Freight Invoice Audit- Savings In Seconds

Freight Invoice Audit- Savings In Seconds

Posted Aug 17, 2016

You receive a freight invoice from the carrier. You should always compare every detail of the invoice to the backup documents (ie. bill of lading and delivery receipt). Carriers are just like most businesses. They have someone data entering information into a system to create an invoice.... Read more

Parcel Shipments A Minute Late & A Dollar More?

Parcel Shipments A Minute Late & A Dollar More?

Posted May 31, 2016

We have all heard, ” a day late a dollar short” but what if I said, ” a minute late and you can have a dollar more?” Well, you can. Every parcel shipment handled by UPS® or FedEx ® is Guaranteed no matter the service level. Here is an example of a Next Day Air... Read more

Why Should You Use a Third Party To Audit Paid Freight Bills in 2016?

Why Should You Use a Third Party To Audit Paid Freight Bills in 2016?

Posted Jan 25, 2016

Every month, more manufacturers, LTL shippers, and traffic managers will turn to a freight auditing company to help them manage Freight Bill Auditing and Payment services. So why do so many companies outsource this vital task to a third party rather than simply audit a paid freight bill in house? Time is a major factor,... Read more

Santa’s Not Coming: FedEx, UPS Struggle With Record Number of Holiday Shipments

Santa’s Not Coming: FedEx, UPS Struggle With Record Number of Holiday Shipments

Posted Dec 17, 2015

Christmas is coming fast, and more consumers are doing holiday shopping online than ever before. Target was just one of the stores that broke online sales records on Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, when online sales added up to a staggering $11 billion that weekend alone. Now, carriers like UPS and FedEx are struggling to keep... Read more

Warning: Don’t Use a Free Bill of Lading Creator Without Reading This…

Warning: Don’t Use a Free Bill of Lading Creator Without Reading This…

Posted Dec 11, 2015

A bill of lading is one of the most important documents in shipping and trade, an industry that accounts for 6% of the entire global economy. In general, a bill of lading performs three functions in shipping: The bill documents that the carrier agreed to carry the goods in question and notes any problems with... Read more

The 3 Steps To Mastering Freight Bill Audit & Payment

The 3 Steps To Mastering Freight Bill Audit & Payment

Posted Nov 20, 2015

Outside the world of shipping, few people remember the unfortunate case of Trendset, a South Carolina freight payment company that was sunk by an embezzlement scam. Even though the company promptly alerted both its clients and the authorities, it was too late. Unfortunately, it’s incidents like that that convince some C-Level executives to handle the ... Read more