Shippers and trucking brokers must understand the differences among the service levels carriers offer.
Shipping freight plays a vital role in supply chain management, yet many shippers neglect to take control of their inbound shipments. Industry experts offer strategies for overcoming five common obstacles to successful inbound freight management.
The demands of volatile markets and structural changes taking place in the ocean freight sector make strong shipper/carrier partnerships beneficial to both parties.
Shippers should consider the advantages of placing their supply chain needs in the hands of a single freight forwarder or multiple agents, writes Julian Keeling, Consolidators International Inc.
Effectively managing your freight forwarders helps improve supply chain compliance.
A professional freight forwarder that represents the interests of all supply chain participants can serve as the missing link in supply chain communication.