Want Help with Your Freight Shipping?
- Published: 12 Aug 2016
Complete your researchWhen looking for a shipping provider complete research on potential carriers. Finding information on the prospective carrier allows you to see the services they offer and if they fit your supply chain needs. Some information to look for in the shipper are:
- Years of establishment
- Industries served
- Services provided
- Specialized service offerings
Consolidation shippingIf you are looking to ship your products and have an LTL shipment, consider consolidating your shipments. Consolidating your shipment allows you to combine shipments and provides savings on your shipping costs.
Work with a third party logistics provider (3PL)3PLs have the experience and expertise in arranging the logistics for freight shipments. They have an extensive network of carriers and will find the proper carrier for your shipments. Also, 3PLs can provide other logistics services for your supply chain needs. Being a third party logistics provider, ADLI Logistics provides our customers with custom tailored solutions for all their supply chain needs.
Communicate expectationsSet expectations early on of what is to be met from you and your shipper. By doing so, you and your shipper will know what is expected from one another. Create KPIs (key performance indicators) that both you and your shipper agree on that will measure performance. This provides information about how both parties are meeting the standards that are set.
ADLI Logistics provides all your shipping needs for cross-border loads between Canada and the U.S. and domestic freight shipments within Canada. We also provide distribution and warehousing services for your supply chain needs. For more information about our services, please call us at 877-363-7281 or fill out our contact form!