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Operational & Financial Visibility

As shippers strive to optimize their logistics operations and gain a competitive edge in today’s business environment, achieving enterprise-wide visibility in transportation management has become a top priority.

This white paper explores what best-in-class looks like when it comes to data and visibility, the evolution companies go through as they digitize their transportation programs and what it means to achieve enterprise-wide financial and operational visibility across each department.

Composition of a Truckload Rate

This guide aims to explain the landscape of freight rates through the lens of truckload shipping. By exploring the components, influencing factors, and their cumulative impact on costs, it equips shippers with insights into the essence of a competitive rate. 

This white paper not only clarifies the importance of competitive rates for shippers’ profitability, but it also offers actionable strategies, leveraging best practices and technology, to secure and maintain competitive rates amidst a volatile market.

Freight Invoice & Audit

Are you struggling to effectively manage the freight invoice and audit process?

Do you find yourself dealing with invoice discrepancies, manual investigations, and a lack of visibility into your transportation costs?

The goal of this guide is to help you as the shipper better manage the freight invoice and audit process.

In this guide, we outline:

  • Overview and common challenges faced by both shippers and carriers
  • The role and benefit of using a managed transportation solutions provider
  • Insights, solutions, and tips & tricks from our subject matter experts on how to improve your process

Carrier Sourcing

How do you source your carriers? What are you prioritizing when you go out to bid? Who from your team is involved in this process?

These are all questions you should be asking yourself before you put out an RFP (Request for Partnership)

The goal of this whitepaper is to illustrate the steps involved when establishing a carrier sourcing strategy.

Each step has an accompanying video where Jill Clifford, FreightPlus President, provides context regarding the action.

In this guide, you will learn how to:

  • Assemble the proper team to ensure a smooth brand experience
  • Vet carriers and create measurable relationships with incumbents to reduce risk
  • Create a bid workbook that establishes service requirements and cost-saving efforts

LTL Negotiations

The goal of any Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) negotiation is to source carriers that will provide great service to your freight, your facilities, your customers, and your suppliers at a fair market price.

However, shippers typically run into trouble when negotiating because they lack the information on how it operates.

To help, we’ve created a white paper on the best practices our experts have accumulated over our 30 years in logistics.

In this guide you will learn:

  • The carriers’ operations and needs
  • The freight data to collect
  • Tips and tricks for negotiating