How great would it be if cargo delays didn’t exist, right? But unfortunately, they do. Sometimes it’s because of the weather, sometimes it’s a lack of equipment and assets, and sometimes it’s the truck in front that just won’t get out of the way.

Through experience, some logistics service providers have learned to take this into account and can provide you with dynamic scheduling and forecasting. They know that delays occur, and, as tempting it is to go with the company that promises the fastest delivery time, it can be very costly when it turns out that that provider promised more than it could deliver.

How to be prepared for shipping delays

Hence, it may be a good idea to go with a seasoned logistics service provider. Someone who knows that storms can happen at that time and in that area. Or when a particular cargo station has strained capacity, they will take that into account. Their promise on delivery may not be the most enticing, but there’s probably a better chance it will be kept, ensuring a constant and reliable flow of goods for your business.

Watch the video above to learn more.