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When Less Is More: How to Avoid Profit-Eating Accessorial Fees

  This article originally appeared on ParcelIndustry.com. In fashion, accessorizing is a great way to get noticed. However, in the shipping industry, accessorial fees will make you stand out for all the wrong reasons. Accessorial fees bleed profits from your supply chain and often can be [...]

GRIs are Coming . . .

Unless you’re new to the shipping industry, you probably know what the fourth quarter means: General Rate Increases (GRIs). Around this time each year, both FedEx and UPS announce their GRIs for the upcoming year. Each year for the past five years, this has meant a consistent increase by both [...]

How Zero Down Achieved $27,000 of Refunds for Our Client in the First 3 Months

    At Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions, we are proud of the impact our supply chain services have on our clients’ businesses. Not only do we protect their bottom line as a leading supply chain optimization company, but we save them significant time and valuable resources through our [...]

We’re Celebrating 15 Years in Business!

This is a landmark year for Zero Down. We’ve been in business for 15 years and we’re proud to celebrate our success. For 15 years, we’ve offered our clients best in class supply chain services, parcel auditing services, business intelligence services for supply chain, duty draw back services, [...]

Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions is Parcel Magazine’s latest “Hot Company”

Zero Down Featured as Top Supply Chain Industry Resource in Parcel Magazine’s Annual Hot Companies Issue SUNRISE, Fla. – SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 – Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions is pleased to announce the company’s inclusion in Parcel Magazine’s annual “Hot Companies” issue for the 2018-2019 year. [...]

Three Clever Money-Saving Strategies

If you’re on our email list, chances are you’re already implementing these savvy ways to save on shipping. If you haven’t seen our email campaign, or just need a refresher, read on! The Zero Down services are tried and proven to reduce transportation expenses for our clients. Our expert team [...]

Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions Featured on PARCELIndustry.com

As supply chain optimization consultants, we are always happy to share our experience and expertise with other seasoned industry executives and leaders. Earlier this month, Zero Down’s CEO Brad A. McBride penned an informative article on carrier contract negotiations for PARCEL Industry [...]

Halfway Through 2018, Zero Down Continues to Focus on Advancement

With the first half of the year behind us, this is a great time to take a look back at all that we’ve achieved thus far. A lot has been done, but we’re just getting started! This year at Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions, our focus has been on creating strategic improvements with our clients [...]

Introducing Our Revolutionary New TMS

Did you hear the news? We’re excited to announce the launch of our new high-tech, cloud-based Transportation Management System (TMS). As a valuable addition to our full suite of associated services, the new transport management system software includes upgraded capabilities and an easy-to-use [...]

eCommerce is Sizzling, and the Last Mile is Feeling the Heat

As the final step of the delivery process from a distribution center or facility to the end user, last mile delivery can range from a few blocks to 100 miles. Though it may only be a small part of the shipment’s journey in terms of distance, that final stretch is actually the most crucial. With [...]