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Private fleet or purchased transportation? That's the question companies regularly debate. Both approaches face similar business challenges - how to reduce transportation spend and operate more efficiently while enhancing customer service. Traditionally, a company's private and purchased transportation processes operate in isolation. Today however, there is a paradigm shift to a consolidated model that in fact unifies even the most complex shipping environments. This optimization of transportation across all modes, often referred to as omni-mode transportation, is the approach that today's industry leaders have adopted Descartes' ebook offers best practices and strategy tips for successful Omni-Mode Integration.
Posted on 10/22 at 06:40 PM
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Market leaders across industries are disrupting the status quo and redefining their business models with new ways to connect with customers and fulfill their needs. They are managing and serving their customer needs-same day, twenty four hours a day. This is an always-on business model. In this complimentary white paper we will discuss the philosophies and methods being used to create these new capabilities, the competitive response, and how to provide customer service while maintaining or reducing costs.
Posted on 06/27 at 09:43 AM
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One of the biggest line items in logistics spend is the cost of moving goods over the ocean. This is true for several reasons, not the least of which is the complexity of the movement itself and, in turn, the complexity of billing processes. Ocean freight rates encompass a growing inventory of surcharges, turning bill of lading calculations into mathematical challenges. Given that ocean freight invoices represent the largest single component of any logistics spend, they also account for the greatest margin of error in the financial supply chain.
Posted on 07/16 at 08:30 AM
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Fuel costs are increasing by the day with no sign of letting up and these increasing costs along with inefficient asset utilization are having a dramatic impact on the margins of organizations with fleet operations.
Posted on 04/11 at 10:46 AM
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