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AFS Logistics announces agreement with e2open

by BIZ Magazine

SHREVEPORT, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 24, 2023–AFS Logistics, an industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces an agreement with e2open, the connected supply chain SaaS platform with the largest multi-enterprise network. Users of e2open’s Transportation Management will be able to connect to the AFS freight audit and payment solution.

“Shippers face a logistics landscape with various shocks and disruptions that can threaten service continuity and apply major pressure on tight margins,” says Dean Jones, Chief Channel Development Officer, AFS Logistics. “Our collaboration with e2open helps us further equip shippers to adapt to pricing and capacity fluctuations and keep freight moving efficiently.”

AFS freight audit and payment services work to ensure shippers only pay what they should by uncovering overcharges, resolving errors, addressing late payments and more to provide accurate billing and payment on every invoice, every time. On average, the company identifies a 20% invoice error rate and recovers savings of up to 8% on each invoice. AFS is one of the original founders of the freight audit and payment industry, and has grown to over 380 teammates across eight locations in North America since its inception in 1982.

“At e2open, we are committed to providing our customers with the most comprehensive and integrated solutions for managing their supply chains,” says Antoine Wade, General Manager, e2open. “Our TMS offerings exemplify this, and working with AFS further enables shippers to optimize their logistics operations.”

The goal of AFS and e2open working together is to equip shippers with cutting-edge technology and rich data, with the expertise to put it to work and extract critical logistics insights. This empowers customers to make more informed, data-driven decisions, with greater visibility and powerful solutions in a seamlessly integrated technology platform.

About AFS Logistics

AFS Logistics helps more than 1,800 companies across more than 35 countries drive sustained savings and operational improvements, while turning their logistics operations into competitive, customer-centric differentiators. As a non-asset based and non-asset biased 3PL, AFS provides a range of logistics services , featuring freight and parcel auditparcel cost managementLTL cost management and transportation management, which includes freight brokerage and freight forwarding. Founded in 1982 and employing a team of more than 380 logistics teammates in eight major locations across the U.S. and Canada, AFS is regularly part of the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies. To learn more, visit www.afs.net.

About e2open

e2open is the connected supply chain software platform that enables the world’s largest companies to transform the way they make, move, and sell goods and services. With the broadest cloud-native global platform purpose-built for modern supply chains, e2open connects more than 420,000 manufacturing, logistics, channel, and distribution partners as one multi-enterprise network tracking over 14 billion transactions annually. Our SaaS platform anticipates disruptions and opportunities to help companies improve efficiency, reduce waste, and operate sustainably. Moving as one. ™ Learn more: www.e2open.com.

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