FREIGHT PROCUREMENT FOR SHIPPERS

Powerful freight sourcing — tailored just for you

Counteract freight capacity shortfall with Freight Procurement and accelerate your shipment allocation.

"Our previous sourcing tool did not offer the flexibility to create sourcing events tailored to our unique business requirements. On top of that, we now have access to powerful tools to analyze a huge amount of data in a relatively short period of time."

— Brandon Clark, Manager-Global Transportation
Amway

BENEFITS

Benefits for your business

Don’t let the capacity crunch disrupt your business. Find the best rates and access the largest carrier database with our fully digital freight matchmaking solution.

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From offer to execution

From offer to execution
  • Easily integrate your rates into Transporeon Rate Management, synchronizing tendering and execution.
  • Connect strategic tenders with execution on one platform.
  • Streamline your freight tenders and find the right provider with one click.

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Save Costs

Save Costs
  • Save an average of 20% on freight costs.
  • Reduce 30% of labor costs with digital solutions.
  • Benefit from expert consultancy — over 10,000 RFQs issued each year.

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Fully Digital

Fully Digital
  • Spend more time analysing and optimizing tenders.
  • Eliminate tedious manual work with antiquated systems.
  • Digital tools designed for digital native.

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Matchmaking

Matchmaking
  • Access the largest network of carriers.
  • Right place, Price, Availability, and other Criteria for your business.
  • Secure capacity for both Strategic and Spot Tendering.

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Full Transparency

Full Transparency
  • Compliance and visibility for internal and external parties in a single solution
  • Standardize the way you work with carriers
  • Solve language barriers with digital communication (offered in 25 languages)
  • Get greater visibility in reporting and analytics

Facts and figures

30
%
less on labour effort
60
k+
carrier profiles in supplier database

Primary features

Access to the largest carrier database

Match your carrier requirements by searching, selecting, and evaluating on geographic coverage, mode, equipment type and industry specialization. Get access to our supplier database with more than 50,000 carrier profiles and extensive search functionality.

Supply Chain Optimization

Analyze network organization, transport flows and locations including transport flow optimization, centralization / decentralization, inventory allocation, and more. We help to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your global supply chains and networks, set priorities, and secure critical stakeholder support.

Automatic offer validation

Minimum and maximum price specifications, mandatory fields, predefined units, fixed offer structure and much more.

Multiple Feedback Rounds

Designed for multiple negotiation rounds with the ability to receive carrier feedback in real time. Multiple Feedback rounds on average result in 1.5 - 4% price reduction compared to one time off-line feedback.

Highly complex scenario handling

Unlock complex bid scenarios with smart combinatorial analysis. Use the rule-based combinatorics for creating and calculating complex allocation scenarios and identify the ultimate allocation scenario out of trillions of different possible allocation combinations in next to no time.

Approval flows and user right management

Approval processes and user rights management via individually definable release workflows.

Reporting and analytics

Integrated analysis engine for comprehensive evaluation of various award scenarios and extensive report functionality. Documentation of all activities with time stamp.
 

Match your carrier requirements by searching, selecting, and evaluating on geographic coverage, mode, equipment type and industry specialization. Get access to our supplier database with more than 50,000 carrier profiles and extensive search functionality.

Analyze network organization, transport flows and locations including transport flow optimization, centralization / decentralization, inventory allocation, and more. We help to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your global supply chains and networks, set priorities, and secure critical stakeholder support.

Minimum and maximum price specifications, mandatory fields, predefined units, fixed offer structure and much more.

Designed for multiple negotiation rounds with the ability to receive carrier feedback in real time. Multiple Feedback rounds on average result in 1.5 - 4% price reduction compared to one time off-line feedback.

Unlock complex bid scenarios with smart combinatorial analysis. Use the rule-based combinatorics for creating and calculating complex allocation scenarios and identify the ultimate allocation scenario out of trillions of different possible allocation combinations in next to no time.

Approval processes and user rights management via individually definable release workflows.

Integrated analysis engine for comprehensive evaluation of various award scenarios and extensive report functionality. Documentation of all activities with time stamp.
 

SCIENCE-BASED TRANSPORTATION

Navigating procurement and assignment decisions

Read our essential report written by Dr. Angela Acocella and gain actionable insights that help you identify and implement an effective portfolio mix of contract and spot capacity. Get ready to re-think your more procurement strategy.

CLIENT VOICES

What our clients say 

Creating value throughout the organization.

Transporeon Freight Procurement is very useful for communication with our transport partners within the EMEA region. Contacting one or all of the carriers for a single lane or more is just a click away. In addition, it gives us an insight into which aspects a carrier should preferably adapt in order to obtain a certain lane.
 

Maarten Heylen
Logistics manager EMEAIR, JLG Industries

Since 2015, we have been tendering for air, ocean and land freight globally via Transporeon Freight Procurement. As a result, we have increased speed and significantly reduced administrative expenses. In addition, we can ensure that all internal requirements and compliance guidelines are met.
 

Sarah Rebstein
Freight & Logistics Services, Purchasing ZF Friedrichshafen AG

We wanted to have a structured, competitive and fast online tool for benchmarking and scouting and this wish has been satisfied by Transporeon Freight Procurement.
 

Valentino Soldan
Head of Logistic, Benetton Group 

Customer use cases

69,000 Carriers Boost Procurement Success for Refresco

Now that Refresco has access to our vast database of carriers, operating all over Europe, the global beverage provider is no longer in the hands of its incumbent carriers. The Transporeon platform makes it easy for Refresco to filter and choose which carriers it operates with, and solves one of the company’s biggest procurement challenges.

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PRODUCTS

Explore more of our digital freight solutions

Together our products work in harmony to increase transport efficiency along the full lifecycle of freight activities.

Freight Sourcing Hub

Strategic Benchmarking

Strategic Benchmarking
  • Persistent freight cost savings with up to 8% with our state of art benchmarking approach.
  • Get the most comprehensive overview of all markets and for all modes.
  • Profit from insights into latest market developments & forecasts.
  • Get a deeper understanding of rate developments & costs drivers.
  • Receive regular information with market overviews, developments, cost drivers.

Market Intelligence & Benchmarking

Supply Chain Advisory

Supply Chain Advisory
  • Know-How from more than 1,700 supply chain projects and 25+ years of experience 
  • Gain full global network transparency  
  • Achieve cost savings through supply chain optimization
  • Support for all phases, from conception to implementation into your supply chain
  • Deep knowledge of all modes of transport
  • Specialized Benchmarks with proven Market Intelligence methodology

Freight Audit & Payment Hub

Freight Audit

Freight Audit
  • Full visibility of process, data and carrier performance.
  • Logistics should no longer deal with invoicing.
  • Underbilling is reported.
  • Receives alerts about rejection/approval.
  • Cost allocation of freight audit costs are automated.

WHITEPAPER | MASTER FREIGHT PROCUREMENT

10 expert tips for launching better RFQs

Successfully launching your RFQs requires experience, time and a good eye for detail. But there is more to consider if you want to achieve maximum success. Our experts share their accumulated knowledge in this whitepaper to equip you with invaluable process-based expertise and dramatically increase your Freight Procurement RFQ success.

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