Logistics companies: top 50 ranking 2016

TenderTool – E-sourcing for Logistics companies   As we are fast approaching the holiday season, let’s round up the year by looking at the top 50 global Logistics companies of North America in 2016. Before showing the largest logistics companies in...
Ocean Freight Tendering: 10 tips for shippers

Ocean Freight Tendering: 10 tips for shippers

TenderTool – 10 Ocean Freight Tendering tips   Sea or Ocean carrier contracts are very complex. And getting the best results for your ocean freight tender is not self-evident. Therefore, we have gathered the 10 best tips to improve your ocean freight...

Road Freight: How to improve your FTL tenders

Road Freight Tenders blog – TenderTool In the first quarter of the year, many shippers review their current (road) transportation contracts. But how do you know it is time to issue a road freight RFP? And what are the current best E-Sourcing practices?...

Sea freight benchmarking best practices

Are you paying the right amount for your sea freight? Are your ocean freight rates still up to date? Sea freight benchmarking is a good practice to improve your sea freight conditions and contracts.  Despite approaching the end of the year 2016, and the Hanjin crisis...

Freight Shipping: 5 carrier performance benchmarks

Freight Shipping blog – One of the most important measurements for international shippers nowadays is performance tracking of your fleet. Without a clear view of supplier performance, it is impossible for shippers to run benchmarks and determine if there is a...

5 proven tactics to receive the best Freight RFQ results

Are you currently getting the best freight RFQ results?   Logistics managers and tender managers are often overwhelmed when gathering the copious amount of information required to extend a Request for Quotation (Freight RFQ). Especially, for less-experienced...
Interview with Pieter Kinds, CEO TenderTool

Interview with Pieter Kinds, CEO TenderTool

Interview with Pieter Kinds, CEO of the TenderTool, and logistics blogger Martijn Graat (LogisticsMatter) about the cloud-based freight tendertool.ahabr.teching start-up TenderTool. Why was TenderTool founded?   In the logistics industry, it is a given that...

Applying Lean to Supply Chain sourcing and purchasing

Lean Supply Chain Purchasing   50 to 75 % of sales revenues are traditionally washed away by Procurement and transportation. But plenty of companies are still too focussed on the reduction of material costs in the supply chain processes. High time to take a...
7 Ways Logistics E-Procurement will boost your Logistics Tenders

7 Ways Logistics E-Procurement will boost your Logistics Tenders

For many shippers, the freight tender season for ocean shipping rates has opened. Never before was the market so thrilling, unstable and unpredictable. High time for (international) shippers to equip themselves with the latest technology for a successful RFQ process....