When companies need software solutions to assist, streamline or improve operations, the build versus buy proposition is one that is looked at often. This is true for global shippers considering a transportation execution solution too. You may have the capability to build a solution in-house – the question is, should you?
Logistics is no longer just about warehouses and shipping capabilities, but equally about technology, service and expertise. 3PLs are responding by providing a whole array of value-added services that ease the burden on shippers.
In this white paper we look at the process of carrier onboarding. We will discuss the available options for adding new carriers, new services and new origin locations.
In this leadership white paper for the global manufacturing industry, we look at the strategies employed by visionary enterprises to manage their global supply chains profitably and responsibly.
Free trade agreements give global shippers a competitive advantage, but compliance with FTAs is complex and time-consuming. In this white paper we look at the return on investment of automating FTA compliance.
Heightened security concerns around sensitive technology and research makes trade compliance crucial for universities. However, export compliance alone is not enough. They also need to standardize shipping procedures, control costs, audit and reconcile their shipping invoices, and drive efficiencies across research chains and the institution as a whole.
Learn how a multi carrier shipping solution can allow you to standardize your shipping processes and control costs, while benefiting from flexibility and choice.
Shipping and logistics represent a significant overhead for enterprises, including banks and financial houses. Getting this part of the business right not only offers significant savings, but improved efficiencies that result in better customer service and operational speed as well as ease of regulatory compliance.
Any company that trades globally knows the importance of compliance. However not all companies are equal when it comes to mitigating risks. In this white paper, we discuss the importance of due diligence and how to avoid compliance pitfalls in a world of increasingly complex trade regulations.
Many universities ship parcels on an ad hoc basis and have a poor understanding of their parcel spend. Different schools and administrative units may have their own procedures, shipping data is fragmented, and many universities do not track shipping costs. In this white paper we look at desktop shipping for universities and how standardizing shipping procedures can reduce costs and increase efficiencies.
Desktop shipping, also known as non-production shipping, is the biggest source of “maverick” spending associated with transportation. In this white paper we examine the benefits of standardizing desktop shipping.
Accessorial charges add up quickly and these supplementary costs can send your transportation spend soaring. In this white paper we look at strategies to control these costs.
Learn how cloud deployment positively impacts transportation execution and logistics.
The growth of online shopping presents considerable challenges for retailers. Here we offer an in-depth examination of retail e-commerce, including global trends, strategies for cutting costs and the importance of reverse logistics.