Carrier and Rate Management|Transportation Contract Management
Carrier Compliance & Rate Management Innovative Support Tools for Multimodal Carrier and Rate Management and Transportation Contract Management Contracts are the core of the transportation management process. Enable your organization to effectively leverage the negotiated lanes and preferential terms established for your business by centralizing your contracts within an electronic database that has the capability to provide access and innovative decision support tools for your transportation management team. Descartes has developed rich contract management functionality that can handle multimodal agreements with significant flexibility, provide for ease of set-up and role based access. We support thousands of contracts and millions of rate lines in real time. Customizable geography definitions for lanes, zones, transit times, effective dates, and notification of expiring contracts can be incorporated into carrier profiles. Descartes’ contract management capabilities also support the entry of “Reseller Contracts”. “Reseller Contracts” are contracts between a shipper and its own customers in which it is passing along the costs of a shipment through a carrier (with a margin, or otherwise).