GettyImages-598085730
Sept. 22 2017
Risk is an inevitable, integral part of business. The big question is, how do you evaluate risk in your supply chain, and what action will best manage or avoid risk all together? War... View More
GettyImages-518208206
Sept. 15 2017
Are you a popular B2C shipper or an increasingly rare B2B unicorn? If you primarily ship B2B, don’t be surprised to see carriers work harder to retain your coveted commercial deliveries. Howev... View More
GettyImages-654249622
Sept. 13 2017
Globalization, final mile, and achieving efficiency through fulfillment best practices are all planned as discussion topics for this year’s PARCEL Forum as part of our contribution to the annu... View More
tiger
Sept. 7 2017
Most parcel and LTL shippers identify fast order fulfillment (... View More
GettyImages-530907415
Aug. 23 2017
Free, fast, and all-inclusive. Those words sum up the challenges for those in the final-mile space. Shifts in shipper and consumer expectations have changed the whole landscape for carriers in t... View More
GettyImages-539830440
Aug. 3 2017
Freight brokerage is a business with many participants and few clear leaders. Most brokers build their business around a combination of relationships and specialized knowledge built up over year... View More
touchpoints
June 9 2017
Each organization is unique in the products they carry, where their customer base is located, what their customer expectations are for lead times, and how they ship their products to their custo... View More
fuel
May 31 2017
As part of their 2017 rate changes, UPS and FedEx have changed the way they calculate fuel surcharge as of February 6. Instead of calculating based on the monthly jet fuel average price two mont... View More
thinking
May 25 2017
Managing shipping costs is a key to any e-commerce business, yet many merchants fail to use the full set of options at their disposal. Most retailers understand that a customer isn’t just buyi... View More
ThinkstockPhotos-507000396
May 25 2017
Though larger retail stores are currently experiencing major ebbs and flows, the world of e-commerce is on the rise. As a matter of fact, there has been a 23% year-over-year growth in e-commerce sales
ThinkstockPhotos-486478366
May 15 2017
The surveys conducted by Morgan Stanley provide an in-depth look into the current state of the supply chain and logistics industry. We are grateful to Morgan Stanley for allowing us to share these res
ThinkstockPhotos-639897960
May 1 2017
If data collection, analysis, and intelligent decision making wasn’t a determining factor for business success, these articles might be fewer and farther between. The other reality — in the
ThinkstockPhotos-520329172
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
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
ThinkstockPhotos-627034716
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
March 28 2017
The availability and quality of data is developing into a key factor in successful supply chain management. That’s the finding of the new AXIT expert paper, based on discussions with managers from... View More
ThinkstockPhotos-179693871
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
ThinkstockPhotos-200398520-001
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
ThinkstockPhotos-82775222
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
ThinkstockPhotos-479387022
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

Follow