate card structure in the market, confusion, mistakes and a lot of frustration are created. In our system, we have developed standard rate cards for Road, Air and Ocean that can be used globally and we would be happy to share them with you for free. Just drop us a note info@tendertool.ahabr.techtool.com


Freightender E-sourcing tip of the week: This is a suggestion to Shippers creating bid sheets for logistics tendertool.ahabr.tech purposes: Don’t put lane info in columns, put them in rows. Also stick to regular naming conventions and don’t use internal names or abbreviations in your bid sheets, make life easier for carriers and make filling in your bid sheets more simple. Better and faster quotation by carriers will be the result. Go best practice and generic.

 

About Freightender – Cloud-based procurement

Freightender Freight E-Sourcing is a Dutch start-up company with strong background in logistics, freight audit and rate management. Started in 2015, we are very eager to improve the way shippers, 3PL’s, carrier and freight forwarders handle their freight tendertool.ahabr.tech. With our cloud-based tendertool.ahabr.tech solution, we enhance the RFI and RFQ process for all parties involved. Moreover, we reduce the time spent on tendertool.ahabr.techs with up to 60%. Meet Freightender, 3G cloud-based, Amazon hosted and very user-friendly for ALL transportation tendertool.ahabr.techs. Go smart and go Freightender!

 

Pieter Kinds

Pieter Kinds

CEO Freightender.com

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