Shipping costs are rising to historical highs. Armed with the right information, shippers can mitigate carrier price increases and optimize transportation spend.
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 21, 2014
NPI, a leading spend management consulting firm, today announced that it has been named to the 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. The honor recognizes NPI for its transportation spend management services, which have helped the world’s largest retailers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers save millions of dollars on shipping. This is the second year in a row that NPI has been named to the prestigious list for its supply chain spend optimization services.
Compiled by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, the list includes supply chain solution and service providers that are helping their customer and clients achieve supply chain excellence. They have produced measurable gains in ROI through cost cutting, and increased efficiency, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement sourcing and any other category in the end-to-end supply chain.
Specifically, NPI was recognized for its shipping cost reduction services with a large, global retailer. Through NPI’s cost-to-serve analytics, mode optimization and carrier contract optimization services, the retailer was able reduce its small parcel shipping spend by nearly $1.5 million annually.
“We’re honored to be a part of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 again this year. Shipping costs are rising to historical highs. Armed with the right information, shippers can mitigate carrier price increases and optimize transportation spend,” said Jon Winsett, CEO of NPI. “This is especially important in an era where consumers expect free delivery, and shippers have to bear 100 percent of that cost.”
For more information on NPI’s transportation, IT and telecom spend management services, please visit http://www.npifinancial.com.
NPI is a spend management consulting firm that protects companies from overspending in specific cost categories – information technology, telecommunication and transportation. Using a combination of market experts, proprietary methodologies and extensive data, NPI ensures that prices and terms are best-in-class. Reviewing more than 14,000 purchases annually, NPI provides objective oversight for billions of dollars of strategic spend for its clients. To learn more about how NPI can help your company start saving today, visit http://www.npifinancial.com or call 404-591-7500.