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

The Top 3 Reasons Shippers Are Outsourcing Freight Claim Management in 2015

The Top 3 Reasons Shippers Are Outsourcing Freight Claim Management in 2015

Posted Nov 16, 2015

We know that shippers operate in a high stakes industry, one with an out-sized amount of stress. That’s because you’re a part of one of the world’s largest industries. Transportation not only accounts for 6% of all economic activity, but without it all other industries would grind to a halt, literally. And what’s one of... Read more

How Exactly Does LTL Freight Brokerage Software Cut LTL Shipping Costs?

How Exactly Does LTL Freight Brokerage Software Cut LTL Shipping Costs?

Posted Oct 08, 2015

Congested rail lines have been backing up shipping routes all over North America this decade. And in the years ahead, it’s absolutely critical that shippers have the ability to make informed decisions about their shipping operations using real-time data. Transportation and shipping is not only one of the largest industries in the United States, but... Read more