Data makes the world go round. And for companies that are shipping goods and components around the world, data can provide the visibility needed to optimize their processes and find opportunities to save. But without robust freight analytics to turn it into strategic insights, data is just numbers. “Freight analytics provides you several pieces of information,” says one shipping expert from a global manufacturing firm that leverages CTSI-Global’s Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to make the most of its data. “Freight analytics are key to driving smart logistics decisions.” For companies that are not currently taking advantage of freight analytics, there’s no time like the present to start. Here are three areas where companies can benefit from these insights the most.