E-Commerce Logistics

Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has contributed to what might be described as the biggest supply chain shipping disruption of the century. According to the CDC, the total number of cases in the U.S. had jumped to 44,183 as of noon Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and even since, the totals in New York…read …

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E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

The state of e-commerce continues to move more toward heavier, non-traditional online purchases. The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. However, the state of the industry is changing in the wake of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, and shippers need to understand why and what…read …

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[PODCAST] How E-Commerce is Changing LTL Shipping Practices

Listen to “How E-Commerce is Changing LTL Shipping Practices” on Spreaker. E-Commerce for LTL Solutions Resources E-Commerce Logistics: Background & Considerations for Manufacturers & Distributors Download E-Book See E-Commerce for LTL Solutions from Cerasis View Solutions Tips for Managing Less Than Truckload Shipping in the Age of E-Commerce Download White Paper Using a TMS to…read …

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AR and VR in Logistics and Shipping: Key Advantages Offered

Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) was first conceived as fun technologies for the gaming and entertainment industries. Soon, the promise of both techniques was realized by many industries like retail, eCommerce, real estate, and critical industries like healthcare. No wonder, in less than half a decade, app developers have built a plethora of…read …

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E-Commerce and Final Mile Empower Direct-to-Consumer Strategies for OEMs & Wholesalers

As the world grew accustomed to the use of e-commerce to find those obscure products, it presented new challenges for shippers, explains Datex. In fact, 12% of world retail sales are business-to-business e-commerce, and with returns rates of up to 30%, it is simply impractical to manage everything from a single distribution center or warehouse.…read …

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Survey: How E-Commerce Trends Impact Final Mile

E-commerce shows excellent promise and growth, and its impact will resound throughout the logistics industry. Unfortunately, the rate of growth remains inconsistent with the growth of logistics, and it rests on a tipping point. Unless shippers learn what customers really want and how to create a successful, satisfying delivery experience, they risk ruin at the…read …

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E-Commerce and Warehousing: Areas of Focus to Prepare for Fulfillment

As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant, shippers tend to focus on short-term needs and ignore the space requirements for efficient fulfillment. When upgrading or building new spaces, the primary areas of focus are often broken into broad categories, such as labor, consumers, and location. However, detail-oriented areas of focus can provide a better…read …

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to E-Commerce Best Practices

E-commerce has become a major force in the business world today due to a number of reasons. Consumers and businesses alike value the ease of use, as well as the unprecedented degree of choice. Technology allows them to find the goods and services they need virtually anywhere and at any time they please. However, that…read …

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