What Is a Freight Audit & How to Find the Best Auditor?

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What Is a Freight Audit? A freight audit is straightforward in theory, but complex in practice. Simply put, a freight audit involves looking over invoices from transportation providers to ensure accuracy. Because a freight audit examines the invoices for billing errors, freight audit companies will usually offer to pay the invoices as well. Most of […]

Freight Audit: How You Can Mitigate Rising Transportation Costs

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Gas Prices Are Soaring as Inventory Hits All-Time High According to the latest report from the Logistics Manager’s Index, March was a tough month for shippers. While inventory levels across the country are at an all-time high, transportation capacity is stretched to the max. And with sustained Russian aggression in Ukraine, gas prices continue to […]

Freight Audit and Payment: Why It Matters to Supply Chains

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Before we get into why auditing your company’s freight bills is so important, let’s explain what we mean by the term Freight Audit and Payment. In simple terms, freight audit and payment refers to any resources, whether they be technological or labor based, that are used to ensure accurate and timely handling of a business’s […]

COVID-19: Helpful Ways To Use Technology During Crisis

  We hope that all who can are working remotely and staying safe amidst the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At this time, many businesses are being thrown for a loop, and some have been upended entirely. During this unprecedented time, we are here to help the transportation and logistics industry and the teams that support […]

Four Common Carrier Charges to Avoid

Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions CEO Brad McBride recently wrote a thought leadership article for Parcel Industry magazine on the 4 Most Common Carrier Charges that shippers should be aware of. Here are some of the most common carrier fees that parcel carriers dole out:   1. Address Correction Fees Address correction fees happen anytime the […]

How to Get a More Accurate 2020 Budget

The carriers are announcing their General Rate Increases (GRIs) for next year, but what can you expect, exactly? As you create your 2020 budgets, don’t rely on the average increase that the carriers publicize. Those figures don’t take into account the details that contribute to your actual increases. There are many factors to consider, such […]

Join Us for Our Live Demo on September 18th!

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Discover the Benefits of FreightOptics Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions’ proprietary software FreightOptics services all modes and leads the competition in technological capabilities, overall supply chain visibility, and ease of use. Our cloud-based platform is built in an open-source environment that allows 360-degree connections and serves as a hub that connects your entire supply chain […]

5 Reasons to Leverage Our Supply Chain Technology

As one of the newest and most innovative supply chain technologies in the marketplace today, our proprietary logistics technology, FreightOptics, enables transportation professionals to work smarter, not harder. Leveraging the power of the FreightOptics platform has MANY benefits. Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Leverage Our Supply Chain Technology 1. Gain SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY […]

Our Optimization Service Saved a Client 20%, Without Switching Carriers

We are proud to showcase the impact our supply chain visibility services have on our clients’ businesses, and our results speak for themselves! Read our featured case study below showcasing our industry-leading Optimization capabilities. Client A clinical diagnostics company that develops and manufactures clinical consumables and medical equipment. Problem to Solve: The client needed a […]

The Supply Chain Revolution Will Be Digitized

This article originally appeared on SDCExec.com. The supply chain industry is changing rapidly and there is a digital revolution transforming every sector of the marketplace. The digital revolution is giving companies faster and more comprehensive access to their business’s flow of data. For decades now, the supply chain industry organizational model has been characterized by […]

Inbound Logistics: The Digital Revolution Is Here

Our CEO Brad A. McBride was recently featured as a Thought Leader in Inbound Logistics magazine. Read the article below for his expert take on how the supply chain industry is adapting to the digital revolution. For more information or to view the issue in full, visit www.inboundlogistics.com.