Enterprises may not be able to do much about geopolitical changes and global trade uncertainties. What they can do is ensure their own operations are optimized to navigate dynamic trading environments. In this white paper, we outline best practices for global trade and transportation for manufacturers with multinational operations.
Could blockchain revolutionize parcel shipping? Although more commonly associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, in the last 18 months or so, blockchain’s potential for trade and transportation has been much discussed. In this white paper we examine how global companies like QAD Precision and FedEx might leverage blockchain in the future.
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.
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.
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.
Global trade is the cornerstone of the contemporary economy. Despite this, the global trade landscape is not open to the unfettered movement of goods. Many, many goods are subject to export controls and customs regulations. Adhering to compliance regulations is crucial for any high tech manufacturer. In this white paper we look at how high tech companies can simplify their compliance processes.
Life sciences organizations are sending more frequent, and smaller shipments. Parcels are replacing pallets, and life sciences shipping has begun to move away from traditional distribution methods. This means life sciences companies need new capabilities to manage their shipping process. In this white paper, we will look at the challenges facing life sciences companies and how integrated shipping solutions can help.
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.
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?
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.
Learn how a multi carrier shipping solution can allow you to standardize your shipping processes and control costs, while benefiting from flexibility and choice.
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 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.
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.
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.