Learn about Redwood and be one of the first to join the conversation

Visit Redwood Community
Tracking Cost of Not Moving at Earliest Date for Routing Choice Consideration — Cloud Customer Connect
You're almost there! Please answer a few more questions for access to the Applications content. Complete registration
Interested in joining? Complete your registration by providing Areas of Interest here. Register

Tracking Cost of Not Moving at Earliest Date for Routing Choice Consideration

Received Response
7
Views
7
Comments
edited May 27, 2020 8:00PM in Transportation Management 7 comments

Summary

It costs money to have product stored at a warehouse, so waiting until later in the pickup window incurs extra expense. How can this expense be accounted for in carrier/route selection when planning?

Content

We’ve run into a unique ask from a customer that is a Shipper.  I have to give a little background for it to make sense though.  Customer buys "Product".  When they choose to buy the "Product", it is already in storage at a 3rd Party Warehouse.  They pay “$x/day” for the "Product" to store there.  They also have their own warehouses that they can transfer the "product" to and store before moving along to the final destination.

Howdy, Stranger!

Log In

To view full details, sign in.

Register

Don't have an account? Click here to get started!