21. Analyzing Shipping Costs

  1. Joe Payne and
  2. William R. Dorn Jr.

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118386828.ch21

Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing

Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing

How to Cite

Payne, J. and Dorn, W. R. (2011) Analyzing Shipping Costs, in Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118386828.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470886885

Online ISBN: 9781118386828

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Keywords:

  • shipping costs;
  • freight costs;
  • LTL freight;
  • LTL costs;
  • necessary data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An Overview of Freight Costs

  • The Challenges of Analyzing LTL Costs

  • Developing Your Lane Analysis

  • Collecting the Necessary Data

  • Where to Get the Data

  • Aggregating an Inbound Prepaid Freight History

  • Evaluating and Enhancing the Lane Analysis

  • In Summary