Retailing is changing in America, customers expect fast shipping and often the shipping is imbedded in the cost. Retailers now more than ever before need to be able to predict their shipping costs and employ advanced shipping methods to speed goods to market and reduce costs.
ShippersEdge supports a variety of advanced shipping methods like consolidation and pool distribution and cross-dock. Additionally, ShippersEdge can locate your lowest cost provider and the fastest transit times. ShippersEdge can also help you determine which distribution center should fulfill which stock orders or provide variance reporting if that stock is not available at the lowest [transportation] cost DC.
If you’re shipping white-glove or other enhanced shipping types, ShippersEdge can use old fashioned rate tables if need be to produce a rate for comparison. We understand that not every provider has advanced communication. If you ship direct to customers, ShippersEdge can bridge the technology gap and help you provide tracking information to your customers.
ShippersEdge can also help you assemble cost and transit data on regions, products and individual shipments. This data can be used to help drive down costs and speed up service. On time percentage is calculated as a byproduct of transit monitoring and can assist in carrier scorecarding.
We’re here to keep you in the game. ShippersEdge has the right formula.