• US ports are experiencing a fast-rising tide of inbound volume. In the first two months of 2023, imports were up 14% year-over-year (YoY) at the nation’s top seaports.1 In this US port report, we will more closely examine the reasons why ports are humming ...

  • Exceptional freight audits from SSI provide an eight to one average ROI. Which means for every $1,000 you spend on our freight audit services, we recover about $8,000 in savings for your company. These savings add up fast. Some SSI customers recover tens-o...

  • This semiconductor supply chain update will provide you with a fresh overview of the current state of the semiconductor supply chain. You’ll also learn how geopolitics, national security concerns, and government incentives are impacting the market in new w...

  • Air cargo market trends are providing some welcome news to the transportation, logistics, and supply chain professionals who rely on the fast, global movement of goods that only aviation can provide. In this post, we will help you determine if this is a go...

  • Are you wondering how to save money on your parcel and freight expenses in 2024? If so, you’re in luck. Right now, shippers are experiencing a Goldilocks moment, as parcel, trucking, ocean, and air cargo carriers are all navigating through a capacity surpl...

  • A General Rate Increase (GRI) is a rise in a carrier’s base shipping rate that applies to all shipments, regardless of the service or class of service. Often, rate increases reflect higher demand. But that is not the case right now. Rather, this past year,...

  • Custom freight audit solutions from SSI are precisely designed to meet your business needs. Our multi-modal freight audits help you save money, cut waste, and maximize efficiencies while yielding actionable supply chain intelligence for informed decision m...

  • Today, considering how climate change will impact your supply chains is crucial to your business. The trends are clear. The last nine years have been the hottest ever recorded. Each of the last five decades have been hotter than the previous one.1 Ocean te...

  • India is stepping into the global supply chain spotlight, as corporations worldwide seek to boost resilience by diversifying and de-risking their supplier networks. India’s warming relations with Washington, deepening connections with tech-industry leaders...

  • Supply chain risks remain surprisingly plentiful, so today, there is a reasonable question to ask yourself: is another supply chain nightmare possible? Three years ago, transportation and supply chain managers were neck-deep in the midst of an unprecedente...

  • Is your supply chain recession resilient? Mixed signals in the U.S. and global economies are keeping many supply chain professionals up at night. In this season of economic uncertainty you can rest easier knowing SSI multimodal freight audits enhance your ...

  • Supply chain analytics reporting is a vital resource SSI customers can tap into to gain insights, optimize performance, and save money. In fact, our best-in-class freight audit services yield indispensable data analytics for many of our customers. Those in...

  • SSI provides exceptional freight audit, refund recovery, freight payment, and transportation data analytics services. Our best-in-class global freight audit service provides you with a constant flow of carrier refunds that go straight to your bottom line. ...

  • Supply chain managers are swiftly moving to implement reshoring and nearshoring strategies. 88% of U.S.-based small and medium-sized business (SMBs) are reconfiguring supply chains this year in order to use suppliers in the U.S. or Mexico, according to a r...

  • Agile supply chain management has become a strategic and operational priority for many businesses with corporate leaders eager to tame the rampant supply chain disruptions of recent years. Many companies are rethinking their supply chains to increase resil...