SPOT-BUY PROCUREMENT

Use this module to request for quotes, achieve cost savings, and improve efficiency. On average, our customers receive 3.2 quotes and 18% savings.
1A Simplify and Standardize Your Freight Tenders Compressed

Request For Quote

Get more, better, and faster quotes with our standardized quoting feature.

  • Post an RFQ (Request For Quotation) to your preferred LSPs (Logistics Service Providers) within minutes.
  • LSPs are automatically filtered based on your requirements and their capabilities.  
  • Our proprietary quoting algorithm distributes your request to the appropriate teams and contacts.
  • Logistics Service Providers are informed through email and mobile notifications. 

Receive Quotes

Cargobase users receive an average of 3.2 quotes per RFQ.

  • Set timers to ensure Logistics Service Providers match your timelines. 
  • Monitor if your Logistics Service Providers are working on your request.
  • Message your Logistics Service Providers for clarifications or negotiations.
  • Trigger a second round of negotiations.
  • Create fair competition with a quoting traffic light.
  • Get automatically notified when your RFQ is ready for evaluation. 
1B Compare Your Incoming Bids in a User-Friendly Dashboard Compressed
1C Award Individual Lanes to Your Logistics Service Providers Compressed

Compare and Evaluate the Quoted Solutions

Simply pick and book

  • Single-screen bid comparison on multiple variables (cost, transit time, freight mode, shipping schedule, LSP performance)
  • Unique evaluation of solutions across different freight modes
  • See the full cost breakdowns of quotations
  • Smart ranking of submitted quotes
  • Export your completed RFQs for internal reporting or audit purposes in Excel, CSV, or PDF

Fully Customized to Your Procurement Policy

  • Centrally manage your pool of preferred Logistics Service Providers
  • Set local, regional or global approval flows and thresholds
  • Manage your users’ visibility and authorization levels
  • Configure your procurement rules (minimum # of bidders, capability profiles, quoting timelines, etc.)
  • Add required data points to ensure shipments are booked with a valid cost center, WBS, PO#, and reason code
  • Fully transparent and documented procurement process for internal audit and compliance purposes
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