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Thousands of shippers, developers, and logistics service providers rely on Transtream to solve transportation challenges, and they count on Pierbridge to support their efforts.
By Adam Robinson
2019 Will See Carriers Expand LTL, Parcel, and Local Delivery
The outlook for LTL freight and parcel in 2019 shows some significant changes in the shipping industry. Across the board, carriers’ general rate increases are resulting in higher transportation spend for shippers of all sizes. To help manage costs and increase customer satisfaction, shippers are coming to the realization that the days of using either LTL or parcel exclusively are over. They are moving beyond a multi-carrier shipping strategy to a multi-modal strategy. In the age of eCommerce, the size of today's shipments can vary greatly; shippers need to understand where the market stands concerning LTL vs. parcel for 2019 and how the top trends affecting these modes will influence decision-making processes.Continue reading →
Consumers don’t care about global parcel logistics in the same way they don’t care about septic systems, until they don’t work.
eCommerce is driving unprecedented parcel shipping volumes around the globe. It has created a virtual parcel tsunami at the borders that affects everyone in the retail supply chain including suppliers, freight forwarders, customs agents, carriers, and customers. The complexity of global parcel shipping is increasing, but so is the consumer demand for on-time delivery. The race is on to streamline this process.Continue reading →
Whether it’s ship from store or ship from supplier, retailers are implementing omnichannel shipping strategies to get closer to their customers to reduce delivery times and transportation costs. And customers expect more from delivery services than a package left on a doorstep. Increasingly, they want white glove services, especially for appliances, furniture, and other heavy items. These are services that retailers have provided with their own fleet or locally sourced carriers. This has left shippers with the challenge of managing a complex network of local delivery services providers. Multi-carrier is giving way to omni-carrier.Continue reading →
“Becoming part of the WiseTech Global group is an exciting step forward for Pierbridge. E-commerce is driving worldwide demand for smaller, more frequent, last-mile delivery of shipments across borders. By integrating our Transtream parcel TMS solutions with WiseTech’s CargoWise One platform, we will enable Pierbridge customers and partners to extend control of parcel shipping processes well beyond North America.”
- Bob Malley, Managing Director
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