How a Shipping Audit Can Reduce Your Shipping Costs
CostFixed is a premiere leader in strategic cost reduction. We tailor our expertise and strategies to better assist each sector. CostFixed acts as your corporate watchdog to protect you against overpaying for delinquent services. We will closely monitor your providers and secure refunds for your business when parcels are delivered late. You shouldn’t have to pay an arm and a leg for less than adequate service. CostFixed will make sure you are compensated for shipping mistakes and errors that may have slipt through the cracks and gone unnoticed. We take 5 step approach when reviewing your shipping statements.
Before we can determine if CostFixed is a good fit for your company, we have to determine what savings opportunities exist with your current parcel shipping agreement. By allowing our team of experts to analyze your historical shipping data, our team will define your company’s unique characteristics and identify services in which your business is overpaying.
To be successful in negotiating you must be prepared and have strategic plan in place. Utilizing the information discovered during your rate analysis, we’ll schedule a call with your primary personnel to discuss your company’s current climate. With a better understanding of your business day to day operations our team of experts will recommend a strategy for you to review.
CostFixed will negotiate on your behalf, providing your team with actionable recommendations and step by step roadmap of the terms being negotiated.
Once our negotiations are finished and the new terms have been implemented with your carrier, Costfixed will provide you and your team with monthly reports breaking down your carrier charges by service level.
During the length of our contract, CostFixed will ensure that your carrier stays compliant with the terms negotiated and that you’re billed accurately and accordingly.
CostFixed handles everything from securing your refunds to making sure you receive no cost from the shipping company if an error happens on their part. You may be asking yourself how we keep track of all these moving parts. Easy, CostFixed regularly monitors your invoices and all charges, before they are paid. Our team will flag any errors, and will take action. Through this proven FedEx and UPS cost reduction strategy, CostFixed has lowered shipping and delivery costs for our clients by up to 20 percent.
While we consistently monitor your invoice for errors, CostFixed compares your current shipping costs to the national industry standard. This provides leverage to renegotiate your shipping rates and allow for a greater reduction in your monthly shipping bill month over month.