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
May 17 2023
Adopting lean inventory management principles can help businesses change for the better. However, decision-makers must consider what implementing these practices means for the companies in que... View More
May 15 2023
To say the domestic parcel shipping landscape has changed in the last three to four years may be a gross understatement. Many long for the days before perpetual peak surcharges, 90+ page co... View More
May 12 2023
Let’s start with the very basic principle of what order fulfillment is. A customer places an order, which is then picked, packed, and shipped from a fulfillment center. The carrier then picks... View More
May 11 2023
With shippers still reeling from high costs incurred during the pandemic and its aftermath, businesses are setting aggressive cost-reduction goals for their logistics operations. General rate... View More
May 10 2023
Parcel shippers who ship hazardous (hazmat) materials in domestic or international commerce are subject to a wide variety of rules and regulations governing their shipments. By the very nature of the... View More
May 9 2023
“Here’s the reality. Let’s say you’re in charge of supply chain for a large company and you need to go in front of your boss or your board to say, ‘I guarantee there won’t... View More
May 8 2023
For many, spring brings a slower time. You have finished your year-end physical inventory plans and now you are organizing, getting new product in for your next peak season. Some of you stay f... View More
May 5 2023
In early January, Amazon announced the expansion of its “Buy with Prime” (BWP) service to all eligible US retailers. The program, which first launched as an invite-only beta in April 2022,... View More