Collaborative shipping made easy
If you’re like most companies, your retail and distribution partners are demanding smaller and more frequent deliveries and that’s putting stress on your capabilities. The reality is you only have so many transportation dollars to go around. That’s why the concept of supply chain collaboration makes such great business sense: Sharing space through co-mingled and fully optimized trucking to reduce the costs for everyone involved.
Finding companies with compatible freight and supply chains is easier said than done, right? Well, not if you’re using ShipMax Alliance by APL Logistics.
ShipMax does the hard work, you reap the benefits
ShipMax Alliance is the solution for your collaborative shipping needs. By pairing your freight with compatible partners who are shipping to common customers and destinations, it allows you to take advantage of better load utilization and delivery optimization – maximizing your transportation budget. Operated by APL Logistics’, ShipMax offers:
- Route optimization
- Maximum utilization of loads
- Automated load tendering
- Scheduled pick-ups and deliveries
- Freight cost and savings allocation
- Detailed carrier performance reporting and dashboards
- Freight and business claims management
ShipMax integrates APL Logistics’ warehousing and transportation services, so you and your partners can enjoy seamless supply chain quality and affordability from end-to-end.
Let ShipMax increase your efficiency
Now, through ShipMax, you can benefit from a wide range of shipping efficiencies derived from APL Logistics’ world-class warehousing and transportation system:
- More co-loading possibilities. Enjoy a greater selection of collaborative shipping combinations with the help of APL Logistics’ superior optimization systems and practices.
- Improved customer service. Provide your customers with supply chain conveniences such as a steady stream of smaller deliveries—without having to charge them more.
- Minimized carbon footprint. Reduce transportation redundancy and your carbon footprint, through reduced deliveries.
- Improved carrier management. Work only with carriers that consistently meet your high transportation standards—and enjoy turning our high-volume purchasing status into more competitive transportation rates and services for you.
A strategic partner you can trust
ShipMax is one of the many strategic services offered by APL Logistics. We are a leading 3PL with a strong track record of working with hundreds of successful companies around the world, companies like yours.
Now we’re ready to share our expertise with you and turn it into greater cost savings, transportation advantage, and efficiencies.