For global shippers, across all modes of transportation, SSI applies an automated, customized freight audit process. Our proprietary methodology meticulously combs through shipping invoices to identify sizable savings opportunities and ensure carrier contractual compliance.
A valuable result of this sophisticated, transportation spend analysis is that large volumes of relevant supply chain data are captured and entered into a dedicated data storehouse. SSIconnect™, our user-friendly, online customer platform allows your team to access highly relevant information so they can reduce operating expenses and make better decisions.
Today’s supply chain, logistics, and finance leaders need expert support to inform their decision making as few organizations have the in-house capabilities to glean relevant insights and extract useful business intelligence from the continuous deluge of transportation data.
SSI’s managed analytics provides an optimal solution by delivering the supply chain intelligence required by these professionals. Modern, customizable dashboards empower leaders to discover and pinpoint the shipments and carriers that adversely affect costs.
Armed with pertinent information, supply chain issues can be addressed at the root cause, resulting in real change by cutting shipping costs, improving logistical efficiencies, and reducing operating expenses.
Reap the benefits of transportation and logistical analytics, without making a large upfront investment in time and resources.
SSI Managed Analytics Services are a robust, outsourced solution that warehouses and integrates key internal and external data and feeds it back to you through easy-to-digest custom dashboards and reports.
• Move fast – with no people to hire or in-house systems to build, you can start gleaning valuable insights promptly.
• Receive expert support – The SSI data science team and professional programmers can help you identify pertinent data and deliver the visuals to help you find answers to your biggest challenges.
• Realize immediate ROI – With minimal expense, you can tap into data insights for quick decision making to improve performance and cut costs. Further, you may implement changes that deliver significant long-term savings.
Power your strategic planning with our advanced analytics engine. Armed with intuitive dashboards and robust reports that provide relevant supply chain intelligence, you can implement meaningful changes to maximize supply chain efficiencies.
SSI also offers carrier benchmarking services. For a nominal fee we can analyze your expenses by carrier or by lane (e.g., parcel, LTL, TL). Further, we can dig deeper to see how your current rates compare and rank across other anonymized shippers by industry, service levels, shipment volumes, freight spend, region and more. Armed with this information, you may be able realize significant savings when negotiating your carrier contracts.
As you know, carriers routinely announce general rate increases. Determining how these higher costs will impact your supply chain expenditures is paramount. However, conducting this analysis yourself can be a time-consuming frustration.
For a minimal fee, SSI will perform an accurate GRI analysis using your historical shipping data. This analysis enables you to plan, budget, and make knowledge-based decisions to save money.