Month: August 2019

Reduce Transportation Costs by Optimizing Your Last Mile Logistics

By Millennium Logistics 22 August, 2019

When materials and components routinely cross thousands of miles in their supply chain, it seems implausible that the last tiny stretch of home delivery could pose a challenge or even increase your companies bottom line. However, last mile logistics presents an opportunity for not only balancing customer satisfaction but also reducing your transportation costs. Depending on order volume, […]

How to be better prepared for Supply Chain Disruptions

By Millennium Logistics 15 August, 2019

Supply chain disruptions are not a problem isolated to a few unlucky companies – every business that uses a supply chain will experience a disruption at some point. It may be small enough to work around easily, but it can also be large enough to bring the normal momentum of business to a screeching halt.   […]

Tips for Improving Your Shipping Process

By Millennium Logistics 08 August, 2019

If your business can not afford to hire a 4PL company like Millennium Logistics to create an effective and efficient shipping strategy. Here are some tips to help your business save money on shipping:   1.) Match delivery requirements and fees for common shipments Once you’ve chosen a shipping service provider — such as UPS, […]

Benefits of Using a 4PL (4th Party Logistics) company

By Millennium Logistics 01 August, 2019

Implementing a 4PL freight management system can bring clients many benefits including access to a uniform process via a transportation management system (TMS). Here are some of the other main advantages of using a 4PL company   Advantages of Outsourcing Logistics via 4PL Single point of contact Open-book management, full transparency Industry best practices benchmarking […]