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

Decision to outsource freight operations drives down costs, enhances customer service

Decision to outsource freight operations drives down costs, enhances customer service

Posted Sep 02, 2014

As freight volume goes up 18%, costs go down 4% Opportunity Skyrocketing fuel costs threatened Ace Mart Restaurant Supply’s (http://www.acemart.com) long-time commitment to its customers of surpassing their expectations with superior customer service and affordable, high-quality products that last. Then Broussard Logistics entered the picture. Norman “Gus” Gustafson and his son started Ace Mart in... Read more

2 Biggest Reasons Shippers Don’t File Parcel Service Failure Refunds

2 Biggest Reasons Shippers Don’t File Parcel Service Failure Refunds

Posted Aug 20, 2014

Let’s face it – when virtually anyone thinks of shipping parcels, they think of UPS and FedEx. By most accounts, the two companies account for over 95% of the parcel shipping market in the U.S – and do an admirable job, considering the sheer volume of packages they ship. According to shipping research firm PackageFox,... Read more