Transportation Management

Sedlak helps you realize transportation cost savings and improved service


As an end-to-end distribution and logistics advisory firm, Sedlak addresses transportation as an integral component of the supply chain to enable balanced optimization for our clients. Developing and implementing winning transportation management strategies is an essential part of our client services. Our analysts are passionate about helping to solve your toughest challenges through targeted solutions.

Transportation Management Services

  • Transportation operations and cost assessments
  • Accessorial charge and freight payment audits
  • Core carrier program development
  • Last-mile optimization
  • Cost-to-Serve analysis
  • Small parcel rate analysis, negotiation assistance, guarantee recoveries
  • Fleet sizing and optimization
  • Transportation mode and mode shift strategies
  • Prepaid-to-collect conversion and supporting economic justification
  • Outsourcing support
  • TMS systems evaluation, selection and implementation

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Over a quarter of the way into 2021, supply chains are still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies have been reviewing ways to sustain and even improve business moving forward, especially when it comes to transportation.

When selecting a TMS, it is paramount to partner with one that best fits your needs to realize that ROI.  Organizations with a low domestic freight spend but high international shipment volume need a Tier 1 TMS.

TMS is hot right now, and it has shippers and 3PLs excited. Competition among top TMS providers and new entrants have yielded better tools and reduced product costs.

White Paper

Optimizing Transportation’s Spend and Impact: Four Fundamental Step

The complexities of transportation cause many companies to treat this segment of the supply chain as an afterthought. Even very sophisticated operations sometimes address transportation in a silo, inadvertently neglecting the significant cost savings and performance improvement they could achieve with a broader perspective. In this paper, we explore why managing transportation holistically is critical to overall business performance and review four key actions companies can take to get the most from this critical area of the business.

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