Drop shipping is growing in the US, and many supply chain entities have taken notice. In order to compete with one another, manufacturers and wholesalers have made it a major goal to establish drop shipping programs of their own, enticing retailers at every turn to offer their products online. This has been a clear trend […]
The supply chain, from manufacturing to warehousing and distribution, is one of the most multifaceted processes in the modern world. Through the multiple steps in the process, each involving their own industry players, a lot can go wrong while moving through the supply chain. Because of this, shippers must implement and maintain foolproof risk-management and […]
With the holidays coming into full swing, shippers and carriers will be increasing the amount of hours that they work in order to keep up with the increases in demand.
With the New Year upon us, many businesses are looking for ways to be more effective in 2016. Whether it’s taking on more work or offering new services or maybe simplifying your focus, it’s important that your initiatives are executed well. For logistics companies, their transportation management system will play a large role in how effective their business operates. The question is are you getting everything you need from your TMS?
In a perfect world, your shipping schedule would remain consistent and planned out far in advance. Changes would happen slowly, and you’d see them coming before they happen. Sometimes, you’re given a very short window of delivery time to begin with. For these moments and more, expedited shipping is often needed. Here's how to avoid expensive charges when that does happen.
Will 3D printing eventually put an end to the supply chain? It’s a valid concern of logistics professionals, but it is inherently one that has already been proven false. Make no mistake, 3D printing will change the logistics industry, but it will hardly be the end of it. One doesn’t have to delve that deep […]