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The Future of Autonomous Supply Chains Part 1: Autonomous Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous Shipping Autonomous shipping is the use of self-driving vessels to transport goods and passengers across waterways. According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) is defined as a ship which, to a varying degree, can operate independently of human interaction.

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What is Multimodal Shipping?

GlobalTranz

Multimodal shipping represents how companies can find new value within their supply chains and augment efficiency without dramatically increasing landed costs. While multimodal continues to change in the wake of disruption from the pandemic this year, interest in new shipping strategies has exploded.

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Reinventing Ecommerce Shipping with Itamar Zur

The Logistics of Logistics

Itamar Zur and Joe Lynch discuss reinventing ecommerce shipping. About Veho Veho ’s mission is to power the future of commerce by making shopping, shipping and returns work seamlessly for everyone. Veho is reinventing shipping, and all parts of the post-purchase experience as we know it.

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Walmart Lowers their Shipping Requirements, but their Suppliers Still Struggle

Logistics Viewpoints

Walmart fines suppliers whose goods arrive late or who have not shipped everything that they committed to ship. If a company short ships TVs, they are fined more than if they short ship soup, for example. That data then gets put into an advanced ship notice for the retailer.

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eCommerce Sustainability: A Comprehensive Look at 2023 Consumer Attitudes

Sifted surveyed 500 consumers to understand their attitudes toward sustainable shipping practices. Their report outlines how important it is to them, how price impacts that importance, and what sacrifices they're willing to make for greener shipping.

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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. Meanwhile, reports estimate that shipping contributes 3%, or a staggering 1 billion tonnes of CO2. Size Matters.

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Pushing the Boundaries of Sustainable Shipping

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Pushing the Boundaries of Sustainable Shipping How the Rotterdam-Singapore Green and Digital Shipping Corridor Project is Helping to Reduce Shipping Emissions in Practice by Refke Gunnewijk Sustainable long-haul transport is one of the biggest challenges on the way to a carbon-neutral society.

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The Greener Last Mile

Here are the biggest and easiest opportunities for shippers looking to "green up" their shipping footprint. Sustainability is no longer a “nice to have.” It’s a must-have. Consumers can see through brands’ green-washing.

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How much do shoppers care about eco-friendly shipping?

Sifted ran a survey to determine consumer attitudes towards eco-friendly shipping and packaging. We gained valuable insight into how it affects buying decisions, if they'll pay more for eco-friendly shipping, and much more.

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Sifted's Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Are you ready for your best peak season performance yet? Every year brings new challenges for parcel shippers, and over the last few years, the chaos has been unreal. But don’t let the pressure get to you; you can pull multiple levers today to create a secured, revenue-bursting season.

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2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be?

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Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. Are you ready? This evolution is called Industry 4.0, and it's happening now.

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked.