Many people come to us with inquiries about the types of services that we offer. So we thought, Why not write a blog and go into some detail about the services we provide as a logistics company?
So you are going to learn about supply chain solutions very closely here. Along with this, we will also try to explain to you how our services can be important to you. But before starting, let us tell you how the transportation and logistics providers contribute to that economy.
Contribution of the shipping and logistics industry to the US economy
The logistics provider contributes significantly to the US economy and global GDP. Annual estimates range from $8 trillion to $12 trillion. The market closed at $2 trillion in 2019. The industry is expected to grow at a 6.8% CAGR between 2022 and 2030. This growth is driven by factors like e-commerce logistics, container shortages, port closures, truck driver shortages, and air freight market restrictions.
Key logistics industry trends include:
- Fractional C-Suite Services
- AI-augmented and Virtual Reality
- Retail media networks
- Fintech platforms
- Software as a service
- Digital audio
- Education technology
- Healthcare services
- Clean and green technologies
- Advertising technology
- Food supply chain solutions
- Consulting services
Factors influencing industry growth include
- Social influences
What services does Lading Logistics offer?
We provide logistical services for clients. We mainly offer warehouse services, freight forwarding, container shipments, retail sales and distribution, last-mile pickup, trade automation services, and ocean, rail, road, and air shipments. Let us now tell you a little bit about all the services, one by one. We will also discuss their main features and benefits.
Lading Logistics offers warehouse solutions for storage and transportation. We also offer discounts, value-added services, and information management systems with it. Our warehouse services feature tracking stock, picking and shipping inventory, efficient inventory management, visibility, paperless documentation, robust customer service, and reporting and analytics.
WMS will help you in the following ways:
- Faster Inventory Turnover
- Enhanced Customer Service
- Reduced Warehouse Personnel
- Better Stock Control
- Optimized Space
- Improved Labor Productivity.
Lading Logistics also serves as a freight forwarding company. It handles import and export documents, transportation providers, freight charge negotiation, consolidation, inventory management, and insurance claims. We also manage inventory during the storage and transportation processes. We can help customers with free cargo quotes, a well-documented process, various shipping options, good packing, customer service, and reputation.
Freight forwarding will offer you benefits like:
- Efficient Tracking
- Inventory Management
- Warehouse order picking
Lading Logistics also operates as a container shipping company. We operate ships carrying containers and cargo from load to discharge port. Our shipping containers are made from high-quality steel for durability and strength in maritime transportation environments. The sides, base, and top are made of steel, while the entire structure is welded together for added strength.
Our shipping containers offer you:
- Lower Costs
- Easy Storage
- Optimal safety and Security for transporting a wide range of products
Retail Sales and Distribution
Lading Logistics also serves in retail sales and distribution. We focus on optimizing retail logistics strategies for sustainable direct-to-consumer (DTC) retail businesses. This involves inbound and outbound processes, ensuring the flow of finished goods from businesses to end users.
Retail Sales and Distribution are crucial in the supply chain, facilitating the movement of goods from suppliers to manufacturers, sellers, and ultimately buyers. A supply chain is a series of transactions, and failure in logistics results in a halt in transactions.
Retail sales and distribution offer benefits such as
- Reduced product shipping
- timely delivery
- inventory levels
Effective logistics management provides visibility into the supply chain, enabling businesses to control costs, identify efficiencies, spot problems, conduct demand planning, and gain insights into opportunities.
We also offer last-mile pickup. It involves the final stage of a customer’s purchase, encompassing transportation, supply chain, manufacturing, and retailing. This term refers to the delivery of products as the last leg of transportation.
Trade Automation Services
Lading Logistics offers trade automation services, utilizing technology and software to enhance efficiency in various logistical processes, including procurement, production, inventory management, distribution, customer service, and recovery.
Ocean, Rail, Road, and Air shipping
Lastly, we also offer various modes of transport for ocean, rail, road, and air shipments, including air, water, land, pipelines, cable, and space transport. Key features on which you need to focus while choosing between ocean, rail, road, and airships include
- Goods Characteristics
Although all the logistics companies work in different areas, they all have one common factor: warehousing. Apart from this, some of the most important things that customers require are on-time delivery, order fulfillment rate, product condition, and accurate documentation.
What are the seven major logistic functions?
Major logistic functions include warehouse order picking, transport, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, handling materials, storage, and monitoring.
What is the role of logistics in a company?
Logistics plays a crucial role in a company, encompassing transportation, delivery, storage, packaging, cargo handling, distribution, and information processing. It ensures timely and efficient product delivery from production to consumers.
What do logistics companies provide?
Logistics companies streamline goods transportation processes, including warehousing and transportation, from origin to consumption based on customer requirements, ensuring efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods.