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April 5 2017
Supply chain design — if it wasn’t important before, it surely is now. Online selling’s dramatic growth has energized supply chain design, bringing with it a lot of questions. How many... View More
April 5 2017
The commonwealth of Virginia has played an important role in shaping America’s history. It wasn’t until farmers of Virginia could not find quality seeds in 1923 that the farmer’s... View More
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April 5 2017
Inbound package volumes are growing in all types of organizations—from law firms and educational institutions to e-commerce, manufacturing, healthcare and financial businesses. Managing incomi... View More
April 5 2017
Today’s shippers face many challenges, including the need to keep up with the growth of retail e-commerce sales and consumer expectations. In order to stay competitive, enterprise shippers mus... View More
April 5 2017
Order fulfillment is critical for retailers. It’s part of the customer experience — and also the cost of doing business. It’s even more critical as order volumes increase and the marketpla
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April 4 2017
There are many things about football season that change from week to week. There are others that seem as predictable as the presence of the pigskin.Such is the case with what many sportscasters call t
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March 28 2017
When Benjamin Franklin founded the Constitutional Post in 1774, he inadvertently created the central nervous system of early America. This postal system connected revolutionaries from distant te... View More
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March 24 2017
Consumers’ mindsets have changed. Have yours? Many businesses have tried to bring outdated modes of thinking into their current parcel delivery strategy and failed. Are you guilty of any of these... View More
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March 20 2017
Businesses need and want predictability – particularly when it comes to government regulations. So the fact that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) updates its Technical Inst... View More
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March 17 2017
In part one of this series, we discussed the importance of continually reducing expenses and improving operational processes in order to help your business succeed, and we looked at a case s... View More
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March 15 2017
The not-so-distant past: Parcel management was a “one to many” story about tracking a cargo ship or a boxcar filled with goods going to one destination. The new reality: Billions of parcels... View More
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March 13 2017
What are the key factors to optimize and measure on when sending parcels from your warehouse? We have asked experts in the field and gathered a number of key performance indicators (KPIs) that every logistics... View More
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March 9 2017
In transportation, the role of the freight forwarder is to ensure that internationally traded goods move from point of origin to point of destination — and arrive at the right place, at the right... View More
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March 7 2017
With the rapid increase of e-commerce orders affecting many businesses today, often distribution operations can’t keep up with fulfilling orders. Typical e-commerce orders carry small numbers... View More
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March 2 2017
Editor’s Note: This is a web exclusive that delves more into one of the main topics Glenn covered in his recent March/April article, titled Tips to Thinking Like a Carrier. Negotiating with t... View More
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Feb. 28 2017
In the last few months, parcel rates have increased. This news comes as no surprise to anyone who leads a parcel operation as all the major carriers increase rates annually... View More
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Feb. 28 2017
We are grateful to Morgan Stanley for allowing us to share these survey results with our readers. It's a great way for shippers to see where they fall compared to others in our industry. Enjoy!... View More
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Feb. 27 2017
2016 ushered in a rising sentiment of populism. The UK vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States were among the most visible of... View More
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Feb. 22 2017
We invest time, resources, and money into negotiating our contracts. But are we dedicating the same attention to our carrier invoices? How do we know what we negotiated is what we are actually r... View More
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Feb. 20 2017
Directly following the U.S. Presidential Election, DHL surveyed 100,000 of its customers for insight on business priorities for 2017, outlook on international trade relations, hottest regions fo... View More

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