U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. Robinson
More than ever before, shippers have better access to information, and better quality information about how to find transportation savings. Our white paper, Supply Chains: Where to Find the Biggest, Fastest Transportation Savings, is just one example and it offers multiple ways to save. As freight markets become more efficient in matching supply/demand, just having the lowest rate per mile won’t cut it anymore. Being a smart transportation shipper no longer means just negotiating the lowest cost per mile, it means obtaining the best total landed cost.
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Mexico, Supply Chain
U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 2: A Presence on Both Sides of The Border.Transportfolio
When I kicked off this series about U.S./Mexico cross-border shipping, I covered some of the key benefits of a door to door service provider. In this second installment, we’ll explore the reasons why many best in class customers prefer working with cross-border providers that have long-standing offices in both countries.
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U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers.Transportfolio
This is the first post in a series about U.S./Mexico cross-border shipping. Over the next several months, I’ll share what best in class customers look for in a U.S./Mexico cross-border logistics provider. International business comes with many complications: differing currencies, variable exchange rates, languages, times zones, governing laws, and even different business objectives. Top tier international organizations understand the value of reducing unnecessary complexity—something a door to door provider can help with.
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Global Transportation, Mexico
It’s easy to understand the importance of routine checkups with medical professionals like doctors and dentists to gauge a body’s health. Many people have a similar approach with insurance policies or financial investments—annually verifying that the coverage or diversification is still appropriate. So, why wouldn’t you apply the same rigor to supply chains? » Read More
Freight Services, Global Trade Resources, Mexico, North American Border Crossing, Over the Road
So, your company ships products across the U.S.-Mexican border. How well do you understand the process? Are you well-versed in your options for cross-border shipping? What are your strategies to minimize costs and risk? » Read More