Dec. 29 2023
One of the most recognizable images of the supply chain crisis is that of nearly 100 container ships waiting to unload in October 2021. Both Los Angeles and Long Beach were represented, as they are si
Dec. 27 2023
The title quote has always proven true. It’s impossible for anyone to know everything about what is going on in the industry. What’s coming at you? The latest trends? Better solutions to... View More
Dec. 22 2023
With high customer expectations, continuing labor shortages, uncertain carrier capacity, and rising warehousing and shipping costs, it's becoming increasingly difficult to meet customer deliv... View More
Dec. 21 2023
The best e-commerce shopping experiences don’t stop at checkout. A top-notch fulfillment phase and customer delivery experience is critical because it is the most emotional part of the e-commerce... View More
Dec. 21 2023
At 5.9%, the 2024 general rate increases introduced by FedEx and UPS represent a significant added outlay only eclipsed by last year’s record-breaking increase, but shippers are now in a far... View More
Dec. 20 2023
Facility slotting is a dynamic process. Facilities that implement logical slotting, based on the right operating and layout strategy, and maintain it on an ongoing basis are always more produc... View More
Dec. 19 2023
Barrier packaging is pivotal to the food and pharmaceutical industries, safeguarding against environmental factors that compromise product quality. This form of packaging is an essential shiel... View More
Dec. 18 2023
With extreme weather occurring around the world, we are hearing about severe destruction of many thousands of square miles in Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkiye (formerly Turkey), Syria, China, the... View More
Dec. 14 2023
General Ledger (GL) coding and order matching are critical components in the realm of parcel shipping, offering a systematic approach to financial compliance and governance in order processing... View More
Dec. 12 2023
In April 2023, the early morning silence of a Walmart parking lot in Northeast Philadelphia was abruptly broken. A nondescript trailer, harboring $750,000 worth of dimes from the Philadelphia Mint, wa
Dec. 8 2023
Meeting consumer expectations in today’s omnichannel sales environment is complicated, to say the least. To capture demand, brands have to be selling where their customers are shopping –
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