The Logistics Source is exactly what the name depicts, a relationship-driven, single source for clients to alignt hemselves with best in class business partners throughout all disciplines of the logistics industry.
It is important for potential clients to know, benefits of working with us is that compensation for services & related programs are derived directly from savings. No need to invest money or time getting started as our professional team handles that.
Whether your needs are freight management, carrier recruitment & negotiations, routing optimization or freigh bill audit and payments, The Logistics Source can get you running smoothly, quickly & efficiently so you can focus on your core business.
Freight & Logistics Management have never been easier. Gain retrospect on every link the process to enhance services and save money.
Inbound Vendor Management
Vendor Inbound Management Services
Companies will spend an average of 2% to 4% of gross sales on vendor inbound freight, ranking it among the top eight operational expenses. While often overlooked, inbound freight management impacts gross margin, purchasing staff productivity, inventory control, receipt processing, and fulfillment operations.
Our Cost Savings Program was created by experienced Direct Marketing Operations Managers to leverage the volume generated by our consortium of participating companies and pass on the benefits of lower freight costs. You benefit from our experience and receive the economies of scale not normally available to individual companies. Cost savings average 24% for participating companies.
Carrier ContractsParticipation in TLS's unique single rate base contracts provides protection from industry wide annual increases, and offers single-class rating tailored to our clients specific product mix.
Freight Bill ProcessingOur common rate base and freight bill processing system simplifies auditing and payment. We minimize paper by offering a variety of processing options and customized reporting.
Intransit TrackingComplete tracking of all freight from all TLS carriers in one web based system at www.easyfreight.com
LTL Rating SystemOur custom designed rating system provides actual cost based on our consortium contracts covering all points in the US. Unique features include carrier selection options, mileage, transit days, and FAK class rating.
Client ServicesOur direct marketing operations experienced staff provides day-to-day operational support services designed to meet the needs of purchasing and receiving operations.
Vendor RoutingOur automated vendor routing system provides complete control over carrier selection and enforced compliance.
Utilizing our technology we can quickly & efficiently capitalize on consortium pricing & negotiated contractual pricing as well as increasing visibility along all aspects of the shipping process.
Join us for programs specifically tailored to meet the unique delivery requirement needs of specific industries.
AN INTEGRATED APPROACH DESIGNED TO REDUCE OVERALL FREIGHT EXPENSES FOR INBOUND & OUTBOUND LTL SHIPMENTS THROUGH COMBINED BUYING POWER
Please review a few of our TLS Consortium Alliance brochures below. Each image will open a pdf for your review in a new browser or to download and print.
The team at Logistics Source has come through with the meaning of their tagline - "the power of relationships".. they've successfully brought us 20% savings with no investment from our company. The freight department can enjoy lunch breaks again!