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Is Your Parcel Shipping Program Ready for the Holiday Rush?

How E-Commerce is Redefining Transportation Practices

How E-Commerce is Redefining Transportation Practices

For retail shippers, there was a time when “meeting customer expectations” meant supplying the right quantities of product to the right location on the agreed-upon shipment schedule. Transportation modes, load sizes and distances traveled were known and consistent. Product deliveries … Read more

Balanced Approach Supply Chain

Balance: The Key to Successful International Shipping

International shipping can be a distressing experience in today’s environment. Carrier instability, carrier alliances, peak season capacity issues, port issues − all increase risk in global commerce. Added to cost and service issues, what happens if something goes awry and … Read more

Retail-Store-Closings

Retail Store Closings Beg the Question: Is Your Supply Chain Built to Last?

According to a recent projection released by brokerage firm Credit Suisse, more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores are going to close in 2017. “A quarter into 2017,” the report states, “year-to-date retail store closings have already surpassed those of 2008 [the … Read more