How To Show Proof To Back Up Your Freight Forwarding Rates

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Having solid evidence to back up your rates can make all the difference when it comes to building trust, opening up pricing conversations, and ultimately winning new business. Let’s talk about the issue of proof in freight forwarding […]

On-Demand Webinar: The Key to Maintaining Operational Efficiency From Bookings to Warehouse

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR The Key to Maintaining Operational Efficiency From Bookings to Warehouse Presented by NCBFAA & Logixboard Access now: About this logistics webinar On Thursday, March 23rd, we collaborated with the NCBFAA to air the webinar “The Key to Maintaining Operational Efficiency From Bookings to Warehouse.” At this event, Logixboard CEO Julian Alvarez sat down […]

How Freight Forwarders Can Win More Bids in 2023

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR How Freight Forwarders Can Win More Bids in 2023 Presented by FTA, Neolink, & Logixboard Access now: About this logistics webinar On Thursday, February 23rd, we hosted our webinar “How Freight Forwarders Are Winning More Bids in 2023,” where we rounded up some freight forwarding experts to talk about sales enablement in today’s […]

How Technology Can Power Your Carrier and Shipper Relationships

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In the time following the peak of the pandemic, logistics professionals have learned to brace for shocks and developments, with many maintaining flexibility to pivot at a moment’s notice. However, as we gradually move toward recovery, it’s time to turn our focus to the constant in the freight forwarding industry: relationships. As competition tightens, maintaining […]

Demurrage vs. Detention Charges: What You Need To Know

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When looking for the right freight forwarder, price is a major factor for many shippers. In fact, in a survey by Logixboard and FreightWaves, 76% of shippers scored price as “very important” or “fairly important” in their list of priorities– only below customer service and cutting-edge technology. However, giving your customers a good deal goes […]

How Can 3PLs Prepare for Peak Season?

Peak season in logistics refers to the increased freight volume associated with back-to-school purchases and stocking up inventory for the upcoming holiday season. It is prime time for retail, resulting in increased demand across many markets. Retailers clearing their summer inventories also contribute to the craze. Typically starting mid-August and continuing through the end of […]

Are Shippers Still Using Just-in-Time Delivery?

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Just-in-time delivery has long been touted as a key cost-saving, quality-maximizing strategy in the shipping industry. However, prolonged logistics challenges in recent years have called the method into question due to its lack of consideration for unexpected circumstances. With the pandemic changing the conversation around operating methods, many companies are struggling to figure out how […]

Common Causes of Delays During Ocean Forwarding

Cargo is shipped across the world to fuel global businesses and commerce, with 90% of traded goods carried by sea. Maritime trade volumes are predicted to triple by 2050. As such, ocean forwarding provides the main transport routes for global trade. But, with this amount of responsibility comes opportunities and challenges. Delays are an unavoidable […]