Opus9 Blog

Creating a Reliable Domestic Supply Chain for PPE

Posted by Michelle Gaubert on Nov 13, 2020

#SupplyChainBrain recently published an interesting article on the state of the supply chain for getting PPE efficiently distributed. In a conversation with Chris Garcia, CEO of Health Supply US, Robert Bowman of SupplyChainBrain uncovers what shippers are doing to ensure a national supply of PPE. As we enter the third wave of COVID-19 infections, it is more important than ever to get #criticalsupplies to front line workers quickly and efficiently, in a collaborative effort between shippers and truckers.

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Topics: Truckload, Dry Van, Less Than Truckload, Drayage, Technology, TMS, opus9, Freight rates

Freight Broker News: Record high rates and carrier shortages continue

Posted by Michelle Gaubert on Nov 3, 2020

Blog Freight News 1As a digital freight broker, Opus9 is staying up to date on the latest freight rates and forecasted trends, to provide the best service to our partner shippers and carriers. Starting today, we are adding a weekly update called Freight Broker News where we will provide the latest information on rates, trends, and industry news.

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Topics: Truckload, Dry Van, Less Than Truckload, Flatbed, Drayage, Technology, opus9, Freight rates

6 Tips for Selecting the Best Drayage Partner

Posted by Opus9 on Dec 1, 2019

Drayage is a transportation method that helps get freight from a sea or airport to a local warehouse and vice versa. It is commonly used in overseas shipping. Due to increasing competitive demands to cut costs and delivery items quickly, selecting the best drayage partner is a standard go-to for logistics professional shipping items by air or sea.

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Topics: Drayage, Holidays

10 Cool Features Opus9 Has To Offer

Posted by Opus9 on Dec 1, 2019

10 cool features Opus9 has to offer

There are a lot of reasons why you should choose Opus9 as your number one shipping platform. With our streamlined, efficient system, we have made shipping anything as easy as 1, 2, 3! No more shipping delays or lost shipments.

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Topics: Refrigerated, Truckload, Dry Van, Less Than Truckload, Flatbed, Drayage, Technology

12 ways Opus9 simplifies shipping

Posted by Opus9 on Dec 1, 2019

12 ways Opus9 simplifies shippingOpus9 is a digital freight broker that simplifies the shipping process. From getting your freight quote to making your payment, we provide our customers a stress-free solution for any shipping assignment.

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Topics: Refrigerated, Truckload, Dry Van, Less Than Truckload, Flatbed, Drayage, Technology, Holidays

The Battle Between Washington & Beijing

Posted by Opus9 on Aug 15, 2019

The US has imposed trade tariffs on more than $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, with China retaliating with their own tariffs on about $110 billion worth of US goods. But what exactly does this mean for US businesses? Here’s a look at the tariff timeline, tariff consequences, the affected industries, and what you can do to prepare.

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Topics: Drayage

Top 8 Tips on Cutting Transportation Costs

Posted by Opus9 on Jul 29, 2019

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Today, transportation management is more than just ensuring freight moves from one point to another. Shippers have to use more resources to fulfill ever-increasing client requirements.

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Topics: Truckload, Less Than Truckload, Drayage

Opus9 Launches Drayage

Posted by Opus9 on Jun 27, 2019

 

Drayage is a billion-dollar industry marked with distinct challenges. From an overall lack of capacity or transparency into pricing, companies are plagued with many inefficiencies as they look to move their containers.

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Topics: Announcement, Drayage