Tips for Mastering Parcel Contract Negotiation

Contract Negotiation

  How Does Parcel Contract Negotiation Work? There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a parcel carrier: service, punctuality, quality, etc. All these things are important, and they all influence the relationship between shippers and their carriers. But, if you asked decision makers what the most important factor is when it comes […]

How to Get a More Accurate 2020 Budget

The carriers are announcing their General Rate Increases (GRIs) for next year, but what can you expect, exactly? As you create your 2020 budgets, don’t rely on the average increase that the carriers publicize. Those figures don’t take into account the details that contribute to your actual increases. There are many factors to consider, such […]

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Discover the Benefits of FreightOptics Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions’ proprietary software FreightOptics services all modes and leads the competition in technological capabilities, overall supply chain visibility, and ease of use. Our cloud-based platform is built in an open-source environment that allows 360-degree connections and serves as a hub that connects your entire supply chain […]

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 […]

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 […]