Data2Logistics Launches Shipper-Industry Benchmarking Program

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Fort Myers, Florida and Rotterdam, Netherlands March 18, 2013 - Global supply chain information and technology company Data2Logistics announces the launch of the organization' Shipper-Industry Benchmarking Program, providing a consultative review of a company's freight shipping costs, comparing findings with industry benchmarks identified by Data2Logistics, to determine areas for cost reduction in conjunction with the savings scale probable to achieve through carrier and service level optimization. The initial consultation is currently a complementary service for companies managing shipping payment in-house, through a 3PL and/or utilizing a freight bill payment service.

Data2Logistics offerings reduce supply chain costs associated with product transportation through discovery; at the core a business intelligence portal providing for data mining of a shipper's current information addressing their logistical needs in relation to marketplace options, enabling them to make optimized time and cost-effective decisions, domestically and globally. Implementation of discovery's results includes support functions relating to pooled purchasing, RFP management, carrier negotiations, transportation management system software utilization, inbound routing and network analysis, along with informed freight bill auditing and payment services.

Data2Logistics' services enhance organization's logistics, supply chain, operations, finance and accounting processes, providing information needed to control costs for all modes of transportation both domestically and internationally via LTL, TL, parcel, overnight express, ocean, air and rail carriers. Having full service operations in Fort Myers, Florida, Salt Lake City, Utah and Rotterdam, Netherlands enables Data2Logistics to support companies shipping domestically and internationally, with staff attuned to local cultures and unique business environments.

Data2Logistics assists Global 1000, Fortune 1000 and SMB companies to reduce their shipping costs by providing an outsourced opportunity to efficiently process, audit, account code and pay their freight at a significantly lower cost than internal processes. Clients also benefit from the identification of more carrier overcharges than their internal systems can identify. The company provides actionable information to better manage and control transportation cost. As a single source of information for all modes of transportation on a global basis, Data2Logistics identifies and reports opportunities for savings and the reasons for variances in trends. Savings opportunities can be derived from modal shifts, consolidation of shipments, improved carrier utilization, and adjustment to shipment size, as well as monitoring accessorial costs. Reviewing approaching US$20 billion in freight billing from thousands of carriers annually, the company provides a single-source solution resulting in savings averaging 5%-15% of product shipping expenditures per year.

To arrange a confidential benchmark consultation, contact Data2Logistics' Professional Services Group, +1 239 425 8050 or
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