Shipper-carrier rate negotiations can be fraught with inefficiencies and inaccuracies that can challenge all parties and unnecessarily drive up costs. JDA Transportation Bid Collaboration offers shippers and carriers a strategic decision-support tool that facilitates the transportation contract negotiation process, driving toward a mutually beneficial outcome.
JDA Transportation Bid Collaboration ensures the flexible collaboration, streamlined visibility and accurate information needed for shippers and carriers to determine the lowest feasible cost to service a network of shipments. An iterative bidding process incorporates service requirements, carrier capacity and total network cost, as well as backup planning to address scheduling conflicts or dropped loads.
With a collaborative workflow, flexible bid model and powerful optimization and analysis capabilities, JDA Transportation Bid Collaboration facilitates a powerful win-win for shippers and carriers alike. The global logistics sourcing solution also supports single and multiple-round bidding engagements, as well as maintains a repository of historic bid information that can be leveraged to do rate benchmarking, discover rate trends and track carrier participation.