Blue Streak is committed to providing advanced technology solutions to meet a wide range of our customers’ needs. Our leading technology includes digital signature capture and barcode scanning. We also offer document scanning at the time of delivery to provide images of pertinent shipment-related documents. This significantly reduces the turnaround time in receiving important documents and practically eliminates the need for paper delivery tickets, making shipments more environmentally friendly. Contact us to learn more about how our solutions can help increase your company’s productivity and bottom line.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN? LOGISTICS LEXICON
This month in our Logistics Lexicon series, we’re talking about warehousing. Warehousing is the process of storing physical inventory for sale or distribution. Warehouses are used by different types of businesses that need to temporarily store products in bulk before either shipping them to other locations or individually to end consumers. Many e-commerce businesses will purchase products in bulk from their suppliers, who ship them to their warehouse for storage. Often brick-and-mortar businesses have limited space in their stores to hold inventory but still need to keep up with demand. Having additional inventory available in nearby warehouses helps ensure they are always able to restock their stores during high volume times like the holidays, even if their suppliers are in other countries and are slow to produce and ship new product.
Blue Streak offers a range of supply chain management services, including warehousing, and can create a scalable, customized plan to best meet your specific logistics needs. Please contact us for more information.
FUEL SURCHARGE NOW UPDATED WEEKLY
In March we began updating our fuel surcharge weekly. The surcharge matrix and calculation will remain exactly the same. The weekly surcharge is based on the national average price of fuel from the previous Monday, as reported by the Department of Energy. (Please refer to the Weekly Retail Gasoline and Diesel Prices: US index, for regular gas.) You can find a table illustrating the surcharge here. As always, Blue Streak’s fuel surcharge remains among the lowest in the region.