Logistics Procurement services involves lots of Shippers time, no matter if you are using SEA Freight, AIR Cargo or Road Transportation for sending or receiving goods. Freight cost depends on several market conditions like Fuel cost, Economy demand and competition.
eSupplier Logistics Sourcing Platform allows Shippers & Logistic managers to simplify the way they engage with Freight Forwarders & Transporters right from inquiry to invoice management all can be managed from a single dashboard.
Sea freight sourcing involves the process of identifying, negotiating, and securing services from carriers and freight forwarders to transport goods across oceans. Central to global supply chain management which could be FCL (Full Container Load) and LCL (Less than Container Load) Shipments, digitizing freight sourcing ensure timely, cost-effective, and reliable shipment of goods. With the eSupplier, sea freight sourcing has evolved to next level, offering businesses to create private marketplace inviting Freight forwarders to quote on RFP’s or negotiation via reverse eBidding process, in addition companies can choose to use eSupplier for order bookings and invoice management, enhancing transparency and efficiency in Sea Freight sourcing process.
Air Cargo Freight rates are highly volatile, primarily due to fluctuating air cargo capacities. This unpredictability often leads Shippers and Logistics teams to opt for spot rates. However, the traditional manual Air Freight Sourcing process can be both tedious and inefficient. Addressing these challenges, eSupplier introduces a dynamic spot air freight eBidding platform. This solution enables real-time online engagement between Shippers and Air Cargo service providers. One standout feature is real-time price evaluation and ranking display, empowering Air Cargo providers to adjust their bids on-the-fly to clinch the order. By establishing a private eBidding marketplace, companies can replace cumbersome manual processes. Plus, the platform facilitates end-to-end management, from sending order notifications to receiving invoices, all consolidated within a single, intuitive dashboard.
Road transportation encompasses a diverse range of shipments, varying in size and weight, requiring different truck dimensions. Shippers typically face two choices: (1) secure fixed-price rate contracts with trucking companies or (2) engage in spot-based freight rate negotiations for specific lanes. Both these methods, while traditional, are notably time-intensive. eSupplier revolutionizes this by offering an automated sourcing solution, catering to both single and multiple lane requirements. Whether it's RFQs or spot rate negotiations via eBidding, eSupplier streamlines the process, minimizing tedious email correspondences and repetitive phone calls. This modern approach fosters healthy competition, ensuring transparency in dealings. Plus, with eSupplier, every transaction leaves an audit-compliant trail, ensuring accountability and ease of review. Additionally, from order notifications to comprehensive invoice management, everything can be seamlessly managed from a single intuitive dashboard.