Would you like to reduce your freight costs, increase productivity, and gain insights into the performance of your logistics service providers? When it comes to supplier invoice and contract rates matching, exception handling, or pro-active monitoring of your freight costs, the freight cost experts at AEB are happy to take over this responsibility for you. Freight Cost Control Services allow you to focus on the core tasks of your supply chain management, while saving time and money, and achieving accuracy and visibility.
Supply chain managers should be able to spend most of their time on their key responsibility of managing logistics. AEB makes it easy to hand over time-consuming freight cost management tasks. The result: cost efficiencies and better logistics service provider (LSP) management.
You do not have to worry anymore about the time-consuming task of auditing your freight invoices. This will result in savings on your freight cost as well as your operational costs for verification and processing of invoices and corrections.
AEB does not only match and verify your bills against your negotiated freight tariffs – we will also hold these against your shipping orders.
AEB makes sure that discrepancies will be discovered allowing you to pay only for those services actually rendered. This will guarantee a 100% check of the freight bills you receive.
AEB digitizes your freight management
processes for more accuracy. Our intelligent solutions are capable of improving
accuracy before and after your goods are shipped.
Examples for this include:
You will receive monthly consolidated
reports which will enable you to continuously monitor service levels and
performance of your logistics service providers. This brings transparency to
your supply chain and allows for data-driven decision-making and planning, for
You will receive monthly consolidated reports which will enable you to continuously monitor service levels and performance of your logistics service providers. This brings transparency to your supply chain and allows for data-driven decision-making and planning, for example:
Monitoring KPIs, performance analyses, and other reports are just a mouse click away.
IT automation forms the backbone of AEB's services which have been certified with the seal of quality by Germany’s ‘Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand e.V. (BITMi)’, guaranteeing 100% service, quality, and future reliability. And through standardized templates, AEB can create interfaces to your ERP and the ERPs of your logistic service providers.
Technology-enhanced results: AEB‘s leading IT software solutions form the backbone of Freight Cost Control Services
Allow your staff involved with daily freight invoice checking and LSP management to work on other tasks
Support for your daily and periodical tasks in operations, finance, and strategic decision-making
Clear visibility of your freight spend and access to cost calculations which help to monitor and reduce financial risk
Measure and track your logistics service provider performance
Negotiating strength thanks to visibility of the supply chain performance of your service providers and suppliers
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Essentially, you can link any carrier that is capable of providing status and event data. AEB handles the technical integration for you. Ideally, the carrier should use an industry standard such as the EDIFACT message IFTSTA. If so, the link can be configured with just a few clicks.
We convert the carriers’ data into a standardized language. That makes it easier to work with the multiple carriers and also facilitates carrier-to-carrier analyses. This is especially important with KPIs, so that you aren’t comparing apples and oranges.
Freight costs almost always consist of several components calculated in completely different ways. Here are a few examples:
Freight costs can vary based on completely different factors, including chargeable weight, volume, country of departure or destination, postal code, number and type of packages, distance, Incoterm, or value of goods. Freight Cost Control Services can process price agreements based on these or other factors as a large number of standard values are supported and can be extended if needed.