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Freight tender info is an initiative of TenderTool E-sourcing for Logistics. We are a freight tender software company, dedicated to change and improve logistics tendering. With this info / knowledge centre, we stimulate people in the industry ( Tender Managers, Pricing Analysts, Sales Managers, Consultants and Procurement people ) to share their thoughts.

  • Understanding LCL Shipments – VIDEO post

    Understanding LCL Shipments – VIDEO post

    Less than Container Load (LCL) shipments are complex, very complex. With multiple moving parts, LCL shipments can be overwhelming and intimidating, but they do not have to be. Utilizing LCL...

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  • Reduce LTL shipping costs with this LTL Accessorial Infographic (Guest post)

    Reduce LTL shipping costs with this LTL Accessorial Infographic (Guest post)

    Third-party logistics (3PL) provider Unyson recently created a guide to common LTL accessorial fees.  This guide defines each fee and how to avoid these extra costs! Since carriers have almost no...

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  • The impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage

    The impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage

    This interesting insight on the impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage has been reproduced from Gard. Extreme weather can have an impact on many aspects of the contracts of carriage...

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  • 10 Tips for Transportation Sourcing

    10 Tips for Transportation Sourcing

    Follow these best practices to cut costs and avoid mistakes when choosing modes and carriers. Ask any logistics veteran to talk about mistakes they’ve seen when selecting transportation modes and...

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  • Smart Manufacturing of the Future – Infographic

    Smart Manufacturing of the Future – Infographic

    Industry and its parts are ever evolving. Since the dawn of time, people have worked hard to make things work better and more efficiently. With the advent of new technology and its sophistication,...

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  • Infographic – The Shipping Container Revolution

    Infographic – The Shipping Container Revolution

    This post (Infographic) is from Jamie Addis who is the Director of Insite Portable Accommodation. It provides an insight into the shipping container revolution detailing some of the many...

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  • 9 leading CPO’s on how they improve relationships with their business partner

    9 leading CPO’s on how they improve relationships with their business partner

    I recently came across a quote from Fabian Ziegler, the CPO for Shell, at this year’s World Procurement Congress in London who said, “Procurement is a relationship business.” An article by Steve...

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  • What Is the Difference in Supply Chain Procurement vs. Sourcing?

    What Is the Difference in Supply Chain Procurement vs. Sourcing?

    A company’s supply chain consists of all entities involved in completing a customer sale, including suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, logistics providers, retailers, and customers. Supply...

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  • The New Shipping Alliances Infographic

    The New Shipping Alliances Infographic

    As of April 1st 2017, there are just three global shipping alliances: “2M”, “The Alliance” and “Ocean Alliance” “2M” – Maersk and MSC have a combined capacity of about 6 million TEUs, and that’s...

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  • How technology seeks to optimize the freight forwarding process

    How technology seeks to optimize the freight forwarding process

    New actors aim to reduce waste in the brokerage process using data, apps and online marketplaces. Freight forwarding is seen as a relationship business by traditional forwarders. They coordinate...

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  • Freight rates on the rise as demand remains strong

    Freight rates on the rise as demand remains strong

    Airlines are hiking air freight rates “significantly” as demand remains strong, and it could grow further. Yesterday, Lufthansa Cargo announced that its net cargo rates in western Europe would...

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  • How tech helps shippers manage supply chains (INFOGRAPHIC)

    How tech helps shippers manage supply chains (INFOGRAPHIC)

    As venture capital and tech whizzes pile into the realm of logistics, shipping, and the supply chain, it can be hard to keep track and make sense of all the various ways technology can help...

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  • Shippers need to review their game plan ahead of new contract talks

    Shippers need to review their game plan ahead of new contract talks

    With the Asia-Europe contract renewal negotiating season fast approaching, Drewry is advising shippers to rethink their procurement strategy or risk hefty price hikes and service failures. “Rapid...

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  • What does Industry 4.0 mean for the future of logistics?

    What does Industry 4.0 mean for the future of logistics?

    Industry 4.0 “in its scale, scope and complexity will be a transformation unlike anything humankind has experienced before”. The logistics industry hasn’t traditionally been at the forefront of IT...

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  • A buyer’s guide to Incoterms

    A buyer’s guide to Incoterms

    Here’s a handy guide to Incoterms, a set of international rules for the interpretation of the most commonly used trade terms. Applying Incoterms to a sale and purchase contracts makes global trade...

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  • Shipping Demurrage and Detention Charges Explained

    Shipping Demurrage and Detention Charges Explained

    First things first – What is demurrage? The basic definition of demurrage is simple – a fee leveraged on cargo that stays at a terminal too long. Port officials (as well as railroad and airport...

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  • LTL Rates: Why they Are Changing And What To Expect!

    LTL Rates: Why they Are Changing And What To Expect!

    If you’ve been in transportation or logistics for any length of time, you already know that nothing stays the same for long. Recent less than truckload (LTL) rates and capacity levels have been...

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  • 10 tips to pick the right Airfreight Forwarder

    10 tips to pick the right Airfreight Forwarder

    In a global supply chain, timing and visibility are critical. So is selecting the best freight forwarder. Vito Losurdo, vice president of global airfreight services at UPS, offers the following...

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  • Optimizing Inbound Freight Beyond the Shipment Level

    Optimizing Inbound Freight Beyond the Shipment Level

    In this era of omni-channel fulfillment, supply chain visibility is more important than ever. Yet many shippers are still in the dark when it comes to visibility to a significant portion of their...

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  • How To Excel In Your Freight Rate Negotiation

    How To Excel In Your Freight Rate Negotiation

    Getting a grip on the art of negotiating your ocean shipping rates is an important part of your job and the company’s bottom line. Whichever form these negotiations take – either as a direct...

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