The Future of RFPs: The Key to Unlocking Greater Efficiency and Profitability

April 19, 2021

For decades, request for proposal (RFP) processes have served as the cornerstone for freight procurement. Shippers have historically gravitated toward contract freight for its reliability and pricing consistency, but due to the recent onslaught of digital freight partners that promise shorter-term contracts and real-time pricing, many industry constituents wonder whether or when RFPs will evolve.

In an effort to dig beneath the surface of RFPs’ stronghold on the industry, Trimble and FreightWaves partnered to survey shippers, carriers and brokerages and identify the relational friction points that often hinge around the challenges presented by the RFP process.

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Schnellecke Brasil

Everything is in flux and nothing stays in one place longer than it is needed there. This is our concept of modern logistics. The all-encompassing view of logistical processes is paramount for us - from the source to the place of consumption - wherever in the world that might be. As neutral service providers we will build a logistical structure tailored to your individual needs, to get your processes in motion and to guide them. A professional team of specialists implements your requirements with an eye to the future and using the most up-to-date technology.

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