The Deringer Difference

Three Methods to Achieve Cost Savings for LCL vs. FCL Shipping

Posted by Jack Bender on Sep 1, 2017 2:30:43 PM

Businesses with large ocean container volumes are always looking to remove costs from their supply chain.  Many organizations will issue request for quotations or seek competitive freight bids in an effort to save money. The results of such efforts are usually competitive pricing that is locked in for a period of time, thus lowering the cost of  ocean freight. Awesome, right? 

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Topics: Freight Transportation

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Air Freight vs. Ocean Freight

Posted by Rachel Renaudette on Aug 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In today’s emerging marketplace, businesses strive to increase their profitability and simultaneously remain competitive in an unpredictable economy. While every organization is different with unique products and business strategies, transportation often represents one of the largest costs importers will face.  Cutting the cost of transportation is often the first place executives look to improve the bottom line.

When choosing the most cost effective method of transportation for your supply chain needs, there are several factors that come into play…so, how do you decide whether your international shipments should be transported via air or ocean freight?

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Topics: Freight Transportation

The Insider's Guide to Total Cost of Ownership

Posted by Rachael Sink on Aug 17, 2017 4:24:16 PM

The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is the big story that ultimately determines the efficiency and cost effectiveness of your supply chain. By quantifying and measuring costs, there is no doubt that determining TCO is a complicated and time intensive process, but it is one that pays off in the end. With diligence, the TCO can be thoroughly completed and improve your supply chain understanding.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Total Cost of Ownership