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. 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
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
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. 9 2023
Before manufacturers were able to apply strategic sourcing practices to their operational expenses with the same discipline they used to buy the “direct supplies” used on the factory floor
Oct. 5 2023
A third-party logistics (3PL) provider typically offers services that include receiving, storing, and managing inventory, as well as picking and packing orders to ship to your customers. The 3... View More
Oct. 5 2023
Supply chain professionals have faced tough challenges over the past three years. Never-before-seen circumstances and unprecedented events have had a major impact on the supply chain putting a... View More
Sept. 28 2023
The 2023 peak shipping season is quickly approaching. While some things haven’t changed, like customers wanting fast and on-time delivery and carriers enacting hefty peak season surcharges, the supp
Sept. 8 2023
By now we’ve all heard that inventory is an organization’s largest overall investment. Inventory can either be an organization’s biggest asset or its biggest headache – the difference
Sept. 1 2023
Logistics data. All companies that ship products have it, but not all companies can effectively use it and act on it timely. Why? The volume of carriers, technology providers, and pa... View More
Aug. 15 2023
The stakes are high when it comes to the $265 billion global express delivery market – predicted to grow to nearly $485 billion by 2030. Both the pandemic and explosion of e-commerce impacte... View More
Aug. 3 2023
In today’s volatile and challenging world, supply chain networks face many obstacles. Supply chain networks are interconnected systems of organizations, resources, activities, information, a... 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
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
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 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
April 27 2023
The term "control tower" is often broadly applied when describing reports and dashboards; however, it’s much more than that. While visibility is a prerequisite, having a true control tower... View More
April 4 2023
The year is still in its infancy, and yet so much change is happening in the parcel world. Your company’s logistics department should be up to date with the ever-changing parcel landscape. B... View More