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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The ongoing commodification of the freight forwarding industry has caused many shippers to seek key differentiators in service, say leading industry analysts. But a more granular approach to finding the right intermediary may be to examine how well they manage and treat their own people.
Sunday, May 01, 2016
When searching for the best forwarder, global shippers are advised to first take a deep dive into the middleman’s business culture.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Inbound freight costs are rising. What are your logistics peers doing to manage them?
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. is urging "caution" as two new important regulatory deadlines approach early next year.
Sunday, November 01, 2015
Global logistics managers have always been under pressure to find the right balance of specialized intermediaries matched with the markets they want to serve. That challenge is becoming increasingly complex, however, as mega-brokerage enterprises capture more share.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Logistics managers have always been under pressure to strike the right distance between specialized intermediaries and the markets they want to serve. That challenge is becoming increasingly complex, however, as mega-brokerage enterprises capture more share.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide (UTIW) issued a statement yesterday shooting down speculation that it will be acquired by DSV A/S, a Denmark-based global supplier of transport and logistics services.
Monday, September 01, 2014
With most economists forecasting robust growth in U.S. manufacturing, global freight intermediaries must be prepared for a spike in new business - and concurrent expectations for higher levels of performance.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Leveraging an existing carrier relationship, the specialty foods retailer instituted an end-to-end solution to transform its global logistics operations—and realized a 25 percent savings in inbound transportation costs in the process.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
With new, complex regulatory obstacles on the horizon, our panel says that improving relationships with intermediaries should be a top priority for global shippers heading into 2014. Want to stay ahead of the game? It’s time to listen up.
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