Financial Tools

Visibility over your varying financial interests will allow your organization to make more sound decisions, save money through automation, and lessen financial errors.  With Kaleris, Every Dollar Matters, and were here to provide you the tools necessary for smooth financial operations.

Rates Management

Rates Management provides users a powerful system and analytical tools to streamline supply chain execution and increase visibility across all modes of transportation.

Key Features

  • Rates Management integrates disparate transportation contracts into a centralized database so users can manage freight rates, easily share information with team members, evaluate multi-modal shipment options, minimize transfer/warehouse costs, streamline payment, and maximize financial returns.
  • Rates Management supports rail and truck freight rates including negotiated contracts, industry tariffs, surcharges, ancillary costs, service fees, quote history, and multi-mode rates.
  • Rates Management provides accurate transportation rating and complete documentation for optimal routing and execution. This provides users the ability to optimize logistics costs and identify the lowest cost route.
  • The audit module in Rates Management helps users ensure payments are applied correctly and incorrect payments are adjusted accordingly.  Users maintain real-time visibility to all transportation invoice information through a web portal.
Electronic Bill of Lading

All bill of lading information is stored in a central data base and billing information can be emailed to customers, trading partners, and others directly from the application.

Key Features

  • Electronic Bill of Lading enables rail shippers to create and transmit bills of lading electronically to any railroad in North America through industry standard EDI 404 format.
  • Electronic Bill of Lading reduces errors by validating the information against Industry Reference Files, including hazardous material information. Users receive acknowledgement of receipt and acceptance and retain records of all bills of lading. Shipment information can originate from any number of applications, including order management systems and Excel.
  • Users can organize information according to usage patterns, such as only requiring the addition of pertinent data a shipment on that day – even unit trains.
  • All bill of lading information is stored in a central data base and billing information can be emailed to customers, trading partners, and others directly from the application.
Demurrage Management

The productivity of today’s complex warehouse and manufacturing operations can easily be impacted by inefficiencies in the yard such as avoidable demurrage fees.

Key Features

  • Monitoring railcar switch events and provides industrial shippers an all-inclusive view of demurrage, storage and detention records at plant and terminal locations.
  • Demurrage Management applies operating rules and charges in industry tariffs or terms negotiated by contract to immediately calculate demurrage costs.
  • Generating cost reports to audit invoices and ensure railroad billings are accurate.
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