Managing a Service Supply Chain During Peak Season

Published by Claire Ponsaran on July 1, 2020

Disruptions in a customer service supply chain can happen at any time, but more so during peak season. You can’t completely eradicate these disruptions because accidents do happen and the people you employ can sometimes make mistakes, but what can you do to minimize the damage on your service delivery processes?

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The Importance of Accurate Data Entry in the Logistics Process

The Importance of Accurate Data Entry in the Logistics Process

Why does data quality matter? It matters because it increases business efficiency. Second, it reduces costs. And third, it enhances customer satisfaction.

Improving data accuracy has been the major goal of companies to avoid delay and paying out of the budget costs for bad data. Furthermore, it was more expensive to pay for the wrong data than producing clean data at the first try.

Your financial reporting and business planning can also be affected by bad data. An accurate data entry yields good results making the supply chain operation successful. It boosts the companies productivity, resulting in a business that provides quality service to its customers.

3 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Freight Bill Processing

3 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Freight Bill Processing

Freight audit payment processing is a complex and time-consuming transaction. Bulk invoices from different carriers and the challenging task of processing the payments mean you need to allocate resources, budget, and the right team to handle this tedious workload. The larger the shipment, the more bills needed to audit and prepare the payment. Thus, when invoices pile up, this can lead to errors in papers and sometimes late payments due to poor internal processes. For a successful and stress-free freight bill processing, why not hand over the responsibility to an outsourced team of experts?

5 Ways to Reduce Logistics Cost

5 Ways to Reduce Logistics Cost

Along with an increase in customer demands, the logistics business is on the rise. However, the whole process of moving the goods becomes costly for some companies and their budget suffers. Lack of considerable decision making in the business process causes excessive spending. That is why good strategies on reducing the cost of your logistics are essential, so you can continue to carry out quality services without compromising your budget. Here are five ways to minimize your logistics process costs and save money for your business.

Is this the right time to outsource your logistics processes?

Is this the right time to outsource your logistics processes?

As long as you are following the recommended precautions and the community policies imposed to alleviate the spread of the virus, and deciding on outsourcing your logistics process, your business can continue serving its customers. Outsourcing fills the space where your in-house employees left because they are prevented from traveling to and from your facilities, and others are unable to work remotely. After all, any time is always the right time to outsource.

3 Alternatives to On-Site Inspections for Appraisal Reports

3 Alternatives to On-Site Inspections for Appraisal Reports

The process of writing up an appraisal report typically involves exterior and interior inspections, which allow the appraiser to determine the characteristics of the subject property. Usually, the appraiser visits the subject property as well as comparable properties with similar characteristics.

However, this practice of doing on-site inspections and comparable research isn’t restricted to the appraiser. The USPAP guidelines provide some allowance for a real estate appraisal assistant to perform non-significant work or even a third-party inspector to provide significant assistance to the appraiser.

How Outsourcing Mitigates COVID-19 Impact on Logistics Service Providers

How Outsourcing Mitigates COVID-19 Impact on Logistics Service Providers

The supply chain might be difficult to manage now because of the unseen enemy, but there is always a way to overcome it or even just mitigating its impact on your business. And that’s outsourcing. There is always an outsourcing service that you can take advantage of in your logistics business. With outsourcing, you can save on operational costs, you can provide quality service to your customers, and you can lessen your workload so you can focus on your core business activities.