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What is Carrier Contract Optimization?

Whatever you’re particular forte, if it’s not transportation spend management, you’ll want to bring in the pros when negotiating your next carrier contract. FedEx and UPS contracts can be rather onerous to interpret. The language is mostly straight-forward, but the impact on your unique business is elusive. What they don’t show you is what you most need to see.

Direct Recovery Parcel Audit helps larger FedEx, FedEx Audit, FedEx Rate Negotiations, FedEx Refunds, UPS Audit, parcel audit, UPS Rate Negotiations and UPS shippers trim transportation budgets with full transparency of every shipping dollar.

The Direct-Recovery rate optimization service assures that you get the most for your transport buck. With former FedEx and UPS executives on staff, and decades of data to reference, we understand the nuances of negotiation and concessions. We know what’s possible and we’ll help you get there.

We start with your current contract, informed by a thorough analysis of your shipping history. We find opportunities to nip or tuck in ways that won’t be rejected by the carrier contract algorithm, we encourage some healthy competition as we walk you through negotiations, and we typically cement a net rate reduction well into the double digits.

If you’re satisfied with your current contract with FedEx, UPS, DHL, allow us to run a complementary analysis. We’ll verify you have the best contract you’re apt to see, or we’ll show you exactly what you’re missing, the potential impact on your business, and how to get there from here.

About Direct Recovery

Direct-Recovery was founded in 2000 to target a market of shippers underserved by third party logistics firms. We developed a scalable platform to deliver enterprise level parcel audit services to large, decentralized shippers. We then packaged the same technology in a solution to serve smaller companies. “Smaller” back then meant companies with less than $500,000 per year in total FedEx or UPS spend.

Today we serve a breadth of customers from small catalogs to Fortune 1000 corporations. We focus on reducing shipping costs through our parcel audit, contract optimization, reporting, insurance, and parcel claims management. For larger customers we offer a full service multi-mode transportation spend management solution together with best-of-breed industry partners. For smaller customers we offer the best and most cost effective parcel auditing solution on the market. For all customers we offer simplicity, efficiency and savings.

Since 2000, eroding margins have driven the parcel audit industry to offer cost reduction services at a per-transaction fee or monthly subscription basis. While we make these billing options available, we have also boosted efficiencies and reduced costs to guarantee a net value to our customers. We continue to operate primarily on a gain-share model with satisfaction based contract terms for maximum customer retention. With free setup, and contingency billing, our benefits directly improve the bottom line. It’s what KPMG calls a no-brainer, no-risk value proposition.

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