Case Studies

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

    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 […]

  • Negotiated freight discounts is only the beginning of the story

    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 […]

  • Seventy year old drug manufacturer decides to outsource logistics

    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 […]

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

    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, […]