Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions Named “Hot Company” by Parcel Magazine for Second Year in a Row
Zero Down featured as leading supply chain industry resource in annual Hot Companies issue. SUNRISE, Fla. – SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 – Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions is pleased to announce the company’s inclusion in Parcel Magazine’s annual “Hot Companies” issue for the second year in a row. A profile on Zero Down is showcased in […]
5 Reasons to Leverage Our Supply Chain Technology
As one of the newest and most innovative supply chain technologies in the marketplace today, our proprietary logistics technology, FreightOptics, enables transportation professionals to work smarter, not harder. Leveraging the power of the FreightOptics platform has MANY benefits. Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Leverage Our Supply Chain Technology 1. Gain SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY […]
Our Optimization Service Saved a Client 20%, Without Switching Carriers
We are proud to showcase the impact our supply chain visibility services have on our clients’ businesses, and our results speak for themselves! Read our featured case study below showcasing our industry-leading Optimization capabilities. Client A clinical diagnostics company that develops and manufactures clinical consumables and medical equipment. Problem to Solve: The client needed a […]
The Supply Chain Revolution Will Be Digitized
This article originally appeared on SDCExec.com. The supply chain industry is changing rapidly and there is a digital revolution transforming every sector of the marketplace. The digital revolution is giving companies faster and more comprehensive access to their business’s flow of data. For decades now, the supply chain industry organizational model has been characterized by […]
Inbound Logistics: The Digital Revolution Is Here
Our CEO Brad A. McBride was recently featured as a Thought Leader in Inbound Logistics magazine. Read the article below for his expert take on how the supply chain industry is adapting to the digital revolution. For more information or to view the issue in full, visit www.inboundlogistics.com.
Leveraging a 3PN: Is There a Competitive Advantage?
This article originally appeared on ParcelIndustry.com. All major sports across the globe share one thing in common: their biggest stars don’t negotiate for themselves. Athletes are busy perfecting their craft and preparing themselves to create the best product they can, whether that means setting a world record or securing a victory on the field. This […]
Supply Chain Visibility: See What Your Business Is Missing
This article originally appeared on ParcelIndustry.com. “In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king,” – Erasmus To succeed in today’s fast-paced marketplace, businesses need to shine a light on every aspect of their organization. Unfortunately, many businesses are operating completely in the dark in regards to their own supply chains. Comprehensive real-time […]
Why You Should Renegotiate Your Carrier Agreement
There is one, simple reason to renegotiate your carrier agreement: to save money! Most shippers’ carrier agreements leave plenty of room for improvement. The carriers negotiate every single day, whereas you may only negotiate agreements once every year. Based on that discrepancy, the agreement is more than likely going to favor the carriers. So what’s […]
Impact of Rate Increase
Though the announcements of carrier rate increases focused only on a small percentage as the average GRI, experienced shippers know those figures never apply across the board. So what is the true impact of a rate increase? The answer depends on many variables that factor into what kind of rate increase your company will actually […]
Zero Down Execs Announced as 2019 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine
Leading B2B publication releases annual list of the supply chain industry’s top professionals featuring Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions’ Brad A. McBride and Jessica Windham. SUNRISE, Fla. — FEBRUARY 28, 2019 — Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has announced the 19th annual listing of […]
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 avoided with the right knowledge, visibility, and proper planning. […]
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 carriers of 4.9% to their […]