Humanitarian supply chains have an opportunity to employ best practices in performance management to make their donor dollars go far further than they do today. If you lead a humanitarian supply chain, what can you do?
While technology is helpful in executing specific tasks, it cannot alone replace quality human interaction. Shippers should make sure their 3PL provider is working with them in an efficient, friendly, and attentive manner.
Clearly, increased trucking costs are the new normal. Also as clear is the other dynamic, which is emphasized a little less these days but all the more important to offset cost increases in other areas: Use your logistics partner strategically and offset rising transport costs.
Logistics service providers reveal how they treat their customers like VIPs.
Chicago-based project44 announced it has added an international and domestic parcel tracking and address validation offering to its service menu.
There are two areas where shippers will feel the effect of the growing water and air pollution problem: freight costs and various taxes and fees.
HP set out to see if its 3D printing technology could deliver a competitive advantage for its own business. The answer surprised even them.
Things remain on solid footing in the freight transportation and logistics market and likely will for the foreseeable future.
News emanating from the U.S. West Coast indicates that among many of the critical risks logistics managers must confront these days is that of forced labor.