Slashing Demurrage Costs: Leveraging Logistics to Optimize the Supply Chain

When a major chemicals company faced high demurrage charges, UPDS found a way to clear the congestion and cut costs.

Released April 12, 2017 Case Study


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Reducing Transit Time: Bringing Barite to Denver

When a wholesale supplier of drilling fluid was losing business due to excessive transit times, UPDS provided transit certainty.

Released April 5, 2017 Case Study


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Delivery Despite the Weather: Restocking Lumber Shelves in Texas

Released March 22, 2017 Case Study

2017 has been a tumultuous weather year — and that weather has taken a toll on supply chains. But at UPDS, we love nothing more than stepping in and saving the day. We’re all about finding a solution when it seems like you’re out of options.

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Increasing Capacity and Reducing Costs: Moving Batteries Across the Border

When an international shipper faced escalating costs and limited truck capacity, UPDS developed a cross-border solution to resolve these challenges.

Released February 1, 2017 Case Study


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Gaining a Competitive Edge: Moving Wind Power to Distant Markets

When wind turbine shippers wanted a more efficient, affordable way to move their product, UPDS devised a rail-based plan to accomplish their goals.

Released December 6, 2016 Case Study


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Achieving Savings Through Rail: Transloading Large Coated Pipe

When a pipe shipper wanted to make pricing more competitive to win a bid in a key inland market, UPDS devised a more affordable transportation plan using rail.

Released September 30, 2016 Case Study


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