NPI's transportation spend management consulting services identify opportunities for strategic
supply chain transportation optimization
, and helps our clients
see them through to implementation and hard-dollar savings, reduced cycle times, and carrier SLA accountability.
Our advisory transportation spend management services center on shipping, freight and distribution
– the lifeblood of the supply chain. On average, NPI clients
achieve 20 percent cost reduction
in year one; plus incremental savings in years two and beyond.
The material savings opportunities for each client are as unique as their transportation profile. So each NPI client
relies on us for a correspondingly unique combination of these services:
NPI’s transportation spend management services are self-funding. Fees are 100% results-driven – this is our commitment to actionable advice and measurable improvements. We bring:
- Category experts with deep subject area knowledge in small parcel, LTL, TL and air/ocean freight who are helping clients optimize these business-critical services every day. NPI analysts include former carrier business professionals who understand the nuts and bolts of carrier operations and possess the know-how gained from a career that has touched thousands of shippers.
- Logistics experience spanning many industries including Manufacturing, Distribution, Business Services, Entertainment, Retail, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods and Technology.
- Priority emphasis on non-disruptive optimization with minimal (or zero) process change requirements.
- Powerful modeling tools for scenario-based supply chain analysis to support decision-making.
- Carrier cost models that analyze shipping data to precisely zero in on each client’s pockets of overpayment, forming the basis for fact-based business cases to drive carrier savings.
- Transportation contract management processes that assure invoices are correct, and credits and refunds are claimed.
- Carrier neutrality – objective perspective with no bias to influence recommendations. Specialized bandwidth expansion for your team.
NPI delivers objective, practical recommendations that turn into measurable savings. That’s why our clients
trust us to optimize billions of dollars in supply chain transportation spend.