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At AFMS, we consolidate a divided market understanding the details needed to optimize your LTL / FTL efficiencies and costs. Maximizing capacity in Full Truckload and Less Than Truckload freight to ship your goods efficiently. ​

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    Review current carrier mix

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    Conduct LTL/FTL shipment profile

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    Analyze & review current pricing agreement

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    Rate Base analysis

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    Actual class/FAK range analysis

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    Cost/Pricing analysis by carrier
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    Accessorial discount analysis
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    Align carrier service strengths to shipping & receiving locations

Key Questions & Data Requirements

  • Total annual LTL/FTL spend?
  • When was the last time your current rates were revised?   Effective date & Expiration date
  • When was the last time you conducted an RFP?
  • Did you use a 3rd party for this RFP?

  • How many LTL/FTL carrier(s) are you currently using?
  • Do you have contracted rates or pricing agreements direct with the carriers?
  • Do you have a TMS?
  • Do you use a single rate base or multiple carrier rate-bases?
  • Do you have an FAK? If yes, what is the range of each FAK

  • What is the average class of all your freight?
  • Do you have access to or can your carrier(s) provide electronic shipping data?
  • Does this electronic data have the actual class and handling units?
  • Do you have the actual class on your Bill of Lading?

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