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freight claim management

The Secrets of Freight Claim Management

Here are the top 4 mistakes that companies make with their freight claim management. But companies are often unaware of how much these small claims can add up to. Three $50 claims per month adds up to $1800 over the course of the year. If operating at a margin of 5%, it would take $36,000 […]

Shipping Claim Filing Software – What is it, and How Can It Help Me?

What is Shipping Claim Filing Software? Most shippers are familiar with Transportation Management Systems, and Warehouse Management Systems, but what is shipping claim filing software? Shipping claim filing software is a system that helps you to file and manage freight claims. The system consists of the following elements:  A user interface where the user enters […]

LTL Freight damage

LTL Freight Damage Responsibilities

When it comes to LTL freight damage, the shipper and consignee both have responsibilities. LTL Freight Damage – Shipper Responsibilities Proper packaging. Proper markings on the packaging Proper description on the shipping papers The shipper must follow all tariff and shipping regulations related to the product.  Proper packaging requirements are outlined in the following two […]

logistics process improvement

Logistics Process Mapping Basics

Logistics process mapping is a great way for improving the logistics process and performance. The goal of logistics process mapping is to reduce costs, while improving service quality and customer satisfaction. Process mapping has been around forever and to some it might seem old fashioned and passé, but it still works like a charm. Process […]

My Nightmare Shipment

As the general manager of a logistics company, I run across shipping problems every day. Our team routinely solves problems related to missed pick-ups, late shipments, routing issues, carrier issues, paperwork and a host of other issues. About once per year, we have a nightmare shipment, where everything goes wrong. The Nightmare Begins My nightmare […]

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.  Chuck Intrieri is currently a operations and management consultant focused on third party logistics (3PL) management Chuck Intrieri Professional Experience  Mr. Intrieri is a highly experienced and credentialed supply chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in […]

Webinar: Selecting a 3PL, a Guide for High Volume LTL Shippers (October 24, 2012)

Webinar:  Selecting a 3rd Party Logistics Provider; a Guide for High Volume LTL Shippers (October 24, 1:00 pm EST) Register at http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E057DA81824C A good 3PL can save your company money and streamline your shipping function, but a bad one can cost you money and even customers.  The key is picking the right 3PL for the unique […]

LTL shipping improvement

White Paper: The Essential Guide to LTL Shipping Improvement: Action Plan and KPIs for Rapid Transformation

This is an LTL shipping improvement guide written for Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shippers who want to dramatically improve their on time performance, and billing accuracy while reducing cost and damaged shipments.  The guide highlights metrics and key process indicators (KPI) used to measure LTL performance. For those of you interested in complexity, jargon or theoretical approaches, you came […]

Fun Facts about Logistics

Great fun facts about logistics (if you think logistics is fun) from our friends at Blue Grace. Logistics in the U.S. – Facts at a Glance Every facet of American life is touched by transportation. With freight being the economic staple that it is, every haul is a piece of a complex logistical puzzle that powers our […]