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BAT Logistics, a provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, wrapped its tenth year of business with another year of growth. Over the past year, BAT has found more innovative ways to adapt to change, and execution has led to an increase in the amount of dedicated freight that the company has been awarded.

One way BAT accomplished this was by creating its own proprietary
capacity matching technology that uses Microsoft Azure machine learning, to give BAT the ability to find the best-suited carrier that’s available in seconds.
 “It’s all about getting the most out of our carrier base rather than focusing on the size of our carrier base said Jarrod Marinello, executive vice president. “We have technology working for us to learn our carrier’s most desired lanes, and the likelihood the carrier will have an available truck.

 

About BAT Logistics Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition. ### Phone – 7122567260 Fax – 7122567265 20 Arena Way, Suite 2 Council Bluffs, IA 51501 www.batlogistics.com

Jarrod Marinello, Executive Vice President/Owner:

First, decide how many providers to use, then reward business to each one of the providers. You may want to use some more than others, but use each at least five percent.

Don’t award the lanes based on the provider being the lowest cost. Instead, mix it up. This strategy allows the particular provider to average out on its margin, keeps the provider committed on lanes losing margin, counteracts any changes in market, and sustains from provider needing price increases. In return, shippers hold more leverage over their transportation providers, and build up loyalty and sustain locked in pricing year round.

Finally, stick to the plan!

At BAT Logistics you customize your own rate quote online instantly. Choose from over 700,000 Full Container, 65,000 dray delivery to over 1.2 million cities worldwide in 230 countries on a variety of carriers. You choose the transit time. You choose the carrier. You choose the cost of shipping – then complete our booking request form.

With BAT Logistics’s international services, shipping across borders is as easy as shipping across state lines. With our intuitive web site, shippers can:

  • Get an instant rate quote
  • Choose the transit time, the carrier, and the cost of shipping
  • Easily complete a booking online

Questions? Call 402-885-8100 or email us at batgroup@batlogistics.com.