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Shippers and 3PLs are learning to embrace the changes in the supply chain by relying on technology solutions that keep them agile and positioned for success. To mitigate issues with carrier capacity and protect profits while managing costs, they are seeking providers that have solutions for all over-the-road (OTR) shipping modes, including Parcel.

Improving Efficiency in All OTR Shipping Modes

Shippers and 3PLs are learning to embrace the changes in the supply chain by relying on technology solutions that keep them agile and positioned for success. To mitigate issues with carrier capacity and protect profits while managing costs, they are seeking providers that have solutions for all over-the-road (OTR) shipping modes, including Parcel.

To help streamline their Parcel processes, many Shippers and 3PLs are embracing technology solutions to manage capacity constraints, increase efficiency, and enhance visibility into their Parcel shipments.

Carrier Connections Reduce Capacity Issues

Partnering with a technology provider that has access to a large number of carriers for all modes is important when trying to navigate carrier capacity constraints. Your solution’s real-time connectivity gives you the ability to compare capacity, pricing, delivery times, and other key attributes of multiple parcel carriers in one system. The right provider can also offer insight into lane restrictions and outages helping you avoid delays in your parcel shipments.

Automation Leads to Efficiency

An automated technology solution helps increase efficiency and streamline your parcel shipping processes. It also eliminates manual tasks, increases productivity, and allows you to shift your focus to bigger-picture items. For tasks like requesting rates or tracking shipments, automated technology can create operational efficiencies and eliminate manual methods that may lead to human error.

Data Capture Enhances Visibility

Shippers and 3PLs have traditionally managed LTL, Truckload and First/Final Mile in one system, and parcel in a separate, single carrier’s system. With a modern technology solution, you can put all of your shipments into a single platform, which not only ensures that you can access the best carrier rating, but it also increases management, visibility, and reporting. Capturing parcel shipping data through a single source of truth delivers valuable insights, helping to enhance visibility into your parcel shipments and capturing the business intelligence you need to manage them in the future.

Shippers and 3PLs who understand the value of technology in all OTR modes need to ensure they are partnered with a provider that is committed not only to developing new technology, but also to consistently enhancing their platforms to meet your needs. The most up-to-date data and real-time connectivity is critical in your decision making, productivity, and ensuring your overall cost-savings in parcel shipping.

Did You Know

LIVE Connect™, our industry-leading freight management platform for rating and tendering, provides optimal benefits based on our clients’ unique business needs, not just for LTL shipping, but in Truckload, First/Final Mile, and Parcel shipment modes as well.

Regularly shipping small packages demands the right technology to ensure profits and productivity are not lost in the warehouse. Many carriers offer their own applications but limit you from seeing what competitors have to offer. Banyan’s feature in LIVE Connect offers a flexible, comprehensive solution to parcel shipment processing that finds the best carrier while integrating with the tools you need to execute parcel shipments.

Utilizing our Parcel solution, clients benefit from increased standardization of inputs, as well as the option to automatically schedule their shipments with the lowest-cost carrier. They also benefit from comparing carriers and modes within a single system.

Contact Banyan Technology today to learn how you can benefit from the leading modern technology solution for managing Parcel shipping in today's evolving supply chain.

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