Supply Chain Visibility: Data Sharing In The Logistics Industry

Supply Chain Visibility: The Future  Per The Wall Street Journal: Supply chain visibility has officially moved beyond buzz word status. This week, the White House requested that companies within the logistics space begin sharing their data with one another. To that end, the Biden administration is working on setting up a shared online portal that […]

Transportation Management System

What is a Transportation Management System?  Far too often, we see businesses using a single carrier for all their supply chain needs. As a result, when things go wrong, they start to feel totally trapped. They find themselves stuck, because the prospect of managing multiple carriers is far too overwhelming. Unfortunately, most businesses just aren’t […]

Network Analysis: LMI’s Latest Report

      Per The Logistics Manager’s Index:  In a comprehensive report of the US logistics landscape released this week, LMI has found that while supply chain congestion and delays are still the norm across the country, inventory is actually on the rise. This stems from a number of factors: companies increasing orders to try […]

Supply Chain Network Optimization: A National Issue

  Per The Wall Street Journal:  The White House released a series of reports on Thursday recommending dozens of measures to help alleviate the on-going supply chain issues that have been plaguing the country. The reports outline steps the nation can take to strengthen freight transportation, as well as our underlying infrastructure. Some of the […]

Managed Services

What Are Managed Services?  Managed Services is a term that is everywhere these days. As companies grow in size and complexity, more and more decision makers are looking for turn-key solutions for problems outside their core competencies. Constant customer demand for faster, easier to use, and more comprehensive products means that most businesses don’t have time to […]

Parcel Audit Service

Importance of a Parcel Audit Service In the logistics industry today, there’s nothing ‘small’ about parcel services. Every marketplace in our current economy is dominated by e-commerce and direct delivery services, with customer demand for both on the rise. Technological innovations in shipping software, coupled with increased efficiencies in transportation systems across the board, have […]

Filing Claims: When Shipping Goes Wrong

The Pursuit of Perfection The logistics industry these days is a global force, driving or contributing to every single physical or digital marketplace currently in operation, anywhere in the world. Modern supply chains span countries and continents, utilizing multiple carriers to draw from numerous suppliers and manufacturers, delivering to countless customers, in record time. And […]

The 2022 GRI: What You Need to Know

General Rate Increase

At A Glance With the end of January rapidly approaching, and many companies having already launched their annual initiatives for the new year, now is the perfect time to take a deep breath, and a good long look around. With that in mind, we here at FreightOptics would like to point out some information that […]

The Future of Freight: Freight Audit Software

Freight Audit Software

What is Freight Audit Software? “. . . CFO’s rated adaptability to new technologies as the top skill for new hires.” – Financial Executives International Technology continues to change the way we do business. Data analysis and predictive modeling skills are quickly becoming requirements, as opposed to oddities, as more and more SAAS (Software as […]

Supply Chain Visibility: How Your Business Can Benefit

Supply chain visibility

What is Supply Chain Visibility? In the broadest sense, supply chain visibility, or SCV, is the ability of a company to identify and track every piece of their product line from the beginning of its production life cycle, to the moment it’s sold to the end user. In practice, this means having information and insight […]