14 June 2019
Freight audit: what differences between a service and a tool?
To have a proper invoice verification is not easy: there are so many charge codes and every vendor show a unique tariff structure. Just add to this the large variety of transport modalities, the wide range of available services and even different Incoterms: it’s easy to realize that the verification process is time-consuming and often deliver uncertain results.
Top sort this out, it is advisable to set up a freight audit system.
The freight audit system can be implemented by purchasing the related service from a supplier (outsourcing) or by acquiring a tool for internal use.
The table below highlights the main differences between the two cases: