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E-commerce has expanded enormously in the past few years. Have you optimized your company’s supply chain relationships in that time?
Recently, the World Health Organization officially declared that the global health emergency caused by Covid-19 should end. This announcement comes as a relief to billions of people around the world but is particularly positive news for the supply chain industry. For three years now, the shortages and bottlenecks brought about by the devastating effects of […]
Before the Pandemic, logistics were largely taken for granted. A company’s supply chain was simply how it acquired the units it eventually sold to its customers, a step towards the actual core competency. Getting the goods to the right market was something that needed to be done, certainly, but not a major concern for leaders. Simpler […]
Today’s world operates on scales and timelines previously unheard of throughout human history. More and more, sweeping global changes take place over the course of days, if not hours, affecting billions of people at a time. And there’s no sign of things slowing down. The massive upheavals brought about by the previous pandemic served as […]
For months now, there has been an undercurrent of trepidation in the parcel market. Shippers everywhere have been nervously watching the clock, counting down the days until the current collective bargaining agreement between UPS and the Teamsters union expires. That deadline is rapidly approaching, and the WSJ is reporting that UPS has indeed begun negotiations […]
Since the last pandemic, e-commerce orders have been surging. During lockdown, shoppers had no choice but to buy online, and the ability of businesses to deliver goods directly to a customer’s front door was vital. After the worst of the crisis though, e-commerce and home delivery options continued to be in high demand. Customers grew […]
“What I’m saying is, we want to make fewer trips to Mars.” FedEx Ground CEO John Smith Based on internal projections, FedEx predicts their trucking fleet will cover 3.4 billion miles this year, or roughly 100 trips to Mars. This absolutely absurd amount of travel has forced them to start restructuring their current business units: […]