Strategic Transportation Comes to the Supply Chain
For companies that manage supply chains, transportation used to be a vendor function, and a necessary expense. As long as freight arrived intact for a fair price, expectations were largely satisfied. But those days are gone. Today, moving goods from point A to point B is just the beginning of what’s expected from the freight transport industry. These days, companies shipping goods are looking less for traditional vendors and more for long-term, strategic allies who can turn big data into big savings and better customer service.