March 26 2021
Poorly managed warehouses can become prohibitively costly. Fortunately, there are some straightforward ways you can apply better supply chain management strategies to cut expenses and enjoy sm... View More
March 24 2021
Crowd-sourced last-mile providers such as Roadie, Shipt, Instacart, and DoorDash became household names during the pandemic by delivering groceries to consumers who remained at home due to COV... View More
March 15 2021
The evolution of priorities and working capital applied to a supply chain is typically based on a metric that points to a rationale of needed change. To achieve this, an organization must disc... View More
March 5 2021
To say that the transportation markets are in flux would be a gross understatement. 2020 and the effects of COVID-19 have uncovered gaps in the resiliency of transportation networks across mod... View More
March 3 2021
The COVID pandemic is said to be the biggest economic disruption since WWII, and its impact on supply chain operations has been enormous for almost all industries. In this article, we discuss... View More
Feb. 3 2021
As the worldwide battle against COVID-19 rages on, shippers are striving to strike the right balance to comply with safety requirements, fulfill their customers’ orders, and preserve their b... View More
Feb. 1 2021
If you’re in the market for order fulfillment services, there’s one question that’s probably at the top of your list: What’s it going to cost? As is often the case, the answer... View More
Jan. 20 2021
While most holiday seasons bring a surge in online shopping, 2020 was setting a new record. Shoppers were seeking new ways to get gifts to their loved ones during this time of social distancin... View More
Jan. 13 2021
According to McKinsey's consulting firm, 61% of executives reported decreased costs, and 53% reported increased revenues due to introducing artificial intelligence (AI) into their supply chai... View More
Dec. 22 2020
As a shipper entering a parcel carrier bid process, you are subject to a great deal of doubt and risk from the unknown. A successful RFP often begins by considering two critical questions –... View More
Dec. 8 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the importance of meeting customer expectations for delivery of everything from toilet paper to patio sets. Amazon set the bar years ago, essentially t... View More
Dec. 3 2020
When it comes to the supply chain, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a major shift in how companies handle their operations. Entire industries are faced with new challenges, workers need to manage r
Nov. 3 2020
As we all know, 2020 is certainly not a typical year. A new, transformed reality is affecting just about every aspect of everyday life and business, including holiday shipping. The global pa... View More
Oct. 26 2020
The world has been flipped upside down, with the COVID-19 pandemic impacting all parts of the world as well as each of us individually. There are many people suffering and unsure of their futu... View More
Oct. 21 2020
Amazon’s shift from two-day delivery shipping to same-day delivery in 2019 reset consumers’ expectations for even quicker last-mile delivery. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted
Oct. 19 2020
To say that 2020 has been a challenging year might be the understatement of the century. The disruption to our lives brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has been far-reaching and pervasive. It... View More
Oct. 16 2020
Change… the inevitability of a shifting environment. Perhaps there has not been as rapid of an evolution in the parcel industry as the current adaptations to the global pandemic. The Coronavirus... View More
Oct. 14 2020
The COVID-19 virus and pandemic has changed the world in countless ways. Although lockdown orders have been helpful to prevent the spread of the virus, the sudden halt of the economy has ravag... View More
Oct. 12 2020
If you manage a parcel expense budget, 2020 has likely left you searching for answers, often landing on a Magic 8-Ball response of “Ask again later.” Unfortunately, parcel expense manageme
Oct. 9 2020
Similar to small parcel carriers, the shift, driven by COVID-19, from commercial brick and mortar purchases to residential e-commerce purchases has created a strain on many retailers’ profit... View More