June 11, 2015 Shipping Methods

When Every Second Counts: Time-Critical Logistics

When you start throwing around terms like “expedited shipping” and “same-day delivery,” it can start to make some business owners nervous. While they see the benefit of fast delivery speeds (and may even know that they are necessary for certain kinds of shipments), they may also believe that this kind of shipping method will end up costing their company much more than a standard shipping method would. But when it comes to finding a time-critical logistics solution for your next delivery, you do not have to break your budget. Read on to find out more!

time-critical logistics

While in some situations it will make the most sense (and take the least time) to fly out a shipment to its destination in a Next Flight Out (NFO) flight, ground shipping can be used as well with express trucking, two-driver teams, and same-day direct drive services.

Time-Critical Logistics Are the Way the World Does Business Now

The association of fast shipping speeds and high costs is a fairly outdated one. It used to be that in order to get an urgent shipment from one place to another, you might have to pay much more than you would with other shipping options. But now, time-critical logistics are an essential and common part of everyday business practices. Companies nation- and globe-wide use expedited shipping methods to get their deliveries to distributors and warehouses quickly. Time-critical no longer only refers to urgent shipments or time-sensitive items; everything your company ships can get to where it needs to go in a timely and efficient manner when you take advantage of time-critical logistics.

Essentials to Know About Time-Critical Logistics

Time-critical logistics solutions are not limited to air freight shipping alone. While in some situations it will make the most sense (and take the least time) to fly out a shipment to its destination in a Next Flight Out (NFO) flight, ground shipping can be used as well with express trucking, two-driver teams, and same-day direct drive services. No matter what method or combination of methods it takes to get your shipment where it needs to go, you can rely on the experts at AFP Global Logistics to find the right time-critical logistics method for your company.

AFP Global Logistics

For a customized logistics handling experience with experience in time critical logistics solutions, AFP Global Logistics is the best and only choice! We provide a full range of shipping services, and our 20-plus years in the business have given us the tools we need to tailor our logistic solutions to each and every individual customer. For more information or to start designing your own logistic solutions today, get in touch with AFP at 410.590.1234 (toll-free 800.274.1237), email us at info@afplus.com, or fill out our quick and easy contact form here!

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