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Inbound Shipping: 5 Steps to Success

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 2, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Inbound Shipping:
5 Steps to Success

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Topics: Inbound Shipping, 3pl

How an Inbound Program Can Benefit You as a Vendor

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Over the past few weeks, we covered the importance and benefits of implementing a proper inbound shipping program as a customer. But what are the advantages of an inbound shipping program to you as the vendor? Healthy vendor relationships are important to ensure profitability in your business.  Vendor Compliance Programs exist to improve vendor performance and reduce supply chain variability.

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Topics: Inbound Shipping, Business Growth

How SMB Can Control Inbound Shipping

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In the world of freight, one area that causes ongoing confusion for our small to midsize 
clients is inbound shipping. When you don’t have a dock or logistics resources, inbound shipping can quickly be pushed to a vendor responsibility and control of costs and visibility lost. Here are some inbound shipping basics to help you save time and money.

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Topics: Domestic Freight Management, Inbound Shipping, SMB, VCC, Best Way, Small to Midsize Business, Vendor Compliance Policy, Ship Via, Receiving Freight

4 Step Inbound Shipping Program With GTS

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You're busy. Your to-do list grows every day. Why should you spend your time on a complicated inbound shipping program?

There has to be a better way!

By working with GTS, you can streamline your inbound shipping program into four simple steps.

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Topics: Logistics, Inbound Shipping, 3pl, GTS, TMS, Transportation Management System

Ship Like a Pro: Understanding Location Based Accessorials

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM

In the world of freight, one area that causes ongoing confusion for our clients is the additional charge for limited access, non-commercial locations or construction sites. This fee can apply to either the pick-up or delivery location and is applied when the carrier is obstructed from entry to a location or expected to perform extra services to pick up or deliver a shipment. 

We hear questions about these fees almost daily.  Let’s start with defining each.

 

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Topics: Inbound Shipping, Location Based Accessorials

Ship Like a Pro: Receiving Freight

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 3:00:00 AM

You have successfully ordered and routed your inbound shipment and it arrives on time at your dock. It looks like a perfect scenario, but what happens if your freight is missing boxes or arrives damaged? By instituting a standard receiving process and enforcing it among employees, you can make sure you receive proper settlement if a claims situation was to occur.

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Topics: Inbound Shipping

Inbound Shipping 101: The Secret to Saving Money

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 2:00:00 AM

The transportation experts at GTS have compiled their tips to help you. By implementing a thorough inbound shipping program, you can save yourself time and money. For more in depth inbound shipping tips, download our ebook, Inbound Shipping 101: The Secret to Saving Money.

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Topics: Inbound Shipping, infographics

Are You Guilty of This Costly Shipping Practice?

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 31, 2017 10:10:02 AM

 

We all know that the end-goal of business is to make a profit. In most cases, running a business means paying overhead and operational expenses. Transportation costs are part of this mix, and smart managers will analyze their business operations for cost-saving opportunities.

Despite the desire to run an efficient shipping program, companies still have trouble controlling their transportation budgets.

So what is this money wasting practice that could be hurting your business?

 

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Topics: Inbound Shipping

3 Simple Steps to Gain Control of Inbound Freight Costs

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 31, 2017 9:47:14 AM

 

If you’ve been following our blog series on inbound shipping, you know that lack of visibility is one of the primary issues with inbound shipments. And to that we say this: there is no such thing as free freight!

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Topics: Inbound Shipping

The 5-Step Inbound Freight Journey [Infographic]

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 31, 2017 9:43:50 AM

Throughout our blog series on inbound shipping, we've tried our best to explain best practices, common mistakes, and ways to save money. We even published a free, introductory ebook!

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Topics: Inbound Shipping, infographics

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