Digitization is everywhere these days, but some areas of business have been slower to adapt than others. Marketing and manufacturing have gotten on board with big data and analytics fairly quickly, while some supply chain managers are falling behind. Even though it’s a tremendous task, technological advancements mean that now is a great time to … Read moreThree Indispensable Tips To Prepare For Warehouse Digitization
It is estimated that by the year 2050, two thirds of the world’s population will live in a city. Being home to a lot of people is nothing new for most cities, with port cities in particular being thriving hubs for thousands of years. However, the ways in which people live and commerce operates have … Read moreUPS’s Innovative Solution To Logistics Problems Posed By Urbanization
As online purchases reach new heights, an ecommerce boom is well and truly underway. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that online sales rose by an estimated 15.1 percent year-on-year between Q1 2015 and Q1 2016. Online sales totaled $86.3 billion, making up 11.1 percent of overall retail sales, which is a record-breaking ecommerce penetration … Read moreHow Can Logistics Stay On Top Of The Ecommerce Boom?
Many companies that ship and handle their freight in-house eventually reach a point where they start to consider ways to make the process more cost-efficient and effective. Businesses started outsourcing shipping and handling in droves following the 2008 recession in order to help get their items out in a more efficient way. As the market … Read moreHow Do 3PLs Benefit Businesses?