Tag: Linehaul

Intermodal vs. Multimodal Shipping Options

by Cameron Craig, 14 February 2022

Since the pandemic hit in early 2020, Australian businesses and consumers are continuing to deal with supply chain problems. Experts say the issues will last well into 2022.  There’s long been a misunderstanding of the global supply chain to regular consumers. But, the pandemic-induced problems make it obvious how global...

What is a Material Handling Equipment Supplier?

by Simon Unicomb, 11 February 2022

The global material handling equipment market was a $26.3 billion industry in 2020. With eCommerce on the rise, COVID-19 putting pressure on the supply chain, and the cost of labour steadily increasing, more and more companies are looking to increase their productivity. One of the most significant aspects of manufacturing...

Reducing the Cost of Last Mile Delivery

by Cameron Craig, 2 February 2022

The ‘last mile’ of a delivery journey, when an item travels from a transport hub to its final destination, is a particularly costly and challenging part of the delivery process. In this article, we break down the costs associated with last mile delivery and what you can do to make...

The Last Mile Delivery Problem & How to Overcome It

by Cameron Craig, 24 January 2022

Last mile delivery is often the shortest leg of a shipping journey, but can be the most troublesome and expensive for businesses, and has the potential to completely tank customer satisfaction. Intimidating, right?   It doesn’t have to be. Many of the challenges of the last mile can be tackled through...

3 Emerging Technologies That are Transforming Last Mile Delivery

by Cameron Craig, 21 January 2022

Last Mile Delivery refers to the final leg of an item’s shipping journey: the ‘final mile’ of delivery distance that lies between a transport hub and its final destination – usually a business or residence. Unfortunately, Last Mile Delivery is the most inefficient and expensive leg of the journey, estimated...

What is Pool Distribution and Why do Businesses Use It?

by Cameron Craig, 18 January 2022

Pool distribution is a tried and true method of distribution that is popular around the world. This method combines freight headed in similar directions in order to fill up otherwise empty truck space – saving time and money in the process.  This article will take you through the basics of...