Ascent Global Logistics Blog

May 12, 2017

Vote for Ascent Global Logistics in the Top 3PL Excellence Awards

Each July, Inbound Logistics publishes its Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. This is the most definitive resource for the third-party and outsourced logistics market.

May 5, 2017

Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers – What’s the difference?

Global supply chains are extremely complex networks which require involvement by various professionals who must execute different tasks. Two of the most important parties involved in an international shipment are the freight forwarder and the customs broker. 

May 4, 2017

Chicago Retail Consolidation Summit

Retail logistics requirements are constantly evolving and this year is no exception. In case you missed it, Walmart suppliers will be held accountable to new delivery expectations this August. 

April 20, 2017

10 Benefits to Centralizing Your Logistics Management

Centralizing the management of logistics activities can produce a number of benefits for shippers. With a dedicated team to manage logistics activities, shippers will save time and money due to the increased control, improved transparency and streamlined processes.

April 19, 2017

3 Tips for Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals

Supply chain and logistics professionals must be able to quickly adapt, innovate and solve problems in order to keep pace with the industry. So how can supply chain and logistics managers prepare themselves for the future?

March 27, 2017

Importing 101: Customs Bonds

Is your company importing goods into the United States or considering importing in the future? To import successfully, the importer must have a customs bond on file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

March 16, 2017

Inbound Shipping 101 eBook

Do you have a firm control over inbound shipping costs? A thorough inbound shipping program can help you improve your supply chain visibility to ensure cost-effective shipping decisions are made.

March 13, 2017

3 Benefits of Freight Audit and Payment Programs

Freight audit and payment programs can help companies of all sizes improve accuracy when reviewing and paying carrier invoices. Whether the freight is Parcel, Less-than-Truckload, Truckload, Volume, Intermodal or International, freight audit automation can have enormous benefits.

March 3, 2017

3 Reasons to Become An Ascent Global Logisitcs Independent Sales Agent

At Ascent Global Logistics, we focus on becoming a single logistics partner for clients by providing professional domestic freight management, international freight forwarding and retail consolidation solutions. To carry out this mission, we are continuing our search for the best and brightest to join our team here at Ascent Global Logistics as Independent Sales Agents.

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