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LARRY BEMENT
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                                   FREIGHT BILL POST AUDIT

THE FREIGHT BILL POST AUDIT IS PERFORMED AS A PART AND COMPLIMENT TO THE TOTAL  QUALITY MANAGMENT PROGRAM. IT IS OFTEN POSSIBLE TO RECOVER SUSTANTIAL AMOUNTS OF MONEY AS A RESULT OF POST AUDIT.

ONCE THE FREIGHT BILL POST AUDIT IS COMPLETE, AN OVERCHARGE CLAIM MUST BE FILED WITH THE MOTOR, RAIL, OCEAN OR AIR CARRIER. THE TIME FRAME FOR SUBMITTING CLAIMS VARIES FROM SIX MONTHS TO THREE YEARS FROM THE ORIGINAL DATE OF SHIPMENT. IF A CLAIM IS NOT FILED, THEN NO RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE.

THE FREIGHT BILL AUDIT IS BEST PERFORMED BY PROFESSIONAL TRAFFIC AUDITORS.

THE BENEFITS OF A FREIGHT BILL AUDIT ARE BEST SUMMARIZED AS FOLLOWS:

NO EXPENSE TO THE CLIENT COMPANY.

REFUNDS ARE A SOURCE OF FINANCING PROJECTS OR EQUIPMENT.

COMPLIMENTS EXISTING OR PLANNED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT       PROGRAMS.   

PROVIDES BENCHMARK VALIDATION OF CURRENT VENDORS.

EFFECTIVE COST CONTAINMENT PROGRAM.

VERIFICATION OF FREIGHT PAYMENT ACCURACY.

IDENTIFIES CARRIER ERRORS.
Post Audit Loss and Damage