No one saw e-commerce at this scale coming this quickly. Now that orders will originate in smaller sizes for many more customers, how can third and fourth-party logistics providers guarantee time-definite delivery?
E-commerce companies are seeing bigger than ever sales and demand for fast, cheap and accurate orders. To help them manage this, retailers are increasingly turning to 3PLs and other intermediaries to join their omnichannel fulfillment strategies.
Working from home, employees may be wasting time and money mailing contracts to customers, sending samples to prospects or managing even routine shipments — while businesses quickly lose enterprise visibility. A cloud-based multi-carrier management solution can help maintain centralized control.
Challenge: Unable to resolve carrier choice issues with a shipping technology company, a frustrated university issued a second request for proposals (RFP) for its multi-carrier shipping needs. The solution would have to integrate with its advanced financial software.