How can the consignor manage the transportation cost reasonably in the annual bidding?

Issuing time:2020-11-25 11:57

For the logistics manager of the cargo owner enterprise, the annual bidding project is always troublesome, where to find new partners? How to judge the service level of the new transportation company? How to reasonably reduce logistics costs in the new tender? They are all issues that have to be considered. On the other hand, when faced with new business opportunities, how can transportation companies ensure benefits and promote cooperation in bidding quotations? How to fully demonstrate service capabilities? It is also a difficult problem.

Year after year, with these questions and concerns, the logistics bidding seems to be proceeding smoothly. An enterprise logistics manager once said: "I don't know exactly whether my freight is too high or too low? All I know for sure is the value of my goods." And carriers have to frequently in order to make an order. Test the bottom line of cargo owners. In order to break this information blind zone, oTMS launched a freight online bidding system solution. The five-step strategy "data analysis-visual optimization plan-online bidding-real evaluation-cost reduction and efficiency" brings a new experience.

First of all, oTMS starts with the actual operating data of cargo owners, sorts out the layout of the existing transportation network, the allocation of capacity resources, and the freight rate system, finds out the room for improvement in the past transportation price system, generates a multi-dimensional "transportation view" and provides a visual Globalized data analysis report.

Secondly, oTMS provides a powerful online bidding system to help cargo owners set up actual bidding plans, instantly invite multiple potential carriers to participate in bidding online, set the time for bidding projects, and allow carriers to conduct multiple rounds of quotation, negotiation, and price adjustment to participate in bidding. , The final locked quotation can directly generate an effective price file to achieve a complete closed loop of subsequent operation monitoring, reconciliation, and freight settlement.

-Make the bidding of cargo owners more controllable and have stronger traceability

-Flexible selection of invited carriers to participate in bidding

-Meet the requirements of different quotation structures according to different routes, stepped quotations, additional fees, etc.

-Support the export of carrier quotations and batch adjustment of carrier quotations

At the same time, oTMS can assist cargo owners to simulate the quotations of different carriers to export "cost perspective" data dashboards during the bidding process, which strongly supports cargo owners' final bidding decisions, and can more conveniently quantify the true cost changes in the operation stage.

oTMS online bidding adopts a unified online quotation format to avoid carrier quotation and bidding. It brings high-efficiency comparison and optimization with standardized quotation mode. The accumulated KPI data provides competitiveness for high-quality carriers. ; The real waybill provides a specific and accountable logistics cost reference for the carrier’s quotation, laying a solid foundation for a win-win cooperation.

After the online bidding is completed, has everything ended? This is not the case on the oTMS cloud platform. The completion of bidding signifies the true development of the transportation business. The powerful transportation collaborative management capability of the system itself also manages the actual transportation in real time and accurately. High-quality carriers not only display prices and service levels in bidding, but also accumulate daily operational performance data to display their advantages in a more comprehensive and in-depth manner. The one-stop transportation service capability of oTMS will undoubtedly become the preferred partner of enterprise transportation management.

A well-known large company used the oTMS service to effectively optimize transportation network configuration problems and successfully reduced logistics costs by 6% in 2016. The rapid development of oTMS in the past two years has connected a large number of well-known domestic shippers and has accumulated many high-quality transportation companies. Only companies that continuously optimize and challenge can develop long-term in this era, continuously upgrade logistics and transportation services, and enable logistics Participants in the whole chain will get more and better business opportunities and jointly promote the healthy development of the logistics industry.

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