Rate development, sometimes known
as tariff building, is the roots of our business. With more than 60
years experience, we have the required expertise to produce customized
rate scales tailored to your operation.
When creating a rate
structure, we can start with any of the established popular rates
scales and then begin the customization process, or we can begin with your
existing rate structure. Your new rate structure may incorporate:
Each of these are built to your exact
specifications to provide the rate structure you need in a competitive
environment. We can offer helpful suggestions along the way so you
will be satisfied with the completed product.
- 3 or 5 digit ZIP Code
nationwide or regional rating
- Lane adjustments
- 5 digit ZIP Code adjustments
- Directional adjustments
When completed, the rate
structure may be incorporated into several of our following systems:
Customized PC applications
Our customized PC rating applications are ideally
suited to bundle with your rate scale. The rating applications
provide the latest features and enjoy high customer satisfaction where
ever they are used.
Accu-Link and Accu-Rate DLL
Two of our popular rating engines, Accu-Link and Accu-Rate DLL are designed
to integrate with 3rd party computing systems to perform the rating function.
Master Key, a batch rating system, can be
used to rate an entire file of shipment information in seconds. It
may be integrated with an existing system (such as a billing system) and
called to perform the rating function only. You can also use Master Key to
re-rate a shipment using a different rate scale.
MWB Web Rater
The Middlewest Web Rater is the perfect
solution for those instances when the rates need to be available to many
customers. Updates are immediately available avoiding delays and costs of
physical distribution of CD's.