The transportation audit and benchmarking services cover all transportation modes and are both quantitative, what could your transportation rates be, and qualitative, how could you ideally handle your freight processes.


  • Determine if the current rates are competitive or if an RFP process is warranted

  • Evaluate of related charges outside of the rates in themselves such as claims and accessorial charges.

  • Build a strategy with a target for a transportation negotiations.

  • Improve internal transportation management processes.

  • Optimize the transportation modes.


Every project is different, but typically, the three main deliverables are:

1. Best Practices

Develop a hands-on action plan built on an audit of your current processes vs. our transportation best practices.

2. Benchmark

Benchmark of your current transportation spend vs. expected.

3. Savings Opportunities

Quantify opportunities for cost reductions in your transportation spend.


The Establish Way

  • Extensive databases to compare with which ensures relevant benchmarks

  • Benchmarking both on historical data and current market rates

  • Experience in transportation that enables identification of other improvements and potential savings.


For more information on our transportation consulting services and how Establish can help your company design or optimize your transport system that enables efficient and effective delivery of products to your customers, send us an email or call us.

Why establish?

Within transportation management, we are using state of the art tools and methods. Below you will find some of the more important tools.



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Establish Logistics Best Practices™

Establish has a long track-record within benchmarkingThe case studies below are just a few examples of achievements from Establish supply chain consultants together with clients within benchmarking.


Supply Chain Analysis - Consumer Electronics

Read about how Establish helped a manufacturer of consumer electronics reduce the transpotation costs by benchmarking, negotiations and optimization of the distribution network