Contract Edge is a powerful tool that uses your historical Parcel Shipping information to quickly predict and compare parcel shipping costs.
Watch your spend dramatically change after using this tool to compare contract performance and impact of rate increases.
Carrier contracts and bids are complex requiring time-consuming analysis to quantify savings
The carriers have powerful tools that analyze your data, while the shippers themselves do not
It is more challenging to compare the two primary carriers (FedEx vs. UPS) against each other
Most companies are left taking the carriers word that they are saving money, with no easy way to measure
Incentive interdependencies, such as fuel, third party and minimums, are nearly impossible to quantify without the right tool
Empowers you to use a simple interface that lays out the various services you use, and the weekly volumes you ship by service in a side-by-side comparison of two contracts or bids.
You can compare two different contracts, compare your current contract to proposed rates, or perform "What If" analysis to be armed for negotiations.
Manage your future parcel spend based on the new rates and compare competitive contracts.
Target which surcharges you are being hit with the most and identify where you want to apply discounts in the next year when the rate increase goes up.
Detect changes in proposed or current contracts and identify how it will impact your spend.
Be Strategic with data-driven negotiations.
Project the impact of a proposed or current contract on specific service levels, packaging sizes, incentives and more, using your historical data.
Prioritize areas of negotiation by revealing the areas that have the greatest impact on spend and margins.
Manipulate any incentives to project the impact it could have on your spend, considering your unique shipping polices.
Tiers (Multi-Weight, Hundred-Weight, etc.)
Weight Bands (Ground Services including Surepost/Smartpost)
Base Rates by Year (2017 to Current)
Base, Tiered, Accessorial, and Deferred Discounts
Customize your comparisons by selecting the date ranges, accounts, carriers, and sources needed for your current contracts, upcoming negotiations, and proposals. If business is down, up, unpredictable, acquired, merged, etc. You can use the tool to project accordingly.
Switch the names of services to be UPS or FedEx based
Create a report view of the comparison for sharing with leadership, stakeholders, etc.
Download rate charts from comparisons for Zones 2-8
Store all of your agreements, bids, and created comparisons as long as you want
Create as many comparisons as you would like, delete when you want, archive as long as needed
Advisory Services are available to help utilize the tool as well as understanding contracts, and more
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