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FREIGHT TENDERING

For all Modes of Transport

Optimize your freight tendering process with SHIPSTA and procure your freight rates fast, flexible and digital.

OUR PRODUCT FEATURES

Optimize your tendering process with SHIPSTA and procure freight rates online.

Consolidate your purchase power with more transparency and get an overview of rate trends, supply performance, and spend management.

RATE MANAGEMENT

All freight rates at a glance: Manage your rates centrally in one place and make them accessable for all relevant stakeholders in your company.  

TENDER MANAGEMENT

Get best possible freight and logistics cost for contract and spot buying. Create quickly your tender with our menu-guided tender generator.

LOGISTICS ANALYTICS

Compare the freight quotes at the touch of a button: Design scenarios to analyze and compare supplier quotes for choosing the best options for your business. Additionally, visualize your current freight spend in a dashboard using your individual KPI’s.

SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT

Create your own pool of suppliers. Store contact details, contracts and further information in one place. Including rating profiles, questionnaire and more.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Steps how to run a freight tender

Freight tender preparations

For a successful tender it is mandatory to have all information in one place in the right quality
Define your standard rate sheet structure and set it up in the centralized rate management. Once the rate structure has been set up the shipment data can be quickly uploaded by Excel import or through interfaces to TMS and ERP systems. Sanity checks will make sure that the data is uploaded in the requested quality.
Shipment data updates and rate profile adjustments can be easily done at any time.

Create your freight tender

Menu-guided tender setup process

Follow the menu-guided tender setup process and easily add all necessary information for your tender: Invite trusted suppliers, define timelines, select the lanes to be tendered and share documents.

Start your freight tender

Launch your tender and lean back

SHIPSTA manages your timelines and sends out invitations, reminders and bid closing notifications automatically to your suppliers. Improve your data quality: Supplier quotes get checked line by line and will give feedback to them directly if an entry is rejected.

Analysis of your freight tender

Making complex things look easy

Once the quotes of the suppliers have been received, the analyses of the tender can start. The system will immediately begin to calculate your pre-defined scenarios. SHIPSTA enables you to evaluate the tender results at the touch of a button.

Award of Business

The final step

Add your selected quotes per drag and drop to a rate cart and award the business to your favourite supplier. Share your results automatically with all stakeholders.

WOULD YOU ALSO LIKE TO SAVE TIME AND PROCESS COSTS IN YOUR FREIGHT TENDER?

Learn how to set up, optimize and analyse your freight tendering. Get in touch with us!

Steven

Logistics Manager

This is Steven. He is the Logistics Manager of a global operating retail company with 150 locations worldwide. Steven manages a freight spend of around 100 million .

IN THE PAST

In the past Steven launched several tenders a year for all modes of transport. Therefore he used self-created Excel files and updated routing details manually each time. Especially the correction of missing and wrong data from the supplier, the price feedback to the supplier and the analysis of the supplier bids were very time consuming and inefficient.

NOW

Instead of spending his time on calculating and designing different scenarios in Excel, Steven was able to compare and test different awarding scenarios with SHIPSTA. He reduced his transportation costs, presented the results easily to his management and made the tender results accessible and transparent to all stakeholders.

IN FUTURE

Steven has recognized the potential that he gains by using SHIPSTA. He will implement the tool throughout the company to increase transparency and efficiency.

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