"Why is transportation visibility important?
Our supply chains have found themselves weathering some rough storms lately. From truck and driver shortages, to pandemics, maximum capacities reached at European ports and increased legal and environmental regulation, supply chain systems are increasingly under strain.
Organizations are under pressure to lower their freight rates while simultaneously offering higher levels of service, in a more agile way in order to better serve high-demanding customers with fast-evolving needs. However, these challenges also present new opportunities to adapt and innovate. Transportation visibility is key to achieving a more robust and competitive supply chain, enabling dramatic improvements in five key area.
Whether your business is regional or international, it’s important to keep in mind your future growth needs and how a trustworthy transportation visibility provider could be a key partner for your business.
This guide features the 14 most important questions that all shippers and 3PL/4PLs should ask when choosing a transportation visibility provider, and outlines the best industry practices."