Global trade disruptions come in all shapes and sizes, and can wreak havoc on supply chains. Find out what proactive strategies and tactics leading companies are using to tackle the escalating challenge of supply chain risk management.
Supply chain technology ecosystems are evolving as once distinct processes for executing TMS, WMS and YMS functions converge. Is the best path forward stitching together a trifecta of best-of-breed technologies, or going all-in on a single instance, single platform for all three?
Supply chain financing allows companies to delay paying for transportation or goods while suppliers are still paid quickly – for a fee. While it might seem counterintuitive, participants say it’s a win-win for all. Here’s how it works and trends worth watching.
E-commerce is redrawing the landscape for freight transportation. Do truckload carriers have a place in this new world of high-velocity supply chains, especially as shipments get smaller and delivery windows shrink?
Learn how pallet strength, stiffness and other functionality characteristics impact supply chain efficiencies.
Over the years, we watched with growing concern as the consolidation of the domestic small package/express market turned in to what looked and acted like a two-company oligarchy. It was clear that two companies dominated the current and future parcel express market for U.S. shippers.
The endeavor, which is comprised of expanded service into 57 countries and territories, including Brazil, India, and South Korea, and five new countries receiving Express service, including Bangladesh and Madagascar, said UPS.
One of America’s iconic food brands says it is investing to create an efficient and nimble supply chain that can respond to a changing consumer while meeting its customer’s requirements
Entitled WMx, XPO said this offering, which is geared towards mobile devices, paves the way for the “rapid development and integration of automation and robotics” that is much lower than typical start-up times.
In an effort to improve its air cargo service as capacity continues to tighten and rates escalate, the San Francisco-based forwarder Flexport is offering in-house air service on a 747-400F from Los Angeles to Hong Kong.