Following months of speculation, Uber has finally made a decisive move into the trucking world with its acquisition of Otto, a self-driving trucking platform. The firm’s long-term goal of setting up a national digital freight matching network now appears to be one step closer to reality. Venture capital firms have been looking beyond consumer transit … Read moreWill Shippers Jump on the Uber Bandwagon?
The influx of demand for shipping brought about by the rise of global trade and e-commerce is changing the traditional relationship between shippers and carriers. The shipper-carrier relationship between these two parties are becoming increasingly stressed as shippers send out more and more packages and carriers must adjust to handle the changes in demand. One … Read moreShippers Can Benefit From Seeing Carriers In A New Light
Factors that previously gave businesses an edge, such as an impressive website and quality products, have now become minimum requirements. If you want to keep your customers coming back time and time again, a smart shipping strategy can make all the difference. UPS’s Pulse of the Online Shopper study found that 64 percent of orders … Read moreInspire Customer Loyalty With Smart Shipping Strategies
Shipping can make or break a modern business. It’s barely given a second thought when things are going well, but when problems arise, it has the power to derail your entire operation. Here is a look at the most common shipping mistakes that can throw the shipment process for a loop and how you can … Read moreLook Out For These 4 Common Shipping Mistakes