Experts believe that legacy logistics providers will maintain the stronghold they have on shipping and delivery. While e-commerce companies like Amazon are considered to be important partners to such firms, they will not be serious challengers in the short term. Retailers are trying to stay on top of the current surge in digital shopping. It … Read moreBreaking into Logistics Won’t Be Easy for E-tailers
As the holiday season inches closer, companies need to prepare themselves for the onslaught of online buying that is set to take place. According to the 2016 Holiday Outlook from PwC, shoppers will be spending 10 percent more money on gifts this year than they spent last year, while 62 percent of retailers expect their … Read moreLogistics Companies Must Optimize Delivery Methods This Holiday Season
Uber’s comprehensive transformation of taxi services has inspired many other sectors to take a similar approach. While the concept cannot be applied in every realm, there is evidence of attempts at “Uberization” everywhere you look. Whether it’s laundry, pizza deliveries, private jets, or even legal services, the influence of Uber is everywhere. What qualifies as … Read moreLogistics Can Learn From Uber Approach
Amazon.com has been making significant investments in logistics assets recently, and this has caused more than one carrier a fair mount of concern. Given their success record in nearly every endeavor they’ve undertaken, it’s normal for the potential competition to get a bit nervous when Amazon starts looking in their direction. In recent months, Amazon … Read moreIs Amazon Poised To Become A Leader In Logistics?