Time to Ramp Up and Grow
Today, it’s tough to find an article that isn’t somehow influenced by the massive growth and impact of e-commerce on the logistics industry.
It’s a phenomenon that has not only fundamentally altered retail logistics operations, but has ushered in similar demands between suppliers and trading partners across manufacturing and B2B industries.
From changing distribution network strategies in an effort to meet the increasing demand to the rising cost of warehouse space to re-inventing carrier relationships to applying software tools designed to monitor a non-stop flow of goods, the challenges for all shippers are mounting at every stage of the supply chain - and are only going to become more intense.
Indeed, many logistics professionals, especially in smaller organizations, may be feeling overwhelmed by the cascade of new options on their way to finding the right mix of solutions.
With this in mind, the editors of Logistics Management have put together this group of feature stories to help shippers better understand some of the more prevalent challenges ushered in by the “e-commerce effect” on their way to finding the solutions that will help them keep pace with today’s pressing demands;
Winning the Logistics Battle Against the E-Titans
Amazon isn’t slowing down, and neither is anyone else in the e-commerce space right now. Here’s why your company needs a tech-forward parcel shipping strategy that’s supported by a reliable partner, shipping APIs, and a cost structure that helps your business grow.
2019 Parcel Express Roundtable: E-commerce and Last-Mile Continue to Flip the Script
Coming off of a year that saw notable gains in volumes and pricing, the parcel market continues to grow at a fast clip. Our panel of parcel experts examines key market drivers and discusses how to navigate the fastest moving segment of logistics.
Shippers No Longer Reactive When it Comes to Reverse Logistics
In today’s era of fickle e-commerce customers, reverse logistics represents an untapped opportunity for imaginative managers and their 3PL partners to plump up the bottom line.
State of Industrial Real Estate: It’s Crunch Time
DCs are hot, especially for e-commerce fulfillment. But with so much demand, space availability is not necessarily ready to be had. Companies examining their supply chains need to be savvy about what they’re up against in terms of site selection - and realize that an ideal location will come at a higher cost.