GlobeCon Freight Blog

Nearshoring is on the Rise

Categories: Supply Chain.

For decades, China has been considered a key player in global manufacturing, with its inexpensive, skilled labor and its ability to support supply chain infrastructure. But now, many U.S. businesses are instead turning their sights toward Mexico and Canada, which have seen an increase in nearshoring over the past few years.

Read More >
Screen with security graphics showing cybersecurity

Top Supply Chain Cybersecurity Risks in 2023

Categories: Cyber Security.

Cybersecurity remains a top concern for supply chain risk management. Supply chain cybersecurity threats impact data integrity, and past attacks have proven just how vulnerable the supply chain is. In three years, supply chain attacks are up 742%, and cybersecurity experts don’t foresee cyber attacks decreasing anytime soon.

Read More >
Why Do Customers Change Port Drayage Partners GlobeCon Freight Services

Port of Long Beach 2023 Improvements

Categories: Port Drayage.

The speed of global commerce is only increasing thanks to new customer demands and advancements in shipping and warehousing technology. To stay ahead of the curve, port systems need to strengthen strategic partnerships and stay up to date on the latest hardware and software available. 

Read More >
Warehousing spaces maintain their high demand

3 Key Trends in Inventory Management

Categories: Warehouse.

Excess inventory is a problem for many companies right now. Although e-commerce sales grew to $782 billion in 2020 (a 30% increase) — and rose again in 2021, to $960 billion — consumer spending has slowed, growing only 0.3% in the second quarter of this year. And e-commerce sales as a percentage of all retail purchases dropped to 13.9% in Q2 2023, as well.

Read More >