Warning: All systems are NOT Created equal. Wondering if your WMS is really working for your business? You are not alone. The 3PL supply chain industry has exploded over the past decade with an increasing number of logistics partners serving … Read More
Today's post's goal is to hopefully take off that shroud of confusion for our readers and if you are a shipper, make it easier for you to not only pick the right third party logistics services company for your needs, … Read More
Top 5 Ways To Move More Freight In 2016 Freight brokers, 3PLs, freight forwarders and shippers are always looking for new ways to move more freight. Here are 5 ways to move more freight in 2016.
Intermodal Transportation Panic has become rampant amongst shippers and carriers because of the current shortage of truck drivers. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA) the industry is lacking an estimated 35,000 drivers. A number that is slated to grow … Read More
Refrigerated shipping trailers, more commonly known as reefer trucks, are used for much more than frozen food. Because reefers have adjustable temperature and humidity levels, transport can range from fresh fruit to antiques to electronics.
When we talk with new clients about their warehousing needs, they are often thinking short-term. They see warehousing as a solution to store inventory today, but, the truth is, warehousing for a growing company often becomes a long-term partnership.
Things to Ask a Freight Broker Before You Hire Them Part 2 In the second part of our riveting series we will discuss pricing and billing questions to ask a new prospective freight broker. Quotes (Pricing) The old adage you … Read More
Things to Ask a Freight Broker Before You Hire Them Part 1 Through our many years of experience, we’ve had the privilege of working with some the of the most talented logistics professionals around. We have also been exposed to … Read More
Be Wary of Hidden Costs in 3PL Warehouse Charges As you begin your search to find a partner to handle your warehouse and transportation needs, be wary of some 3PL provider’s hidden costs. When evaluating your needs, and who you … Read More
Adapting to Model changes of 3PL Costing and Structure As more companies are using 3PL warehousing and transportation to outsource goods, the model of pricing is changing rapidly and frequently. The driving factor for the change is more large scale … Read More