Logistics Challenges in Q4 2021 | Transportify Logistics Solutions for Businesses

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As the end of 2021 fast approaches, the demand for high-quality and efficient logistics solutions has never been more prominent. The last couple of years have been a struggle for everyone, with the COVID-19 pandemic taking the world by storm and shaking up the world’s economies. That said, the inevitable re-adjustment is happening as the global community is getting a firmer handle on the outbreak, and some semblance of normality can be restored. In this article, learn more about the logistics challenges faced by businesses in Q4 2021.

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We are going to look at some of the biggest logistics challenges, and how Transportify is helping corporations streamline their procedures and maximize profits during these uncertain times. If you are a retailer dipping your toes in the world of e-commerce, or an established e-commerce business struggling with demand, then this is the article for you. 

Why Is Logistics Solutions for Q4 2021 Important in the Philippines?

The Economic Recovery of the Philippines

Contrary to many industries, the logistics and warehousing industry has indeed remained steadfast during the turbulence brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is due to the fact that social distancing and other measures put in place to combat the outbreak resulted in the closure of retail stores and other consumer-facing businesses. As a result, in order to ensure that the general population could remain fed and watered, logistics companies had to step up and meet this high demand.

In order to remain afloat, retailers have had to pivot their operations and turn to e-commerce solutions in order to continue doing business and getting their products in front of their consumers. Many companies failed to adapt and as such, have been forced to close. Those that we’re able to evolve, on the other hand, have managed to survive, and in some cases, thrive.

And again, as we approach the end of 2021, the demand for high-quality Q4 2021 logistics solutions has never been more prominent. Developers should maximize opportunities by further adopting Industry 4.0 practices to modernize warehouses, building more cold storage facilities, exploring co-working and flexible warehousing, and converting vacant mall and office spaces into fulfillment centers.

As many businesses have had to pivot their regular operating procedures, it has been a steep learning curve. Again, many businesses have failed to adapt and as a result, have been forced to close shop altogether. However, if you are struggling, integrating logistics solutions doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, at Transportify, we are helping corporations adapt to the new normal and meet high demand with the power of e-Commerce and superior logistics procedures.

The point is, you don’t have to go it alone and learn a whole new industry by yourself. By partnering with Transportify, you can leverage established networks, state-of-the-art technologies, integration, and a fleet of vehicles in order to integrate your business into the world of e-commerce as smoothly as possible.

Consumer Delivery Expectations can make or break a Retailer’s Reputation

Taking your business online and tapping into the world of e-commerce is the right thing to do in this ever digital age. However, doing so, without the appropriate infrastructure in place can be disastrous for your brand reputation.

Taking on a ton of orders through your website, without the appropriate foundation in place, you’ll struggle to meet consumer delivery expectations. If you are failing to make deliveries in the appropriate time frames, not only will you begin disappointing customers, but you’ll start collecting negative reviews as well. This can be devastating for your brand and business as you will gain a reputation for letting customers down. As such, it is important that you have a suitable infrastructure in place so that you can meet consumer delivery expectations.

Fortunately, at Transportify, we have a long-established network and a large, growing fleet of vehicles with professional and courteous drivers. Whatever the situation, we can help you meet growing demand, and keep your business thriving in the 4th quarter of 2021 and beyond.

From sedans to larger trucks, Transportify can support your logistics needs. Check out the table below for the complete list of vehicles:

Vehicle TypeCommon CargoCapacityStarting Price
Vehicle TypeCommon CargoCapacityPrice Starts at
IsEconomy (Sedan/Hatchback)Food Products
Small Merchandise
Office Equipment
200 kg₱100 (Metro Manila)
₱90 (Other Areas)

IsEconomy Extra Space (SUV/MPV)Food Products
Small Merchandise
Office Equipment
300 kg₱120 (Metro Manila)
₱110 (Other Areas)
IsL300/VanHome Appliances
Small Furniture
Office Equipment
1000 kg₱415 (Metro Manila)
₱330 (Other Areas)
4W Closed VanClosed Van (4W)Large Appliances
Large Furniture
Gym Equipment
2000 kg₱1,800 (Metro Manila)
₱1,450 (Other Areas)
6W Closed VanClosed Van Extra Space (6W)Large Appliances
Large Furniture
Gym Equipment
2000 kg₱2,100 (Metro Manila)
₱1,750 (Other Areas)
Pickup TruckAgricultural Products
Construction Materials
Large Furniture
2000 kg₱1,800 (Metro Manila)
₱1,450 (Other Areas)
Pickup Truck Extra SpaceAgricultural Products
Construction Materials
Large Furniture
2000 kg₱2,200 (Metro Manila)
₱1,850 (Other Areas)
Long Pickup TruckSteel Reform Bars
Agricultural Products
Oversized Furniture
7000 kg₱4,850
6w Fwd TruckBulky Merchandise Items
Large Appliances
Large Furniture
FMCG Products
7000 kg₱4,850
Vehicle 10 Wheeler Wing Van Icon10w Wing VanPalletized Items15000 kg₱7,500

Transportify Provides Some of the Most Cost-effective Solutions for Large Scale Deliveries

At Transportify, we pride ourselves on offering some of the most cost-effective logistics solutions for large-scale deliveries. That said, even if you are operating on a much smaller scale, we have affordable solutions that will cater to your unique situation. Whatever the case, no matter how big or small, we can accommodate you and ensure that your customers are receiving their orders in good time.

We achieve this with a wide range of premium quality procedures:

    • GPS-tracking software (a free application that allows you to track your orders in real-time)
    • Re-routing software (GPS software that updates driver delivery routes in real-time, taking into consideration any weather or traffic changes that may result in delay)
    • Well-maintained vehicles with minimal chance of break-down
    • Highly-trained drivers with excellent knowledge of Manilla and the surrounding regions of the Philippines
    • Well integrated software and technological innovation (allowing seamless automation)
    • And so much more.

If you are looking for a cost-effective logistical solution to your e-commerce and product delivery needs, then we would be delighted to assist you in this. Rather than have to build and train a fleet of your own, simply leverage a reputable and well-established logistics company that can easily facilitate these processes on your behalf. 

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Philippines Interisland Shipping Logistics Solutions

As a whole, the Philippines have faced many logistical challenges over the years, from devastating typhoons and flooding to traffic congestion and inter-island shipping challenges. However, in spite of all of the challenges put before us, the logistics industry as a whole has faced and overcame them with resolute determination.
One such example of how our nation is continually striving for a more effective logistics infrastructure is the introduction of interisland shipping to Visayas and Mindanao.

There are yet many logistics challenges for us to overcome, however, one thing is for certain, we have come a very long way and will continue to innovate and overcome any obstacles thrown before us.

Having API Integration for Top E-Commerce Platforms is Crucial

Another great solution that is proving vital for businesses adapting to the world of e-commerce is having high-quality API (application programming interface) integration for some of the biggest e-commerce platforms (e.g., Woocommerce & Magento).

This can allow you to easily integrate into established e-commerce platforms, putting your products in front of more customers and being able to leverage existing platforms, as opposed to adapting your website to an e-commerce online store.
That’s not to say that you should not build an e-commerce online store for yourself. However, in the meantime, while you consider your options and launch a well-optimized website, you can start making plenty of sales online with various, established platforms. Strike while the iron is hot, so to speak.

How Transportify Leverages Technology to Manage LTL Processes and Shares Savings with You

One of the most effective solutions for handling your logistical requirements is technological innovation. At Transportify, we do this in order to manage things like LTL processes (less than truckload), allowing us to consolidate multiple orders in one single shipment.

So for example, if you have a number of orders that need shipping, but you don’t have enough to fill a truckload, then you can pair your goods with a number of other businesses that also haven’t enough volume to justify a single truck of their own.
Leveraging technology, we automate this process in such a way that reduces the overall costs involved, thus saving you money in the long run. After all, having to pay for a full truckload when you are only shipping a small to medium-sized order can be unnecessarily expensive.

Consolidating multiple orders from multiple companies, in one single shipment, is a cost-effective solution that benefits everybody. And we take great pride in sharing these savings with our valued customers.

We are constantly striving for the next innovation and keep our fingers firmly on the pulse. In the complex world of logistics, technological innovation is the only way to stay afloat. This is another great benefit of partnering with us: you don’t have to bog yourself down with unnecessary information or invest in costly technology in order to adapt your business. Instead, you can simply rely on us to take care of it for you, whilst you focus on what you do best: putting your amazing products in front of your valued audience.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What are some logistics challenges for Q4 2021 in the Philippines? 

🚛 In the Philippines, some of the Q4 2021 logistics challenges are the Christmas season and bad weather. With the holiday season, many customers are always in a rush to buy gifts from themselves and their loved ones. This presents a challenge to businesses because they have to fulfill customer orders in a short period of time. Furthermore, typhoons and other weather disturbances also occur during this time of the year. 

How does Transportify offer logistics solutions to companies big and small?

🚛 Transportify helps corporations by providing them with on-demand logistics solutions. The fluctuating consumer demand in the Philippines makes it difficult for business owners to adjust operations in a timely manner. However, if they partner up with an app-based third-party logistics provider, they can easily adapt to the situation and continue providing high service levels to their clients.

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