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

Negotiated freight discounts is only the beginning of the story

Negotiated freight discounts is only the beginning of the story

Posted Aug 12, 2014

HR efficiency and greater management oversight compound freight cost savings to justify rollout of pilot program Opportunity Faced with growing freight expenses and significant increases in petroleum-based raw materials, AJ Adhesives, Inc. (http://www.ajadhesives.com) knew something had to give if it wanted to stay competitive. AJ Adhesives was formed in 1992 as an industrial adhesives distributor... Read more

The 4 Reasons To Hire An Expert To Pay Freight Invoices

The 4 Reasons To Hire An Expert To Pay Freight Invoices

Posted Aug 01, 2014

Every company should know what their core business is. It is really the answer to the questions: Why are you in business? What do your clients hire you do to for them? While that sometimes can be a complex answer or a response with multiple parts, there are still elements to operating a business that... Read more

Seventy year old drug manufacturer decides to outsource logistics

Seventy year old drug manufacturer decides to outsource logistics

Posted Jul 01, 2014

Discounts, savings and fewer headaches justify the decision to outsource Opportunity Handling freight management in-house, with high volume and approximately 300 different suppliers, had become a logistical burden for DPT Laboratories (http://www.dptlabs.com). Something needed to change. DPT, a DFB company, is a contract drug development and manufacturing organization for the world’s leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and ... Read more

Farber Sales / Wynn Graff benefit from technology, expertise of Broussard

Farber Sales / Wynn Graff benefit from technology, expertise of Broussard

Posted Jun 20, 2014

Broussard exceeds expectations in freight savings from 31%, to 45-50% Opportunity Farber Sales Inc. has been in business since 1950, selling automotive fabrics and supplies. In 1991, they began to also help customers in the furniture upholstery business. They built a loyal following by remaining dedicated to serving the auto trimmer and the furniture upholsterer,... Read more