The Real Grinch: Fraudulent Carriers

GTZ Blog Post, Logistics Best Practices

There is a transportation industry crime fit for The Grinch this holiday season: fraudulent carriers. Fraudulent carriers know how to take advantage of shippers during a particularly vulnerable time of need – last minute order fulfillment during the holiday season. Cargo theft reportedly increases by 40% during holiday weekends as more freight shipments are on the road to meet the …

omni-channel logistics challenges

8 Omni-channel Logistics Challenges Facing Freight Agents

GTZ Blog Post, Freight Agents, Logistics Best Practices

In order to understand the difficulties facing freight agents in an omni-channel world, you have to realize that consumer demand is really driving these challenges. Technology has created a consumer market, even for large freight, that demands high-speed logistics across multiple channels to fulfill customers’ fast delivery expectations. People often think of the consumer’s view of omni-channel in the form …