MERCURYPROCURE

Strategically Elevate Transportation Procurement with a TMS

Transportation procurement process can be labor intensive involving a lot of data manipulation and formatting, emails/phone calls back and forth with logistics partners. You do your best to forecast your lane volumes, maintain good relationships with your carriers and be prepared for the problems inherent in today’s environment of limited carrier capacity.

So much time is spent on the mechanics that you can’t perform bids as frequently as you might want to. With MercuryProcure, you effectively procure and manage both long-term contracts – all while keeping your eye on the market ensuring you a good negotiating position.

Multi-Modal Rating Engine

Multiple Rounds of Bidding

Capacity Limits at Lanes & Aggregate Levels

Analysis Basis on Real Shipment

Contracts from Award

Bid Optimization

AUTOMATE

Eliminate repetitive manual work and streamline document creation, bid generation, bid response normalization and contract creation.

Realize the true potential of the team to maintain carrier relationships and secure capacity at the best rates when needed.

ANALYZE

Perform lane-by-lane analysis and evaluate bid responses holistically leveraging real life shipment data. Rank carriers based on pre-defined criteria and compare with market benchmarks. Post contract award, monitor compliance of execution with contracts and ensure things go according to plan.

COLLABORATE

Consolidate and work with different business units to forecast capacity requirements and combine volumes to negotiate better rates with carriers. Carry out iterative bids with carriers to fine tune rates. Leverage carrier portals to enable active participation from carrier community.

OPTIMIZE

Leverage what if simulation to evaluate lanes, pool points, cross docking and impact of different modes of total transportation spend. Analyze bid responses with actual shipment data from your TMS. Evaluate carrier bids to identify least cost provider, carrier mix, and mode.

Optimize Performance, Increase Customer Satisfaction & Multiple Savings

CREATE RFP

 

Response Management

 

Negotiate & Finalize

 

Automate

Automate Your Workflows

Eliminate repetitive manual work and streamline document creation, bid generation, bid response normalization and contract creation. Realize the true potential of the team to maintain carrier relationships and secure capacity at the best rates when needed.

Collaborate

Collaborate across Teams

Consolidate and work with different business units to forecast capacity requirements and combine volumes to negotiate better rates with carriers.

Optimize

Optimize Your Strategy

Leverage what if simulation to evaluate lanes, pool points, cross docking and impact of different modes on total transportation spend.

Automate Workflows So You Can Stay Focused on Building Relationships