Just this past week a large shipper informed us they made the decision to pull all freight providers out of their routing guide in favor of utilizing just one ... yes ... just one freight provider and we were not that one. While a large shipper, it was not a big piece of our business, but it did make us think about contingency planning for all NVO and BCO shippers.
Companies often find themselves staring down a warehouse / DC move because:
Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.
A freight broker is a company or individual who is a liaison between shippers and asset carriers. The broker tenders a shippers' freight to an asset carrier; manages the shipment from origin to destination; then invoices the shipper, with the necessary paperwork and pays the carrier.