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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

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Food for Thought – Smarter Logistics Strategies to Keep the Shelves Stocked

The grocery industry shares a long history with the logistics and distribution industry – and for good reason. Keeping stores properly stocked with fresh food, packaged products and household goods – many of which travel long distances and are subject … Read more

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Direct-to-Consumer Parcel Delivery Shifts Into High Gear

Where did all these parcel delivery vehicles come from? From UPS and FedEx trucks to specialty vans, from UberRUSH to USPS Sunday delivery, in cars or on scooters or bikes, all kinds of packages and parcels are being delivered to … Read more

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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

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Companies Must Expand Options for B2B Online Purchasing

Velocity is critical to succeeding in business, and when it comes to B2B online purchasing, buyers are demanding increasingly efficient and cost-effective purchasing options. In fact, the more your online portal looks and operates like a B2C site, the better … Read more