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Holiday Logistics Outlook 2019: What Retailers Can Expect

Categories: Trucking.

‘Tis the season to be worried about retail logistics!

This year, as many retailers prepare for their busiest weeks, uncertainty abounds. Consumer demands are shifting more rapidly than ever, e-commerce continues to disrupt brick-and-mortar retail in unexpected ways, new pressures are being put on fulfillment, and the trade war with China looms over every sales projection.

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Urban Warehouse Rent Is on the Rise

Categories: Warehouse.

The latest logistics challenge? Rising warehouse costs.

You can thank the internet for the squeeze on warehouse real estate. Companies like Amazon have made next-day and same-day delivery a consumer expectation, and those capabilities require retailers to keep their stock as close as possible to the customer.

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Creating Supply Chain Visibility Where it Matters Most

Categories: BCO/Shipper.

In the modern global supply chain, complete end-to-end visibility is often regarded as the ultimate goal. But what constitutes end-to-end visibility? As tracking technology becomes more advanced, companies feel the pressure to keep everyone informed throughout the entire supply chain.

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