The Give and Take of Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Multi-carrier parcel shipping technology empowers fulfillment teams. Multi-carrier parcel shipping technology gives merchants the functionality they need to roll out these offerings and better serve customers. Omni-channel logistics multi-carrier parcel shipping

How Shipping Can Help Save The Planet

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

How Shipping Can Help Save The Planet. But to be honest, the shipping industry is as much of a culprit. Meanwhile, reports estimate that shipping contributes 3%, or a staggering 1 billion tonnes of CO2. First of all, the shipping industry today is enormous.


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LCL: A Shipping Solution for Today’s Global Logistics Market

CH Robinson Logistics

Less-than-container load (LCL) shipping has become part of the solution design to many supply chain challenges. LCL shipping provides shippers with cost and time savings as they face longer wait times at ports along with more last-minute-change needs, based on disruption and delays.

Navigating the Wave of Ocean Shipping Constraints

Talking Logistics

Read more Navigating the Wave of Ocean Shipping Constraints. The post Navigating the Wave of Ocean Shipping Constraints appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management logistics Mollie Bailey ocean shipping Transplace

Port Congestion Shines Light on Visibility Gaps

This report, built from extensive survey data from a myriad of shippers and logistics providers, shines light on visibility gaps that have contributed to the current crisis of port congestion.

Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs Explained


Many shippers have realized that working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) leads to more efficiencies and cost savings. There are a variety of third-party logistics services available, making it particularly important to choose the right one. Project Logistics.

Truckload Shipping Seasons

Freight Center

In the freight shipping and logistics industry, there are different seasons, so to speak. Understanding truckload shipping seasons can help you optimize your supply chain and plan ahead for busier months when capacity is tighter. Freight Shipping & Logistics Truckload Shipping

Why Containerised Freight Shipping is Daunting for SMEs

Logistics Bureau

However, freight shipping is the one activity that presents significant barriers to overseas-market entry, as you may have discovered if your business is starting to look across international borders for its next step in expansion. Container Shipping Can be Tough for SMEs.

Shipping stocks hammered as China fears intensify

The Supply Chain Journal

As China goes, so goes ocean shipping. China is pivotal to dry bulk and tanker shipping markets on the demand side and to container shipping on the supply side. Shipping shares plunged along with the rest of the stock market. Dry bulk shipping. Tanker shipping.

Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking


Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. But deciding which logistics KPIs to track isn’t always straightforward. But goals may change over time, so the logistics KPIs you choose to track often are a moving target.

FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs


FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs. What role do 3PLs play in the greater logistics industry? Logistics and transportation operations are an essential part of the supply chain process. What logistics services and modes do 3PLs offer? Expedited shipping.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 6, 2022)

Talking Logistics

I learn as much as I can, from as many as I can, as often as I can.” – Rick Warren The quote above is especially true for supply chain and logistics professionals. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 6, 2022). “All leaders are learners.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Whether it’s really cold or hotter than the hinges, temperature-controlled shipping plays a vital role in the supply chain. Let’s go over some tips on how to pack and ship for temperature-controlled shipping. Freight Shipping & Logistics LTL Shipping Freight Preparation

5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping


Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from a guest author, Michael Gorman, who shares five different ways of going green with carbon-neutral shipping. The post 5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Logistyx Technologies Talks Parcel Shipping, Holidays, and Returns

Logistics Viewpoints

In our conversation, Ken spoke about some of the findings from a recent survey Logistyx conducted on cross-border holiday spending, as well as some larger trends around the state of parcel shipping. Fourth, what are some industry-specific trends for parcel shipping?

Shipping During Hurricane Season

Freight Center

As we know, when it comes to keeping your small business shipping smoothly, it’s important to have a plan, including a disaster recovery plan. Here are some tips for shipping during hurricane season to help you protect your shipments and make sure your customers’ needs are met.

Wolves and ships

Supply Chain Movement

Are logistics matching platforms a wolf in sheep’s clothing for freight forwarders? The report also completely ignores the inherent dynamics of the world of start-ups and more mature scale-ups with their various logistics solutions.

Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA


The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has contributed to what might be described as the biggest supply chain shipping disruption of the century. The post Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Logistics Supply Chain Shipping Disruption

What is the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative?

The Supply Chain Journal

Two of the worst ship recycling practices are using manual labor instead of automation and releasing parts of ships into the tidal zone, according to Andrew Stephens, Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) executive director. Ship recycling is an end-of-life industry.

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Already upended for two years by the COVID-19 pandemic, the worldwide logistics industry is facing new challenges. The energy crisis in China and the European conflict are bringing additional chaos in the form of production shutdowns, raw material shortages and blocked shipping lanes.

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?


The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

How to Choose the Right Shipping Boxes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Right shipping boxes article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Martin. Choosing the right kind of shipping boxes may be more complicated than you think. These boxes should be able to withhold the external factors during shipping. Shipping Mode and Costs.

2021 Has Felt Like One Big Peak Season: A Global Shipping Market Update

CH Robinson Logistics

Supply chain disruptions that consist of port and terminal congestion, shipping delays due to high cargo volumes, lack of labor due to Covid-19 and limited space have caused a myriad of challenges for shippers. Ocean Shipping. Air Shipping.

Greener Shopping and Shipping: The Rise of Carbon Neutral e-Commerce Delivery

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Greener Shopping and Shipping: The Rise of Carbon Neutral e-Commerce Delivery. There is a long way to go, particularly for brands whose products are shipped thousands of miles to reach overseas customers, requiring air freight transportation to keep within acceptable delivery times.

What is Reverse Logistics?


What is reverse Logistics? Before we dive in the nuances of reverse logistics, otherwise known as return logistics, integration, let's briefly recap what reverse logistics is. Reverse logistics refers to all operations related to the reuse of products and materials.

Global shipping congestion calls for greater visibility

The Supply Chain Journal

Third-party logistics services provider GEODIS echoed one U.K.-based This spurred GEODIS to develop a turnkey solution for companies to manage logistical and physical data and to oversee logistical and financial flows.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Empty shipping containers stack up at US port depots. There has been a lot written about the need for shipping containers. The biggest issue now is the fact that shipping containers, once unloaded, cannot be moved.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. The company is leaning on expedited shipping lanes to pull ahead supply and mitigate COVID-19 disruptions in China. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 7 – 13) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

FreightWaves Flashback: E-shipping blues

The Supply Chain Journal

Each week, FreightWaves explores the archives of American Shipper’s nearly 70-year-old collection of shipping and maritime publications to showcase interesting freight stories of long ago. and software firm to develop a parcel shipping system for eBay users. Logistics online.

The Shipping Container Impact on Inflation


But as consumer spending shifted from services to goods nearly a year ago, demand for ocean freight has consistently outpaced container ship capacity, pushing freight rates to record highs. . – Robert Khachatryan, COO, Freight Right Global Logistics.

How much do shipping CEOs make? (Here’s their pay info)

The Supply Chain Journal

Shipping magnates don’t pervade the billionaire ranks like they did in the days of Aristotle Onassis. Yet ocean shipping is still big business and the CEOs overseeing the fleets are high earners. So, how much do shipping CEOs actually make? Liner shipping. Cruise shipping.

Understanding the Shipping Container Shortage!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Shipping container shortage article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at Argentus. The massive global shipping squeeze. Here’s an example: Every year, a huge volume of finished goods are shipped from Asia to North America. Shipping rates from China to the U.S.

Most Popular Logistics Stories from 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

So, I want to take this opportunity to reflect on the top 15 most popular logistics stories from 2021 and see what our readers found to be the most interesting. It was good mix of topics and authors, including a good number from our Logistics Viewpoints sponsors.

REPOST: 5 Trends Shaping Logistics with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Trends Shaping Logistics with Ben Gordon. Ben Gordon and Joe Lynch discuss 5 trends shaping logistics and supply chain. In the interview, Ben reviews and discussed trends and interesting companies in ecommerce, final mile, cold chain, reverse logistics, and fulfillment.

China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

24, there were 153 container ships at anchor off the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo , according to data from Denmark-based eeSea. On Monday, eeSea data showed 81 container ships at anchor off the two ports, a decline of 47% in just two-and-a-half weeks.

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