Which Transportation Management Strategy is Best for Your Business?

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jan 4, 2018 6:50:56 PM

Anybody who has ever run their own business understands that the name of the game is to provide better products and services at a lower price than your competitors. What this means in practice is that you can’t just keep on doing things one way because that’s the way you’ve always done it. You need to look at everything on a constant basis and make certain that there isn’t a more efficient and/or less expensive way of getting that particular job done.

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Topics: Single Source Logistics, Logistics Management

Your Package's Journey through PCL Shipping

Posted by Port City Logistics on Dec 27, 2017 1:33:44 PM

Does your business send or receive freight through the busy Port of Savannah? Using a partial container load could help you conserve time and money! Our firm assists customers across this region. We'll help you access state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution, transportation and port facilities conveniently.

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Topics: Single Source Logistics, Logistics Management

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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Topics: Single Source Logistics, Logistics Management

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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Topics: Logistics Technologies, Logistics Management

Logistics Management Savannah | How to Train Logistics Management Leaders

Posted by Port City Logistics on Sep 1, 2017 4:32:55 PM

Coming into a management position is always unnerving, simply because you begin to recognize that you have a greater sense of responsibility. This is especially true for new logistics management, who must answer to a number of different situations. It takes a unique style to keep things running smoothly and to also be able to provide thorough answers to corporate executives, who want to ensure timely delivery of the company's products.

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Topics: Logistics Management, Logistics Careers

Logistics Savannah | Does your Freight Forwarding Process Have Weak Links?

Posted by Port City Logistics on Aug 28, 2017 8:39:07 PM

Weak links in your supply chain can create many negative consequences when it comes to your bottom line. You need to know how to quickly identify and eradicate weak links to keep your business operating at its optimum potential.

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Topics: Logistics Management, Supply Chain Efficiency

Freight Forwarding Savannah | 10 Things All Transport Companies should Know

Posted by Port City Logistics on Aug 21, 2017 2:13:37 PM

Is it a coincidence that “Logistics” contains the word “Logic?”

Not if you think about it. After all, it’s logical to assume that if no supply chain existed to link ground, air and sea transport, just about everything produced on the planet would wind up sitting on the loading docks of the companies fabricating the goods. 

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Topics: Single Source Logistics, Logistics Management

Savannah 3PL | How to Build Better Partnerships Between Brokers and Freight Carriers

Posted by Port City Logistics on Aug 11, 2017 3:04:32 PM

As players in the transportation industry, shippers and brokers should be aware of certain techniques that can help you as a broker or carrier develop a lasting partnership with one another and make a big impression in trucking.

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Topics: Logistics Management

Savannah Warehousing | Improving Warehouse Workforce Efficiency

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jul 7, 2017 3:29:40 PM

Our warehouse in Savannah has faced its challenges just like others, but we've been able to optimize with a few tried and true principles of productivity. If you want to draw out the full potential of your warehouse's performance, some of the best ways to do so can be surprisingly simple. Take the following things into consideration for ways that you can make your warehouse a well-oiled machine of improvement.

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Topics: Logistics Management, Warehousing