Leveraging Your Routing Guide
A routing guide plays an important role in setting the strategy for carrier selection. It is essentially a shipper’s guide to choosing a carrier to move a particular shipment. While there are many forms of routing guides, an increasing number of companies switched from paper to online portals and beyond to enhanced transportation management system technology that enables dynamic routing guides for maximum cost savings and service improvement.
Steve Barber, vice president of operations at Transplace, offers the following tips to get the most out of your routing guide.