Spot purchasing (or spot buying) occurs when you have an immediate requirement and the purchase must be made “on the spot.” On average, our customers receive 3.2 quotes and achieve cost savings of 18%.
Cargobase Spot-buy freight procurement software simplifies your one-off or emergency shipments that are costly and time-consuming to source. With our intuitive request-for-quote interface, you can invite your preferred Logistics Service Providers to quote and make sure that the process is fully compliant. Logistics professionals who use the Cargobase platform can quickly increase operational efficiencies and benefit from freight savings at the same time.
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In fact, in our analysis of over 10,000 quote requests on the platform, each request receives 3.2 quotations and over 75% is quoted within the first hour. This dramatically reduces turnaround time, reduces lead times, and improves communication with your business partners.
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Due to the increased transparency on both sides and ease to invite more freight forwarders, we see on average a reduction in ad-hoc freight spend of 18%.
You can define your own workflows so that the process is fully transparent and according to your documented procurement process for internal audit and compliance purposes.
After booking the process doesn't stop. Cargobase provides several other modules to keep an eye on the booking. With our Real-time Visibility module, you can track your shipment regardless of the freight mode. Our Invoice Audit module helps you to make sure invoices are approved quickly and synchronized to your ERP or accounting system. With Reporting & Analytics, you get a consolidated and organized view of all your freight data.
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