Logistics Buyer Information Service Subscription

What is this service?

Our Logistics Buyer Information Service (LBIS) is a subscription service that ensures your logistics supply chains are cost-effective, competitive and sustainable.

Is it relevant to me?

If you’re a manager involved in the buying of freight services and managing complex logistic supply chain processes, then you’ll find our LBIS an essential business tool.

What does the service include?

The service offers advice on all aspects of supply chain processes, including:

  • Tendering processes
  • Outsourcing
  • Performance and quality management
  • Negotiating modern terms and conditions
  • Competitiveness indicators
  • Fuel prices
  • Surcharges
  • Supply and demand market data and forecasts
  • Regular e-briefings, news and information
  • Supplier directory

What are the benefits?

As a member of LBIS you’ll receive up-to-date information on the key factors associated with buying freight services, ranging from purchasing road freight to international deep sea liner rates and air freight services.

Manager's Guide to Distribution Costs

In addition to great savings is the Manager's Guide to Distribution Costs - This annual guide lets you effectively monitor your transport costs using expert advice and quarterly updates on wages trends, vehicle operating costs and haulage rate trends, as well as forecasts and information on warehouse costs and how to manage fuel costs. Add this additional benefit (£200).

How can I get more information?

Complete our online form or contact our Member Services on 03717 11 22 22 for further information on how LBIS can benefit your business.

Already an LBIS member?

You can login into Logistics Buyer Information Service here. 

What our members say

The William Tracey Group works in partnership with FTA. Through adopting their online system 'Vision' we have been able to implement a process which supports our transport team to manage driver compliance group wide on a daily and weekly basis. Our membership also allows access to the FTA Helpdesk to discuss any transport compliance queries we may have which is of great benefit

Mark Slowey

Group Fleet Manager

William Tracey Group

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