Standardize bid management with strategic transportation procurement

Ticontract Freight Sourcing multimodal freight bid management accelerates your sourcing process

There are numerous challenges when sourcing freight and managing transportation RFP events, requiring a balancing act between granular shipment analysis and global business constraints. Ticontract is a neutral sourcing technology specifically created to comprehensively analyze and optimize your transportation bids for more effective transportation procurement. Host transportation RFPs, source capacity, analyze carrier rates and connect with the right carriers through a specialized carrier database while simplifying communication with your carriers and the rest of your organization.

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Benefits of digital freight bid management

Streamline freight bid management

Reduce repetitive manual work by centralizing and standardizing your bid events with a step-by-step RFQ builder and efficiency-building options for carrier communication.

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Analyze & optimize freight spend across all modes

Powerful digital tools allow you to analyze large data sets, cutting overall time from launching a bid to completing final awards to just a few weeks.

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Maximize market transparency

Quick duplication of historical RFQs makes it easy go to market more frequently. Service provider search and RFI feature lets you qualify before going out to bid.

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Keep your bid process compliant

100% transparent and documented digital bid process—with time stamp, reporting and export functions—helps you remain audit-proof.

Comprehensive functionality for successful freight bid management

Carrier search and selection

Search, select & evaluate on geographic coverage, mode, equipment type and industry specialization.

Carrier prequalification

Find qualified suppliers using highly detailed electronic Requests for Information (RFIs) before going out to bid.

Data transfer to Rate Management and Shipment Execution

Barrier-free data transfer to our solutions for effective rate management and shipment execution.

Incumbent carrier integration

Easily integrate your existing carrier pool into your upcoming bids.

Reporting and statistics

Integrated analysis engine for comprehensive evaluation of various award scenarios, no matter how complex.

Multi-stage negotiation rounds

Designed for multiple negotiation rounds with the ability to receive live supplier feedback.

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White paper: Maximum Success with Freight Requests for Quotations

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

Proactive freight bid management with Ticontract

With end-to-end automation of strategic RFP management, freight rate management and our spot market allocation processes, we started saving time and effort right away."

Andrew McKillip

Manager – Strategic Planning & Extended Procurement, Logistics Procurement, Caterpillar Inc.

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

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Looking only at cost savings, electronic tendering has had the greatest single effect. It allowed us to lower transport costs in 2015 by a six-figure amount.

Manfred Himmelbach

Group Logistics Officer, Avista Oil

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Our overarching goal was, above all, to increase transparency in the processes and lower costs and time spent.

Ralf Hammer

Global Transport Planning and Global Logistics Manager, Lenzing Group

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