May 14 2024
Generative AI is the topic of conversation these days and could be applied in many places and industries. While models of language are very interesting and useful in the office environment, it... View More
Nov. 28 2022
What's old is new nowadays, as retailers resell returned items online and in stores. According to data analytics and consulting firm, GlobalData, the market for secondhand goods is estimated... View More
Nov. 15 2022
In today’s challenging supply chain environment shippers face the problem of information overload while attempting to make informed business decisions. Data coming from multiple systems at m... View More
Nov. 7 2022
The e-commerce landscape has changed dramatically over the last two years. Retailers have had to balance the acceleration towards e-commerce and meeting consumers’ expectations of fast and f... View More
Oct. 28 2022
With the proliferation of online shopping, the e-commerce industry is growing exponentially. As a direct result, third-party logistics (3PL) fulfillment support services are a rapidly growing and crit
Oct. 20 2022
I am writing this e-tip while sitting at O’Hare after attending another fantastic PARCEL Forum. One of the most prevalent discussions I heard at the conference was everyone trying to predict... View More
Oct. 3 2022
This peak season, logistics leaders should expect new challenges to their operations from peak seasons past. According to a recent FedEx survey, the average transit time from China to U.S... View More
May 11 2022
The rise in e-commerce is resulting in transportation carriers redrawing networks and offering new services focusing on the last mile. According to the US Census, total e-commerce sales for... View More
March 8 2022
Staffing issues and rising costs to deliver parcels to residential locations are resulting in a number of last-mile carriers encouraging their customers to use other options, such as third-party pick-
Feb. 21 2022
Today’s supply chain is more complex and crowded than ever before, so choosing the right freight option is critical to success for any business. When shipping internationally, you have the o... View More
Dec. 1 2021
The compelling attraction of e-commerce is its convenience. Who doesn't enjoy making a purchase from the comfort of their couch and having it delivered right to their doorstep? Accordin... View More
Nov. 12 2021
In today’s fast-paced society, many people are no longer willing to wait several days for things they buy online. They also may not want to take time out of their busy schedules to shop in p... View More
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Nov. 9 2021
Some things in life create great impact – a wedding, a divorce, having kids… these are the kinds of events that change a person. Pandemics fall into this category, too, demonstrating how shopping
June 21 2021
Every successful business owner today focuses on delivering customer value — faster, better, and cheaper than their competitors. While relative to different types of consumers, one thing eve... View More
May 28 2021
FedEx’s and UPS's hub and spoke method might soon be a thing of the past as e-commerce growth drives last-mile deliveries closer to the customer. As described by UPS on its website, the h... View More