As PricePoint celebrates eight years on May 24, Ryan looks back at his reluctant startup. “I have to start a company… $%*#.” This unwelcome epiphany eventually launched my startup, but nearly killed it from the outset. It was 2008 and the startup concept was just starting...

As an international moving company, consider the situation you may occasionally find yourself in - needing to fill a "Rate Analyst" position. Finding a person whose role is to respond to email rate requests from other movers isn’t always easy, and so it’s a surprise...

Adding value to the moving industry by addressing broken move pricing was the topic in this five minute interview by Worldwide ERC CEO Peggy Smith of PricePoint CEO Ben Heller During his 15 years as a procurement consultant, Ben thought he was doing the right thing...

The Oscars were a few weeks ago, so in honor of that event and Throwback Thursday, here are some thoughts from PricePoint founder Ryan Keintz on the 2014 Oscars. How did the Oscars get me thinking about productivity...

At our annual mountain summit where we celebrated the successes of 2018 and innovated for 2019, I asked the team: Why does PricePoint exist? There were lots of answers (many of which were good), but there was one mentioned that I hadn’t heard before and wanted...

On my two-year anniversary with PricePoint, I want to thank those that have been part of our journey.  Looking back, it could have been very different.  Two years ago, Arielle had just given birth to our son Pip, and he wasn’t sleeping through the night....

While managing Accenture’s global mobility consulting practice, I evaluated many of the move pricing solutions out there. Some appeared as reverse e-Auction tools for ensuring competitive pricing on every move. Others were simple bid boards wrapped around an audit focus. In conducting my due...

As I was giving a boardroom presentation in the tech Mecca of downtown San Francisco, I kept noticing an ambiguous expression at the other end of the table on the face of the host CEO (let’s call him Bob). There was a spark of enthusiasm...

Earlier this year, Ryan Keintz released a controversial article called “Confessions of a Price Hacker” that illustrated how vulnerabilities in international moving RFPs were exploited by everyone in the industry. Essentially, he said that broken procurement models punished those that had integrity, and eventually, systemic...

To an international mover, there are few words as dreadful as the phrase “post shipment audit”. Even if the move went perfectly and it was billed exactly according to contract, there is still a queasiness that comes over the mover when a shipment gets reviewed.  Audits...