A perfect storm of circumstances - including labor shortages, growing demand for shipping services, regulatory burdens and systemic infrastructure problems - has boosted freight costs by as much as 14 percent since 2012 for consumer packaged goods companies. While large shippers have been able to afford expensive systems to manage costs, the availability of affordable, cloud-based solutions is leveling the playing field for smaller shippers who previously were priced out of the automation market. Now, using cloud-based automation technologies to optimize inventory allocation and distribution planning, all shippers have the opportunity to reduce costs and increase margins, without renegotiating shipping rates.
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