Dear shippers! Do you know how to improve your business? What kind of programs can be included for optimizing your warehouse productivity? Which program is relevant for your motor carrier business? Hey there are many questions to be considered for your logistic business.
If you have a business of parcel courier, then you must know the basic programs to be organized for optimizing your business strategy. For this you have to build a core carrier program which is mandatory for all logistic companies. Do you know how to create a core carrier program? If you don’t know about this, then no need to worry! Here are some best tips through which you will find some great ideas for organizing your carrier program.
1. Look Beyond Cost
Dear shippers! There is one most important advice for you during making partnership. When you are going to make new business partners, don’t make a relation with lower product cost strategies, but you should go with quality product strategies. Because for a long term relationship quality matters a lots. Because quality is the main and primary fact of great success. Before making partnership, concentrate on time performance percentages and claims rates. Then consider the cost, investment and price.
2. Estimate the Carrier’s Capacity
First you should match up to your lanes to the carrier’s lanes. For ex: whether you are delivering parcel to Spain or USA or any foreign country. Because to deliver a huge number or huge quantity products the courier point must have sufficient number of trucks and transportation vehicle to assign. Also you should check the shipper’s capacity to regularly deliver on time and claim-free.
3. Check Demand Suppleness
If your company introduce new programs and products regularly, then make sure that your new core program can make changes in your business. Do know what stuffs to be checked for Demand Suppleness? Whether companies employees can handle special requests or not. The launch of new product or equipment etc.
5. Think About the Carrier’s Insurance Coverage
It is necessary to check the truckers and transportation vehicles certificates of insurance. Make sure about what kind of coverage the trucker carries. Also check whether your company is listed as “additionally insured,” or not.
For a strong core carrier program, persist on a dedicated contact, make sure financial stability, measure geographic coverage, verify technology resources and never be afraid to end the relationship or partnership if you find your business partner is a fraud.