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How To Master Your Freight Audit & Invoicing

Freight auditing and invoicing is an essential part of the logistics process that helps to ensure that transportation costs are accurately billed and processed and that your clients are getting the best value for their[...]

Four Trends in Freight Audit & Invoicing for 2024

Here we are at the start of a new year and much like years past, the one thing that we can expect in the freight industry is change. As we head into 2024, there are[...]

Rethinking The Approach to Freight Audit & Invoicing

Any freight broker, carrier, or third-party logistics provider (3PL) knows that a standard part of their business is the freight audit and invoicing process. While a necessary part of any business operation, it has yet[...]

Closing the Information & Payment Loop in LTL

When you speak to any executive that has been in the LTL market for two years or more, they will likely tell you that of the top five pain points in the industry, two are[...]

The Impact Invoicing Errors Have on Your Business  

It has long been accepted by third-party logistics providers (3PLs), freight brokers, carriers, and shippers that invoicing errors are just a part of doing business. Multiple research reports state that up to 25 percent of[...]

Why Your Transportation Management System is Not Enough

Virtually every freight broker or third-party logistics provider is familiar with a Transportation Management System (TMS). A TMS is essential for business operations such as the optimization of routes, the selection of certain carriers, and[...]

The Importance of DSO for 3PLs and Freight Brokers

“If you can help reduce our days sales outstanding (DSO), that will be a big win.”    This is what I heard recently from the Director of Finance for a freight broker. At the time of[...]

Four Key Metrics That All 3PLs & Freight Brokers Need To Be Tracking

Maximizing revenue growth is a top priority for most logistics companies to achieve long-term success. But how can companies ensure that their current operations and strategies are best positioned to achieve those goals? Measuring and[...]

AI, Analytics & The Future of Tech: A Q&A With Kevin Ziegler

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kevin Ziegler, Chief Technology Officer for Navix. With over 20 years of experience in technology and the leader of our technology and development teams, we wanted[...]

Why The Cash Conversion Cycle Is Not Just For Finance

The cash conversion cycle is an important process for any third-party logistics provider (3PL) or freight broker that wants to improve their financial health. However, in many organizations, the focus on this key area of[...]

The Costly Pitfalls of Inefficient Invoicing Processes  

One of the things every business owner knows is that little things make the difference and that when you get the small things right, it often leads to positive and impactful outcomes. One of those[...]

Why Point Technology Solutions Are Not Enough

The goal of any third-party logistics provider (3PL) or freight broker is to ensure seamless transportation and delivery of goods for their customers. While there are many other business objectives, this is priority one. Making[...]

Four Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Revolutionize Your Business

In today’s rapidly evolving world, we have seen the logistics and transportation industry embracing innovative technologies to stay ahead of the competition. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have emerged as game-changers. We are seeing[...]

AI Chat & Questions From SMC3 Connections

I just returned from SMC3 Connections in Orlando. It is always a highlight of my year and I enjoy the many conversations and the insights that the conference affords; this year was no exception. Over the[...]

Weathering the Storm

Why 3PLs & Freight Brokers Should Invest in Technology During the Economic Downturn As the saying goes, “When the tide goes out, you see who’s naked”. And the saying applies here, that when the economy[...]

The Future of Freight Auditing

How AI and Automation Are Transforming 3PL & Freight Broker Efficiency  The world of logistics and supply chain management is rapidly evolving, with technological advancements driving unprecedented levels of efficiency and cost reduction. Among the[...]