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
Oct. 1 2020
Now more than ever, delivery drivers are meeting a critical need in the life of consumers, and have the ability to make or break your company’s reputation—they are not just the face of you
Aug. 17 2020
This time last year, before any of us could imagine large-scale store closures and mask-clad grocery shoppers, experts were predicting e-commerce sales growth in North America of around 15% for 2020... View More
Aug. 10 2020
The global retail sales arena is $25 trillion… yes, I said $25 trillion. The e-commerce world is $2.9 trillion. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people purchase items. As the world went
July 27 2020
A large percentage of e-retailers in the US fulfill orders from a single distribution center. Not only does this strategy limit delivery speed and increase parcel shipping costs, it creates a... View More
July 23 2020
It’s official: e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping are more than just trends and continue to steadily grow. For consumer goods importers and distributors on the fence, it’s... View More
July 13 2020
GMT’s fifth annual Benchmark Report, The Impact of Brand Strategy on Parcel Transportation, is here. And there’s a lot of data and insights to explore, ranging from influential industry... View More
July 9 2020
The coronavirus outbreak paralyzed economies as it spread around the world. However, people who were bound to homes turned to a variety of technology tools that allowed them to continue intera... View More
July 7 2020
If the last few months have shown the retail world anything, it’s the driving need for a functional, dynamic e-commerce platform. At the beginning of the year, Amazon and Walmart dominated the e-com
July 3 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a number of weak spots that have handcuffed pharmaceutical supply chains, especially outsourcing practices. Consider the following: · &n... View More
July 2 2020
As consumers sheltered in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, some supply chains were stretched nearly to their breaking point as people suddenly migrated online for groceries and other goods... View More
June 24 2020
The challenges of 2020 so far, as the world battles the global pandemic of COVID-19, have been unprecedented. The past few years have offered many challenges for logistics professionals, such... View More
June 16 2020
It is no secret that regional carriers are gathering steam as the push for faster and cheaper delivery continues. Regional carriers have capitalized on the weak points of major carriers (such as peak... View More