Rate Manager Data Sheet
Rate Manager Data Sheet

Trax's Rate Manager is your globally collaborative platform that brings expert rate and spot quote validation for all modes in all regions to ensure they are up to date and complete. Download to learn more about this single platform for rate and rate procurement management.

See The Total TSM℠ Picture For Yourself.
See The Total TSM℠ Picture For Yourself.

SEE valuable opportunities within spending and data. SAVE time and money through optimized processes and compliance.

Transportation Spend Intelligence Insights
Transportation Spend Intelligence Insights

Transportation Spend Intelligence Insights leverages best in class data management and analytics to give you confidence in making decisions for your future.

Transportation Spend Intelligence Variance Analysis
Transportation Spend Intelligence Variance Analysis

Trax makes performance analysis of actual versus expected simple, insightful, and intuitive to make real time decision making and course corrections with confidence

Leading with Logistics │ How Transportation Analytics Impacts your Supply Chain
Leading with Logistics │ How Transportation Analytics Impacts your Supply Chain

In this webinar, Scott Collen, Vice President and General Manager of Manufacturing & CPG at Trax, will discuss the evolution of analytics within the logistics industry. Scott’s extensive work experience in the field of supply chain and analytics has provided him a unique perspective on the increasingly important use of data. Participants will gain a competitive advantage by learning how to expand their current transportation analytics initiatives.

The Dos and Don'ts of Healthcare and Life Science Supply Chains
The Dos and Don'ts of Healthcare and Life Science Supply Chains

In this webinar, Chris Cassidy, a 20-year life science logistics executive, will discuss best practices that Healthcare and Life Science companies can implement in their unique supply chains.

How to Execute a Multi-Carrier Parcel Optimization Strategy
How to Execute a Multi-Carrier Parcel Optimization Strategy

In this webinar, Trax's Steve Beda, Jerry Peterson, and LaserShip's Josh Dinneen discuss the process for executing a multi-carrier parcel optimization strategy and explain how a leading retailer achieved success by following these steps. By optimizing your current transportation strategy and shipment needs, including carrier mix, service mix, transit times, and contractual volume and/or spend commitment, you can ensure you meet the demands and expectations of your customers.

User Story: Pfizer's Journey to a “Single Source of Truth” for Rate Management
User Story: Pfizer's Journey to a “Single Source of Truth” for Rate Management

Please join Pfizer's Andrew Grass and Trax to hear how Pfizer uses Trax Group’s Rate Manager software to improve their rate visibility, manage their carriers, and generate actionable metrics, taking the pain out of rate and contract management to deliver better control.

Virtual Office Hour: TSM in a Highly Volatile Supply Chain
Virtual Office Hour: TSM in a Highly Volatile Supply Chain

Join Steve Beda, our EVP of Customer Solutions and the Trax team as they discuss how volatile supply chain networks demand greater insights into rates, analytics, and best practices. Trax’s Advisory Consulting team provides these insights to #global500 companies solving their most challenging Transportation Spend Management (TSM) related issues.

Combining National, Postal, and Regional Carriers
Combining National, Postal, and Regional Carriers

Join Steve Beda, our EVP of Customer Solutions, and the Trax team as they discuss the necessary planning and assessment strategy to ensure this is the right path for you and detail the steps necessary to bridge the gap between your current state and how to meet your desired end state objectives.

Transportation Accruals - Understanding Month End Methods and Preparation of Automated Freight Accruals.
Transportation Accruals - Understanding Month End Methods and Preparation of Automated Freight Accruals.

Join Tony Viaes, our Senior Solutions Architect and the Trax team as they discuss the process and steps required to not only generate but also to maintain high quality quantifiable and defensible accrual reporting. This webinar will be taken from the perspective of a Freight Payment Auditor

Rate Manager: The Easiest Way to Manage Rates Across the Enterprise
Rate Manager: The Easiest Way to Manage Rates Across the Enterprise

Join Steve Beda, our EVP of Customer Solutions and the Trax team as they discuss how Trax’s new Rate Manager solution is taking the pain out of rate and contract management to deliver better control of rates.

Parcel Spend Management - The Parcel Data You NEED to Know for Your Next Negotiation
Parcel Spend Management - The Parcel Data You NEED to Know for Your Next Negotiation

Join Steve Beda, our EVP of Customer Solutions and the Trax team as they discuss how to better understand your parcel shipping profile and how this can turn into cost savings strategies to reduce your overall transportation spend.

Introducing Rate Manager - A Revolutionary Way to Manage Contracts and Rates
Introducing Rate Manager - A Revolutionary Way to Manage Contracts and Rates

Join Steve Beda, our EVP of Customer Solutions, and the Trax team as they discuss and demonstrate our advanced insights and analytics suite, TSI, including its newest additions, Advisor and Rate Manager. We have combined a portfolio of descriptive, prescriptive, predictive, and collaborative capabilities into one common product suite. 

TSI Advisor Overview and Feature Demonstration
TSI Advisor Overview and Feature Demonstration

Join Steve Beda, our EVP of Customer Solutions and the Trax team as they discuss and demonstrate how with the introduction of TSI Advisor and it’s predictive modeling capabilities, users can quickly determine the impact of changes in rates, carrier mix, and service mix to further improve control and to identify opportunities for savings. Plus see how TSI Insights and TSI Variance Analysis are descriptive and prescriptive tools that allow you to know what your spend is and why it changed!

Transportation Spend Visibility - Strategies for Generating Cost Savings & Control
Transportation Spend Visibility - Strategies for Generating Cost Savings & Control

TSM℠ is a game-changing approach for managing transportation spend and extending traditional freight & parcel audit and payment. Not only is TSM able to provide enhanced visibility and visualization of transportation spending across modes, carriers, geographies or businesses but also pinpoint where and why spending is changing, with precision, so that decisive action can be taken.

Automated Cost-Allocation Helps Global Athletic Retailer Discover Savings
Automated Cost-Allocation Helps Global Athletic Retailer Discover Savings

Trax helped a client reduce labor costs by 60%. The information generated by our solution is an essential tool in their ongoing efforts to manage freight costs.

Sourcing & Contract Optimization Unlock Savings for Global Pharmaceutical
Sourcing & Contract Optimization Unlock Savings for Global Pharmaceutical

A top 10 global pharmaceutical company needed to reduce the complexity and expense associated with managing unique and separate small package contracts across seven distinct business units. 

Best-in-Class Customer Service Creates Brand Loyalty for F100 Retailer
Best-in-Class Customer Service Creates Brand Loyalty for F100 Retailer

Trax utilized its spend visibility platform to gather a timely and unified view of shipping activity regardless of source and location. Trax was also able to capture event information from various carriers and provide package exception management visibility within 24 hours of the pickup date and gain insight into end-to-end sales order cycle time.

Global Consumer Goods Company Forecasts Freight Spend
Global Consumer Goods Company Forecasts Freight Spend

Trax implemented the following solution: Design a system to analyze carriers’ advance shipment notices and apply the client’s contractually negotiated rates to accurately calculate estimated freight costs.

Enhanced Transportation Visibility Created for International Retailer
Enhanced Transportation Visibility Created for International Retailer

When one of Trax’s most loyal clients – a leading international retailer – told us “we’re tired of the same old picture and want to see our data in HD,” we jumped at the chance to help bring clarity to their transportation spend processes.

Supplier Compliance Creates Savings for Wireless Provider
Supplier Compliance Creates Savings for Wireless Provider

A wireless provider with major inefficiencies in their new vendor compliance process called on Trax to take a closer look. We created a role-based portal that reduced manual processes, automated messages, designed new reporting functionality, and integrated contract compliance—resulting in savings across the board.

Trax Technologies, Inc. Opens New World Headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Giving the Company Space to Grow its Product, Technology, and Client Service Teams
Trax Technologies, Inc. Opens New World Headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Giving the Company Space to Grow its Product, Technology, and Client Service Teams
The new collaborative workspace allows various Trax departments to work together in one office improving partnership and enhancing accessibility for...
Trax Further Expands Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Chris Cassidy – Executive Vice President, Commercial & Strategic Partnerships
Trax Further Expands Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Chris Cassidy – Executive Vice President, Commercial & Strategic Partnerships
Trax Group (“Trax”) – the global leader in Transportation Spend Management (TSM) services and solutions – has further strengthened its executive...
Trax Leverages Industry Veterans to Expand Executive Leadership
Trax Leverages Industry Veterans to Expand Executive Leadership
Trax, the leader in cloud‐based transportation spend management solutions, today announced the following new appointments: Josh Bouk as Chief...
Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine 2020 “Pros to Know”
Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine 2020 “Pros to Know”
Diverse group of industry experts named as Supply Chain Industry Leaders. Trax, the leader in cloud‐based transportation spend management solutions,...
Hampton Wall Named Chief Executive Officer of Trax
Hampton Wall Named Chief Executive Officer of Trax
Experienced Industry Veteran to Lead Trax Through Next Phase of Growth Scottsdale, Arizona – November 18, 2019 – Trax Group, a leader in cloud-based...
Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine 2019 “Pros to Know”
Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine 2019 “Pros to Know”
Steve Beda and Craig Stewart Recognized as Supply Chain Industry Leaders Scottsdale, AZ – June 5, 2019 – Trax, a leader in cloud-based transportation...
Inbound Logistic Recognizes Trax as Top 100 Logistics Information Technology Provider
Inbound Logistic Recognizes Trax as Top 100 Logistics Information Technology Provider
Leader in Transportation Spend Management Solutions selected based on innovative suite of solutions. SCOTTSDALE, AZ, – April 24, 2019 – Trax, a...
Trax Changes the Game for Managing Transportation Rates & Contracts
Trax Changes the Game for Managing Transportation Rates & Contracts
Delivers cloud-based global rate and contract management for shippers and carriers to gain visibility and control of global transportation rates for...
Trax showcased in the 2018 Market Guide for Freight Audit and Payment Providers
Trax showcased in the 2018 Market Guide for Freight Audit and Payment Providers
According to the latest Gartner Market Guide for Freight Audit and Payment Providers, vendors included in the Market Guide have customers that are...
Changing How Businesses Gain Visibility & Control Transportation Spend
Changing How Businesses Gain Visibility & Control Transportation Spend
It used to be that the hard savings from credit recovery or adjustments in the audit process could meet clients’ needs. Not anymore. Today clients...
Trax Technologies and Veraction Announce Merger Forming Industry Leader
Trax Technologies and Veraction Announce Merger Forming Industry Leader
Combined Company is a Market Leader in Transportation Spend Management Scottsdale, Arizona and Memphis, Tennessee – June 25, 2018 – Trax...
Challenges with Transportation Spend Management Platform Pilots
Challenges with Transportation Spend Management Platform Pilots
Companies considering buying SaaS have come to expect a pilot of the software prior to purchasing it. A pilot, in general, is comforting—it allows...
Future of Supply Chain Management into 2022 and Beyond
Future of Supply Chain Management into 2022 and Beyond
The COVID-19 pandemic forced supply chains to evolve years in the span of months, as leading companies sought to thrive within a logistical landscape...
The Three C’s of Transporting Consumer Packaged Goods: COVID, Change, and Costs
The Three C’s of Transporting Consumer Packaged Goods: COVID, Change, and Costs
Consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains are highly susceptible to disruptions that often lead to increased expenses. These supply chains have...
Why You Need Visibility and Centralized Data in Healthcare and Life Sciences Supply Chains
Why You Need Visibility and Centralized Data in Healthcare and Life Sciences Supply Chains
Centralized data is a major driver in obtaining absolute visibility into your supply chain, something only 6% of supply chains have. Visibility...
6 Ways to Improve Invoice Payment Processing in Your Supply Chain
6 Ways to Improve Invoice Payment Processing in Your Supply Chain
The evolution of technology has made traditional means of accounts payable obsolete since digital payment processes bring greater efficiency and...
Importance of Data Accuracy and Quality in Transportation Spend Management
Importance of Data Accuracy and Quality in Transportation Spend Management
Data analytics plays a significant role in supply chain management, and its importance was brought to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic....
Managing Cash Flow Pressures in Transportation Logistics
Managing Cash Flow Pressures in Transportation Logistics
Cash flow is an ever-pressing matter within the supply chain. It’s a factor that’s always in motion and something you must constantly manage. In the...
An Ultimate Guide to Cold Chain Shipping in Healthcare and Life Sciences
An Ultimate Guide to Cold Chain Shipping in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Shipping is a complex practice consisting of a multitude of modes, lanes, and methods, but it’s even more so in healthcare and life sciences when...
The Top 6 Complexities of Carrier Management Within Manufacturing
The Top 6 Complexities of Carrier Management Within Manufacturing
What is Carrier Management  Carrier management brings you visibility and control regarding your carrier’s actual cost when delivering goods and...
Build Upon Freight Audit: Trax’s Carrier Management Services
Build Upon Freight Audit: Trax’s Carrier Management Services
Freight Audit and Payment (FAP) is tedious and resource draining when its managed within a shipping organization. When you outsource freight audit...
How to Get the Best Carrier Contract Rates for Manufacturing and CPG Supply Chains
How to Get the Best Carrier Contract Rates for Manufacturing and CPG Supply Chains
Choosing the right carrier for your shipments can be a complex process for consumer packaged goods (CPG) and manufacturing companies, given some of...
Importance of Quality Spot Quotes in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Importance of Quality Spot Quotes in Healthcare and Life Sciences
The demand for spot quotes has been astronomical since the COVID-19 pandemic significantly disrupted the world's trade network. The trucking market...
A Retail Transportation Forecasting Guide: Challenges, Best Practices, and How to Optimize
A Retail Transportation Forecasting Guide: Challenges, Best Practices, and How to Optimize
The importance of transportation forecasting, and its shortcomings, were highlighted in 2020. In a pandemic-ravaged year, the world witnessed an...
7 Best Practices in Healthcare and Life Sciences Transportation Spend Management
7 Best Practices in Healthcare and Life Sciences Transportation Spend Management
Healthcare and life sciences is one of the most complex and intricate supply chain practices globally. When your products save lives, quality and...
6 Ways to Optimize Your Multi-Carrier Parcel Strategy
6 Ways to Optimize Your Multi-Carrier Parcel Strategy
Multi-carrier parcel shipping is a staple of the 21st-century e-commerce landscape. As businesses grow and aim to serve more customers scattered...
Transportation Spend Management: The Global Difference with Trax
Transportation Spend Management: The Global Difference with Trax
A successful supply chain is the foundation upon which global leaders build their success. Companies worldwide constantly look to master the art of...
Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Transportation Spend Management
Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Transportation Spend Management
As technology seeps into our daily lives, digital transformation has become a necessity rather than a luxury in manufacturing. The days when...
Resiliency in the Face of Unknown Change
Resiliency in the Face of Unknown Change
We all are anxious to understand what the new normal is now that we are a little more than a year past the start of Covid’s impacts to the global...
7 Challenges in Transportation Spend Management for Tech Companies
7 Challenges in Transportation Spend Management for Tech Companies
With technology evolving at a faster pace than ever, the global demand for tech supply chain management is skyrocketing—and so are the challenges. To...
Future of Consumer Packaged Goods Transportation Spend Management
Future of Consumer Packaged Goods Transportation Spend Management
Consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains are a major player in global economics. In 2020, these complex supply chains were strained to the limit...
Embrace the Future of Manufacturing Transportation Spend Management
Embrace the Future of Manufacturing Transportation Spend Management
The manufacturing supply chain industry was hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, struggling with remote working conditions, fewer resources, and...
Post-COVID: Retail Consumer Expectations in Transportation Spend Management
Post-COVID: Retail Consumer Expectations in Transportation Spend Management
In 2020, the retail industry ran into two challenges that became game-changers: a surge in direct-to-consumer shipping volumes and more rapidly...
Overcoming Challenges In Life Sciences Transportation Spend Management
Overcoming Challenges In Life Sciences Transportation Spend Management
Life sciences supply chain management is complex, delicate, and critical—when your shipments save lives, the stakes are high. Factor in the nuances...
What is TraxPays?
What is TraxPays?
Logistics management is a complex practice, compounded further by the tens of thousands of payments to carriers any given shipper has to deal with...
Overcome Challenges in Freight Bid Rate Management
Overcome Challenges in Freight Bid Rate Management
Freight bid rate management is one of the more obscure parts of supply chain management. With fluctuating rates impacted by a multitude of variables,...
Trax Transportation Spend Maturity Model: A Roadmap to Success
Trax Transportation Spend Maturity Model: A Roadmap to Success
Supply chain management is one of the fastest evolving practices worldwide, and has become a hotbed for innovation and new technological software...
The Critical Importance of Global Transportation Visibility
The Critical Importance of Global Transportation Visibility
Visibility into your global supply chain activities is a critical factor that parses out the companies that remain status quo from the ones that are...
Freight Data Management: Taking Your Supply Chain to the Next Level
Freight Data Management: Taking Your Supply Chain to the Next Level
Data management is an integral part of any successful global business, including supply chain management. The logistics and transportation industry...
Mastering Freight Audit RFPs
Mastering Freight Audit RFPs
Managing freight audit and payment (FAP) is one of the trickiest parts of the transportation and logistics industry. You have global supply chain...
Data and Policy Compliance In Freight
Data and Policy Compliance In Freight
Many companies have little visibility into their Transportation Spend Management data, or perhaps assume the questionable or little data they have is...
Transforming Accrual Management into a Cornerstone for Success
Transforming Accrual Management into a Cornerstone for Success
Managing freight accruals is one of the most complex supply chain processes, requiring long hours and many resources. Considering that freight can...
Should You Outsource Your Freight Audit and Payment?
Should You Outsource Your Freight Audit and Payment?
The freight and transportation industry has changed rapidly throughout the past few decades. Keeping up with the rapid globalization of the world...
How to Choose the Right Freight Audit & Payment Services
How to Choose the Right Freight Audit & Payment Services
Freight audit and payment is an essential component for any global shipper. For those companies that operate in these complex supply chain networks,...
9 Benefits of Freight Audit | Trax Technologies
9 Benefits of Freight Audit | Trax Technologies
When your operations team is rushing to hit that end-of-month goal, they will prioritize getting your shipments out the door. Shipper paperwork is...
The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Claims Management
The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Claims Management
Shrewdly managing claims is a vital part of any profitable supply chain. But claims management is a headache for many companies—from finding and...
Transportation Spend Management: it’s More Than Freight Audit and Payment
Transportation Spend Management: it’s More Than Freight Audit and Payment
Many companies mistakenly think that setting up a freight audit and payment system means they’re mastering transportation spend management. But,...
What is a Spot Quote?
What is a Spot Quote?
Often, the demand for instantaneous spot quotes skyrockets in hectic holiday seasons or during uncertain times, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. In...
Freight Data Management: Starts You on the Path of TSM Mastery
Freight Data Management: Starts You on the Path of TSM Mastery
Beyond the basic knowledge of Freight Audit, companies have started to see the importance of all the intricate components in supply chain. The...
How Transportation Spend Management (TSM) and TMS Complement Each Other
How Transportation Spend Management (TSM) and TMS Complement Each Other
In supply chain, “Transportation Spend Management” (TSM) and “Transportation Management Systems” (TMS) are often confused with each other, due to...
10 Best Practices for Supply Chain Management
10 Best Practices for Supply Chain Management
Successfully managing a supply chain may be the most difficult aspect of your business, yet, it stands as one of the most crucial. Your supply...
What is Transportation Spend Management (TSM)?
What is Transportation Spend Management (TSM)?
Transportation costs are one of the top factors that impact a company’s bottom line. Nearly 25% of supply chain professionals state delivery costs...
10 Critical KPIs for Carrier Scorecards
10 Critical KPIs for Carrier Scorecards
Carrier scorecards have become a cornerstone for companies to evaluate their carriers—a term that includes logistic service providers (LSPs) and...
What is Carrier Management?
What is Carrier Management?
A shipper-carrier relationship is at the core of a logistics program. To make things available to the end customer at the right place and the right...
What Is a Carrier Scorecard?
What Is a Carrier Scorecard?
Carrier scorecards are a tool used to breakdown qualitative and quantitative attributes of carriers to evaluate performance. ‘Carriers’ is a term...

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