Logistics management is a primary factor in the success of any company’s operations and has a direct impact on its bottom line. Additionally, meeting customer demand and providing superior service is one of the goals of good logistics management.
If you are ordering a heavy load for your business, you will need to consider how it will be delivered. Usually, heavy equipment is shipped on a pallet and arrives on either an FTL (full-truckload) or LTL (less-than-truckload). If your facility has access to a loading dock, then you're set. However, what happens if you don't have access to a loading dock? How will you get the products off the truck? Considering a liftgate service could be your best option.
Check out last month’s new transportation updates in the shipping industry.
The COVID-19 pandemic has irrevocably altered the e-commerce environment. As a result, new market demands are straining retail supply chains worldwide due to strong digitalization and the exponential expansion of internet shopping.
The prolonged global port congestion, caused by the inability of the biggest ports to handle all arriving ships, is expected to last at least until the first half of 2022.
Engaging your suppliers in a vendor compliance program is an effective way to foster a trusted relationship with them and ensure superior performance from their side.
There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of August 2021!
Backorders occur when a product is unavailable for immediate purchase, but there is an upcoming restock date for it making it available in the future.
For every business, inbound freight is a vital component of their supply chain. If companies neglect their inbound freight strategy, the transportation process can become obscured and lead to overspending.
There are plenty of definitions for visibility, and multiple ways to achieve it. In terms of technology, it all comes down to the key solution: a transportation management system (TMS).
Shippers often are not aware of how they can reduce shipping costs with their own efforts. Before diving into the shipment booking process, here are some tips on how to get the best LTL freight rates.
There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of July 2021!