METHODOLOGY

We begin by evaluating your current expenditures and requirements. With your agreement, Navigo will customize a negotiation strategy for your business needs. Our review of your shipping expenditures goes beyond rates and services. Not only do we help you determine whether you are paying too much for your base mailing and shipping costs, but also we identify ways to maximize productivity and operational efficiencies.

Moreover, Navigo offers a risk-free, contingency-based compensation model. Our services require no up-front fees or charges. Unless we deliver new savings, our services are free. Navigo is only compensated based on a percentage of the actual, verifiable new savings we generate.

Our role as consultants and our working relationships with distribution suppliers ensures that you receive the lowest rates for your volume and revenue. Moreover, Navigo’s collaborative approach improves the buyer/vendor relationship due to more effective communication and mutual understanding of requirements and expectations.

Over the past 10 years, Navigo has developed and refined a Three-Phase Consulting Process as follows:

Contract Benchmarking and Analysis

  • Meet with client to discuss consulting process and objectives
  • Gather distribution data from client and vendors for initial evaluation
  • Perform series of analyses using internal and supplier’s information
  • Contract review
  • Rate benchmarking
  • Key shipping matrix: Vendors, services, revenues and volumes
  • Zonal and usage analysis
  • Audit of vendor invoices
  • Service performance audit
  • Statement of work submission including:
  • Executive summary
  • Projection of cost savings
  • Project strategy and timeline

Customized RFP

  • Vendor negotiation and/or Request-For-Proposal (RFP)
  • Bid evaluation and post-RFP vendor negotiations
  • Presentation to client including:
    • Rate modeling
    • Bid evaluation summaries
    • Professional recommendations
  • Vendor selection process

Implementation

  • Implementation of new rates and services
  • Provide monthly cost savings reports and relevant industry information
  • Maintain on-going dialog with both the client and the vendor
  • Develop monthly service performance reports and periodic Vendor quality reviews

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6475 Pacific Coast Hwy #416
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 621-0830

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