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Shipping & Fulfillment

LM reader survey underscores the impact of inflation on supply chain and logistics

January 20, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

In all supply chain and logistics circles these days, it seems that the topic at, or near, the top of the list for most industry taking points these days is inflation, and for good reason. Those reasons are highlighted based […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon Warns Sellers to Shape Up about Shipments

January 18, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Amazon warned sellers enrolled in its FBA program not to send canceled or deleted shipments to its fulfillment centers. Not only might it reject such shipments, but it warned, “Your ability to send us additional shipments may also be suspended.” […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

The Retail Supply Chain is Hot Hot Hot

January 11, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

When things are running smoothly, all eyes are generally on eking additional efficiency, throughput and profitability out of those operations. For example, not long ago many retailers were focused on optimizing their supply chains, squeezing more out of interconnected networks […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Next-Level Lift Truck Telematics

January 10, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

Lift truck telematics has made its mark by turning lift trucks into connected assets. The core features of these solutions include impact monitoring and providing a digital record of safety incidents. The systems digitize safety checklists, rather than forcing operators […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Drewry advises shippers to brace for another year of ocean cargo rate hikes

December 27, 2021

Via: Logistics Management

Shippers may expect a second year of big increases in 2022 for ocean contract rates, says Philip Damas director and head of the supply chain advisors practice at London-based Drewry. “Challenges of securing ocean capacity amid current logjams and prospects […]


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U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are down, for the week ending December 18, reports AAR

December 22, 2021

Via: Logistics Management

United States rail carload and intermodal volumes, for the week of December 18 were mixed, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Rail carloads—at 234,704—are up 1.7% annually, trailing the weeks ending December 11 […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Ryder System is set to acquire Whiplash in move to boost e-fulfillment network

December 14, 2021

Via: Logistics Management

Taking steps to expand its e-fulfillment network, Miami-based freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System Inc. said earlier this week it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Industry City, Calif.-based omnichannel fulfillment and logistics services provider. Ryder officials […]


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UPS Expert Discusses Holiday Supply Chain Challenges

December 13, 2021

Via: EcommerceBytes

UPS Principal Scientist Ranganath Nuggehalli discussed holiday supply chain challenges in a new interview released by INFORMS. He also discusses what the shipping carrier is doing to anticipate and respond to the challenges. Nuggehalli said UPS processes about 20 million […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Walmart adds science-based targets to supply chain financing option

December 10, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

In its announcement, Walmart noted new research from HSBC and the Boston Consulting Group, which found that as much as half of the $100 trillion of investment by 2050 to achieve net-zero across global supply chains needs to come from […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Five Trends Disrupting the Technology Supply Chain and How to Navigate Them

December 3, 2021

Via: Logistics Management

The pandemic created huge shifts in demand by both businesses and consumers, resulting in unprecedented supply chain disruption that hit technology manufacturers particularly hard. The sharp decline in demand experienced by the automotive industry, followed by a sooner-than expected recovery, […]