In this age of companies doing more and more in-house rather than relying on vendor partners to provide specialty services, many companies prefer to have a private fleet of trucks and drivers rather than..
One of the things you may have adapted to when working with a carrier or broker is your point of contact. Your point of contact is the individual you communicate with at the provider, often a salesperson or..
The first step in arranging a shipment is to reach out to a carrier or broker and receive a rate. With just that information, you can decide which provider is best for you based on the competing interests of..
Your freight making it to its destination on time hinges on decisions you made well before it ever loaded. Prime among these decisions is which transportation provider(s) you trust to handle your freight..
Composing a transportation network can take years of work. This is rarely a set-it-and-forget-it process. Your company’s supply chain is dynamic — with inbound and outbound freight volumes fluctuating..
You oversee the freight moving to and from your company’s door. In doing so, you’re tasked with meeting certain deadlines, budgetary benchmarks and performance goals. As a logistics manager, achieving these..
When it comes to choosing your transportation provider, there’s certainly no shortage of options. Sure, depending on your location(s), commodity type(s), company goals and the time of year, your pool of viable..
There are few roles in an organization more important than supply chain/logistics management. The flow of freight to and from its location(s) is a foundational piece of every business — accounting for a large..
“This isn’t working.” Three dreaded words that can only mean one thing: you tried, you failed, it’s time to move on.