Every business approaches shipping differently. And there are a lot of variables to choose from as you build your supply chain: the containers, shipping method, vendor manuals, and timelines can all shift based on your business’s priorities.
But we’ve seen that supply chains operate best when generally following the below process from start to finish.
Phew! Supply chains have a lot of moving parts. This timeline is general, and just covers ocean shipping containers moving internationally from point A to point B. Your supply chain may be longer, shorter, more complicated, or less so.
Regardless, when all these components can work together efficiently, your business can improve your inventory turn — improving your ability to plan for the future as a result.