The UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® benchmarking and negotiations service that you elect will be tailored to fit your needs.
Whichever you choose, one thing is clear: We are simply the industry's best provider of UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® benchmarking and negotiation services and we do it at a fraction of the cost of our competitors. Please see the details of the individual plans below.
Comprehensive Data Analysis
A high-level assessment of your UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® shipment profile and pricing, which enables us to determine what opportunities exist for making improvements to your UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® agreements.
Shipment Characteristics Profile
As part of the Comprehensive Data Analysis, you will be provided with a document that summarizes your shipment profile, including current pricing, annualized spend, service mix, Zone distribution, and weight mix for UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express®.
Projected Savings Target
Your Comprehensive Data Analysis will include an annual savings estimate that can be expected by negotiating with UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express®.
Carrier Contract & Overcharge Analysis
A thorough analysis of exisitng and active carrier agreements, including discounts, accessorial charges, dimensional weight adjustments, rebates, tier qualifiers, and terms and conditions. The output includes a comprehensive list of all areas where there are overcharges.
Target Pricing per Carrier
A detailed list of market premium discounts by UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® service level and any relevent accessorial charges will be produced. These discounts will be the targets to pursue during negotiations.
Target Discount Analysis
A detailed list of savings based on market premium discounts (UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express®) versus current pricing will be provided for each service level and accessorial charges.
Kickoff Launch Strategy session
All of our paid services include an initial strategy session to review the current UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® pricing, pricing targets, financial savings expectations, and negotiating tips based on carrier relationships, current environment, and goals.
Negotiations Strategy Document
All of our paid services include our proprietary document that provides detailed negotiating tips to have successful negotiations with each carrier and to achieve market premium results.
Prior to implementing the final UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® agreement, ParcelLogix will ensure that all services, accessorial charges, as well as terms in the agreement are addressed. With more than 100 categories and sub-categories within discounts, accessorial charges, minimums, rebates and dimensions, it’s more common than not that something is overlooked.
Ongoing Support & Guidance
Our ongoing support and guidance is our comittment to assist you throughout your UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® negotiations process. Prior to any meetings or conversations, we encourage our clients to contact their dedicated analyst to prepare for these discussions. This ensures that any necessary adjustments are considered.
Analysis of all Proposals
We perform a detailed analysis of any proposal from UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® and provide a financial impact analysis to our client. This service is offered throughout the term of the negotiation.
Various factors can impact negotiations with the carriers and like any negotiation, there is a balance between giving and taking. With thousands of negotiations in our portfolio, we’ll ensure that the correct adjustments are made along the way.
Parcel Process Assessment
ParcelLogix’s complete evaluation includes a comprehensive assessment and review of shipping processes, packaging, dimensional weight and other potential issues and concerns.
Before our experts get to work, we meet with you to better understand your environment and evolving requirements. We perform a comprehensive on-site assessment of shipping processes, packaging, technology, and operational factors. (Available upon request)
Once your new UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® contract is in place, ParcelLogix will ensure that your carrier agreement is in compliance. Upon implemenation of your UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® agreement, shipment detail will be reviewed to ensure proper coding of all discounts, accessorial charges, portfolio tier / earned discount tier compliance, and terms & conditions.
Once your new UPS®, FedEx®, & DHL Express® contracts are in place, ParcelLogix’s maintenance plan ensures that your carriers are in compliance. In addition, you will have access to your shipping detail and recommendations through our annual review process.