Australia Post and StarTrack Gearing up for Christmas

As Christmas fast approaches and order volume increases we start to get nervous about being able to meet the delivery expectations of our customers. Last year in particular , the delivery performance for the likes of Australia Post and StarTrack was not so good during this time. Although the proof will be in the pudding, Christmas […]
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Understanding Road Express Transport Services and Costs

Intra and Interstate Transport Services are a road based delivery service with the service levels being dictated by the time it takes for a vehicle to travel by road between the origin and delivery points. Typically consignments will be picked up from the shipper one day and delivered to the consignee within one to seven […]
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Understanding Point to Point Courier Services

Point to Point courier companies primarily provide same day delivery services within the metropolitan area but will, if requested, make deliveries to outlying regional areas. There are a myriad of companies and they typically operate with a variety of vehicles ranging from motor cycles to semi trailer size trucks and the rate schedules are based […]
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Understanding Domestic Airfreight Services

Toll Priority, TNT and now StarTrack (since their merger with Australian Air Express) are the main domestic airfreight service providers in Australia. All provide similar door to door services and utilise a combination of self owned and operated aircraft and the cargo services of the two major domestic Australian airlines. StarTrack is partly owned by […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 3

Fix rates schedules annually but have a quarterly review process that allows flexibility to take advantage of downward fluctuations ============================================================================================== To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including international freight fowarding, customs clearance, warehousing , inventory […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 2

Undertake a formal review of all rate schedules on an annual basis to ensure downward fluctuations in rates are realised and service provider complacency is eliminated ================================================================================================ To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including […]
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Welcome to the 3plmanager blog – please bookmark this page, subscribe to rss feed, or sign up to recieve posts by email The intention of the site is to provide tips, tools and techniques to effectively manage 3rd party logistics service providers
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