Companies shipping high-tech electronics face unique challenges requiring specialized best practices.
Managing freight spend and payments challenges many shippers because rules and regulations vary by geography. Supply chain professionals benefit most from a global solution built for freight spend, says Rick Erickson of Syncada.
Shipping freight plays a vital role in supply chain management, yet many shippers neglect to take control of their inbound shipments. Industry experts offer strategies for overcoming five common obstacles to successful inbound freight management.
Third-party logistics (3PL) providers can consolidate freight from multiple companies shipping to the same destination.
When choosing a drayage provider, look for on-time delivery history, shipment data availability, and specializations.
Route planning software from Paragon helped poultry supplier George’s gain efficiencies and cut transportation costs.
Shipper and motor carrier responses to Inbound Logistics’ market research survey indicate trucking trends.
A resource for information on steamship line service offerings, capabilities, and new developments.
Flexible tanks turn dry vans into bulk liquid transportation, creating capacity and increasing backhaul opportunities.
When choosing core carriers, evaluate customer service, on-time delivery, company stability, and workforce quality.