Research suggests that a staggering amount of processes, 49%, is executed manually in the logistic industry. A big chunk of inefficiency that offers opportunities. Especially when it comes to quotation management. By automating your quotation management, you are guaranteed correct quotations. Luckily there appears to be a growing consensus among logistic businesses on the importance of automating and digitisation. To help you, we have outlined the top 10 benefits of logistic quotation management software in the cloud.
1 – Straightforward overview of your expenses with Rate-Management
How often does it happen that you discuss a quote over the phone? Many carriers still work with Excel sheets, leaving you to make sense of it all. With logistic Quotation Management, all that is history, since it enables you to manage and calculate your rates in one efficient tool. The system supplies an overview of all your logistic buy,- and selling rates. The result? You adjust your rates and link them to quotations with the push of a button.
2 Makkelijk de beste prijs kiezen
The Adaption Quotator has convenient features. Namely the ability to request quotes for multiple carriers at the same time. All you have to do next to choose the best tariff and set the process in motion.
3 – Save time with logistic quotation management software
Whether it concerns a quote for sea freight transport, road transport or air freight transport, our logistic quotation management software offers a quote solution for all modalities. All you have to do is indicate which quotation you’d like to use.
4 – Better margins
With the insights from the quotation management software, you can offer your customers the best prices. As a result, you gain satisfied customers, increased margins and, more revenue for your business.
5 – Picking the best carrier made easy
The proper logistic quotation management system enables you to give your carriers a rating based on variables, such as price, route and service. This makes it easier to make choices in the future. It generates an overview of routes, carriers and their rates. That way, you can choose the best carrier for your route and wishes.
6 – More accuracy with logistic quotation software
During the draw up of the quote, the system automatically makes suggestions. Such as for dangerous goods surcharges, fuel, terminals, warehousing and security. With logistic quotation management software, human errors are a thing of the past. The automated suggestions prevent surprises in hindsight.
7 – Cloud updates
Here at Adaption, we offer Cloud solutions. The beauty of this doesn’t stop with the quick implementation, low entry rate and convenient portals. It guarantees periodic releases and updates. Since the software grows along with market demands, it makes sure you may always take advantage of the latest features.
8 – Quick implementation of your logistic quotation software
For the Quotator, Adaption has created standard software that has the flexibility to be shaped according to your wishes. The key benefit here is that the software is basically ready for implementation. In short, you may make use of the Quotator within a month.
9 – Convenience with portals
Another prime example of the benefits of working with logistic quotation software in the cloud is that your affiliates easily link to the system. This makes it easy for suppliers to upload their tariffs, and your customers may even make their own quotation requests. Saving you much e-mailing and telephoning, and thus time and money. Not just that, the Quotator can easily be linked to your TMS, FMS and WMS.
10 – More insights into your tariffs
The right logistic quotation software can make a massive difference. It enables you, within minutes, to compare several routes, modalities and current tariffs. With these insights, you always produce the best quotes.
Stay ahead of your competition with logistic quotation software
In the next five years, new and innovative technologies shape the logistics industry. Right now is the time to invest in automation. If you wish to stay ahead of the competition, you must work efficiently and flexibly. With the Quotator by Adaption, you may take advantage of all the above benefits and stay ahead of your competitors.
Do you wish to receive more information about our Quotator? Please feel free to contact us of request a free demo!