Brokered rates can seem like a great way to reduce costs on parcel spend, but more often than not, they actually do more harm than good. Check out this week's blog to see how Parcel BI can help expose unnecessary costs and other issues included with brokered rates.
Parcel BI was created to help businesses manage their parcel spend in an intelligent way. Our tools allow users to easily control many aspects of their parcel data by identifying opportunities, exposing errors, and reducing costs.
Parcel BI offers many tools to help businesses manage their parcel spend by identifying opportunities, exposing errors, and reducing costs. Contract Edge is one of these tools which can help shippers negotiate better rates and discounts.
The 2021 FedEx rate increases have been announced. Parcel BI's powerful tools allows shippers to plan for these changes and manage the parcel spend wisely.
Parcel shipping peak season is here early this year and will stay a few weeks longer due to increased demand over the holidays. Parcel BI provides businesses with the tools they need to understand and plan for those extra charges.
We started User Connect to help create an environment where all Parcel BI users could collectively come together in lieu of trade shows and in-person conferences. During this time of distancing and disconnect, we thought it would be crucial for Parcel BI Users to be able to connect and discuss the industry and the challenges of the day.
Managing your business's parcel spend should be a priority no matter what size your business is, but especially if you are not a large corporation, or a big parcel shipper. As a smaller business, every dollar counts, and that is more true now than ever.
Parcel BI can help retailers manage their parcel spend by exposing billing errors and ensuring carriers are properly charging for the shift from B2B to B2C.
Parcel BI can help manufactures expose costly mistakes that they make repeatedly as well as negotiate a more competitive contract for lower overall costs.
While living in the age of COVID-19, things have changed, and a lot of companies are looking for ways to manage and reduce costs and find savings. Audits and Refunds have dried up, carriers are at peak levels and it is a difficult market to negotiate in, but not all opportunities to reduce costs are lost. In the series of blogs to come in the next few weeks, we will be sharing a few of our customer's successes with the Parcel BI tools.
We provide powerful business intelligence tools that help private equity groups consolidate spend from all entities in order to leverage the group's full buying power while giving the insight and control both at the group level and at the lower entity level.
The Time in Transit Report is a great tool within Parcel BI that allows you to take control of your parcel even more by seeing an in-depth breakdown of how your carriers are performing on days in transit by service.
With Parcel BI's newest feature, the active alerts will notify you whenever something important happens with your parcel billing, delivery, and more! Never miss a thing with custom alerts and weekly summaries!
With Parcel BI, you can quickly and easily see how many packages have hit that minimum and how much that has actually cost you. This allows you to go to your carrier and negotiate a lower minimum charge to help you save on your parcel shipping spend!
Parcel BI offers shippers the tools they need to ensure they are getting the best rates from their carrier contracts, being billed correctly, and more with Incentive Analysis Reports!
Parcel BI just held their inaugural User Connection. Parcel BIs Director, Guy Manias had a visionto bring users together andtalk about common trends in the industry. He saw the User Connection as an opportunity to connect different companies the in the parcel industries from all over. PURPOSE The purpose of the webinar wasnot only to bring these shippers together, but to also learn from one another, to show the latest updates in Parcel BI to maximize the user value, and to develop a community of users that are able to stay together and continue conversations outside of the User Connections. Parcel BIs main goal is to aid in client success. We want to educate, empower, and connect our users. The User Connection allows us to help our clients to grow and build relationsamongst professionals in the industry. USER CONNECTION LAYOUT During the User Connection Webinar, we gave the latest and greatest updates to Parcel BI. Some examples of what we covered in this first webinar included the
If parcel isn't monitored properly, it can cost you a lot more than you think. Do you know how much it is costing you? Do you know how much you could be saving? Sign up for our free 25-point parcel health checkup today!
What are UPS and FedEx Peak Surcharges? UPS, FedEx and other carriers have responded to COVID by increasing fees and stopping Guaranteed Service Refunds (GSRs) or Late Package Refunds (LPRs). You might notice that UPS and FedEx have added a new type of surcharge, directly related to COVID-19. Both companies have dubbed these Peak Surcharges, with some specific charge names under this umbrella term. The specific surcharges, rates, and applications are being updated frequently as the carriers continue to monitor current events.You can see the latest information using the links below: UPS Peak Surcharge Info FedEx Peak Surcharge Info Why Add Peak Surcharges? More people are ordering packages than ever before, as many retail locations have been closed, and companies have a higher volume while also trying to speed up shipping. Organizations that have switched to online operations are now utilizing shipping services for the first time. Front-line businesses (healthcare, PPE
With Vizion360's business intelligence expertise, Parcel BI can help connect the gaps between parcel and sales, and much more by going above and beyond just parcel consulting.
Our business intelligence platform is a month to month, no-risk service that can help you identify saving opportunities, expose errors, and empowers you to make data-driven decisions.