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Shipping

Suppliers: UPS, Fedex, and DHL
Category Challenges:

  • Highly Transactional
  • Lack of Transparency
  • Accessorial Charges
  • Fuel Surcharges
  • GSR Give Back
  • Tiered Rates
  • Mode-Zone Optimization
  • Rate Increases
  • Limited Competition

The biggest carriers are able to dictate terms and conditions to their Clients. Even though there is a wide range of discounts available from carriers, suppliers provide Clients the perception that they have the best deal with minimal room for improvement. Rate increases are levied at a rate several times higher than inflation.

CenterPoint’s Solution:

CenterPoint’s Comprehensive Approach to this category helps Clients level the playing field with carriers. CenterPoint’s Services include: Outsourcing Solution, Supplier Base Consolidation, Comprehensive Optimization, Contract Management, Category Management and Comprehensive RFP Consulting and Management.

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