Relying on a single carrier for all your shipping needs can be expensive, especially in the wake of rate increases and the many surcharge spikes taken by the major carriers of late. But there are more reasons to do your research. A healthy carrier mix gives you options. Here are some steps to help you assess the best path forward.
George Meier is the Chief Business Development Officer at Sifted, a leading logistics intelligence (LI) platform empowering shippers to make smart, data-powered business decisions. Meier has over 20 years of experience in transportation operations and sales management.