Three Reasons to Adopt Green Shipping Practices

Three Reasons to Adopt Green Shipping Practices

Posted Feb 02, 2015

Shipping and transportation are a couple of the largest industries in the world. Much of the way the world functions is dependent on getting things to the right place at the right time and in the right condition. This requires a convoluted framework of trucks, airplanes, ships, and manpower. Though transportation is so instrumental in... Read more

Lower Emissions And Pollution From Company Shipping

Lower Emissions And Pollution From Company Shipping

Posted Jan 22, 2015

Many businesses overlook a huge problem when it comes to parcel, freight, and truckload shipping: air pollution. According to DoSomething.org, air pollution is a lot more toxic than you might think. In fact, high levels of air pollution increase residents’ likelihood of dying from lung cancer by as much as 20%! Additionally, more and more... Read more

4 Benefits Of Adopting Inbound Freight Management Strategy

4 Benefits Of Adopting Inbound Freight Management Strategy

Posted Dec 17, 2014

Whether your company is a retailer accepting inbound shipments of products to stock your stores, a distributor taking shipments of important inventory, or a manufacturer receiving raw materials for your production process, inbound freight is a vital part of your business, not just your supply chain. So why do so few businesses take control of... Read more

A Short Guide to Freight Auditing

A Short Guide to Freight Auditing

Posted Dec 16, 2014

Transportation is a pretty efficient industry — though it’s absolutely vital to every other part of the economy, it only accounts for 6% of economic activity. Still, shipping is one of the highest expenses that businesses have, and what can make matters worse is not ensuring that billing and payments are accurate. There are three... Read more

Five Reasons Shippers Need a TMS

Five Reasons Shippers Need a TMS

Posted Oct 29, 2014

First of all, let’s get something out of the way. Any software or technology solution that helps shippers automate aspects of their supply chain is often called a ‘TMS’. This acronym is commonly thought to stand for ‘Transportation Management System’ or ‘Transportation Management Software’. Other synonyms include ‘Supply Chain Software’ or ‘Supply Chain Management System’,... Read more

4 Reasons To Outsource Late Parcel Refund Process

4 Reasons To Outsource Late Parcel Refund Process

Posted Sep 16, 2014

If your company ships a high volume of parcels, chances are you have a relationship with FedEx or UPS, or both. While both companies value customer retention and efficiency, they depend on humans executing at a high level. Furthermore, we all know humans make mistakes – even the most efficient processes and operations have to... Read more