Amazon now has a foot firmly in the air cargo space as its Prime Air planes take to the sky. The firm has leased 40 jets for its new cargo service, which was ostensibly put in place to help meet the delivery demand over the holiday period. Records show that its planes are flying almost … Read moreAmazon’s Prime Air Takes to the Sky
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?
Logistics has been around for a long time, but it has never evolved quite so much in such a short span of time as it has in the past two decades. If you had any doubt about how different things can be after just 20 years, think about 1996: that was the year the first … Read moreLook To The Past For Clues About The Future Of 3PL