Top Trends in 2017 – Are you a stand out 3PL?


According to Statista , 2017 revenue in the food and beverages industry including fresh and packaged foods, fruits, vegetables, pasta, snacks, sweets, refrigerated and frozen food; soft drinks and alcoholic drinks in the U.S. is approximately $13,855 million, a number that's expected to reach $25,889 million by 2022. As 2017 comes to a close, the dynamic nature of the food and beverage industry continues to shape organizations.

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on


by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022. Material expiry can affect not only the raw material, but also the finished product and the packaged product.

The Counterfeit Economy


In total, this black market is expected to represent $991 billion of the global economy by 2022. Manufacturers, packagers, distributors, and logistics providers need to be able to work together to create and communicate a new set of standards and norms.

The Counterfeit Economy


In total, this black market is expected to represent $991 billion of the global economy by 2022. Manufacturers, packagers, distributors, and logistics providers need to be able to work together to create and communicate a new set of standards and norms. Product counterfeiting and piracy are pervasive across almost all countries and industries.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

You provide a geocode to these new delivery companies, which are popping up across Europe and parts of Asia, and they will deliver your package to that location. … By 2022, digital technologies will have enabled the automation of repetitive operational tasks, leading to 50 percent less planner intervention and ‘touchless’ sales and operations planning.” We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world.

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UPS Air Takes Off

Logistics Trends and Insights

A total of 44 aircraft are expected to be added between 2017 and 2022. Revenue per package for Next Day Air and Deferred declined 8.9 percent while for International Domestic, revenue per package increased slightly 0.3 Revenue per package has declined for all of UPS’ air cargo services year-to-date.

Your Guide to Multichannel Selling


In 2022, the augmented and virtual reality market is expected to be worth US$ 209.2 Not only will we see AR and VR become part of the shopping experience, but also part of the packaging experience. What is multichannel selling?

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival


The ability to rapidly deliver packages across the US is the result of 60 years of improvements, from the Interstate Highway System to Same Day delivery. By 2022, McKinsey anticipates that a full 76% of the population will be part of the middle class.

Wal-Mart Steps Up Push to Remove Potentially Harmful Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

The world’s largest retailer aims to reduce the chemicals in products such as household cleaners, cosmetics, skin care and infant items by 10% by 2022. is expanding its program to clean up the products it sells, setting a 2022 target for reducing potentially harmful substances and widening the list of chemicals it wants to avoid. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

If freight demand grows as it is projected to, the driver shortage could balloon to nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022.” On the demand side, shippers have been doing what they can to minimize their dependence on long-haul trucking, including shifting more volume to rail, intermodal, and dedicated/private fleets, and making changes to packaging and investing in load optimization software to fit more products per case, pallet, and trailer, which results in fewer truckload shipments.

Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods Upends the Grocery Model

Supply Chain Nation

billion to expand to 2,500 stores — up from 1,600 stores today — by 2022 as part of its plan to become the third-largest grocery chain in the U.S. The announcement of Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods capped an eventful week in the grocery industry. German-owned discount grocer Aldi says it will invest $3.4 by store count. And Kroger, the number-one supermarket chain in the world by revenue, reported its second straight quarter of declining same-store sales.

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The Digital Path to Purchase is often the Mobile Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

To underscore this point, research from Periscope By McKinsey found “consumer packaged goods (CPG), once purchased almost exclusively in stores, are quickly moving into the digital realm as more and more consumers are researching and purchasing CPG products online.”[2] online retail sales will exceed $506 billion this year and by 2022, will surpass $712 billion. One of the most impactful innovations of the past three decades is the smartphone.

How Tax Reform Affects Owner-Operators

DAT Solutions

After 2022, the amount of bonus depreciation will begin to be phased out with 80% in 2023, 60% in 2024, 40% in 2025, and 20% in 2026. ATBS "Rumblestrip" service packages have helped over 150,000 truckers to keep their business and their taxes on track.

Trends 2019: Digital Marketing

Enterra Insights

”[5] Tasner notes, “By 2022, it’s estimated that chatbots will help businesses save over $8 billion per year. Chatbots can help with customer service tasks and tie into your various systems to answer repetitive customer questions like: ‘When will my package be delivered?’ The Digital Age is disrupting almost every industry and marketing is no exception.

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Top 5 coffee roaster manufacturers

Exapro Hub

According to a report published on 29th May 2018 by Research Report Insights, the coffee market revenue is expected to surpass US$ 34 Bn by 2022.

Advanced Analytics and the Future of Business

Enterra Insights

According to Gartner, the number could swell to close to $4 trillion by 2022.” Fortunately, analytics packages are becoming more mature every day. For years business executives have understood the potential of big data analytics but have been disappointed when that potential failed to materialize.

Ten Best Retailers at Handling Dangerous Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

By 2022, Walmart aims to reduce its consumables chemical footprint for Walmart U.S. The company has reported progress in reducing the use of BPA in canned food liners over the past year, stating that “more than 300 OWN Brands canned goods are now packaged in non-BPA lined cans.