As the Home of Smart Auditing®, AMTR is one of the few freight auditing firms in the industry that continues to emphasize the significance of human transportation experts in the audit process. “At the same time, we do recognize the critical importance of enabling our auditors with powerful technology tools. And, with our primary strategic focus on after-payment freight audits, we endeavor to become the nation’s premier provider,” states Summer Bartczak, Ph.D., CEO of AMTR. The company works with clients’ data after the payment for freight transactions has been made—also known as post audit—as opposed to the practice of pre-audit before the payment is made.
AMTR is a comprehensive claims management company that files claims and recovers overcharge payments for clients. "Many organizations do not have spare time to pay attention to transportation-related cost details and may even lack the expertise to do so. There is also a significant pressure to ‘just pay the bills’ with no opportunity to investigate accuracy. We work with such organizations to recover freight overcharges that would otherwise become a permanent freight expense,” adds Summer. At AMTR, freight bill auditing begins with analyzing all data for a given shipment and verifying bills for payment errors. This process, where the human element is essential, includes researching supporting data, pricing, regulations, and implied intents of any contractual agreements. AMTR charges no upfront fees, and payment is based solely on a percentage of successful claim recoveries.
As the Home of Smart Auditing®, we are one of the few freight auditing companies in the industry that continues to emphasize the significance of human transportation experts in the audit process
“AMTR has more than 35 years of experience in the freight audit business and is fortunate for the past leadership of family members and employees who made the company what it is today. Reflecting on our significant growth in the past five years accompanied by a growing list of Fortune 100/500 clients, we are excited about what lies ahead,” mentions Summer. AMTR attributes its success to the educational investments in its human experts, including five Mensa members, who form the backbone of the company’s Smart Auditing® approach. Also crucial are its deep relationships with shippers as they tenaciously participate in industry gatherings and work to remain actively engaged in professional organizations such as NITL, TLC, TIA, and NASSTRAC. AMTR now looks forward to enhancing its auditing capabilities by further exploiting technologies such as data mining, artificial intelligence, and visualization across all key processes while constantly maintaining the synergy with its smart human auditors. Instead of using technology alone to “Jet Ski” freight audits at the surface, the knowledgeable experts at AMTR will continue to do a “deep dive” to save organizations even more money.