Prepare Your Supply Chain to Overcome Capacity Challenges
Increased demand and customer expectations continue to put pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without comprising their bottom line. This was especially difficult in 2018 as capacity constraints caused freight rates to skyrocket.
While conditions have certainly improved over the last year, no one knows when the market will shift again. And with the number of factors that could affect capacity in the short-term and long-term, including legislation, the driver shortage, supplier requirements from large retailers, seasonal and promotional surges and more, it’s important for shippers to be prepared. This requires having a strategic plan that is continuously refined and optimized.