Many LSP’s are trying to create collaborative working relationships among their clients to insure that they cube out before they weigh out and vice versa. This only makes sense but it’s not always as simple or easy as it may sound. Both shippers need to agree upon who pays for what, legal settlements in case of damages, timing of pick-ups and deliveries, the list goes on.
Collaborative distribution is desired by many service providers and shippers alike but concerns over security and control of their supply chains impedes progress on the concept. The video above offers an alternative to many of these concerns.