Here at Old Dominion Freight Line, we treat your business like it’s our business. We are truly invested in your success, that’s why our executives have provided resources below to help you keep your freight promises.
Neither shippers nor carriers like revisiting the agreed-upon price of a shipment. That’s why good communication upfront is important and helps all parties win in the end. OD’s VP of Pricing, Todd Polen, discusses what happens when the price is wrong and the importance of getting it right.
Increased shipping volumes can add a layer of complexity to your logistics team during a critical time of year for your business. With increasing pressure to deliver, there are no mulligans when choosing a carrier. Here are three tips from OD on managing your busier times of the year.
Fall trade show season is upon us and we know the stress that comes with the preparation. Many exhibitors are so focused on the pre-planning that they overlook the post-show logistics to get their trade show materials shipped out of the show. Check out these five tips for a successful trade show move out.
We’re here to grow with your business. Investments in people, equipment, and service centers are critical to continuing to provide the premium service that you expect from OD. Read a recap on our investments in service centers, people, and equipment during the first half of 2022.
If you follow Old Dominion and our employees on LinkedIn, you may have seen that we recently celebrated Service 2.OD week across our network of over 250 service centers. This was a week committed to celebrating our customer service standards across the company.
An accurate freight bill is a good thing for both the carrier and shipper. Eliminating or automating manual tasks in the shipping process will only improve supply chain efficiency, making your job as the shipper easier. Todd Polen, VP of Pricing Services for OD discusses the benefits of freight billing being more digitalized and automated.
CSCMP’s Annual State of Logistics Report® was released on June 21 and its findings illustrate the current macro environment for shippers around the world. The report found that supply chain costs remain high, inventory carrying costs keep pressure on budgets, and businesses are re-evaluating the proximity of its operations to North America.
Todd Polen, Vice President of Pricing Services, explains why LTL prices tend to be higher than truckload, the history behind spot quotes, and why spot quotes, while more affordable for you, can also cause issues with transporting your freight.
Todd Polen, Vice President of Pricing Services, walks through the history behind accessorial charges and how they often cause headaches throughout the shipping process. Polen talks about OD’s vision to make these costs more transparent for the customer.
Check out our top tips for keeping business up and running in the face of hurricane-force winds. With a plan in place, weathering the storm can be a little bit easier, for companies and their customers.