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The modern logistics market requires all its members to develop their flexibility and look for ways of responding to a challenge. While seeking new opportunities and implementing industry innovations, shippers also massively rely on last-minute shipments.
The numbers do not lie; gone are the days when consumers buy most of their holiday gifts by traveling to the store. Online retail shopping is tremendously convenient for customers but, conversely, can make an already busy holiday shipping even more stressful.
Adopting advanced supply chain stock management can increase the timeliness of the supply of materials and the production quality, streamline order fulfillment, and optimize the duration of shipping operations.
Is your business seeing an increase in loading and unloading wait times? Read about how switching to drop and hook trucking could be the solution.
Green logistics has become an attainable, essential, and lucrative business strategy. Read how the benefits might help your business.
Rising diesel rates continue to take a toll on the transportation industry and other industries.
A company's supply chain is a complex of inbound and outbound logistics operations. We know these processes as "inbound logistics" and "outbound logistics." Knowing the difference between the two is essential for understanding logistics flow and managing your supply chain activities.
The choice between air and sea freight can be challenging because of the variables in each shipment. Given your shipments' complexity, you should consider multiple shipping modes. To pick the most suitable way of delivery, it is worth analyzing complex factors influencing your supply chain operations.
Food and Beverage logistics is very complex. Learn more about it from PLS Board Director Fred Boehler.
There are plenty of definitions for visibility, and multiple ways to achieve it. In terms of technology, it all comes down to the key solution: a transportation management system (TMS).
To provide necessary materials like oil and gas, companies must ensure they transport materials conveniently, safely, and safely. Along with a potent strategy, choosing a suitable transportation mode is crucial for efficient oil and gas shipping.
As summer has transitioned to fall, a noticeable trend has emerged as fuel prices and spot rates continue to decrease. Along with the celebration of Nation Truck Driver Appreciation Week, spot rate news made for a busy month of September.
A hostage freight scenario is stressful and unpleasant for all the parties involved. As a result, the resolution might be very time- and energy-consuming. Being prepared and aware of the potential risks is the best way to try and avoid these situations as much as possible.
In August, we saw FMCSA take on a request to allow hair testing for carriers, shifts in how consumers shop, and moderating shipping begins to trend.

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