Reduce Inbound Freight Expense
Direct Marketing companies spend an
average of 2% to 4% of gross sales on vendor inbound freight, ranking it among
the top 8 operational expenses. While often overlooked, (as it is buried in cost
of goods on the P&L) inbound freight management impacts gross margin, purchasing
staff productivity, Inventory Control, receipt processing, and Fulfillment
GJM Associates, Inc. together with
logistics providers will conduct a cost free confidential
analysis of your freight costs to determine estimated savings for your company.
Participating companies save an average of 20% with special
Less-than-Truckload consortium rate and service contracts as well as savings on
partial or full Truckload shipments.
We can provide online tracking ability from point
of pickup through delivery.
Following is a partial list of the services we can provide:
International Air & Ocean –
Through our international freight forwarder (NVOCC), We offer very
attractive rates, outstanding service, online tracking ability and fast
delivery times. We will help
save money and provide
consolidated invoices, invoice auditing, g/l coding and superior reporting.
Small Parcel –
In conjunction with our audit & recovery firm, we can provide comprehensive
electronic invoice auditing to recover costs for: late delivery refunds, no
proof of delivery, Incorrect discount application, inaccurate residential
charges, invalid address corrections, duplicate invoices, etc. Additionally
they can offer assistance (completely behind the scenes) with carrier
negotiations to ensure you are getting the rates you deserve.
Excess / Problematic Inventory relief
– Leveraging the experience of Corporate Barter Advisors, we can help
convert your excess / short code dated / discontinued inventory into a way
to pay for your logistics needs. Our clients achieve much
higher returns on value impaired assets and inventories when compared to
cash liquidation pricing; usually receiving 3-4 times cash market value; and
most importantly avoid write downs. Read
additional details on how this can potentially benefit your company.
Miscellaneous Services - We also handle
special situations including White Glove services (through and including in
home room of choice assembly) and can assist with warehousing needs.
Contact us to arrange a Free and Confidential analysis.