Latest News and Updates from Varsity Logistics

68% More Female Truck Drivers than 2010

11/6/19 12:01 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Trucking and Transportation, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, TMS, IBM, Industry News, trends

According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), there are more females working as truck drivers than ever before.

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Step up your auditing game to reduce shipping errors and overcharges

8/12/19 6:25 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Money Saving, Auditing

If a customer’s ship-to address is incorrect, if your shipping department overlooks a less expensive option, or if a carrier overcharges, your shipping costs increase.  Regardless of the reason, catching errors has traditionally been an after-the-fact, if-I-have-time responsibility for employees who are already overloaded. Fortunately, today’s methods to audit shipping charges have improved significantly. If you’re not already keeping a watchful eye on your shipping invoices, here’s how to step up to more savings.

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Trucker Shortage in Mexico

7/12/19 1:33 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in 3PL, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Supply Chain, TMS, tips, Mexico

 

If you ship into or within Mexico, you may have to add some extra time to your promised-by dates.

That's because there are close to 50,000 drivers needed to fill open positions throughout Mexico per Enrique Gonzalez Munoz, president of the Mexico City-based

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Converge 2019, A Varsity-level event for customers

4/23/19 12:02 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, TMS, events, Customer Info, Industry News, tips, trends

 

Varsity Logistics employees and customers had a great time enjoying the Chicago area and learning lots at the latest customer User Group.

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Customers, are you ready to Converge? Register now for the Fog User Group

3/13/19 11:26 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, TMS, events, Customer Info, Industry News, tips

 

 

Fog Software Group will be hosting Converge, its biennial User Group for its companies and their customers, from April 7-10, 2019.

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Tackle your supply chain goals during the “off-season”

2/27/19 1:07 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in 3PL, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Supply Chain, TMS, tips

 

 

It’s almost March and the year is already flying by. Luckily, you’ve had a little time to breathe after the hectic holiday season. Football season is over, and just like the athletes, you’ve enjoyed your “off-season” to take a break, get organized, and prepare for the high volumes of orders to begin in the next few months.

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3 Ways Explosion of Holiday Shopping Online is Affecting the Supply Chain

12/19/18 10:00 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in 3PL, Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Holiday, Supply Chain, Industry News, trends

 

 

The holiday shopping season is an annual test of the global supply chain. How the season treats each company depends on how multi-channel inventory management systems service the fulfillment demands of multi-channel customers.

 

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4 Reasons to Make the Switch to Varsity’s Shipping Solution

11/27/18 10:12 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Industry News, tips

 

Varsity Logistics Transportation Management System (TMS) gives you all-in-one multi-carrier shipping capabilities for your outbound processing needs by providing carrier compliant shipping systems for all major carriers in North America. Varsity software provides carrier certified shipment rating, execution and visibility of shipments in transit with detailed analytics to deliver long-term efficiencies. Now, every aspect of your shipping operation is under control.

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How Varsity Logistics Created Thanksgiving Savings for Texas Turkey Farm

11/16/18 10:19 AM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, Holiday

 

 

For one company this Thanksgiving, turkey dinner will be sweeter thanks to Varsity Logistics.

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Come meet Varsity Logistics at the VAI Prevail show in Nashville!

10/18/18 1:46 PM / by Varsity Logistics posted in Varsity Logistics, Shipping Software, events, Trade Shows, Industry News

 

Varsity Logistics is excited to showcase its industry-leading software at the VAI Customer Conference in Nashville, Nov. 8-10, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conference Center.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet Varsity President Yulia Popokh and Director of Sales Charlie Hawkins, plus learn about Varsity’s deeply integrated shipping and TMS functionality with VAI’s latest release of S2K.

 

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