Save on InBound Freight Customodal works with a wide variety of manufacturing companies, helping them to save on inbound freight. Inbound freight refers to the raw products and materials coming into a business from a supplier or vendor. If you are a manufacturing...read more
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How the Pandemic is Driving More Supply Chains to Source Closer to Home
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed as a source of major disruption to global supply chains. In a McKinsey survey of senior supply chain executives, 75% said they faced production and distribution problems due to the pandemic. These issues are driving more supply chains...read more
LTL Shipping: The Basics
Less than truckload shipping, or “LTL” in industry slang, is a cost-effective alternative for smaller shipments that won’t completely fill a truck. LTL shipping companies operate local fleets for pickup and delivery which are connected via hub-and-spoke...read more
Ocean Freight 101: How Sea Freight Works in Simple English
Chances are the computer monitor in front of you or the smartphone in your hand was either manufactured overseas or made with parts from another country. The chances are even better that they were transported on a container ship. Over 90% of the world’s goods travel...read more
What is A Routing Guide in Shipping? Do You Really Need One?
As retail chains expanded their reach to different locations and increased the flow of products from multiple vendors, they noticed that a system was needed to make sure there is uniformity for their supply chain system. As a result, routing guides were created. ...read more
Why is LTL Freight So Expensive? Can You Reduce Costs?
It doesn’t matter what industry you are in or where your company fits into the supply chain, shipping costs are almost certainly a major consideration when you add up the costs of doing business. Some companies depend entirely on full truckload shipping while others...read more