For companies across multiple markets, getting products from your offices to your customers is an important part of how you do business. For customers placing orders either online or in person, receiving the products they’ve set their hearts on as quickly as possible is important, but without professional freight management, your company may just fail to make the mark.
Being a master of logistics isn’t easy – take it from us! – but by calling on the right experience and knowledge you can handle freight management efficiently and cost effectively, and provide an excellent service to your own customers. Here we reveal the factors that every company, big and small, should look for when choosing the freight management service for them…
A global network of couriers
Whilst there are a wide range of transport methods that can be utilised by freight forwarding companies, without a trusted network at every stage, the fate of even the smallest parcel can be left in limbo. Choosing a forwarding specialist that can call upon a network of global couriers to ensure fast transit and guaranteed delivery by air, sea, road or rail is important and can open up a range of distribution solutions for those wishing to transport part loads, full loads, hazardous cargoes or fragile goods.
Transport solutions driven by technology
As well as utilising a freight management service that uses the most efficient transport methods, selecting a third party logistics provider that uses technology to provide a number of interactive options can really enhance the experience further.
A service that never sleeps
In today’s society where the online world rules the roost, many businesses have seen their services stretched beyond the usual hours of 9am to 5pm. Whilst these extended hours have meant increased revenue for companies across all industries, being able to partner up with a freight management company that has the same ethos is a vital part of the puzzle.
When selecting a forwarding service you can trust look for one that operates 24/7 so you can keep track of deliveries around the clock.