Freight White Papers
While the United States shipping industry remains vulnerable to a capacity crunch, it is clear that many shippers and carriers could do more to help mitigate the strain on the system through more effective planning.
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.
Small and mid-sized companies must take aggressive steps to lock in capacity or risk losing market share
New approaches to outsourcing are helping shippers drive down costs in the short term and build smarter, stronger supply chains for the long term.
Posted on 02/22 at 11:37 AM
C.H. Robinson •
This CarrierWatch® CSA Industry Report focuses on the approximately 166,000 for-hire interstate carriers evaluated under the new program (CSA) program.
Posted on 02/10 at 11:23 AM
This FREE Research Brief provides insights into the challenges and concerns medium and large businesses are encountering in their freight transportation operations.
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