Warehousing has been at the center of many conversations this year, from shortages in both space and staffing to structural aging and automation.Read More >
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What’s Happening with the Long Beach Dredging Project?
For several years, a plan has been in the works to improve the Port of Long Beach via dredging. But what is the purpose of the plan, what exactly does it entail, and when will it come to fruition?Read More >
New Requirements for Heavy-Duty Trucks in 2023
For years, California has led the way toward a more sustainable freight and transportation industry, and the state continues to push for a zero-emissions supply chain future. First up: The last replacement phase of the California Truck and Bus Regulation is here, with a deadline of January 1, 2023, to comply.Read More >
7 Tips for Tackling Uncertainty in the Supply Chain
Experienced supply chain veterans will tell you that when it comes to global trade, uncertainty is nothing new. Still, almost two and a half years of pandemic, global conflict, and natural disasters have put many of the most experienced logistics pros on their back foot.Read More >
Taiwan Strait missile testing may cause supply chain delays
With the supply chain already experiencing numerous disruptions from China’s port closures to the Ukraine-Russia conflict, rising tensions between the U.S. and China could make matters worse for shippers and ecommerce firms.Read More >
Amazon has a new warehouse robot: Is the future autonomous?
Automation has become more ingrained in the transportation and logistics industries over the years. Now, we’re reaching a critical juncture where it has become essential to warehouse operations for some of the world’s leading distributors.Read More >
2022 State of Logistics Report Highlights
The 2022 State of Logistics Report was unveiled on June 21, and presents a detailed look back on 2021 service demand and costs. It’s a welcome update as the logistics industry adapts to a post-pandemic landscape.Read More >
Peak Shipping Season is Coming Sooner Than Expected
Before the pandemic, fluctuations in shipping based on the time of year were pretty predictable. Then, COVID-19 sparked higher demand for shipping services, increasing the length and intensity of peak shipping season.Read More >
What’s going on with the US railway system?
Many logistics experts have kept a close watch on congestion in ports and slowdowns in cross-country trucking in the past few years. While railways have perhaps received less media attention, they too have experienced recent disruptions.Read More >
2022 Technology Trends in the Supply Chain
Shipping and fulfillment logistics have been hindered for more than two years by a combination of pandemic conditions, international conflict, inflation, rising fuel costs, extreme weather, and more. The businesses that have shown the most agility and flexibility during the disruptions of the past eighteen months have been rewarded handsomely for their innovation.Read More >