The entire modern world relies heavily on freight shipping each day. Everything that we wear, use, eat, and work with arrives to us using cargo shipping services. Because e-commerce has seen a spike, the demands for efficient and reliable freight shipping has become even more important. The key is to choose a freight company that best meets your needs.
Rail freight transportation has experienced downtime since the 1980’s. The logistics world is changing, and it seems like rail is making a major comeback these days. New technology and innovations are disrupting every industry and all transportation modes.
A Transportation Management System, or TMS, is a solution that manages the dispatching of trucks or carriers. As well as fleet maintenance, billing, driver pay, driver records, IFTA reports and DOT compliance.
Additionally, a Transportation Management System streamlines operations by optimizing carrier routes, and reporting key analytics while improving customer service across business areas.
A Freight broker act as the intermediary between shippers and carriers. They have the network, the experience and the resources to fulfill orders and get shipments where they need to be.
Working with a freight broker, you strive to obtain a partner who’s well-versed in assigning the correct modes:
- Intermodal Time sensitive shipments
- Dry Van
- Dry Van LTL
- Refrigerated LTL
- 3PL Warehouse and Logistics
- Contract Storage
- Public Storage
- Cross Dock