Understand volume and which carrier services you use

If you want to replace a carrier due to price increase, poor performance etc, you need to describe to a prospective carrier the volume you ship using each carrier service.

In this article we’re going to show you how to use the By carrier and servicesreport to build a picture of the services you use most often.

  1. Filter Manifest Date and by carrier, so that you’re looking at all manifested parcels you despatched in the last 90 days and click Update.

  2. Scroll down to the By carrier service chart.

  3. Here you can see all the different carrier services you use. It also shows you how frequently you ship using these services.

    You can use this information to negotiate a better carrier contract, one that optimises operations for both parties.