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“It’s Like A 400-Meter Relay”: An Inside Perspective On Courier Service

Customer service is often the deciding factor when selecting a courier service provider. But how can we know what really goes on behind the scenes? A SKYCOM Courier customer service representative tells us about courier service operations from their experience. Their perspective offers transparency into the step by step journey and portrays what people want [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:39:08+00:00August 27th, 2019|blog|Comments Off on “It’s Like A 400-Meter Relay”: An Inside Perspective On Courier Service

A Quick Review of Supply Chain Network Terminology

I hopped on the supply chain terminology train (feet dragging), and I'm glad I did.   The logistics industry has a language of its own. And if you’re doing any kind of research, you may find your Google search history flooded with supply chain acronyms and terminology. The presence of 3PLs has grown astronomically in the [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:39:08+00:00August 20th, 2019|blog|Comments Off on A Quick Review of Supply Chain Network Terminology

Here’s Why You Keep Hearing About “Real-Time” Logistics

We hear it a lot- "real-time data", "real-time tracking", "real-time this" and "real-time that". As generic and buzz-wordy as it sounds, real-time supply chain management is anything but. Here's what 3PLs mean when they say their services are done in real-time. It's the new industry standard Supply chain management being done in "real-time" means there [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:39:08+00:00August 14th, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Here’s Why You Keep Hearing About “Real-Time” Logistics

Cross Docking: A Logistic Puzzle

Cross docking is an efficient shipping strategy for many companies. It's also one of the most interesting parts of the supply chain process to learn about. Here's why companies are opting to use cross docking services to achieve their shipping goals - What is cross docking? Cross docking is a direct-delivery strategy in the supply [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:39:08+00:00August 8th, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Cross Docking: A Logistic Puzzle

Let RTD Logistics Handle Your Rush Trucking Needs

Expecting a large order at a port, or need to get products into your distribution channel quickly? Managing the details of moving cargo from point A to point B can be a hassle – especially if it’s coming from overseas. Instead of worrying about every last shipment detail, let RTD Logistics handle the planning for [...]

By |2019-08-15T15:15:13+00:00May 22nd, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Let RTD Logistics Handle Your Rush Trucking Needs

Streamline Your Company’s Deposits with Lock Boxes

For businesses that receive a high volume of checks, or checks with high-dollar amounts, getting the funds deposited in a timely manner is critical but can also be time-consuming, particularly as you wait for payments to make their way through the U.S. postal service. Lock boxes allow busy business owners to save time by consolidating [...]

By |2019-05-22T21:07:31+00:00April 21st, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Streamline Your Company’s Deposits with Lock Boxes

What is Cross Docking?

You may have heard the term cross docking during your search for a courier service, but you might be wondering, what exactly is cross docking? Cross docking is a practice in logistics management that includes unloading incoming delivery vehicles and loading the materials directly into outbound delivery vehicles, omitting traditional warehouse logistical practices and saving [...]

By |2019-08-15T15:14:47+00:00June 25th, 2018|blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Cross Docking?

What is a Medical Courier?

A medical courier is a delivery service that specializes in the transport and supply of urgent medical and healthcare equipment, samples or specimens. This can include urine, blood, organ and tissue transplant, and more. It’s no surprise that these items require special care and timeliness in their transport. Our medical couriers are experienced and tested [...]

By |2019-08-15T15:14:19+00:00June 1st, 2018|blog|Comments Off on What is a Medical Courier?

8 Interesting Facts About The History of Couriers

From delivering messages on foot in ancient Greece to the growth of billion-dollar, multinational courier companies like FedEx and UPS, the courier industry has long been an important part of functional society. Here are eight interesting facts about the roots of the courier industry. A marathon is 26 miles long because of a courier in [...]

By |2019-08-15T15:13:41+00:00April 10th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on 8 Interesting Facts About The History of Couriers