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Single Source Logistics Helps Grow Your Business

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jul 9, 2018 12:11:25 PM

What is Third Party Logistics?

Are you prepared to handle your own shipping as your business grows? Many companies find themselves unready to navigate the complexities of logistics as their shipping needs increase.To face the challenges of selling across oceans (or even state lines) effectively, standard practice is to employ a single source third party logistics (3PL) company to outsource management of everything including over-the-road freight, shipping and port drayage.

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Topics: 3pl

LTL Shipping Savannah: A Cost Saving Measure

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jun 25, 2018 1:19:48 PM

 

What is "LTL?"

Less than truckload shipping, or LTL, fits an important niche in the shipping industry. When a company needs to ship freight that is more than a parcel carrier can accommodate yet not large enough for a dedicated full truck, LTL can be a great solution. 

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Transportation Management- What is it?

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jun 11, 2018 2:27:49 PM
Ranked as the fastest-growing seaport in the United States from 2000 to 2005, the Port of Savannah experienced a 16.5 percent compound annual growth rate versus the national average of only 9.7 percent. In 2007, the port held the distinction as the fourth-busiest container terminal in the United States, and in 2014, container traffic through the port reached 3 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU)- that's a lot of transportation management!
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Topics: Logistics Management

Emerging Technology | Port City Logistics Is Saving Time and Money with the Latest Tech

Posted by Port City Logistics on May 31, 2018 2:15:57 PM

The evolution of technology has been pushing boundaries and changing protocols in every aspect of our personal and professional lives. The logistics industry is no exception. The transaction cycle is becoming more streamlined by integrating with various technologies to improve accuracy and efficiency — from point A to point B.

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Commercial Cargo Ships in Operation Today

Posted by Port City Logistics on Mar 23, 2018 11:45:15 AM

Of the thousands of cargo ships traveling the international seas at any given moment, there are only a few different types of ships, mainly divided according to the type of cargo that they carry. The two main types are dry cargo ships or tankers. Among dry cargo ships, different types include bulk carriers, container ships, reefer ships, RoRo ships, and others. Tankers can be classified as chemical, gas, LNG, or oil tankers. The cargo ship port of Savannah, GA is the second largest port in the US and handles container ships, reefer ships, heavy lift, RoRo, and breakbulk ships.

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3PL Providers: What do they do and who are they for?

Posted by Port City Logistics on Feb 11, 2018 3:26:09 PM

3PL stands for Third-Party Logistics. There are different levels of 3PL: the Standard 3PL Provider, the Service Developer, the Customer Adapter, and the Customer Developer.

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America's Biggest Traffic Jam is in Washington D.C.

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jan 22, 2018 4:34:18 PM

This is a fascinating period for the trucking industry. Momentum is undeniably building in domestic manufacturing. Who will drive those manufactured goods remains to be seen; driverless trucks promise to change the dynamics of the industry in almost unimaginable ways. Across the trucking world, change is right around the corner... except for the literal corners.

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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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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: Logistics, supply chain efficiency

Logistics Savannah GA | Technological Advances and Game Changers

Posted by Port City Logistics on Dec 15, 2017 1:19:07 PM

 

The warehousing and distribution industry has been a scene of rapid change in recent years. Companies have adapted to the digital age by offering cutting-edge freight management to an increasingly tech-savvy clientele. Discerning shippers would be well advised to keep pace with the latest industry developments and trends, in order to take full advantage of these new methods.

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