Delivery Notes

Why use logistics management software to run your warehousing and distribution operations

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 5, 2016 11:40:20 AM

Logistics management software simplifies delivery management, provides accuracy, convenience

Successful transportation and logistics companies today use robust technology platforms that automate several manual processes and integrate logistics, delivery, tracking, and reporting functions. The latest logistics management software provides transparency and accountability with comprehensive tools, including intelligent dispatching capabilities, user-friendly online order entry platforms, and fully visible package tracking technology. Automated route optimization and GPS tracking modules provide delivery companies route efficiency while barcode scanning and signature capture offer real-time delivery tracking and proof of delivery.

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10 Reasons to Choose a Local Courier Service Over Big-Name Carriers

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 29, 2016 4:25:21 PM

There are so many delivery options available to businesses and individuals today. In the rush of everyday life, often people don’t put much thought into how they want to deliver or receive a package but just choose the first name that comes to mind. For deliveries in your area, choosing a local courier service is often the most efficient and economical route, and unlike big-name carriers that increase their rates 3-4% per year every year, we focus on quality service at affordable prices. From flexibility to technology to integrated transportation services, we have highlighted 10 reasons why choosing a local courier service like QCS rather than a standard delivery company or big-name carrier is often the smarter choice.

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The Internet of Things Logistics Technology Improving Operations

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Sep 14, 2016 10:22:31 AM

IoT harnesses intelligence of billions of connected devices

Manufacturers and supply chain service providers have been putting sensors on things for ages, and now some have implemented the Internet of Things logistics technology to reduce costs and improve operations.

Over the past decades, the internet has shifted from a static repository of interlinked hypertext documents to a dynamic universe of networked humans, machines, and applications.  IoT encompasses a world where machines and objects are embedded with sensors and linked through wired and wireless networks via the Internet, allowing them to process data and interact in real-time with their surrounding environment.  It harnesses the intelligence of billions of sensors and connected devices that collect big data to make decisions.

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3D Printing, Internet of Things, new logistics technology reshaping industry

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 7, 2016 1:03:15 PM

Over the next decade, the logistics industry will enter a new era. New technologies such as the Internet of Things, robotics, 3D printing, self-driving cars and advanced logistics technology are evolving at breakneck speed. Operational constraints including increased regulations, driver shortages, a taxed infrastructure and the demands of increased ecommerce delivery threaten to disrupt transportation services providers.

The “27th Annual State of Logistics Report” warns that these forces are driving change in the supply chain today and predicts companies that build the skills to adapt to these disruptions during this period of transition will come out ahead.

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Sophisticated Logistics Technology Reduces Errors, Maximizes Workflow

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 31, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Advanced Logistics Software Provides Visibility from Dock to Door

The courier and logistics industry has adapted to new modes of transportation and technology since the founding in 1852 of the first private express premium package delivery company, Wells Fargo. Today’s transportation services sector now makes use of sophisticated logistics technology and equipment to maximize workflow and ensure fast and timely delivery.

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Transportation and Delivery Technology Improves Logistics

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 23, 2016 10:42:35 AM

Technology has crept into nearly every aspect of our lives. Today, you can see your developing child’s facial expressions before he or she is even born with 3D ultrasound. You can answer virtually any trivia question at the kitchen table and track your heart rate, the number of steps you’ve taken and calories you’ve consumed with your smart phone or watch. With the latest ecommerce, tracking and transportation and delivery technology, you can order, pay for and follow the delivery of everything from pizza to clothing to furniture with a few clicks on a computer or taps on a smartphone screen. And you can even watch the delivery person come to your front door through remote digital monitoring technology while you are sitting at your desk at work. 

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Logistics' role in customer satisfaction

Posted by Harrison Cates on Oct 15, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Delivery, pickup and prompt transfer of goods are paramount in the logistics industry, but client relations and customer satisfaction go far beyond simply moving items in a timely fashion.

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QCS invests in leading courier technology

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 24, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Today, reliability and service is key to the success of most any business. With the growth in technology changing everything from the way we watch TV to how we order takeout, leveraging the latest technology to increase efficiency, get information or save time is a part of every individual’s daily activity.

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8 reasons to choose QCS over big name carriers

Posted by Karen Hales on Jan 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

There are so many delivery options available to businesses and individuals today. In the rush of everyday life, often people don’t put much thought into how they want to deliver or receive a package but just choose the first name that comes to mind. To make it easier for you next time you have the choice, we have highlighted eight reasons why choosing a courier, like QCS, rather than a standard delivery company or mail service, can make your overall experience a better one.

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QCS Logistics earns spot on Inc. 5000

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 22, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Consistent growth, advanced technology earn QCS Logistics spot on Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies list

We are proud to be a leading provider of time-sensitive logistics services in our region. Since our founding in 1984, we have completed over 7 million deliveries and grown from two drivers and a dispatcher to a company of 75 dedicated individuals today.

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