More companies outsource their logistics operations or even the entire supply chain to logistics companies. Once you’ve decided to use logistics services for your business transportation needs, the next step is to choose a freight shipping company.
Peak shipping season starts in mid-August and stretches to the end of autumn, and occurs because of increased demand across many markets during these months.
There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of April 2021!
As logistics management is a crucial part of supply chain management, the way companies handle it required changing, too. Logistics management is a controlled and optimized flow of goods on a local, regional or global level.
The year 2020 was anything but ordinary, and the imbalance caused by shutdowns and business restrictions continues to affect supply chains across the world in 2021. Such ripple effects impacted consumer spending patterns and exacerbated pricing, leading to spikes in truck freight rates.
A bill of lading (BOL) is a legal document between a shipper of a particular commodity and the carrier detailing the type, quantity, and destination of the goods. The carrier issues the BOL to a shipper of the goods. Additionally, it is essential that the information on the BOL is accurate.
There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of March 2021!
With all the great success and efficiency of the approved vaccine providers, there are still challenges with the vaccine supply chain, distribution, and transportation.
Companies can't stay away from using supply chain technology to enhance their digital supply chain management and business performance.
Due to the ongoing demand for trucks after winter storms over the last few weeks, the national average for mid-haul outbound tender rejection rates has increased to 31.76%. There were some significant shifts in the following three carrier lanes: Los Angeles - Dallas, Houston - Dallas, and St. Louis - Columbus.
There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of February 2021!
The need for more truck drivers is rapidly increasing today as the shipping industry undergoes a driver shortage. With a driver shortage, rising equipment costs, and new regulations, shippers are in competition with one another to gain carriers' business. It is more important than ever for shippers to find creative, appealing ways to attract carriers and become a shipper of choice.
Sustainable logistics and green supply chain management practices are becoming increasingly common across the industry due to the rise in consumer expectations for businesses to be environmentally friendly.