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What is Double Brokering?

What is Double Brokering?

Double brokering occurs when a freight broker accepts a shipment and then gives it to another freight broker WITHOUT telling the customer. (i.e. After accepting a brokered load, if the broker re-brokers the load with another carrier, this is double brokering.) This is not something a broker should be doing. Some background: Brokers, Carriers and Forwarders are the three RECOGNIZED forms of transportation providers.  "Dispatch Services" are something new in the market that are trying to...

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What to Expect With Supply Chains in 2022

What to Expect With Supply Chains in 2022

What to Expect with Supply Chains in 2022  As far as supply chains go, we are still “in” the pandemic.  And supply chains are going to stay in the pandemic well into 2022.  The driving factors of demand spikes, bullwhip effects, labor shortages, political agendas and elections, Fed policy, and oh yeah...remaining pockets of Covid infection are all inter-related. What to expect with supply chains in 2022 is a complicated query! For 2022 I expect: Economic growth to continue, although at a...

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Deliver Your Products on Time

Deliver Your Products on Time

When the supply chain challenges threaten to slow your business down, you need a shipping partner who understands the industry and can help you deliver your products on time. Customodal is a local business with support from TFWW, a global logistics platform. This means you get the local touch AND the global reach you need. How to Help Ensure Products are Delivered on Time Know the causes of poor on-time performance There are multiple factors that can impact shipping timelines, whether it be...

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The Busiest Sea Port in the World

The Busiest Sea Port in the World

The Busiest Sea Port in the World A common question we see in the world of shipping is "What is the busiest sea port in the world?" The size and scope of the shipping industry is hard to comprehend, which is why working with an expert is so helpful for businesses. At Customodal, we work with a variety of manufacturing and other companies to address their shipping and logistics needs. Currently, the busiest sea port in the world is the Port of Shanghai (according to Marine Insight). This...

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How to Prevent Late or Missed Shipments

How to Prevent Late or Missed Shipments

Frustrated with late or missed shipments?  Learn how to find a better truckload broker Supply chain challenges have been headline news lately and the issue isn't likely to go away anytime soon. To prevent late or missed shipments, which are becoming  commonplace for many businesses, Marshfield-based logistics company Customodal is no stranger to mitigating these challenges. Working with companies from all over the country, Customodal helps them get and send products and raw materials where...

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Our Secret to Shipping Success: The Customodal Way

Our Secret to Shipping Success: The Customodal Way

The Customodal Way and Why We're the Best Logistics Provider for Mid-market Manufacturers The Secret to Customodal’s Success: Obsess over the Client - Providing solutions to our Clients' and Carriers' problems is the lifeblood of our business, and the essence of our service excellence is our relationship with each Client and Carrier. The Customodal Way involves constantly identifying market problems so that we know exactly what kinds of solutions our Clients and Carriers will value most. We go...

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