July 25 2023
Parcel shipping is used for small amounts of goods or products, usually under 150 pounds. Parcels are more manageable for shipping companies to work with, as they usually can be lifted by one... View More
July 21 2023
Most shippers understand the potential disruption an August 1 Teamsters strike at UPS would cause to their business, the economy, and UPS as a company. But have you considered the po... View More
July 19 2023
In 2023, shippers are acutely aware of the annual rate increases by the prominent carriers. Additionally, the escalating labor negotiations between UPS and the Teamsters have also caught their... View More
July 13 2023
Among the biggest factors affecting shippers as they craft logistics strategies are the annual general rate increases (GRIs) imposed by FedEx and UPS. Typically announced in the fall to take e... View More
July 11 2023
The resale market is growing quickly as consumers become more mindful of sustainable practices. According to a recent report from RLA member ThredUp and research and analytics firm GlobalData... View More
July 7 2023
In December 2022, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) published a thoroughly revised Uniform Straight Bill of Lading as part of the National Motor Freight Classification (NM... View More
July 5 2023
Technology is a tool that you can no longer do without. Having a distribution center that is not driven by technology simply doesn’t make good business sense. If you are in e-commerce, it is... View More
June 30 2023
Actively managing your carrier agreement isn’t something that requires countless hours every week. In fact, there are just a few easy steps you can take to reduce your costs and optimize your small
June 22 2023
Today’s shippers face difficult economic and market headwinds. E-commerce growth and market share have stalled slightly but are still expected to grow. Meanwhile, inflation and recession fears are... View More
June 20 2023
Technology disruptors are going to have a huge impact on the transportation industry in the coming years. But they may not be the disruptors you’re looking for. In 2020, self-driving trucks... View More
June 19 2023
Keeping the medical equipment supply chain as stable as possible is essential for health care facilities to operate smoothly. When the people working in those organizations don’t have the su... View More
June 16 2023
VIENNA, Va. — June 15, 2023 — Consumers have made clear that speed matters, with 97% calling faster delivery an important factor in their online purchasing decisions. As a result, retailer
June 14 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic. Russia-Ukraine War. Semiconductor shortage. And these are just the events that have had a global impact. Supply chain disruption may occur at the regional, federal, state... View More
June 7 2023
Flexible packaging is a popular choice due to its convenience, space-saving, and sustainability advantages, which can also enhance your brand's image and reputation. However, it is crucial to... View More
June 5 2023
If you missed Part One of our survey, click here. Dozens of shippers (commanding approximately $3.5 billion in aggregate annual shipping spend) participated in Shipware’s live parcel pricing and... View More
June 1 2023
When the marketplace changes, evolution and adaptation are critical to survival. As the pandemic altered buying behavior, for example, retailers and brands had to adapt by offering an optimize... View More
May 30 2023
As the world becomes increasingly aware of the impact of climate change and the importance of sustainability, companies are under pressure to become more environmentally conscious. One of the... View More
May 25 2023
Parcel rates keep going up. Shippers like you know that at the beginning of 2023, small parcel list rates went up about 7% for FedEx and UPS, but that is not the whole story. You may feel li... View More
May 24 2023
The twists and turns on the consumer’s road from purchase to parcel can influence e-commerce retailers’ bottom lines in a direct relationship to customer experience (CX), and last-mile del
May 22 2023
In early February, Women in Logistics and Delivery Services (WILDS) presented the second annual Megan J. Brennan Award for Excellence to Tammy Whitcomb Hull, Inspector General, United States P... View More