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 >
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Transloading has become the industry standard solution for loading and unloading transoceanic cargo from container ships, and moving it out of drayage to carriers (and eventually on to customers). But even the best technology and most thoughtful planning by logistics managers has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More >
After two years of supply chain woes, the U.S. government is stepping in to try to alleviate some of the shipping bottlenecks that are key drivers of materials shortages and spiking inflation across the country.Read More >
In only a few weeks, the situation in Ukraine has led to a humanitarian crisis that has shocked the world. A crisis that is expected to create ripple effects throughout global trade networks for months or years to come.Read More >
The world is quickly changing — socially and economically, yes, but also physically. Global warming is now creating disruptions that can’t be ignored.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.