May 11, 2023
The blurring line between Parcel and Freight in final-mile delivery
Today’s parcel and freight marketplace is in a state of transition, with eCommerce growth causing a shift from B2B to D2C shipping. Final-mile shippers need to be able to manage freight and parcel shipments alongside one another.
February 28, 2023
The best final-mile lessons from last year and insights for the coming year
By now, 2 months into 2023, you’ve probably been inundated with “year in review” and “predictions for the year ahead” articles. In a sea of predictions, tips and hunches, we decided to sift through dozens so you don’t have to.
October 5, 2022
Are You Up for the Challenges of Growing Your Parcel Shipping Volume?
Whether growing to ship 4,000, 10,000, 25,000, or even more parcels a month comes with challenges despite where you are on the growth curve. Some are unique to each level of growth, while others need to be tackled wherever you are in the cycle.
September 21, 2022
Study: Shippers Placing Priority on Shipping Technology When Choosing a 3PL Partner
Driven by staff shortages, more demanding end customers, and an increasingly complex omnichannel, multi-carrier shipping ecosystem, the recently released Third-Party Logistics Study shows that both shippers and 3PLs are placing more value on shipping technology.
August 24, 2022
*UPDATED* Today’s Shippers Need to Take Final-Mile Planning and Optimization to the Next Level
While shippers may not be completely back to pre-COVID business-as-usual, consumers may be. Today's shippers are facing more significant challenges than anytime before. Planning and optimizing around the five final-mile value pillars can help them succeed.
August 10, 2022
Quickly Calculating Dimensional Weight to Control Final-Mile Shipping Costs
The final mile shipping costs for national carriers such as UPS, FedEx, USPS, and regional and local carriers vary depending on the size of the package, its contents, and where it will be shipped. Therefore, the sooner you find the best carrier for each delivery, the quicker you can give your customers accurate costs, and the more likely they will press the purchase now button.
July 27, 2022
Despite Evolving Last-Mile Delivery Environment, Consumers Remain Demanding
Consumers are becoming more demanding about their delivery experience. They want what they want when they want it. However, even as retailers and eCommerce sellers look for ways to deliver an experience that matches the demands, they face financial and carrier service issues that make that more challenging than ever.
July 20, 2022
*UPDATE* Earn an “A” for Shipping Experience During Back-to-School Shopping Season
We are in the middle of summer. Many parts of the country are experiencing record heat. So, time to think back to school. That’s right. For retailers and eCommerce companies, back-to-school is expected to be in full swing this month.
June 22, 2022
*UPDATED* Customers Want Fast, Free, and Sustainable Shipping. Can You Deliver?
Retailers’ and e-tailers’ heads are spinning as they try to keep up with consumer wants and needs. And they are spinning faster as it seems consumers aren’t exactly always sure what they want when it comes to fast, free, and sustainable parcel shipping.
June 8, 2022
Omnichannel Fulfillment: The Changing Face of Retail Space
As consumers continue to shop from the comfort of home, retailers are evolving their real estate plans turning more storefronts into distribution centers for their omnichannel logistics strategy, according to several recent reports.
May 18, 2022
Same-Day Delivery Drives Retailers to Crowdsourcing Carriers
Retailers are turning to an omnichannel strategy, shipping more products from more places more often, including storefronts. Along with this shipping, strategy shift comes a growing network of carriers spanning from national to hyper-local, such as crowdsourced delivery.
April 26, 2022
Omnichannel Logistcs Increases Challenge of Dangerous Goods Shipping, Including Lithium Batteries
With more people handling and shipping goods than in traditional warehouses or distribution centers, understanding and managing dangerous goods, such as Lithium Batteries, has become a bit more difficult to control and train staff about.
March 22, 2022
eCommerce and Retailers Need to Keep Shipping Expenses Down and Customer Satisfaction High
As shippers face increasing costs, while supply chain issues slowed down parcel volume at the end of 2021, it doesn’t mean that they can sit back and assume that continuing supply chain troubles will keep parcel volume low and carriers with space to ship all of them.
February 10, 2022
*UPDATED* Enterprise Ship from Home Office Platforms Help Businesses Maintain Centralized Control
Two years after the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies to quickly shift to a work-from-home-office model, many workers are still working from home at least part-time. Implementing a multi-carrier management solution that enables home office shipping ensures that employees are able to work safely from home, while businesses control cost-effective and efficient processes.
January 19, 2022
*UPDATED* Same-Day Delivery Demand Speeds Up
*UPDATE* A recent study showed that 99% of retailers worldwide plan to offer same-day delivery by 2025, up from today’s 35% that are delivering same-day. However, many still face obstacles in launching or expanding their same-day final-mile delivery offerings.
December 10, 2021
*UPDATED* From Carton to Container: Pack for Shipping Success
With parcel and LTL carriers straining to keep up with the crunch of the peak shipping season, it is even more important than ever for shippers to pack efficiently—especially as customers buy more big and bulky, or heavy-goods items, online. Here are six tips for packing your shipments to save time and money.
December 1, 2021
*UPDATED* As Peak Holiday Shipping Season Approaches, Consumers Worry About Delivery Delays
Lower Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales may not spell doom-and-gloom for retailers this year. It may just be that shoppers took the advice to get an early start for the holidays. As the holiday shopping and shipping season heats up early this year, many consumers are worried about the supply chain issues impacting retail inventory. That, however, is not going to slow down shoppers. But will shipping be able to keep up with consumer expectations?
November 10, 2021
Meeting Customer Eco-Friendly Delivery Expectations
With the 26th United Nations Climate Change (COP26) conference being held at the SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, winding down the state of the environment –and sustainable packaging and delivery - has taken center stage once again.
November 4, 2021
*Updated* 3 Ways to Manage Retail and eCommerce Holiday Returns
They say what goes up must come down. Well, apparently, what gets shipped must come back or so it would seem from the 2020/21 holiday return statistics.
And managing returns and keeping customers happy and costs in-check is vital — especially for online merchants, who often need to incur the expenses of offering free return shipping.
October 13, 2021
2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines
Holiday forecasts show a significant increase in year-over-year spending amid a supply chain logjam that could spell trouble for retailers not prepared from the first mile through the last mile. Keeping an eye on important deadline dates for FedEx, UPS, and USPS is part of the preparation.
October 6, 2021
*Updated* Work from Home Office Might Not be Just Short-Term
As the Delta Variant of COVID-19 forces companies to continue a fully work-from-home or hybrid scenario, challenges in shipping remain. Learn how a cloud-based multi-carrier management solution provides businesses with a way to maintain centralized control while giving employees the tools they need to ship efficiently, cost-effectively, and safely from home offices.
September 22, 2021
*UPDATED* 3PLs Finding Success as Part of Retail Omnichannel Shipping
Being a shipper today is tough. It is also busy. As COVID-19 gripped the world, more shoppers looked online to make purchases. COVID-19’s accelerated shift to eCommerce has created a prolonged peak shipping season and they are increasingly turning to 3PLs for help with omnichannel shipping.
September 14, 2021
Delta Variant Impacts Holiday Shopping and Shipping Season
Just as consumers were beginning to go back to some pre-covid, in-store shopping, the Delta variant may have dampened some of that and might be sending more of them back online to purchase goods. What does that mean in the short- and near-term for eCommerce and retail logistics?
September 1, 2021
*Updated* The Rise of Regional Carriers Requires the Right Multi-Carrier Management Solution
As the major carriers strain under the torrent of parcel shipping volume, limiting service and boosting fees, shippers are increasingly looking to regional carriers to get items to customers’ porches. However, managing an expanded network of regional carriers can be tricky without the right retail shipping technology.
August 25, 2021
Carriers Delivering Peak Surcharges for the Holiday Shopping Season
Carrier surcharges are a way of life for retailers and eCommerce companies. And the pandemic only accelerated them. So, this holiday season, shippers can expect even more surcharges from the top three U.S. parcel carriers.
August 12, 2021
3 Ways for Retailers to Speed Up Same-Day Delivery
Retailers are rushing to meet consumer demands with 51% offering same-day delivery and 65% plan to offer it within two years. And this is reflected in the growth of the same-day delivery market. However, increasing same-day delivery takes more than just a promise. It takes a multi-pronged approach to make it a reality.
August 4, 2021
*UPDATED* As Cross-Border Shipping Grows, the Right Technology is Key to Managing the Complexities
Many carriers and technology providers are enabling “cargo chains”: end-to-end global logistics services that provide first-mile international pickups, consolidation, customs clearance, deconsolidating, and injection into domestic parcel networks.
July 1, 2021
Regrouping Retailers and 3PLs Ready to Join the Omnichannel Logistics Landscape
One of the most significant shifts to come out of the eCommerce boom of the past year-plus has been the increased involvement of 3PLs and other service providers in the omnichannel strategy of retail. And for many, this is a different role than they are used to with B2B logistics.
June 3, 2021
*UPDATED* Ship-From-Store Strategy Fuels Same-Day Delivery
In the same-day delivery arena, physical locations available for ship-from-store logistics that incorporate powerful enterprise shipping software to help manage shipping from one to 1,000 locations or more, as well as a bevy of local carriers, are the ones that will not only survive but thrive.
May 27, 2021
*UPDATE* Personal Shipping Delivers Big Benefits to Large Enterprises
*UPDATE* As the job market remains competitive--and employees continue to work from home--companies can enhance benefits programs, reduce shipping costs, improve cost accountability, and keep people safe, secure, and productive with Transtream Personal Shipping.
May 20, 2021
Package Tracking Technology is a Key to eCommerce Brand Loyalty
According to a report in DigitalCommerce 360, 93% of consumers want to stay informed throughout the delivery process, from in-transit status to final arrival date. Even more critical to your brand and delivering an exceptional customer delivery experience, more than 40% said they wouldn’t buy from the company again if you don’t provide that visibility.
May 10, 2021
*UPDATE* Pierbridge Cited in Gartner Research as a Representative Vendor of Multi-Carrier Parcel Management Solutions
Pierbridge was recently cited as a representative vendor for multi-carrier parcel management solution providers in the February 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Multicarrier Parcel Management Solutions, and as a sample multicarrier parcel management vendor in the January 2020 Warehousing and Fulfillment Vendor Guide.
May 5, 2021
6 Parcel Shipping and Logistic Trends That Will Outlast the Pandemic
The past year-plus has been the most difficult most can remember. From lockdowns to supply shortages to working from home offices, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted personal and professional lives, and parcel shipping and logistics are no exception.
April 28, 2021
*UPDATED* Global eCommerce is Booming and So Are the Challenges
*UPDATE* This information-packed blog covering our webinar last October on shipping as consumers purchase globally is still relevant. In fact, looking at some of the latest international eCommerce numbers show it may be more relevant than it was then.
April 22, 2021
3 Earth Day Inspired Ideas for Sustainable Shipping
Throughout this week’s Earth Day celebration, there has been a renewed focus on the question of “what can be done to take care of the planet?” Consumers are asking retail, eCommerce, 3PLs, and other shippers the same question regarding packaging and sustainable shipping
March 24, 2021
3 Ways Parcel TMS Can Help Retailers Get Ready for the 2021 Holiday Season
While Spring may have just sprung in the U.S., many retail and eCommerce organizations have already set their sites on the 2021 holiday season, and with good reason. With online sales expected to continue to grow and more items being shipped from more places thanks to a more common retail omnichannel shipping strategy, being prepared early for the holiday shipping season can mean the difference between a happy holiday or not.
March 17, 2021
*UPDATE* 3 Tips to Start—or Speed—Your Move Into the Booming D2C Market
*UPDATE* As COVID vaccines continue to roll out across the country, many can see the end of the long road of the past year nearing an end. Of course, that doesn’t mean that things will go back exactly as they were pre-pandemic and that includes the way consumers shop. And in turn the way retailers and eCommerce players ship.
March 3, 2021
*UPDATE* It’s Time to Save the Day with Same-Day Delivery
*UPDATE --With recent announcements from Walmart, Target, and others revolving around their same-day logistics, we thought it might be time to revisit this blog on same-day delivery.
As more As same-day shipping becomes a pillar of the omnichannel shipping strategy of today’s B2B or B2C retail world, having the right tools in your utility belt can help you become a shipping superhero.
February 24, 2021
Dangerous Goods and Hazmat Shipping Impacted by COVID
A lot has been written [and much of it by us] about the impact of COVID-19 on shipping. However, we haven’t really touched upon the effect of the pandemic on Dangerous Goods shipping. Primarily, we’ve skipped it because while Transtream can help ship hazmat, we aren’t Dangerous Goods experts. Our partner Labelmaster, on the other hand, is. That's why we turned to them for an update.
February 17, 2021
Technology is Key for Working from Home Offices, Including Shipping
*UPDATED* There are many new “normals” as the world slowly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, both in personal life and business. One of the new “normals” for companies is a more robust remote employee culture. As more companies decide to continue to have employees working from home offices, they need to find a new way of managing decentralized mailing and shipping processes and expenses.
January 27, 2021
Regional and Local Carriers are Increasingly Part of Retail Omnichannel Logistics
Being a shipper today is tough. It is also busy. As COVID-19 gripped the world, more shoppers looked online to make purchases. COVID-19’s accelerated shift to eCommerce has created a prolonged peak shipping season. Carriers’ space is limited, they have to make more residential deliveries, and they are passing the costs along to shippers in the way of increased surcharges and volume restrictions.
January 12, 2021
Despite Doom and Gloom Talk, Carriers and Shippers Fared Well During Holiday Rush
A look around the internet during the holiday season showed that it indeed wasn’t a holiday for shipping. There were stories of late and missing packages, unhappy customers, and shippers with lost revenue. But, despite the doom and gloom –and some real difficulties—carriers did an admirable job delivering parcels during an unprecedented carrier capacity crunch.
January 6, 2021
Shippers Faced Challenges and Change in 2020
Last year was filled with uncertainty, unrest, and change. Through it all, Transtream helped shippers not only survive but thrive in what is becoming a new normal in logistics. Here is a look back at some of the biggest challenges and changes that led to successful shipping in 2020.
December 15, 2020
Retailers Face Rocketing Online Returns
Following what is expected to be a record-setting holiday season for online sales and residential deliveries, retailers and eCommerce players are going to need a powerful multi-carrier management solution to help them process what is bound to be an equally busy returns season.
November 3, 2020
Retailers, eCommerce Players Turn to a Multi-Carrier Shipping Strategy to Beat the Carrier Crunch
Using a multi-carrier parcel management solution that can automate interaction with a diverse network of local delivery services is essential to implementing omnichannel shipping strategies in an attempt to beat the carrier capacity crunch and deliver what the customer wants this holiday season and beyond.
October 27, 2020
3 Ways a Multi-Carrier Parcel Management Solution Saves on Holiday Shipping
While the holiday shopping and shipping season will be unlike any seen before, early planning and the right technology, like Transtream multi-carrier parcel management solution, can help shippers keep it a profitable one.
October 20, 2020
Pierbridge and Rice Lake Partner to Provide Two-Pronged Packing Technology
Transtream’s integration with iDimension devices enables shippers to check parcel and freight shipment weight and dimensions at the point of shipping for more accurate rating, error reduction, and packing content image verification.
October 13, 2020
eCommerce and Retail Face an Unprecedented Holiday Shipping Season
Utilizing a multi-carrier parcel management solution helps shippers find the best rates for the delivery window needed early in the online shopping process. This helps shippers save money while letting customers know what to expect, reducing shopping cart abandonment, and boosting loyalty and repeat business.
August 18, 2020
Work-from-Home May Keep Working for Companies
For those lucky enough to be able to work from home over the last few months, the next few may be more of the same for many. Even as the economy tries to re-open, several companies are considering keeping their remote employees at home for the long-term.
August 11, 2020
Product Spotlight: Transtream Containerization
As you’ve read here before, Transtream has helped shippers pack for profits with its cartonization artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. Well, did you know that the same technology that determines how to pack the perfect carton can be used to create plans for loading containers? What? You didn’t?! Well, read on.
July 14, 2020
Video Features Transtream Cross-Border Consolidation for UPS Worldwide Economy Service
Before shipping your next international container full of items to be delivered to doorsteps around the world, watch this video to see how Transtream multi-carrier management solution can help you manage UPS Worldwide Economy services.
June 3, 2020
COVID-19 Crisis Fuels Omnichannel Retail Shipping
As brick-and-mortar stores start to reopen, the way many consumers will shop will continue to drive omnichannel shipping. A multi-carrier management system can help retailers ship efficiently and cost-effectively from warehouses, stores, and suppliers on a single cloud platform.
April 29, 2020
Questions Abound as Businesses Shift to Work from Home Offices
In a 30-minute webinar, Pierbridge’s Bob Malley and Mike Graves answer questions on how a multi-carrier management solution like Transtream can help companies maintain control of mailing and shipping processes across their remote working enterprise.
April 28, 2020
Pierbridge Offering Free Ship-from-Home Remote Solution Subscription in Response to COVID-19
Pierbridge’s Transtream Home Office provides enterprises with a cloud-based multi-carrier management solution to enable remote visibility and control over employees’ no-contact shipping processes, regardless of their location.
December 11, 2019
Pitney Bowes Online Shopping Study Reveals the Power of Easy Returns
Getting an item to customers fast and cheap takes an omnichannel, multi-carrier approach and the right transportation management system. Using that same formula to make returns as painless as possible for shoppers is almost as important to success.
November 26, 2019
Thanksgiving Traditions Start with Thanks
As we in the U.S. get ready this week to spend time with friends and family to give thanks for what we have received the past year in our personal lives [and eat that pumpkin pie], here are some of the things for which we, as a company, are thankful.
November 13, 2019
Warehouse-in-a-Warehouse a Growing Omnichannel Shipping Trend
As 3PLs grapple with the challenge of booming eCommerce shipping, they have increasingly turned to omnichannel shipping strategies across the supply chain. One strategy gaining a hold is to create a warehouse-in-a-warehouse.
October 23, 2019
PARCEL Forum '19 Focusing on Enterprise Omnichannel Global Shipping
Going to PARCEL Forum in Dallas Oct. 28-30? Visit us at Booth #416 to learn how Transtream TMS can help you manage your enterprise-level global cargo chain through the last inch, from wherever you are shipping to wherever you are shipping.
October 9, 2019
Holiday Shopping is Global and So is Holiday Shipping
This holiday season, more online consumers are expected to buy goods from overseas merchants. The challenge for retailers and supply chain partners is to make cross-border last-mile parcel delivery processes as seamless and invisible to the end consumer as possible.
October 2, 2019
Omnichannel Shipping is the Talk of the Dangerous Goods Symposium
As businesses adopt an omnichannel shipping approach, it becomes more important to prioritize DG compliance not only at the traditional distribution locations but throughout the organization as picking, packing and shipping functions are undertaken by employees not normally tasked with those duties.
September 25, 2019
“T’was the Night Before Christmas … Rogue Shipping Reaches an All-Time High”
Employers could avoid incurring unexpected shipping and administrative costs, while improving productivity by providing their employees with a no-cost, valuable benefit: Transtream’s Personal Shipping app.
September 11, 2019
Cut the Costs of Rogue Personal Shipping with Transtream
Transtream Personal Shipping gives businesses an opportunity to provide a no-cost, low-maintenance option to add to its employee benefits menu that not only saves on losses from rogue shipping, but can be used to recruit, engage, and retain the best and the brightest in an industry.
August 21, 2019
CBP Announces Intention to Start Testing Automated Customs Clearance of De Minimis Shipments
One of the impacts of the regulations will be to enable more freight forwarders and customs brokers to file electronically and compete with global parcel carriers who have had their own freight forwarding and customs brokerage operations.
August 13, 2019
Regulatory Changes Shipping Pros Need to Know in 2019 and How Technology Can Bridge the Gap
2018 was a relatively quiet year in the Dangerous Goods (DG) galaxy, with few major new regulatory changes and no unexpected surprises from domestic or international regulatory bodies. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t important changes you need to take into account.
July 24, 2019
CBP Electronic Filing Processes Will Greatly Streamline Inbound Parcel Customs Clearance
To take advantage of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s upcoming system changes, logistics service providers will need to rely on systems that have the combined capabilities of both parcel shipment processing and cross-border customs compliance.
June 19, 2019
The World is Getting Smaller, and Cargo Chains are Getting More Complex
Learn how enterprise-class shipping software can help you manage the many moving pieces of international shipping, from packing correctly, rate shopping services, consolidating and deconsolidating shipments, and injection into the local market, wherever it may be.
May 22, 2019
The Right Shipping Software Can Take the Guesswork Out of Carrier Service Selection
With so many delivery options to choose from, shippers’ guesstimates can prove to be very costly. Using the right shipping software can ensure you make transportation cost-effective carrier service decisions while meeting customer delivery expectations every time.
May 8, 2019
Don’t Think You Need Parcel as Part of Your TMS? Think Again.
One of the ways freight carriers are approaching LTL or parcel shipping is through the introduction of new last-mile delivery services. All of this change — and rapid change at that — is adding to the complex management of transport to keep costs in line.
May 8, 2019
Tech Tip Tuesday - Comparing Carrier Ground Rates Can Save You Time and Money
ranstream users understand the value of Intelligent Rate Shopping because it ensures they meet customer expectations for delivery at the lowest cost while helping shippers provide consumers more options for carriers and servic
May 1, 2019
Consumer Trends Favor Increased Use of Local Delivery Services
By implementing omnichannel ship-from-store and ship-from-supplier strategies, retailers can offer consumers an endless aisle of products to choose from and also ship orders from inventory sources that are closer to their customers.
April 3, 2019
Pierbridge Quality Management System Now ISO 9001:2015 Certified
The achievement demonstrates not only the presence of a robust quality management system (QMS) operating across the organization but is an indicator of how committed Pierbridge is to meeting, and wherever possible, exceeding customers’ expectations.
March 6, 2019
eCommerce Shift is Fueling Global Shipping
Global eCommerce is growing quickly, which has led to a surging wave of cross-border shipping throughout the world. To be successful, shippers will need the people, processes, and technology to manage an omnichannel, multi-carrier global supply chain from the first mile to the last inch.
February 20, 2019
LTL vs. Parcel 2019 Outlook: Why Shippers Are Increasingly Using Both
As shippers look to LTL and parcel carriers to handle their omnichannel delivery needs, having a multi-carrier shipping system that can help manage the dynamic parcel and LTL environment is more important than ever.
February 13, 2019
Managing Global Parcel Logistics is Hard. Innovation Will Make it Easy.
eCommerce as a global phenomenon is just getting started. Logistics and technology companies that can simplify complex international processes will emerge as winners in the race to deliver on time and at a cost that retailers can absorb.
February 6, 2019
With Multi-Carrier Delivery Becoming More Local, the Need for Automation Increases
With local delivery becoming an increasingly important part of a multi-carrier and omnichannel shipping plan, automating with a parcel shipping system can take the time and guesswork out of getting packages to people quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
January 30, 2019
Banyan and Pierbridge Partner to Help 3PLs Help Shippers Manage Local Deliveries
As 3PLs continue to see the growth of eCommerce resulting in smaller, more frequent shipments delivered locally, the Banyan and Pierbridge partnership will help shippers navigate the multi-carrier environment, saving them time and money.
January 16, 2019
Omnichannel Fulfillment Strategies Need to Incorporate Local Carrier Services
The challenge will be for the new generation of TMS providers to figure out a way to simplify and automate local and specialized services alongside, and sometimes in coordination with, traditional parcel and freight services.
June 27, 2018
6 Keys to Help Manufacturers Unlock Complex Shipping Challenges
eCommerce isn’t all about retail. Manufacturers are taking on more of a B2C role as they are called upon to ship directly to eMerchant customers, on top of having to manage an increasingly complex supply chain. And traditional TMS systems aren’t equipped to untangle that complexity.
June 22, 2018
Global logistics software group, WiseTech Global, acquires US parcel shipping TMS provider, Pierbridge
Global logistics solutions group, WiseTech Global, announced the acquisition of Pierbridge, a leading parcel shipping transportation management solution (TMS) provider to medium and large shippers in the United States.
June 5, 2018
To Minimize Shipping Costs, Your Packing Strategy Needs to Consider Destination
To reduce the cost of free shipping, you’ll need cartonization technology that can handle the complexities of zone-based rating by looking at your negotiated rate table and making sophisticated snap decisions for each shipment.
May 23, 2018
Amazon is Forcing eCommerce Shipping into Prime Time
How do other pure-play e-tailers and hybrid retailers deliver the high expectations of customers while maintaining profit margins they need to keep their businesses thriving? The answer is to ship like an Amazon—or at least as close as possible.
April 25, 2018
E-commerce Meteor Pushes Maersk to Evolve into Last Mile
If Maersk can successfully develop those digital legs, and build a simplified, transparent supply chain, it will be able to run with technology-driven customers like Amazon, minimizing the risk of losing business or being trampled by competition.
March 24, 2018
Pierbridge Integrates Parcel TMS with Labelmaster Dangerous Goods Software
The integration of Pierbridge’s Transtream Parcel TMS with Labelmaster's Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS) helps companies streamline the shipping process of dangerous goods while ensuring regulatory compliance..
March 24, 2018
Cerasis Adds Pierbridge’s Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution
Shippers now have more control, visibility, and management when it comes to transportation management for all over-the-road modes with the Cerasis Rater inclusion of the innovative multi-carrier parcel shipping solution in partnership with Pierbridge, powered by Transtream.
March 21, 2018
Information Balances the Scales When it Comes to Carrier Rate Negotiations
One of the most effective ways to lower shipping costs is by negotiating better rates with your carriers. To get the best carrier rates, it may be advantageous to work with an expert who can provide the information and data a company needs to negotiate in an informed way.
March 14, 2018
Same Day Delivery: Who Wants It, Who Is Doing It?
Driving the need for speed is the fact that online retailers are not only competing against each other, but they are also competing against the immediacy a physical store offers. Consumers, understandably, are happiest when they get what they want right away..