Month: February 2016

3 Reasons Why Manufacturers Should Outsource Inbound Vendor Management

By Millennium Logistics 28 February, 2016

  Inbound vendor management is such an important aspect of our industry, yet, it is something that is often neglected and companies pay the price for not taking control of this action. Today, industrial manufacturers are hit hard by economic conditions but the fact of the matter is that manufacturers play in integral role in […]

Time to Outsource Transportation Logistics?

By Millennium Logistics 21 February, 2016

  How do you know when it is time to outsource transportation logistics? Transportation management generally doesn’t always rank as a high priority within a company and in today’s economic setting, companies from all around are looking for competitive gain. What it comes down to is this: If transportation management lacks the fundamental skills, and a lot […]

3 Benefits of Having Proper Transportation Management

By Millennium Logistics 14 February, 2016

  Having proper transportation management is a significant part of logistics management as moving goods from one location to another (whether by air, rail, maritime or road), is one of the main components of this business.   Transportation is an expensive process, however, many companies have overlooked the importance and value of transportation management. Millennium Logistics […]

Tracking Inbound Transportation

By Millennium Logistics 07 February, 2016

  Tracking inbound transportation comes with difficult operational and economical challenges and for that reason, it is not always of the highest priority in a company’s supply chain management. Regardless of the size of a company, it should devise a system to measure inbound shipments.   Don’t be fooled that “shipping is free” from your supplier. […]

3 Ways To Easily Reduce Freight Costs

By Millennium Logistics 01 February, 2016

  There are many components a shipper should consider when it comes to freight rates and carriers. Reducing costs begins with understanding how cargo is moved through a supply chain and with lack of proper knowledge, tools or expert help, a shipper could leave money on the table. By getting all parts working efficiently, shippers […]