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Transportation Procurement

Transportation sourcing and procurement can consume a tremendous amount of your business resources. With the right transportation procurement software, shippers can streamline the process of working with multiple carriers and easily manage end-to-end settlements. Manhattan Transportation Procurement allows you to determine the ideal combination of carriers and balance price against other factors such as capacity, service, and quality.

With Manhattan, you get the industry’s leading technology in optimization and sourcing insights to help you respond quickly to change, while minimizing your cost.

Achieve Greater Visibility and Optimal Results with Manhattan

Having an effective supply chain requires a robust and reliable solution that streamlines the sourcing process and can respond to changes such as meeting new compliance standards for ELD. These decisions have a direct impact on both profitability and customer satisfaction. Because the modern supply chain network is always changing, the best combination of carriers changes as well. Your procurement software needs to be just as dynamic to ensure success.

Manhattan has been delivering industry-leading solutions for decades. Our team of experts and innovators understand what’s important to you, your business, and how industry trends can affect your operations. We have worked with a wide range of retailers, food distribution companies, and fleet operators to solve their most ambitious transportation needs.

Manhattan’s transportation procurement software provides deeper visibility and insights to enhance data-driven, decision-making, and reduce time-consuming analysis. That means internal staff can focus on creating better performance strategies, implementing tighter spending controls, and forming beneficial long-term relationships with stakeholders, customers, and partners.

Our solution offers the most-powerful logistics procurement system to manage transportation bids, contract sourcing, and procurement automation while standardizing the entire bid process from RFP to final contract. Its advanced technology is designed to help you achieve long-term success.

We can help you

  • Standardize and simplify the bid collection and optimization process
  • Improve carrier communication and collaboration
  • Leverage historic and forecast data to better prepare carriers for bidding
  • Benchmark and track rates and service over time
  • Determine multiple awarding scenarios based on cost, service, and other rules
  • Understand the true cost impact of sourcing decisions
  • Improve spend visibility
  • Increase accountability
  • Create a repeatable and automated bid/award process

By optimizing the strategic sourcing process across modes, Transportation Procurement lets you match your lanes and demand with carrier offerings to ensure you contract the best rates and capacity available.

Key Benefits of Manhattan Transportation Management Solution

Features + Functions

  • Automate contract sourcing and reduce transportation costs for all modes of transportation
  • Allow alternative pricing using ad hoc or prescribed bundles
  • Evaluate bid responses using benchmark data
  • Optimize contract award combinations with scenario management
  • Accommodate incremental bids to secure capacity outside existing contracts due to dynamic network changes
  • Integrate contract awards seamlessly with Transportation Planning & Execution

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See how Manhattan’s supply chain commerce solutions can work for you.

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