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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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Aug. 23 2019
Reshoring, which is the practice of bringing manufacturing and services back to the US, is difficult to quantify, but some organizations have made attempts to measure over time. The Reshoring... View More
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Aug. 19 2019
New studies project that the worldwide retail e-commerce sales will reach a new high of $4.9 trillion by 2021. That is a 265% growth rate, and there are no signs of the growth lettin... View More
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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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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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