Efficient freight management is the key to success. In this blog post, we cover how Port TMS built capabilities surrounding brokers and shippers to streamline their bulk shipment processes. This article covers how tonnage calculation, personalized customer charges, automated rate calculations, and managing fuel price surcharges help drive a cohesive freight operations process.
Bid farewell to the days of manual calculator conversions; with our cutting-edge system, precision is the process. Simply input weights in pounds, and witness as the system swiftly converts them into tons. This functionality not only guarantees utmost accuracy but also streamlines the entire process, leaving no room for error in tonnage calculations.
One size does not fit all in the world of freight management. Port TMS empowers you to tailor your approach, allowing for a personalized, customer-by-customer charging strategy. Whether it’s a flat rate, per ton, per mile, per pound, or a percentage of line haul or weight, our system provides the flexibility you need to meet the diverse needs of your clientele. This level of personalization enhances your customer relationships and sets you apart in a competitive market.
Transparency builds trust, and in the freight industry, trust is the cornerstone of lasting partnerships. Port TMS goes beyond calculations; it’s a tool for fostering transparent business relationships. Display all vital rate information directly on customer invoices, ensuring clarity in every transaction. From base rates to additional charges, your customers will appreciate the openness, leading to stronger, more collaborative partnerships.
Building out rate tables becomes an effortless task, allowing you to manage diverse rating structures seamlessly. Say goodbye to manual calculations and hello to a system that not only simplifies the process but also adapts to the evolving needs of your business. This automation not only saves time but also reduces the likelihood of errors, contributing to a more streamlined and error-resistant operation.
Managing fuel surcharges can be a constant struggle in the freight industry due to the volatility of fuel prices. However, Port TMS is here to provide a reliable solution for effectively handling these challenges. With our robust feature, you can ensure that your pricing remains resilient, even when faced with fluctuating fuel costs. By incorporating this capability into your strategy, you not only maintain stability in your pricing but also demonstrate your adaptability and foresight in navigating the ever-changing landscape of fuel-related obstacles.
From accurate tonnage calculations to personalized customer charging and transparent rate structures, Port TMS empowers businesses to thrive in an ever-evolving industry. By automating critical processes and addressing challenges such as fuel surcharges, Port TMS is not just a tool; it’s transportation made simple.