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Jan. 17 2020
Speed – consumers want it and businesses need it. Wireless companies are working to improve their cellular speed to meet customers’ demands of faster service. Airlines are working to impro
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Jan. 13 2020
When Gartner conducts its annual Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Survey, we ask respondents to state their top three external challenges that affect their organization’s supply... View More
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Jan. 8 2020
It’s hard to believe that we are now in 2020. How did your organization perform with respect to attaining to your goals in 2019? The parcel industry is a dynamic industry that keeps changing... View More
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Jan. 7 2020
There are many facets of an e-commerce retail business that contribute to its success. From product design to marketing, retailers have endless opportunities to grow a loyal customer base. How... View More
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Dec. 13 2019
Bob Malley, Managing Director of Pierbridge, sat down with me at the 2019 PARCEL Forum to discuss what shippers can do to prepare their global supply chains for 2020... View More
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Dec. 9 2019
Bob Malley, Managing Director, Pierbridge, discusses how the e-commerce boom has created a parcel tsunami at the border, how US Customs & Border Protection is handling that influx, and wha... View More
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Dec. 5 2019
The parcel industry is changing at lightning speed due to the growth of e-commerce, and the demand placed on parcel shippers – and notably their infrastructure – is increasing dramatically
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Dec. 5 2019
As businesses evolve and grow, it’s essential that supply chain managers allocate time to reworking their strategies in order to make their processes more effective. With customers increasin... View More
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Dec. 3 2019
Peak season surcharges began in 2017 as a way for carriers to mitigate some of the costs during the heavy shipping season. Packages that require extra handling (i.e. additional handling, large package
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Nov. 20 2019
It's hard to believe the holidays are almost upon us, yet that is certainly the case. With an even shorter holiday shopping season this year, due to the lateness of Thanksgiving, consumers will l... View More
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Nov. 13 2019
The most wonderful time of the year for online merchants is the holiday shopping season. With it comes a plethora of new customers who are experiencing your brand or business for the first tim... View More
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Nov. 6 2019
In 2018, Amazon started offering franchises for their final-mile package delivery segment. For as little as a $10,000 investment (which could be free if you are a veteran), you could start an... View More
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Nov. 5 2019
E-commerce is booming, and so are parcel deliveries. According to the Pitney Bowes Parcel Shipping Index, which covers 13 world industry nations, more than 74 billion parcels were shipped in 2... View More
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Oct. 25 2019
The past five years have paved the way for a new age of retail, where stores have become omnichannel-driven showrooms, checkout has become as simple as a flick of the phone, and teeming compet... View More
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Oct. 9 2019
On April 26, Amazon once again ignited a global conversation when it announced its strategic decision to offer free next-day shipping for Prime members. The announcement left many shippers in... View More
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Oct. 2 2019
It seems obvious, but some logistics professionals still fail to realize just how badly an inefficient and poorly functioning supply chain can affect each aspect of their organizations. As companies a
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Sept. 23 2019
The transportation and logistics industry is experiencing a digital revolution. Modern technology is finally taking hold in supply chains across the world, allowing for previously unheard-of l... View More
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Sept. 13 2019
Many years ago, a new term, called “coopetition,” was created. This term primarily referred to how the private carriers were using the USPS Parcel Select service to do a package’s final-mile... View More
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