Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The growth in e-commerce sales and omni-channel distribution has forced more shippers to re-evaluate the way they handle parcel shipments.
Push and Pull Distribution in Today’s High Expectation Consumer Market, you’ll read about ways you can react efficiently to fast-changing customer demands, while taking into account economies of scale within your existing operations.
Before investing in enabling technology, learn more about each stage - from order placement to fulfillment - and how each stage must be properly addressed to maximize customer service and sales.
This white paper outlines key areas where third party logistics (3PLs), carriers, retailers and manufacturing companies can replace manual repetitive work within their operations with new and innovative robotic process automation technology solutions.
As important as field workforce processes are to customer satisfaction and profit, your colleagues shared that there is definitely room for improvement when it comes to the devices at work in the field.
Spot market freight volume saw a 3.4 percent decline from March to April, DAT said.
As anyone in our industry can attest, it's a great time to be a warehouse owner. Vacancy rates have plummeted, profits have soared - and warehouse valuations are at all-time highs
The ongoing commodification of the freight forwarding industry has caused many shippers to seek key differentiators in service, say leading industry analysts. But a more granular approach to finding the right intermediary may be to examine how well they manage and treat their own people.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Slow to lackluster global trade themes were apparent in the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
The USPS reported that operating revenue at $17.7 billion was up 4.7 percent, or $788 million, annually. But it incurred a net loss of $2.0 billion compared to a $1.5 billion loss for the same period a year ago.