9 Items That You Should Be Checking As Part of Your Invoice Approval Process

In this post I will outline 9 items that you should be checking as part of your invoice approval process. As part of our role as a Logistics Manager we need to ensure that what we are being charged for by our freight forwarders and customs brokers are not only in line with our rate […]
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Checking and Approving International Freight Forwarder Invoices for Payment

It’s a tedious process but when it forms a disciplined part of the overall third party logistics service provider management process you will be surprised at what you might find. Industry research suggests that up to 30% of freight invoices are incorrect, although this seems like a high percentage of errors my own experience confirms […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 7

Implement a formal audit process for checking service provider invoices prior to approval for payment ============================================================================================== To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including international freight forwarding, customs clearance, warehousing, inventory management and domestic transportation
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 6

Remove or reduce obsolete inventory at 3rd part warehouses ============================================================================================= To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including international freight forwarding, customs clearance, warehousing, inventory management and domestic transportation
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 4

Negotiate hard – request an explanation of all costs and question the relevance and validity of the rates to your business ============================================================================================== To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including international freight forwarding, customs clearance, warehousing […]
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Understanding Domestic Airfreight Services

Toll Priority, TNT and now StarTrack (since their merger with Australian Air Express) are the main domestic airfreight service providers in Australia. All provide similar door to door services and utilise a combination of self owned and operated aircraft and the cargo services of the two major domestic Australian airlines. StarTrack is partly owned by […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 3

Fix rates schedules annually but have a quarterly review process that allows flexibility to take advantage of downward fluctuations ============================================================================================== To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including international freight fowarding, customs clearance, warehousing , inventory […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 2

Undertake a formal review of all rate schedules on an annual basis to ensure downward fluctuations in rates are realised and service provider complacency is eliminated ================================================================================================ To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including […]
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