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3rd Party Logistics

Intro to 3PL Warehouse Management System Tech

Categories: Warehouse.

Warehouse management systems allow products to be tracked and moved with unmatched speed, efficiency, and transparency. These specialized software suites are designed to manage complex tasks along the supply chain, especially tracking product as it enters and exits warehouses.

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How Modern Drayage Is Revolutionizing Port Systems

Categories: Port Drayage.

While the global supply chain has been transformed by software solutions and tech innovation, many of the systems that drive modern ports haven’t been updated since the start of the 20th century. Now, several major shifts in technology are revolutionizing portside drayage.

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Person checking the inventory

How Better Inventory Control Cuts Shipping Times

Categories: Warehouse.

Today, e-commerce companies face much steeper consumer expectations than they did even a few short years ago. Consumers expect their products fast, and that’s making it hard for some companies to compete with industry giants like Amazon. For these companies, better inventory control is the best tactic for cutting shipping times without driving up costs.

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Container entering a port

How Alibaba Wholesale Transforms Global Shipping Logistics

Categories: Trucking.

E-commerce is driving innovation for companies all along the retail supply chain. From new developments in last-mile delivery to the popularity of regional warehousing, major players in the online retail industry are pushing systemic changes for logistics and fulfillment professionals.

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How to Find the Best Last-Mile Delivery Companies

Categories: Freight Forwarder.

Last-mile delivery services make up the critical final connection between distribution centers and your clients’ front doors. Thanks to the increasing demand for e-commerce fulfillment with ever tighter delivery deadlines, there’s been a tidal wave of demand for last-mile delivery. This includes both small packages and oversized products, such as furniture and appliances, which are being increasingly sold online as well.

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Are Self-Driving Electric Trucks The Future For Interstate Carriers? GlobeCon Freight Services

Are Self-Driving Electric Trucks The Future For Interstate Carriers?

Categories: BCO/Shipper.

To plan for the future, it’s important to keep up with¬†technological trends and their implications for your industry. The rise of self-driving vehicles presents both an opportunity and challenge for logistics, and electric vehicles are beginning to become a viable alternative to trucks that run on fossil fuels and are closely related to the rise of automation. These technologies are often hyped as imminent replacements to existing way of doing things, but are they really the future?

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