Claim executives are looking in new places to gain bettercontrol of their costs. Advanced technologies and innovativeindustry offerings now enable them to hone in on previouslydifficult-to-manage costs with almost pinpoint accuracy. Thevehicle transport management process is one often-overlooked areathat may be worth review when considering costs and options.

Managing Transport and Towing Costs

One reason for the difficulty in managing such costs is thesheer scale of the vendor network required. Unlike companies inother industries, which might have ten to 15 primary providers(think Apple), even the smallest claim organization has to wrestlewith a taxonomy of providers on an enormous scale. With hundreds ofvendors in each category, it becomes overwhelming to create anetwork, credential the providers, manage the day-to-day logistics,and realize the attendant benefits. Some new approaches to networkmanagement in vehicle transport may solve this issue.

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