PARCEL COST MANAGEMENT
Enjoy a More Level Playing Field
Carriers have the upper hand during contract negotiations. Team up with the parcel shipping experts to renegotiate, manage carrier contracts and optimize spend more consistently and cost-effectively.
Parcel Cost Management Savings Over 5 Years
We Typically Save Clients 5-8%
OF TOTAL PARCEL SPEND – IMPROVING OUR CLIENTS BOTTOM LINE
With more than 100 years of collective experience negotiating with the largest parcel carriers, the AFS parcel team leverages critical data points to create hyper-targeted strategies that deliver more favorable carrier agreements, discounts and terms. Using DC validation, network optimization, exception management tools and more, we assist clients in making the right decisions at the most opportune times.
AFS provides your team with the support needed to execute post-launch contract management with on-going data analysis for maximum, sustainable value. It includes quarterly business reviews, annual carrier rate impact assessments and more to ensure long-term parcel shipping contract viability and compliance.
Data analysis and benchmarking
Receive a full analysis of your parcel shipping activity, costs and contracts, including product and accessorial level details. We use best-in-class analytics and dynamic reporting to compare them against other like-sized companies to measure where you are — and where you need to be — in order to succeed.
Ensuring Client Success
Discover how AFS recovered $300,000 savings in only 45 days for a western-wear clothing retailer.
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