Ascent Global Logistics Blog


Inbound Shipping 101 eBook

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Mar 16, 2017 11:44:55 AM

Do you have a firm control over inbound shipping costs? A thorough inbound shipping program can help you improve your supply chain visibility to ensure cost-effective shipping decisions are made.

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Topics: Logistics Best Practices, Inbound Shipping

3 Benefits of Freight Audit & Payment Programs

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Mar 13, 2017 2:10:13 PM

Freight audit and payment programs can help companies of all sizes improve accuracy when reviewing and paying carrier invoices. With a team devoted to carefully analyzing all charges prior to payment, freight audit and payment providers can save shippers considerable time and money. 

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Topics: Freight Audit and Payment, Domestic Freight Management

3 Reasons to Become An Ascent Global Logisitcs Independent Sales Agent

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Mar 3, 2017 2:37:07 PM

At Ascent Global Logistics, we focus on becoming a single logistics partner for clients by providing professional domestic freight management, international freight forwarding and retail consolidation solutions. To carry out this mission, we are continuing our search for the best and brightest to join our team here at Ascent Global Logistics as Independent Sales Agents. 

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Topics: Careers

[Infographic] Retail Consolidation 101

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Feb 16, 2017 9:30:38 AM

Do you supply product to big-box retailers? Have you explored the option of retail consolidation? 

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Topics: MABD, Retail Consolidation

Weather Advisory: Winter Storm Niko to Cause Shipping Delays

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Feb 9, 2017 12:41:13 PM

Logistical activities could be impacted this week and next as Winter Storm Niko drops heavy snowfall on the northeastern portion of the United States. 

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Topics: weather

[Podcast] President of Ascent Global Logistics Discusses Shipper Challenges

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jan 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Bill Goodgion, President of Ascent Global Logistics, recently talked with Susan Avery from My Purchasing Center (MPC) regarding the rebranding of Ascent Global Logistics as well as the road ahead for logistics professionals.  

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Topics: Logistics, Ascent Global Logistics News

Introducing... Ascent Global Logistics

Posted by William Goodgion on Jan 25, 2017 5:01:20 PM

On behalf of our entire team, we are extremely proud to introduce Ascent Global Logistics.

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Topics: Ascent Global Logistics News

Freight Classification & NMFC Rules

Posted by Dallas Duncan on Jan 16, 2017 4:35:31 PM

Regardless of how much industry experience you have, determining freight classification and staying in line with the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s (NMFTA) rules, can be frustrating, especially if you get it wrong. However, determining your shipment’s freight class is a critical step to effectively managing your supply chain. Not only does class determine your hard cost, but it’s also a vital factor when it comes to dealing with possible claims or disputes. 

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Topics: Freight, NMFC, Industry News, Freight Class

New Destination Control Statement (DCS) Requirements: How to Maintain Export Compliance

Posted by Dallas Duncan on Jan 16, 2017 4:32:16 PM

final rule was recently published in the Federal Register, impacting all ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and all BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security) controlled exports. Effective November 15, 2016, all ITAR or BIS controlled exports will be required to list a revised Destination Control Statement (DCS) on the commercial invoice. 

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Topics: Compliance, Exporting

Incoterms Explained: Free Carrier (FCA)

Posted by Dallas Duncan on Jan 16, 2017 4:29:05 PM

Incoterms are standardized terms used within international trade to outline the exact delivery terms between a buyer and seller. Incoterms summarize who is responsible for loading and unloading, delivery, payment and insurance. So, who is responsible for these activities when the Free Carrier (FCA) term is selected? 

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Topics: INCOterms, Free Carrier (FCA)

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