It takes an enterprise to meet the challenges of omni-channel shipping.
Thousands of shippers, developers, and logistics service providers rely on Transtream to solve transportation challenges, and they count on Pierbridge to support their efforts.
eCommerce is blowing up the traditional lines that used to differentiate transportation modes. Increasingly, consumers are demanding free and faster delivery for more types of goods than ever before, including appliances, furniture, food, and clothing. Retailers are responding with omnichannel fulfillment and shipping strategies to reduce the cost of free shipping while staying true to their delivery promise.Continue reading →
By Lance Healy
If you frequently ship freight, the concept of rate shopping isn’t new to you. By using live rating functionality instead of static routing guides and annual contracts, savvy shippers can communicate regularly with their carrier network to renegotiate their rates monthly or quarterly — resulting in savings on transportation costs upwards of 15 percent.Continue reading →
Those shipping in the B2C space realize that parcels are huge. Well, physically, most aren’t, however, as a whole, the parcel shipping industry is booming.
The global parcel market was almost $380 billion (USD) in 2018, up from just over $340 billion (USD) in 2017, according to the Global Parcel Delivery Market Insight Report 2019, and growth is expected through 2023.
Spurring this on is the growth of eCommerce—and the omnichannel shipping methods being adopted by many e-tailers. Globally, online purchases account for slightly over 10 percent of total retail sales, up from around 5 percent in 2012, according to the report.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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