Parcel Audit Services

Parcel Audit Services

For businesses such as Distributors, eCommerce providers, Logistics companies and Drop Ship companies, freight and shipping expenses are one of the most costly areas of their business. These companies invariably have leaks, overcharges and other oversights that can add up to a lot of wasted expenses. In fact, most businesses have very little idea how […]

Freight Audit and Payment: Why It Matters to Supply Chains

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Before we get into why auditing your company’s freight bills is so important, let’s explain what we mean by the term Freight Audit and Payment. In simple terms, freight audit and payment refers to any resources, whether they be technological or labor based, that are used to ensure accurate and timely handling of a business’s […]

Supply Chain Optimization: Definition, Benefits and Techniques

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What is Supply Chain Optimization? As the global logistics landscape continues to be reshaped by the Digital Revolution, supply chain optimization, network optimization, and similar terms are becoming more and more popular. But what does it actually mean to “optimize” your supply chain, and more importantly, how does that affect your business, and thus your customers? […]

BiTA Adds FreightOptics to Membership Roster

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WESTON, FL – FreightOptics, the industry-leading freight auditing and optimization software with business intelligence, cost allocation capabilities, and a web-based transportation management system, announced today it has been admitted to the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA). FreightOptics is an innovative, cloud-based platform for viewing and optimizing all modes of transportation. This emerging technology was conceptualized by a […]

Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions Releases New TMS

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SUNRISE, FL – June x, 2018 – Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions today announced the release of a new high-tech, cloud based Transportation Management System (TMS) as a valuable addition to the company’s full suite of associated services. The new TMS includes upgraded capabilities and an easy-to-use interface that facilitates data-driven decision making.  The technology […]

Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions Launches General Rate Increase Technology Tool (Gritt)

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GRITT provides a specific list rate increase estimate for more accurate budgeting. SUNRISE, Fla. – DECEMBER x, 2018 – Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of the company’s newest innovation: a Parcel General Rate Increase (GRI) Technology Tool, called GRITT, that will re-rate historical parcel invoices against the upcoming rate […]

Orchestrators of the Supply Chain Industry

By Saxon McBride, Operations Manager   I have always been fascinated with the term “orchestration.” Being a cello player who has participated in many different orchestras, I immediately saw the correlation between an orchestra and the world of business. Every good orchestra has an even better conductor; someone who can draw on the strengths of […]

Zero Down CEO Featured on Trucking Tower Podcast

The world has turned increasingly digital, so we were pleased that our CEO Brad McBride was asked to join Andy Hedrick on the popular video podcast, Trucking Tower.   In this episode, Brad and Andy discussed personal adventures, their love of sports, and freight industry insights, focusing on how Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions helps companies […]

COVID-19: Helpful Ways To Use Technology During Crisis

  We hope that all who can are working remotely and staying safe amidst the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At this time, many businesses are being thrown for a loop, and some have been upended entirely. During this unprecedented time, we are here to help the transportation and logistics industry and the teams that support […]

Four Common Carrier Charges to Avoid

Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions CEO Brad McBride recently wrote a thought leadership article for Parcel Industry magazine on the 4 Most Common Carrier Charges that shippers should be aware of. Here are some of the most common carrier fees that parcel carriers dole out:   1. Address Correction Fees Address correction fees happen anytime the […]