Universal Shipping Launches E-Solutions Powered by CargoSmart

We are pleased to announce that Universal Shipping, Inc. (USI), a U.S.-based NVOCC and logistics service provider specializing in U.S. import and export trade lanes, has implemented CargoSmart’s full suite of private label solutions to deliver online tools for its customers and to automate its shipment management processes.

“We selected CargoSmart’s sophisticated forwarder operations management system to support our rapidly growing business,” said Jacob Bech-Hansen, Vice President of USI. “CargoSmart demonstrated the expertise, history, and credibility with steamship lines to offer best-in-class service and visibility to our customers.” Read More…


How to Accelerate the Automotive Supply Chain

Is it possible for the automotive supply chain to be faster? The automotive industry is known for its lean manufacturing principles and highly integrated and efficient supply chain strategies. We think that automotive manufacturers (OEMs) and automotive parts suppliers can improve the transparency of their transportation processes and make improvements to speed up their supply chains.

 

According to a recent Booz & Company study covered in Industry Week, 76 percent of OEM executives found increasing competitive pressure to be a top concern. We have found many automotive companies are seeking to measure performance, improve speed for just-in-time (JIT) deliveries, and work more closely with their transportation vendors to improve turnaround times and to keep their supply chains competitive. OEMs and parts suppliers rely on their vendor relationships to transport their shipments as quickly as possible. Strong relationships enable these organizations to connect to their vendors to receive shipment data and make changes to improve performance. Read More…