Learn how FillStorShip, a dry van carrier based out of Los Angeles, California, uses the power of human-centric relationships and pooled, multi-stop shipments to increase profitability as a carrier. Source link
Shipping and logistics automation tools have come a long way in the last few years. The ability to manage huge amounts of data has given shippers insights into their supply chains like never before. From automated shipment tracking for improved customer service, to having the ability to analyze data and costs pertaining to carrier partners,
Challenge: A national LTL carrier experienced an increase in customer requests to deliver single pallets to multiple small stores throughout Los Angeles. Schedules were tight, and deliveries had to be fulfilled at specific times. Solution: The carrier posted its local, last-mile pallet loads on Cargomatic’s online marketplace, and pre-vetted truckers accepted the jobs in minutes.
With the holiday shopping season officially in full swing, data issued this week by ShipMatrix, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based SJ Consulting, showed that major parcel carriers, including UPS, FedEx, the United States Postal Service (USPS), and global e-commerce titan Amazon, have started strong for delivery of online items for the week ending December 1, which included
Chicago-based third-party logistics and technology-enabled transportation services provider Echo Global Logistics recently rolled out a new rewards program for its carrier network, entitled, EchoDrive Preferred. Echo officials described EchoDrive Preferred as a tiered program comprised of three levels of benefits, with what it called a strategic approach to attract and reward the most loyal carriers