If your business has used the same shipping methods for years, you probably haven't thought much about how you can improve them. However, switching to expedited freight services through a specialty transportation company can benefit your business in a variety of ways. Discover these important advantages of using expedited shipping services and make the switch now.
As the term implies, expedited freight services transport your goods more quickly than traditional shipping methods. These services have improved speed because delivery experts manage the logistics of the process from beginning to end. The experts have more resources at their disposal than the average in-house shipping coordinator and they have the experience that allows them to anticipate potential problems.
Whether your business is small or large, your employees are spending valuable time worrying over delivery logistics. While shipping is an integral part of any business, you probably hired your employees for their skills in other departments. If you outsource your shipping needs to expedited freight companies, you and your employees will have much more time to focus on other aspects of the business. You will also be able to have the peace of mind that your company's shipping needs are in the hands of experienced professionals.
The customers or clients of any company should always be the primary concern of the business. When you have more time to focus on the core of your business, you can better serve your customers. Expedited shipping services also have the potential to lower your company's shipping costs, which can then create lower prices for your customers. If you are shipping goods to clients, they will be able to receive them more quickly when you outsource your shipping needs.
The shipping industry is booming in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the value of freight moved is predicted to increase to $1,377 per ton by 2040. As its value was at $882 per ton in 2007, this is a rather significant value increase. Trust your company's highly valued freight to the experts. Contact Diversified Transportation Services today to find out the best shipping services for the needs of your company.
Whether you're a company looking to improve one facet of your supply chain, your entire supply chain, or simply looking for a transportation and logistics consultation, we can help.