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How to Manage Supply Chain Challenges in 2021

How to Manage Supply Chain Challenges in 2021

3PL Can Help Mitigate Supply Chain Challenges A recent op-ed by Daniel Yergin and Peter Tirschwell (read here - external link) highlighted supply chain challenges and disruptions and noted how the issue is likely to continue into next year. If you are wondering how to manage supply chain challenges at your company, keep reading. At Customodal, we are committed to our clients' success. During this unprecedented challenge, we've doubled down on ensuring our existing clients are receiving the...

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What Every New Traffic Manager Should Do

What Every New Traffic Manager Should Do

A To-Do List for New Traffic Managers If you are a new traffic manager or continuing in your role at a new business, Customodal is here to help! Our CEO has more than 30 years of experience in the industry and our team is a trusted resource in the industry. A traffic manager in logistics arranges for the delivery of materials and products. They monitor outbound and inbound shipments, oversee communication with vendors, suppliers, and internal departments like sales and production, and deal...

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August 2021 Shipping Industry Update

August 2021 Shipping Industry Update

August is “back-to-school” season which also means August is the peak vacation month in many of our clients' factories. But August is also the traditional beginning of peak season for import shipments to the United States. And to top it all off, the news reports are full of stories about rising Covid numbers, a “4th wave” and the need to mandate vaccination. Economy overall The July 2021 PMI report continues to show the economy is growing, although at a slowing rate of change. A bright spot,...

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Shipping Solutions for Countertop Manufacturers

Shipping Solutions for Countertop Manufacturers

Countertop Manufacturer Shipping Solutions with Customodal If you are a countertop manufacturer shipping items, Customodal can help with your needs. We work with countertop manufacturers throughout Wisconsin, and beyond, to help them transport their product safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively. The US countertop manufacturing industry is enjoying a bump in demand as a result of increased remodeling driven by the Covid pandemic. For the 5-year period preceding Covid, the industry saw sales...

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How to Switch Your Company’s LTL Carrier Partnership

How to Switch Your Company’s LTL Carrier Partnership

Guide to Switch Your Company's LTL Carrier When was the last time you took a close look at your company's freight forwarding needs? It might be time to switch your company's LTL carrier partnership. Service area, price, performance, reliability, and customer services are all areas to continually evaluate in an LTL carrier. Working with Customodal means we work with you to help you get the best bang for your buck when it comes to transporting your products. Less than truckload shipping, or...

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The Benefits of a Customodal and TFWW Partnership

The Benefits of a Customodal and TFWW Partnership

Customodal Partnership with TFWW Provides Customer Benefits There are many benefits to a Customodal and TFWW partnership. At Customodal, our partnership with Trade Force Worldwide helps provide you with the best of both worlds when it comes to a shipping solution. We offer the benefits of a small business combined with the powerful tools of an international company. Think of TFWW as the machine and Customodal at the machine operator. Our team knows the industry inside and out. What a...

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