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What Does 5G Technology Mean for Supply Chains?

Categories: Warehouse.

Chances are you’ve heard quite a lot about the rollout of 5G wireless technology in recent months. This new technology promises to provide quicker downloads, reduced lag, and a wider range for high-speed internet – changing the way we work, interact, play, and live.

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The Top 3 Predictions for Logistics in 2022

Categories: Cyber Security, Trucking.

Another new year, another clean slate – or so we hoped. Looking ahead to 2022, many of us are wondering what the outlook is for logistics and transportation. Last year was marked by the container crisis, disruption caused by the Suez Canal blockage, and lack of warehouse availability just to name a few. Many of the challenges faced were caused or exacerbated by the pandemic, and they are complex ones to solve.

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Improvements at the Ports: Solving the Container Crisis

Categories: Port Drayage.

Unexpected changes to the balance of essential supply chain components have impacted shipping and fulfillment across the country in recent weeks. Ports have faced a number of simultaneous challenges — container shortages, drayage backlogs, and much more — but it looks like things are heading in the right direction thanks to some quick thinking and temporary solutions. After all the supply chain doom and gloom that we’ve heard about in recent months, it’s a welcome change.

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6 Ecommerce Fulfillment Trends for the 2021 Holiday Season

Categories: BCO/Shipper.

The holiday shopping season is already in full swing, with customers placing orders at a record pace so far this year. Some part of that is due to early warnings about fulfillment backups — rather than risk a stressful last-minute waiting game, shoppers are getting all their holiday shopping done now.

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Reaching the Zero-Emissions Goal for the Port of LA

Categories: Port Drayage.

Sustainability is very much in the spotlight right now. Part of this focus is a natural extension of the coverage from negotiations at COP26, the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow. Cuts to greenhouse gas emissions have been a hot topic as government officials, business leaders, and cultural fixtures negotiate a path forward for the planet.

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