Monthly Archives: June 2021

4 Ways Shipping Fulfillment Services Get Ready for Holiday Season GlobeCon Freight

Preparing for Holiday Shipping in 2021

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Amazon Prime Day, which kicked off June 21, gave the shipping industry a bit of a preview of the upcoming holiday season. The big takeaway: Everyone needs to do their homework and prepare. Supply chain disruptions — including global shortages of labor, shipping containers, air freight capacity, and materials like semiconductors and plastic — as […]

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Comparing the Sustainability of Same-day and Next-day Delivery

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Thanks to e-commerce giants like Amazon, lightning-fast fulfillment has become the standard in much of the U.S. and Europe. Free or low-cost next day and same day delivery options have shifted the window of customer expectations, putting pressure on competitors to employ an efficient and cost-effective delivery system in order to stay relevant. Speedy turnaround […]