Is your Transportation Management Strategy Best-in-Class?
Michael Osborne

October Freight Update: What Is It Costing You to Not Execute a Best-In-Class Transportation Managem… Read More

 
Is COVID-19 Still Affecting our Supply Chain?
Michael Osborne

In last month’s newsletter, we resurrected the infamous philosophy of former heavyweight boxer Mike… Read More

 
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Michael Osborne

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Michael Osborne

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Why do Packages have a greater Damage Ratio in LTL Than in PTL Shipments?
Mike Osborne

Partial truckload (PTL) shipments are sometimes offered by carriers to clients needing to move anywh… Read More

 
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Is your Transportation Management Strategy Best-in-Class?

Written by Michael Osborne on . Posted in management-transportations, Pro Tips, Third Party Logistics, transportation-solutions

October Freight Update: What Is It Costing You to Not Execute a Best-In-Class Transportation Management Strategy? A 2018 benchmark survey, performed by Descartes Systems Group, showed a relationship between the strategic value of transportation and financial performance. The higher the strategic value, the better the financial performance. Specifically, the results illustrated that companies that viewed […]

Why Partial Truckloads Benefit You

Written by Mike Osborne on . Posted in Third Party Logistics

The most recognized modes of shipping are parcel, less than truckload (LTL), and full truckload (FTL). But beyond these selections is a less-known option — the partial truckload (PTL). This option is sometimes available for shipments requiring between 12 and 30 lineal ft. Though PTL is building a reputation as a viable shipping method, only a handful […]

Is LTL Right for You?

Written by Mike Osborne on . Posted in Third Party Logistics

One of the key decisions when shipping freight is determining which mode will be most cost effective and efficient while also ensuring the goods arrive in their proper condition. To inexperienced shippers the decisions appear obvious, but seasoned veterans understand the intricacies of shipping contracts and can identify when they are likely to incur unexpected […]

5 Factors to Consider When Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Shipping Strategy

Written by Mike Osborne on . Posted in Third Party Logistics

Many companies understand tactical transportation processes on a shipment to shipment basis. Each time something needs to go out, they look for the best price, tender the freight, and repeat the next time the freight needs to be moved. This approach seems reasonable, but over time it fails to account for carrier performance, changes in shipment […]