Pieter Kinds's blog
Managing shipping costs is a hot potato in logistics nowadays. Indeed, it is increasingly becoming the number one priority for a businesses’ bottom line. But where to start? In this article, we describe one of the most effective ways to keep transportation costs at a manageable level.
5 freight audit case studies I ControlPay Global Freight Audit & Payment
After freight rate increases in September, UPS has again announced changes. This time for dimensional weight packages and additional handling charges.
How to implement freight audit without flaws and delay's
An interview about best practices in the industry with Olena Shulgach - Implementation director ControlPay Global Freight Audit & Payment.
The booming E-commerce market is not showing any sign of slowing down. Interesting for manufacturers, retailers, and web-shops, but what about the parcel delivery industry and the corresponding C02 emissions?
'Dad, is that a salute? – No, son, it’s the sound of an automatic fire burst' (sub-machine gun fire)
When you have children of your own, or you are professionally involved with children, you know that the academic year always starts in September. But what if you can't guarantee the safety of the children?
Is managing freight expenses in-house current day still a solid practice? In this post we look at the evolving market of freight audit and payment solutions and the future of the industry.
The pain or gain of the globalization of financial supply chains
Today’s transportation environment is becoming more global and this shift is also noticeable for financial departments of companies that ship globally.
Sinking freight rates and vanished revenue because of a lowering demand have fueled high tension between shippers and carriers in the ocean transportation industry. Especially the accuracy of ocean freight invoices is about to reach a boiling point.