Category: Transport Management

Helpful articles, insights and guides to improve transport management processes.

What is Delivered In Full On Time (DIFOT)?

by TransVirtual, 15 September 2022

What Does DIFOT Mean? If you own or manage a transportation company and are hearing about this for the first time, you’re probably wondering: “What is DIFOT?” DIFOT, meaning Delivery in Full On Time, is a measurement of delivery performance in a supply chain broken into two distinct halves. The...

What is the hub and spoke model?

by Troy Searle, 5 September 2022

Brief explainer for transport and distribution. Table of contents: –   What is the hub and spoke model?–   What transport carriers use hub and spoke distribution?–   How is this distribution model beneficial?–   Benefits for customers Hub and Spoke, Point 2 Point, Full Truckload… There’s always a lot to consider in the...

Your Quick Guide to Less Than Truckload Shipping?

by Matt Corby, 10 June 2022

Every year, the market in the United States alone for less than truckload (LTL) shipping is worth more than $86 billion. Of course, not everybody is familiar with less than truckload shipping and what it entails. However, based on how big this market is, you can be sure that it...

What Is Threshold Delivery? The Complete Guide.

by Murray Phillips, 25 May 2022

Why threshold delivery? 84% of customers say that delivery is a crucial factor when it comes to the online shopping experience. But what happens when customers don’t select the correct method of delivery?  As a delivery driver, you’ve surely been asked, “can you carry that inside for me?”. Do you...

What is white glove delivery?

by Murray Phillips, 19 May 2022

And should you consider offering it as a service? Have you ever wondered how someone would ship a vintage Porsche to a customer? Surely anything rare, unique and easily damaged needs some TLC when being posted. Chucking a Faberge egg into the back of a van (even when done with...

What is Reverse Logistics

by Matt Corby, 13 May 2022

Did you know that the costs a business accrues just from returns make up 5-6% of its overall lost revenue? That makes it crucial to find solutions that can reduce costs while still maintaining efficiency and customer satisfaction. This is where reverse logistics comes in. What is reverse logistics? Reverse...

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