TITLE

FREIGHT TRAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Martinez, Rob
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel Merchant (Penton Media, Inc.);Jul2008, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses some strategies for coping with increasing shipping costs. Negotiating upfront discounts off list rates results in improved carrier agreements. It recommends analyzing carrier invoices every week to avoid overspending. The author notes that several consulting firms specialize in carrier contract procurement, and several will work on a gain-share basis, thereby guaranteeing cost savings.
ACCESSION #
33117580

 

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