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Aug. 7 2019
The e-commerce landscape is radically changing, especially when it comes to defining the new normal for parcel delivery. Retailers specializing in larger, non-conventional items are accustomed... View More
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Aug. 5 2019
When you’re a small business in a big business world, the challenge of competing with the seemingly infinite resources of larger competitors can seem insurmountable. Companies like Amazon... View More
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Aug. 1 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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July 26 2019
While shipping may seem simple to customers (or even company executives), shipping managers know that it’s anything but. Much more goes into shipping than simply getting the order from the war... View More
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July 24 2019
Talking about regional carriers, we really think of two modes: parcel and LTL. On the parcel side, the two national giants (FedEx and UPS) have really done a good job of limiting the parcel carriers... View More
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July 22 2019
Today’s retail landscape is more competitive than ever. Small- and medium-sized businesses don’t only compete with much larger brands; they compete with the thousands of similar-sized busine
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July 18 2019
The global e-commerce world is in an outright battle to find the lowest delivery cost solution to compete with Amazon. Their free, two-day delivery has been a disruptive trend for all merchants. Howev
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July 15 2019
E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods over the Internet, and market research experts such as Euromonitor believe that it will make up 14% of all global shopping sales made by 2021. From the on
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July 11 2019
Amazon Prime and the guarantee of two-day delivery has completely changed consumer expectations when it comes to home delivery. Shoppers today expect a level of clarity and transparency into... View More
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July 8 2019
An efficient supply chain is one that meets customer expectations in a cost-effective manner. With two-day delivery (or less) becoming the retail standard for customers, balancing cost and customer se
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June 26 2019
Same-day delivery no longer belongs to consumer retailers and grocers. Since the inception of Prime, the Amazon disruption has created an environment where both business buyers and individual cu... View More
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June 14 2019
Ninety percent of world trade is transported by ocean vessels. However, according to industry estimates, just one container ship can produce the same amount of pollution as 50 million cars. The... View More
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June 12 2019
Despite the pre-eminence of UPS, FedEx, and USPS, regional carriers can play a substantial role in maximizing the efficiency of a small-parcel supply chain. Sourcing relationships with these carriers... View More
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May 23 2019
Retailers are aggressively implementing omnichannel shipping strategies to fulfill orders from inventory located in closer proximity to their customers. They are shipping from fulfillment center... View More
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May 21 2019
Supply chain automation as a strategy to keep up with consumer demand and reduce costs is no new concept. What is new, however, is the accessibility of the latest generation of robotics and auto... View More
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May 15 2019
The cost of the last mile for e-commerce service is a big obstacle. Some estimates show that up to 28% of the total cost of delivering goods reflects the last-mile delivery expense. However, whe... View More
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