As we noted in yesterday’s edition, Analysts for Drewry’s “Container Forecaster” observe that the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has laid bare the fragility of humankind and the supply chains that help us to live as we have become accustomed.
NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold noted in the report that even with factories in China getting back online, there still remains fewer U.S.-bound imports than were initially expected.
Job satisfaction took a hit this past year, as more logistics managers were loaded with additional tasks and business objectives. Salaries continued to climb, however, suggesting that demand for these skill sets has never been higher.
In the wake of Brexit and continuing trade struggles across the continent, U.S. shippers are urged to be flexible as new formalities take hold.
Data recently issued by Chicago-based FourKites, a provider of real-time tracking and visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, highlights the difficulties being encountered at facilities—located in the United States and Europe—in dealing with increased shipment volumes resultant of meeting coronavirus- (or COVID-19) related demand.
RaaS can unlock the value of robotic fulfillment for retailers and etailers both struggling to keep up with current demand and those planning for future surges.
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The percentage of respondents “holding off” on investments dropped modestly, and the overall spending outlook remains steady. The survey’s big picture has respondents staying close to the high bar for spending set in recent years, while layering in select investments to help solve for top challenges like tighter cycle times, additional customer requirements and the…
In 2010, Apple trademarked “There’s an app for that.” A decade later, the warehousing and distribution community is putting the claim to the test as device capabilities and wireless infrastructure converge.
With a 3.8-cent decline, this week’s national average—at $2.548—follows a 7.3-cent decline, to $2.586, the week of March 30 and an 8.1-cent decline, to $2.659, for the week of March 23.