Twitter Twitter

Freight Management Services

Freight management is becoming an increasingly attractive proposal for clients.
4PL (4th party logistics) is the process of managing transport providers and providing integration along the supply chain, planning, steering and controlling all logistic procedures in a strategic

Customers advise us of their requirements and we offer a tailor made solution, choosing the right means of transport, the right suppliers and the right resources.
Every customer’s transport challenge is unique. The solution may be straightforward or more complex and may even require us to employ a small team to manage the process.

Whatever your needs, H&A has a mix of skills and experience that will ensure your requirements are met. We operate a complete range of services which can be provided as part of a total logistics solution or on a stand alone basis.

H&A’s freight management service will:

  • Reduce your costs and risks
  • Provide savings through freight management methods
  • Simplify your freight management processes
  • Get in touch today for more cost effective freight management services.

Costs and risks reduced

Our unrivalled range of export services, both operational and administrative, will help you improve your cash flow and reduce the risks and costs involved in the movement of freight through:

  • Managing existing suppliers (including risk assessment i.e. financial viability and insurances)
  • Assessing existing suppliers pricing policies
  • Sourcing of prospective alternative suppliers in both current and new marketplace
  • Negotiation of freight rates, valid for a specific period
  • Processing and paying suppliers invoices and monthly invoicing
  • Monthly on time delivery report per customer per shipment

Savings through freight management services

We are committed to help you achieve savings when you use our freight management services by:

  • The reduction of indirect and direct costs currently being incurred by the shipper during the quotation and booking stages
  • The reduction of administrative costs in both invoice processing and purchase ledger departments
  • Improved cash flow
  • The reduction in direct freight costs due to employment of other suitable suppliers
  • The reduction in freight costs due to renegotiation of rates by agent with effective risk management

Simplifying your freight management system

Our freight management services are designed to make your life easier by:

  • Using simple and effective communication lines with single source contact if required
  • Providing ready access to in depth knowledge of markets/operators and routes and load maximisation
  • Eliminating absence from work/holiday/complex multi-tasking risks and the possible need to increase staff is reduced
  • Enabling possible staff reduction for over-manned departments
  • Minimising transit risk
  • Maximising competitive pricing opportunities
  • Increasing volumes and tasks verses staff available
  • Providing a greater degree of market understanding and appreciation due to closeness of working arrangement with agent

Get in touch today

H & A Transport 2013