Archive for On-time In-full

Deliver On-Time and In-Full with a Retail Consolidation Program

The pace of change in today’s retail environment is faster than ever. E-commerce and shifting, more demanding consumer behaviors have led retailers to tighten requirements for shippers across the board. Penalties for late or partial shipments are steep and can make or break a shipper’s relationship with a retailer. Shippers can mitigate this challenge with […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

We didn’t think he would visit us this year, but then came the snow storm early Monday morning, and with schools closed, Billy Bob Joe V finally showed up. My kids, with the help of neighborhood friends, used their muscles and brains (and ladders and shovels) to build the 13 ft. 3 in. snowman (over […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 29 – February 2, 2018)

What is your earliest memory? Mine is coloring with my mom. I am a toddler, maybe two years old, wearing a diaper and nothing else, sitting atop the small round kitchen table in our cramped 1970s apartment, my mom helping me sit up while I colored, crayon clutched in little hand, on a piece of […]

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On-Time In-Full (OTIF) and the Growing Demand for Real-Time Freight Visibility

Achieving end-to-end supply chain visibility has always been (and remains) a top priority for companies, but over the past few years, the spotlight has been on a particular segment of the process: achieving real-time freight visibility. Why has this become so important for shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs)? “We’ve always had systems that allowed […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 10-14, 2017)

I will be climbing to the clouds this Sunday. Well, not literally. It’s a bike ride I’m participating in as part of my training for our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure team ride this September in support of JDRF. You know who else has been hitting the roads? My teammates Andrew Clarke, CFO at C.H. […]

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The Business Case for Freight Visibility

Bennett Adelson, CEO of MacroPoint discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is real-time freight visibility so important for shippers and 3PLs? What is Network Effectiveness and how does it impact the total cost and value of visibility? What benefits does real-time freight visibility provide to shippers, carriers, and […]

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