Is TMS software a benefit? Maybe…
TMS software can be convenient and handy for some shippers. But what if you’re looking for more than managing inbound and outbound shipments, planning freight movements and estimating shipping costs? TMS software was developed primarily for these areas of focus. If you are looking to audit or optimize your shipping, TMS software does not perform… Read more »
The importance of efficient and accurate reporting and analytics software
Things have changed for shippers since 2019. E-commerce sales were already on the rise before the pandemic, and now sales have increased even more. Prior to the pandemic, consumers did approximately 40% of their shopping online, this percentage has gone up to 60% and is expected to stay at around 55% after the pandemic ends… Read more »
FedEx SmartPost® is now FedEx Ground Economy®
FedEx is taking final mile deliveries in-house. FedEx Ground Economy® will now be responsible for final mile deliveries seven days a week. Previously, FedEx SmartPost® delivered packages to a USPS facility for final delivery by the postal carrier, service was available on a regular basis 6 days a week, Monday-Saturday with Sunday deliveries available at… Read more »
Do you have a process to manage your shipping costs?
The first step in the process is understanding your shipping data. Carrier agreements can be confusing. Sometimes a rate or discount looks great on the surface, but there are other areas (surcharges/accessorials) where companies may be overcharged defeating the purpose of the discounts. We work with our clients reviewing their data to help understand their… Read more »