Transportation Audit: the good, the bad and the ugly

February 24, 2016 Pieter Kinds


ControlPay. freight audit provider

INFOGRAPHIC | Today we take a three-dimensional approach to evaluate the in-house process of a Transportation Audit

Many professionals in the logistics & supply chain industry are increasingly aware of the fact that transportation invoices often contain a substantial amount of erroneous charges and or extra freight charges.

This is often due to the to a wide variety of reasons, all related to the typical complex nature of shipping and transportation. With help from trusted third-party freight audit providers, many companies perform a regular transportation audit, often referred to as freight audit or freight auditing. By outsourcing the transportation function, many companies are able to reduce their freight spend by 3-6 %.

So far for what we already knew. Let take a three-dimensional look at the in-house process of freight audit & payment.

Many companies think they can do the same job in-house and will do the audit internally. As the title of this blog already mentions, there are different sides to that. Let’s take a closer look at the good, the bad and the ugly of in-house freight audit.

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ENTER INFOGRAPHIC - The good, the bad and the ugly of In-house freight audit & payment

Pieter Kinds, Our business development director, is over 10 years active in the freight audit & payment industry. He shares his vision and tips on a daily basis on LinkedIn.

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