No surcharge for holiday packages, USPS says
With an eye on the 2023 peak shipping season, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said it would not implement any additional surcharges on holiday shipping.
Port Everglades: Expansion and Sustainability Efforts for the Future
Jonathan Daniels, CEO and Port Director for Port Everglades joins Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director of Peerless Media’s Supply Chain Group in a discussion revolving around the port’s continued expansion and sustainability efforts.
Moody’s: Carbon Offsets Open Supply Chains Up to Financial, Reputational Risks
A new report from Moody's finds that companies that rely on buying carbon offsets as an emisisons-reduction strategy could face financial and reputational harm.
Shippers Focus on Yield Management as Rates Continue to Rise
With FedEx and UPS raising their rates, savvy shippers can still find rate value for 2024, but time may be running out.
ASCM Releasees Top 10 Supply Chain Trends for 2024
The ASCM top 10 supply chain trends for 2024 feature a new number one, but technology trends still dominate the top five overall.
Amazon Bets on Itself with New End-to-End Supply Chain Service
Amazon is opening up its supply chain capabilities to other companies, even offering to pick up merchandise at facilities.
Suppliers Could Take the Biggest Hit from Auto Union Strike
An extended United Auto Workers strike against the Big 3 automakers could have significant ripple effects in the automotive supply chain, hampering smaller manufacturers and related suppliers.
How Can 3PL Providers Capitalize on the E-Commerce Boom?
We asked six supply chain industry experts for their advice to 3PLs when adding e-commerce service offerings to their operation, and we detailed their guidance in our whitepaper.
DAT’s Caplice Reviews Spot Market Strategy for 2024 Budget Planning
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews Dr. Chris Caplice, Chief Scientist at DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America and DAT iQ, the industry’s most trusted source of market analysis and truckload pricing data.
5 Tips to Help Your Supply Chain Navigate Panama Canal Restrictions
As the drought continues to hamper ocean vessel traffic in the Panama Canal, AlixPartners offers tips on how shippers can manage the current crisis.
Supply Chain Lessons to be Learned from Weather-Related Events
From disruptions in the Panama Canal due to drought and threats of major hurricanes like Idalia, weather can take a toll on your supply chain. Getting ahead of the disaster before it hits starts with building resiliency.
FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index Drops in June
FTR’s June Shippers Conditions Index has taken a step back, dropping in June from May’s 8.6 reading, although it still remains strongly positive for shippers.
Looking to Help Florida Hurricane Efforts: ALAN Offers Tips
As Hurricane Idalia made landfall on Wednesday morning along the Florida coast, the need for logistics and supply chain support following the storm will be great. ALAN’s executive director offers advice on how to get involved.
5 Actions Supply Chain Managers Can Take to Support Disaster Relief Efforts
When it comes to disaster relief, supply chains are critical. Here’s what to know about working with relief organizations.
Trucking Conditions Index Hits Lowest Point Since November 2022
Conditions for truckers continue to deteriorate, giving shippers the upper hand in rate negotiations.
Panama Canal Backlog Threatens Holiday Inventories
Low water levels have caused a backlog of container vessels at the Panama Canal, and that could impact the ability of businesses to restock inventories in time for the holiday shopping season.
Talent Shortage: Supply Chains Struggle to Find the Right Skill Sets
Sixty-four percent of Alcott Global survey respondents said a lack of the appropriate skillset is the biggest obstacle to hiring new supply chain talent.
How to Become a Shipper of Choice During Peak 2023
In spite of decreased customer demand as a result of increased cost of living, carriers remain determined to stick to their timetable to satisfy their customers' needs.
How To Become a Shipper of Choice for Carriers
The economy is facing supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, sky-high inflation and fuel prices, and a declining volume of freight and packages for carriers. As these issues persist, the leverage pendulum is swinging toward shippers. But this doesn’t mean that shippers and carriers no longer have a codependent relationship.
ODFL, Estes Express Battling for Yellow Corp.’s Assets
The battle for the remaining assets of Yellow Corp. is heading up as Old Dominion and Estes engage in a battle for terminals.
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