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Category: Audit

Are your freight payment savings accurate?

Freight payment companies frequently tout audit savings as a key metric to validate the ROI for their customers.  Some of these savings are actually an indication of an inefficient and broken process that detracts from the value of outsourcing freight payment, but that topic will wait for a later post.Generally, any amount deducted from the billed amount is reported as a savings to customers.  Therein lies the problem.  Many times, freight payment providers who “short pay”... Read More
Posted by Craig Cameron at Monday, June 25, 2012
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Shippers are overpaying for fuel

A fundamental part of the freight payment value proposition is detection of overcharges on customers’ freight invoices. Some freight payment companies make this seem like a complex “dark art” of algorithms and analysis. However, sometimes it is the most basic of system features that can mean the difference between detecting an overcharge or not. A case in point is offered by fuel surcharges. In recent weeks, the most common indices of fuel prices issued by U.S. Energy Information Agency... Read More
Posted by Ross Harris at Friday, June 8, 2012
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