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Late deliveries causing anxiety? What does "Standard Transit Time" really mean?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Oct 23, 2018 11:44:10 AM

If we were given a dime for every time we hear the frustration, "but it's supposed to be 2 day transit!" As frequently as we hear it, and as poor as LTL carriers' timeliness of delivery numbers look, suggested transit times are not changing and shippers need to plan accordingly. 

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Tags: Logistics, Freight Management, LTL, LTL Service, LTL Carrier, Expedited, Freight Guarantee, Ship Smarter, Late Delivery, Standard Transit Time, Carrier performance, LTL Transit Time

Why is it so hard to get REAL LTL Carrier Performance Stats?

Posted by Hank Newman on Sep 24, 2018 8:48:00 AM

"The carrier missed the pickup yet they still count it delivered on time?"

Can you rely on carrier stats? What are your real and most meaningful LTL carrier performance stats?

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Tags: transportation management, LTL Carrier, LTL Service, Logistics, Freight Data, Ship Smarter, Freight Management, LTL, Carrier performance

Carriers Weeding Out the Undesireables - When will change come?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Jun 20, 2018 1:30:27 PM

Recent conversations with Account Representatives from Regional and National LTL Carriers are indicating unprecedented service failures and not recently seen actions to counter their overload of business.

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Tags: Logistics, Freight Management, LTL, LTL Service, LTL Carrier, Detention, LTL Carrier Cost, Volume Loads, Expedited, Freight Guarantee, Embargo, transportation management

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