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2022 Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report

By Extensiv · November 17, 2022 The results of the third annual 3PL Benchmark Report are in with over 30 industry-specific insights gathered from our survey of 230+ 3PLs. Curious to see what the most profitable 3PLs are doing—and if you are doing the same? Read the

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The Complete Guide to Navigating Peak Season and What It Means for Your Online Business

The Complete Guide to Navigating Peak Season and What It Means for Your Online Business

By easypost · November 17, 2022 The 2022 peak season is shaping up to have its own unique set of challenges. Are you handling conditions in the best way possible? This new guide is a great resource as you move through peak season, suggesting changes that will get

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AAR and ASLRRA leadership examine key freight railroad trends and themes at RailTrends

Top leadership at two prominent Washington, D.C.-based railroad organizations offered up their respective thoughts on myriad issues within the freight railroad sector in the opening session at this week’s RailTrends conference in New York, which was hosted by Progressive Railroading and independent railroad analyst Tony Hatch. The

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Supplier Classification: A Differentiator in the Modern Supply Chain Landscape

Supplier Classification: A Differentiator in the Modern Supply Chain Landscape

By Avetta · November 17, 2022 Over the past decade, supply chains have grown both in terms of length and complexity as companies ventured beyond borders in search of better margins. With increased outsourcing of non-core competencies, companies have become more reliant on suppliers for driving cost

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Warehouse Technology:Today and Beyond – Logistics Management

By 6 River Systems · November 17, 2022 Warehouses are rapidly evolving to manage unpredictable consumer demand, supply chain disruptions and increasing costs. In a competitive market with aggressive deadlines, manual operations won’t cut it. In order to increase operational efficiency and maximize warehouse capabilities, implementing one

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UPS’s acquisition of Bomi Group is a done deal

UPS’s acquisition of Bomi Group is a done deal

Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider said this week it has officially completed its acquisition of Lombardia, Italy-based multinational healthcare logistics provider Bomi Group. UPS initially announced its plans to acquire Bomi in August. A purchase price was not disclosed. Established in 1985, Bomi provides

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FedEx Freight preps for December furloughs

Various reports issued this week indicated that FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of Memphis-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider FedEx, will begin furloughing employees early next month, in order to be in line with lower-than-expected levels of demand. “In response to current business conditions

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October retail sales see gains in advance of holiday shopping

United States retail sales, for the month of October, pointed to gains, in advance of the holiday shopping season, and at a time when concerns about the state of the economy are ostensibly increasing. The United States Department of Commerce’s U.S. Census Bureau reported that October retail

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Amplify your order picking and AS/RS systems with robotic automation

Date/TimeTuesday, December 6, 2022 2:00PM ModeratorRoberto Michel, Senior Editor, Modern Materials Handling PanelistsNoah Maynard, Principal Solutions Architect, Berkshire Grey Peter Allen, Vice President and General Manager, Grocery and Convenience, Berkshire Grey Register Today! Discrete order picking of peaches is a labor-intensive process with limited throughput and capacity.

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Diageo is undergoing a digital supply chain transformation

Diageo is undergoing a digital supply chain transformation

Diageo, the global leader in premium drinks, is transforming its supply chain to meet the future. When you’re a global leader in spirits and beer, with sales of nearly $17 billion for the last financial year, a portfolio of brands which spans the spectrum of tastes and

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