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Cargo Ship Port of Savannah | Types of Cargo Ships

Posted by Port City Logistics on Dec 4, 2017 11:47:43 AM

Even here at the cargo ship Port of Savannah, few people understand just how dependent our modern society is on the seaborne movement of goods. The chances are better than fair that you are looking at this article on a device that was manufactured in another country, which in turn required a supply of raw materials brought in from some other country. The factory in which the device was built was powered by energy resources ultimately dependent on imports from yet another country. At any given moment, the sea is alive with countless ships moving cargo all over the planet.

There are many different types of cargo ships at sea, and they each perform different functions much as there are different types of cars of the road, depending on what the owner’s needs are. When it comes to the different types of cargo ship Port of Savannah officials see, there is really no one type that dominates. The Port of Savannah accommodates all manners of shipping.

 

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Electronic Freight Management Savannah GA |  Advantages of Modern Technology

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 28, 2017 1:13:28 PM

Companies sending cargo through the Port of Savannah GA enjoy access to partial container load freight transportation resources supported by fast, streamlined digital networks. Rapid advances in the field of information technology management have transformed the shipping industry during the past decade. Sophisticated software programs allow independent freight brokers to save money for their clients through digital freight matching. Our customers benefit from optimized economies of scale when they use our streamlined warehousing, distribution, transportation and port drayage services, which is made possible through use of electronic freight management.

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3PL Savannah- How to Find Your Logistics Partner

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 20, 2017 10:04:05 AM

Third Party Logistics is a concept of supply chain management and logistics in which a company makes use of third parties by outsourcing specific elements of fulfillment and distribution services. 3PL providers have a specialization in transportation, integrated operation, and warehousing services. These services are usually customized according to the specification of the customer and market conditions. As such, third-party logistics companies are a vital part of the supply chain and are beneficial to small and large businesses alike. 3PL companies have experienced growth as there is an increased need for business leanness and more focus on core processes of business.

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Cargo Shipping Savannah | Managing Automotive Freight Shipments

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 13, 2017 12:00:26 PM

Partial container load cargo shipping requires careful management of logistical issues. If your enterprise relies heavily upon the transportation of freight, you've likely already encountered the complexity of this field! Today a variety of highly specialized technologies contribute additional intricacy to the subject of effectively managing cargo shipments within the transportation system.

This article will address some key container shipping terms. It will touch upon federal regulations and other factors to consider when working with vehicle and cargo shipping savannah.

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Port of Savannah Shipping: What’s Affecting Your Shipping Costs?

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 6, 2017 3:55:17 PM

Moving freight from point A to point B, from Port of Savannah shipping to Jacksonville for example, seems like a no-brainer. All you have to do is pack and load it up, and then send it on its way, right? Wrong.

Several factors come into play when determining the shipping cost of your freight. Among them are the type of transportation and freight class you are using. Your freight's ultimate destination and delivery time also impact the cost. And don't forget to add in fuel, mileage, and charges for any other equipment or services you might require.

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LTL Savannah | Facts about Less Than Truckload Shipping

Posted by Port City Logistics on Oct 30, 2017 1:25:04 PM
If you've shipped products through the Port of Savannah, you may have encountered the abbreviation "LTL shipping." This form of cargo transport is a great solution for many shippers who have smaller loads or need more flexibility in their shipping contracts.  

 

 

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What a Difference LED Lowcountry Lights Has Made! (Video)

Posted by Port City Logistics on Oct 20, 2017 2:02:42 PM
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Drayage Savannah | Delivering the Goods

Posted by Port City Logistics on Oct 12, 2017 3:25:38 PM

Delivering goods is a hard business to comprehend in simple terms. It's even more challenging now that there are security issues, privacy information challenges and big data that has to be addressed to avoid the noise in the transport of goods and services. These problems in transportation are what's making companies do their best to provide the best drayage services in the market.

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Port Logistics Savannah: 3PL Partnerships

Posted by Port City Logistics on Oct 6, 2017 1:15:59 PM

Today, computer software programs and automation have vastly increased the ability of companies to obtain efficient, cost-effective shipping logistics. If your firm markets beverages, consumer goods, foodstuffs, retail merchandise, pulp and paper products, or chemicals through the bustling Port of Savannah, you may find some attractive cost-cutting capabilities by retaining the services of a 3PL company. Sometimes also referred to as a "TPL" (an abbreviation for the expression "third party logistics" enterprise), modern 3PL businesses help their clients save time and money. Logistics Savannah and other ports can benefit from companies like Port City Logistics.

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Logistics and Your Supply Chain | Port of Savannah Logistics

Posted by Port City Logistics on Oct 5, 2017 12:14:58 PM

Beginning in the 1970’s and continuing as a growing trend throughout the 80’s and 90’s, many retailers and manufacturers expanded their operations to include logistics; seeking to manage costs by controlling inventory along the entire length of their supply chains.

Today, tech-savvy e-commerce providers like Amazon can far outpace the speed at which most retailers and manufacturers can move their goods to the point of sale. It is has become very difficult for companies to effectively compete with e-commerce providers plus manage their payroll and benefits-related expenses, as well as cope with rising fuel costs. To remain competitive, many businesses have opted to cut overhead and streamline operations by divesting themselves of their logistics operations and outsourcing freight-handling to third-party logistics (3PL) providers.

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