Data2Logistics Supply Chain Freight Rate Optimizing Strategy Video Release

Data2Logistics announces the release of the video presentation from Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, focusing on optimizing freight transportation rates to reduce shipping costs and increase operations efficiency.
Jan. 24, 2013 - PRLog -- Fort Myers, Florida and Rotterdam, Netherlands – Global supply chain information and technology company Data2Logistics announces the release of the video presentation from Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, focusing on optimizing freight transportation rates to reduce shipping costs and increase operations efficiency. Presented by the Data2Logistics’ Leif Holm-Andersen, Executive Director of Professional Services, it emphasizes costly situations faced by company’s supply chain product transportation, including declines in experienced shipping staff, unavailable or underutilized shipping cost data, lack of key performance indicators blocking visibility to cost structure parameters, and operational issues obstructing strategy development to secure and maintain lower logistics costs.

The address focuses on transportation strategy planning supporting shipper’s corporate goals, including plan benchmarking, freight rate negotiations, and identifying, documenting and recovering carrier overcharges through invoice auditing. Strategies are relayed encompassing creating solutions and reduce shipping cost through data-based decision-making and performance measurements, leveraging logistics spend across business units, regions and shippers, and the importance of establishing strong relationships with carrier partners.

The presentation may be viewed at:

Data2Logistics enhances transportation operations, helping meet goals for cost reduction and improved oversight. They provide focused resources to support projects relating to pooled purchasing, RFP management, carrier negotiations, transportation management system software, inbound routing, and network analysis, along with informed audit and freight payment services. Their global reach provides ability to support all modes of transportation, optimizing logistics operations domestically and globally.

Data2Logistics assists Global 1000, Fortune 1000 and SMB companies to reduce their shipping costs by providing an outsourced opportunity to efficiently process, audit, account code and pay their freight at a significantly lower cost than internal processes. Clients also benefit from the identification of more carrier overcharges than their internal systems can identify. The company provides actionable information to better manage and control transportation cost, and supports clients with their carrier bid preparation, benchmarking, proposal analysis and negotiation. As a single source of information for all modes of transportation on a global basis, Data2Logistics identifies and reports opportunities for savings and the reasons for variances in trends. Savings opportunities can be derived from modal shifts, consolidation of shipments, improved carrier utilization, and adjustment to shipment size, as well as monitoring accessorial costs. Reviewing over $15 billion worth of freight bills from thousands of carriers annually, the company provides a single-source solution results in savings averaging 5%-15% of product shipping expenditures per year.

For additional information on optimizing freight rates, contact Leif Holm-Andersen, Executive Director of Professional Services at Data2Logistics, +1 516 807 0256 or

About Data2Logistics, LLC
Fort Myers, Florida-based Data2Logistics is a leader in supply chain logistics, cost management and freight payment. The company’s Ship Smarter and Save capabilities assist hundreds of clients in the Global 1000, Fortune 1000 and SMB categories, processing hundreds of millions of freight bills annually, valued in excess of $15 billion, saving clients an average of 5%-15% of their product shipping expenditures per year.

As an eight-time recipient of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Logistics IT Service Providers, their data mining capabilities creates actionable information for current and ongoing shipping cost savings. The company is the only service provider to work with clients and carriers to eliminate billing errors from recurring and to continuously improve and optimize their logistics networks and expenditures, domestically and globally. +
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