Shipper Resources

Learn about the benefits of a digital freight network with these complimentary materials.

Webinars

A Safety Net for Tender Rejection: Getting Better Backup and Spot Coverage

When your primary carrier rejects a tender, every minute that goes by increases your costs and risk of service failure. Convoy’s Dynamic Backup provides a safety net in the form of instant prices for backup or spot loads along with a 100% tender acceptance guarantee.

No Frills Introduction to the Digital Freight Network

What is a digital freight network, and how can it improve your service quality while lowering your shipping costs? In this webinar, get the answers to these questions and see a demo of our online platform for quoting, booking, and tracking your freight online.

How Shippers Can Protect Against Market Volatility

When the market unexpectedly shifts, your pre-negotiated RFP rates may fail, leaving you scrambling for last minute coverage. This leads to overspending and wasted time searching for tender acceptance. Watch this 40 minute webinar to understand how Convoy’s Dynamic Backup solves this problem.

White Papers

Five Fundamentals of Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics is a high-pressure field. In the absence of stability, teams must build resilient supply chains that can operate in any market condition. In this white paper, learn about five key ways shippers can secure such reliable and flexible capacity with a digital freight network.

Safety Net for Tender Rejection

With the tight market showing no signs of softening, logistics leaders need a safety net for rejected tenders. In this paper, learn about how backup and spot can fit into your transportation strategy, and how Convoy can provide flexible capacity to meet your needs for any environment.

Supply Chain Visibility and the Digital Freight Network

Leading shippers know the importance of operational visibility, but many lose track of their freight as soon as it leaves the dock. In this paper, learn how network insights help shippers optimize spend, improve facility performance, reduce carbon emissions, and become a shipper of choice.

A New Approach to Primary Freight

The RFP is a freight procurement cornerstone, but it creates an expensive zero-sum game that pits shippers against carriers. In this white paper, learn about Convoy’s Guaranteed Primary program: a better way to RFP that lowers your transportation costs, with 100% tender acceptance.

Four Ways Digital Freight Networks Improve Shipping

Small and midsize businesses have been scrambling to find new ways to address the unexpected challenges of 2020’s volatile market. Digital freight networks (DFNs) use technology and automation to more efficiently connect shippers and carriers. Download this whitepaper to learn how you unlock faster coverage, better visibility and higher-quality service with a DFN.

How Every Shipper Can Benefit From Modern Drop-And-Hook

Technological advancements have paved the way for a new era of drop-and-hook. In this white paper, learn four things you should expect from a modern drop provider and how drop can benefit any company shipping more than 250 loads annually.

Case Studies

Anheuser-Busch’s sustainability challenge: 20 million empty miles

More than ever, the world’s largest and most sophisticated shippers are using logistics technology to drive efficiencies in their supply chains and meet corporate sustainability goals. In this case study, learn how Convoy helps drive asset utilization in A-B’s private fleet.

Leaning in at Owens Corning

Learn how Convoy helped Corning continue to embrace digital innovation in its supply chain ensuring dependable, timely delivery, with high service levels. Corning has embraced cultural and digital transformation as the company seeks to do business in a more inclusive way.

How CHEP collaborates to create a zero waste world

With the volume of goods increasing due to the rise of e-commerce, a number of challenges face companies looking to create greater sustainability in their supply chains while meeting rising consumer demand. This infographic explores the steps CHEP is taking to meet these challenges.

How CHEP’s unique pallet data drives sustainability for its partners

CHEP’s iconic blue pallet is not just a product offered to customers—it’s also a unique source of data that helps eliminate waste across CHEP’s network of partners. In this case study, learn how CHEP’s Zero Waste World platform lets customers reduce empty miles together.

Waiākea’s supply chain unlocks sustainable growth

Waiākea Hawaiian Volcanic Water was created not only to be an ethically sourced premium water brand, but to change the consumer packaged goods industry from the inside out. In this case study, learn how Waiākea and Convoy partnered to help achieve its sustainability goals.

Encore Glass’s efficient supply chain helps winemakers grow

Companies increasingly view supply chains as part of their customer service experience, treating them as additive value rather than cost. In this case study, learn how a more efficient supply chain operation allows Encore Glass to prioritize what matters: carrier and customer relationships.

Mohawk Group Holdings reinvents consumer packaged goods for the digital age

E-commerce is growing faster than ever, and it’s increasingly critical that retailers and CPG companies have extremely flexible and responsive supply chains. In this case study, learn about how Mohawk partnered with Convoy to optimize their supply chain with big data and automation.

Inside General Insulation Company’s decentralized, tech-enabled supply chain

Companies in the industrial supply chain with decentralized distribution models are deploying advanced tech to make their operations more efficient. In this case study, learn how Convoy eliminated the need for General Insulation Company to purchase a complex, expensive TMS.

Dropps tests limits of a lean, clean supply chain

Dropps is a familiar success story in the new wave of direct-to-consumer subscription business models. In this case study, learn how Dropps chose Convoy to manage its full truckload freight network because of a shared vision around supply chain sustainability.

Analyst Research

Convoy’s Digital Freight Network Continues to Build Carrier Capacity and Drive Sustainability

Armstrong and Associates (A&A) is an internationally recognized key information resource for 3PL market research and consulting. A&A President Evan Armstrong and Associate Cheri Grabowski published a detailed case study on Convoy’s strategy, business model and key offerings.

Automated On-Demand Freight Brokerage Company of the Year 2020 Award

Convoy was awarded the Frost and Sullivan Company of the Year for its automated, on-demand digital freight network. Convoy was selected for its ability to demonstrate excellence in growth, innovation, and leadership and show superior performance in three key areas—demand generation, brand development, and competitive positioning.

Blog

Introducing a new online platform for shippers

While on-demand truckload capacity and TMS tools have traditionally been offered as separate solutions, the Convoy platform unites the two. Learn how shippers using the new platform have been able to cut their tendering time in half and reduce freight spend by automating and standardizing their bid processes.

Introducing Power-Only for private fleets

Learn how Convoy’s power-only freight service provides shippers with access to the nation’s largest on-demand network of tractor capacity to haul their preloaded and empty dry van trailers. This addition to the Convoy GO program is the next natural step in reinventing drop-and-hook freight.

35% of trucks on the highway are driving empty

Despite the promise of electric vehicles, research suggests that the biggest immediate opportunity to reduce carbon emissions in trucking is to focus on empty miles. Learn how Convoy’s Automated Reloads program is tackling empty miles, helping shippers to eliminate waste and build a more sustainable future.

 



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