Dec. 6 2023
Does peak season always seem to arrive before you have time to build a comprehensive plan? Supply chain leaders face a variety of challenges during peak season, including surges in cost, and o... View More
Dec. 4 2023
During the course of my career, an uncomfortable conversation has occurred again and again. It is one most shippers know all too well. That conversation is one which historically occurred wit... View More
Dec. 1 2023
With an estimated over two million shipments per day, the legal treatment of de minimis imports, also known as Section 321 shipments, is the subject of ongoing discussions in both Washington and... View More
Nov. 29 2023
If you ship all your packages with one carrier, you are a single-sourcer. Single-sourcing isn’t necessarily bad, especially as a new company. It’s easy to process packages and it... View More
Nov. 27 2023
AI is on everyone's lips, regardless of industry. Yet, it's the game-changer in cross-border trade and compliance, solving today's and tomorrow's challenges. For postal and logistics compa... View More
Nov. 20 2023
True parcel experts are relatively rare, and if you don’t have one on your side, your parcel contract analysis and negotiation is not a level playing field with your carriers. Fresh off bot... View More
Nov. 16 2023
In the complex landscape of logistics, businesses are always on the lookout to optimize their shipping strategies for reliable and cost-effective delivery services. A mix of national, regional... View More
Nov. 13 2023
Did you know branding and packaging design can impact everything from revenue to brand reputation? The unboxing experience has a massive impact on how customers view your brand and products. P... View More
Nov. 9 2023
Staying competitive and meeting consumer demands in e-commerce requires a forward-thinking approach. The global e-commerce market has witnessed exponential growth in recent years and is expect... View More
Nov. 7 2023
The last three years have been a rollercoaster in our industry, with higher demand and costs than we have ever seen. So where are we now, and where are we going with parcel costs in the future... View More
Nov. 3 2023
In a world of escalating costs and consistent supply chain disruptions, businesses, particularly in shipping, are under mounting pressure. Creativity is called upon as companies look for novel... View More
Nov. 1 2023
At some point in my career, I realized that the meaning of terms used in almost any conversation with a lawyer are not at all self-explanatory. Similarly, articles in the press will often use... View More
Oct. 30 2023
ESG reporting refers to the disclosure of data covering the company’s operations in environmental, social, and corporate governance. According to financial firm Morningstar, the number of pu... View More
Oct. 26 2023
As your business grows, it may be necessary to add more capacity to your operation. A new facility with new technology may be a desire, but oftentimes, expanding your existing material handling system
Oct. 24 2023
Presidential election years influence policymaking in Washington just as they do headlines. It is thus not too soon to take stock of what federal policy changes may be on the horizon for parcel... View More
Oct. 20 2023
Consumers today want whatever they want whenever they want it. The demand for instant gratification has seeped into every corner of our lives, especially e-commerce, with 97% of shoppers calli... View More
Oct. 18 2023
Amazon and other large retailers are bringing forth a new warehousing framework that deploys interconnected regional networks. Let’s discuss the background, pros, and cons of this strategy... View More
Oct. 16 2023
Matching rival FedEx, UPS has announced a 5.9% 2024 General Rate Increase (GRI). While the FedEx increases are effective January 1, 2024, the new UPS rates will go into effect a week earlier... View More
Oct. 16 2023
People are increasingly interested in eco-friendly packaging materials. They’re more mindful of how collective actions are critical in the planet’s future and how choosing more sustainable
Oct. 11 2023
Operational optimization that allows consistent delivery of accurate quantities of the right items to customers is a year-round goal for any distribution center operation manager. Difficulty i... View More