It is with great pride and satisfaction that the team at Freight Controller can now announce the completion of our initial testing of our Consignment Status and DIFOT, (Delivered In Full On Time), Report. This development has been a long time in the making and taken many, many hours of negotiating, development and testing.
Automated least cost carrier selection now includes comparison of fixed price same day courier deliveries to overnight local delivery services
We now have the exciting ability for distributors to estimate the delivery cost of a courier or taxi truck delivery and compare it to the traditional Local Overnight delivery of the parcel carriers with a click of a button. This opens up new possibilities in the management of your freight processes that will allow you to maintain service levels…
Does your dispatch system allow for automated consolidation of consignments? There are substantial freight savings for those who have more than one order per day to the same receiver. Read on to learn how one of our clients saved $50,000 per annum purely on this function of a third party carrier dispatching tool.
We’ve found 5 main customer service benefits that every day shippers (and their receivers) can gain when they implement an Advance Shipping Notice tool for their consignments. Do you agree with our list; what would you add?
Why chasing transport carrier volume discounts through one carrier may end up costing more than using multiple carriers
Our technology allows us to look at all the options quickly and efficiently to find out the best way of managing your transport carriers for your individual freight profile. You may be surprised to learn that volume discounts do not necessarily trump niche carriers for reducing your freight costs. Read this article to learn why.
Many shippers are looking for a way to improve their freight carrier selection processes without this negatively impacting the time it takes to process orders in the warehouse. Read this article to find out how modern software tools can price consignments with greatly variable pricing structures within the ‘blink of an eye’…
This article discusses the advantages of coastal shipping over rail and road such as greatly reduced freight costs, reduction in damages and benefits for over-dimensional and heavy freight over rail and road. When sending non time-critical freight from the Eastern seaboard to the West in particular you should consider coastal shipping.
With the exponential growth occurring in technologies these days we can all point to an example of a system that is free, whether that be a free CRM platform, free texting, free social media, free mobile apps and so on. And in the freight industry you can draw a bow from this to the free carrier systems that are available to shippers when they sign a contract to use their rates and services. But are they really free? We would argue they are not, let us explain.
At Freight Controller we recognise that there are a lot of companies clamouring for people’s attention. We don’t want to waste your time so we’ve come up with 5 compelling reasons why you should stop with us for a few minutes and take on board our useful tips, ideas and solutions brought to you through our blogs posts.