There's more than one way to skin a cat when looking at controlling logistics costs and optimizing transportation management. Carefully controlling your shipping invoices is one of those methods, whether it's during the pre or post activities of your freight shipping. By conducting consistent audits, you will rule out overbilling, be capable of selecting the most efficient carriers, gain strength in future rate negotiations and overall, choose the best transportation strategy for your company. For many companies, outsourcing could be the most economical way to properly audit and process freight invoices. Not only Fortune 500 companies with freight budgets ranging from 100 million to 1 billion EURO are typically interested in freight audit services , but also companies with a freight budget of 5 million EURO and up now start to realize the that there is money to be saved in logistics via freight audit outsourcing services. Also according research of inboundlogistics.com, freight costs can make up 10% of an organization’s expenditure. As a consequence of rising freight costs, an increasing number of organizations has been more pro-active in controlling freight cost and have outsourced the freight auditing process to freight audit specialists.