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What Is Freight and Audit Payment and How Can It Help Businesses Save on Freight Shipping?

By | on Jun 2, 2021 |   Transportation

How thorough is your freight audit process and what intelligence are you able to glean from your Freight Audit and Payment (FAP) program? Given the complexity of transportation invoicing and the valua[...]

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How Fuel Surcharges Will Impact Shippers in 2021

By | on May 24, 2021 |   Transportation

When shippers are investigating root causes of transportation cost increases over time, fuel can often be overlooked. This does not mean fuel costs are left out of cost models or projections, but that[...]

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Re-Branding Standard Shipping as “Green Delivery”

By | on Apr 22, 2021 |   Transportation

Guest Post: Shane Parker, Account Analyst at enVista It is no secret the most significant trend in ecommerce of the last decade has been the speed of delivery expected by consumers, with a clear singl[...]

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Transportation Industry Outlook for 2021: What’s In-Store for Shippers

By | on Feb 24, 2021 |   Transportation

As we approach Q2 following one of the most historically dynamic years for transportation in history, shippers continue to face unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Mar[...]

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Leveraging Your Freight Audit and Payment (FAP) Partner to Improve Carrier Relationships

By | on Dec 22, 2020 |   Transportation Supply Chain

In today’s market, having strong carrier relationships is crucial to managing your supply chain efficiently and cost-effectively. Shippers should be utilizing their freight audit and payment (FAP) pro[...]

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Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Carrier QBRs

By | on Dec 14, 2020 |   Transportation

Carrier quarterly business reviews (QBRs) often leave shippers with more questions than answers on how to improve the partnership. The following guide offers strategies, including questions to ask, to[...]

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5 Ways UPS Scan-Based Billing Will Impact Shippers

By | on Oct 15, 2020 |   Transportation

UPS’s Change to Scan-Based Billing Appears to Be a Win for Shippers

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UPS Changes to Scan-Based Invoicing

By | on Oct 15, 2020 |   Transportation

UPS announced it will be making the switch from manifest-based invoicing to scan-based invoicing, effective Sunday, October 11, 2020. While FedEx has been doing event-based billing for years, at first[...]

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Carrier Costs Are Up, Capacity Is Down, Peak Is Coming – What Do I Do?

By | on Sep 23, 2020 |   Transportation

8 Winning Strategies for Shippers Challenged by Volume Caps “Christmas in September” doesn’t quite have the ring of another familiar phrase, but it’s one that every shipper in 2020 may resonate with a[...]

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Carbon Emissions and Sustainability in Transportation

By | on Sep 10, 2020 |   Transportation

How Shipping Companies Can Reduce Carbon Emissions   Climate change is one of the key issues corporations are working to address in 2020, as it permeates world-wide discussions. Earlier this year, Lar[...]

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Get More Out of Your Transportation Management Strategy Amid COVID-19

By | on Apr 29, 2020 |   Transportation

Rapidly deploy tactical initiatives to save money, improve service levels, and compete. On February 17, 2020, enVista had the pleasure of speaking amongst hundreds of supply chain professionals at the[...]

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COVID-19: Surcharges from Carrier Billing Data

By | on Apr 29, 2020 |   Transportation

5 Things We Know About COVID-Related Surcharges from Carrier Billing Data Carriers released a flurry of COVID-related surcharges and pricing adjustments in March and April.  International forwarders l[...]

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