Centralizing the management of logistics activities can produce a number of benefits for shippers. With a dedicated team to manage logistics activities, shippers will save time and money due to the increased control, improved transparency and streamlined processes. Below are 10 reasons why shippers should consider the centralization of logistics management.
Supply chain and logistics professionals must be able to quickly adapt, innovate and solve problems in order to keep pace with the industry. So how can supply chain and logistics managers prepare themselves for the future? Here's our top three tips for supply chain managers in the 21st century:
Is your company importing goods into the United States or considering importing in the future? To import successfully, the importer must have a customs bond on file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Customs bond compliance can be simple, but there is important information every importer should be familiar with.
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.
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.
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.
Logistical activities could be impacted this week and next as Winter Storm Niko drops heavy snowfall on the northeastern portion of the United States.
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.