Transportation costs – one of the most cost-driving elements of whole supply chain. The process of getting market rates is extremely tedious and time consuming. It requires a lot of phone calls, e-mails and then analyses and comparisons.
Often in the existing logistics network undiscovered resources lie dormant, but the effort and cost to find them is very high and complicated.
Optilo allows for the efficient conduct of strategic analyses on the distribution of warehouses and x-docks, and also on fleet selection, so that its structure can be the guarantor of cost-effective relationships and flows from the sender to the final recipient. vEN
‘What if…?’ simulations conducted with efficient costs allow for a phased implementation of improvements and reduction of the risk of making wrong decisions to the minimum.
A few minutes for entering an auction is a total cost associated with its organization. Spot auctions run by themselves.
Offers are arranged in order from most to least preferred. Multi-criteria queries also give the opportunity to negotiate non-price conditions. This guarantees the best price and purchase of high-quality services, in accordance with fixed requirements. Sea, air, road or rail transport.
Shortening cycle of negotiations, thanks to the electronic form of the process, addressed to a specific audience and duration of an auction, defined by an organiser.
Access to the system only for companies approved by the organiser of an auction. Better value for money, because to auction shall be admitted only those tenderers who have been selected by the ordering party.
Clear tabular list of all rates. Updated according to your needs, a ready-to-use analytical material.
The module allows to carry out different types of auctions and rearrange their parameters at will. Possibility to parallel conduct multiple tenders at the same time from anywhere, using any device like: iPad or a smartphone.
Automation of the process of selecting suppliers. Selection of service provider is done automatically based on system configuration and interaction of participants in the process. By using a single app, user can automatically plan, coordinate, evaluate and select optimal subcontractors of forwarding services. Automated auctions reflect the current rates for shipping services.
Automation of communication with performers of transport services, both at the stage related to the selection of carrier as well as the final stage of the process associated with settling for provided services. Reduction of time needed for verification and settlement of invoices.
One-off query activated when we need to acquire a carrier from market for a particular transport. Runs in a standard auction mode in which carriers can bid until the auction ends, or in inquiry mode, in which a carrier makes one offer.
Functionality to support strategic decisions on the selection of companies with whom we want to work in the long term, on implementation of permanent contracts (sea, air, rail or road).
Central database containing all transport rates. In tenders and contracts simple tariffs with several variables are rare nowadays. Each contractor, vehicle, or relationship may have assigned an individual, multi-criteria price list. Management of the valuable information, using this module is extremely simple, automated and reduces to a minimum the number of errors associated with manual assignment of rates.
Analysis of e.g. historical volumes based on different price lists and suppliers – to make strategic decisions on selecting operators or on distributing tasks for them.